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Ritchie Bros.’ Auction in Morris, Ill., Generates Strong Equipment Sales

Wed March 30, 2011 - Midwest Edition
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Joe Montemayor (L) of Montemayor Construction and Ken Chellberg of KR Chellberg Inc. think this would be a great way to beat the Chicago traffic and get to job sites and auctions a lot more quickly.
Joe Montemayor (L) of Montemayor Construction and Ken Chellberg of KR Chellberg Inc. think this would be a great way to beat the Chicago traffic and get to job sites and auctions a lot more quickly.
Joe Montemayor (L) of Montemayor Construction and Ken Chellberg of KR Chellberg Inc. think this would be a great way to beat the Chicago traffic and get to job sites and auctions a lot more quickly. Brent Berry (L) and Kent Dickerson of Global Constructors, Indianapolis, Ind., like what they see in this John Deere 750C dozer. Looking at the undercarriage of this Cat D5H is Bryan Degagne of Norfab Construction. Brett Allison of Mud Dog Excavation tests out this Cat dozer. Mike (L) and Bill Mowry of Mowry Brothers are here to see if they could take home this John Deere 450 dozer. Ken Seifert of Seifert Services gets ready to take this Volvo A35C articulated truck for a test drive. Dan Brandolino (L) and John Russ, both of J. Russ & Co., inspect this Cat 988G wheel loader. Jamal Saleh of All City Equipment, Harvey, Ill., came to look over the Cat wheel loaders.

Ritchie Bros. held a sale March 16 in Morris, Ill. The auction included items from manufacturers including John?Deere, Caterpillar, Volvo, Vermeer, Komatsu and Case. Highlights of the sale included a 2003 Caterpillar 988G wheel loader that sold for $195,000 and a 2005 Volvo EC460BLC hydraulic excavator that brought in a winning bid of $120,000.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.