Wayne Farrell (L), and Kenny Earnhardt (R), both of Earnhardt Grading, Stanley, N.C., had a few questions on the John Deere machines so they turned to their John Deere man, Jeff Fink of James River Equipment.
On June 30 Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ held a multi-million dollar auction in Statesville, N.C. In total, more than 1,600 bidders from 36 countries, including 47 U.S. states and all 10 Canadian provinces and one territory, registered to participate in the auction either on-site or online. More than 60 percent of the equipment was purchased by out-of-state buyers from as far away as Australia, Bolivia, Peru and the United Kingdom. Approximately 24 percent of the equipment was sold to online buyers.
The auction featured 950-plus equipment items and trucks, including 25-plus hydraulic excavators, 25 crawler tractors, 20 motor scrapers, 15-plus loader backhoes, 15 wheel loaders, 15-plus agricultural tractors and more.
For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.