Ritchie Bros. Conducts Multi-Million Dollar Auction

Wed August 13, 2014 - Northeast Edition
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Cliff Dumont and his son Justin were testing out the John Deere 160LC excavator for their business, Mountain View Estates.
Cliff Dumont and his son Justin were testing out the John Deere 160LC excavator for their business, Mountain View Estates.
Cliff Dumont and his son Justin were testing out the John Deere 160LC excavator for their business, Mountain View Estates. Thomas N. Richards, owner of Thomas N. Richards & Son, was interested in purchasing a dozer for his logging business in Oxford, Maine. Tracy Keeney of B.K. Construction Equipment Co. was looking to purchase a soil compactor like this Ingersoll Rand Pro Pac 70 series for his business based out of Wyalusing, Pa. Chris Defrancesco was test driving Southworth Milton’s Cat mini-excavator that was up for sale at the auction. Patty Shuck and her husband were on the hunt for a dozer to purchase for their local farm. Shannon Door of Watkins Property Services was test driving the Cat 950F wheel loader. The skid steers are lined up and ready for bidding. The auction kicked off with the Gradall forklift rolling through for bidders.


Ritchie Bros. had more than 1,030 bidders participate online and in person at its auction on July 22 in Manchester, N.H. Buyers came from all 50 U.S. States and 39 countries, including Jordan and Thailand. Total sales included: $3.68 million; online bidders purchased 41 percent of the total sales in the auction.

More than 900 pieces of equipment were sold to live and online bidders combined.

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