Dave Ritchie (L) of Ritchie Bros. and Del Nevius of North Texas Crane, Lewisville, Texas, discuss the new facilities and talk over old times in the industry.
Ritchie Bros. celebrated the official grand opening of its new facility at the company’s permanent auction site in Lake Worth, Texas, with a two-day unreserved public auction Sept. 29 and 30.
Ritchie Bros. has been holding auctions in the state of Texas since 1983 and at its permanent 112-acre site in Fort Worth since 1993.
“We are growing due to the needs of both our local and international customers who participate at our auctions from around the world to find the equipment that best fits their needs,” said David Hobbs, vice president of Ritchie Bros. auctioneers. “As we continue to expand in the state of Texas, we look forward to welcoming these loyal buyers and sellers, as well as any new customers, at our brand new facility — while we remain at the same physical location where we have held auctions for almost two decades.”
The grand opening auction featured a large selection of trucks, trailers, aggregate and compaction equipment, wheel loaders, crawler tractors a large selection of hydraulic excavators, pipelayers and trenchers. The auction also featured a 2000 Link-Belt HC278H 300-ton (272 t) 12 x 6 x 6 conventional truck crane.
For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.