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Ritchie Bros. Hold Two-Day Sale to Celebrate Lake Worth Grand Opening

Fri October 08, 2010 - West Edition
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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.
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.
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. (L-R): David Hobbs, Ritchie Bros. vice president, South Central U.S.; Renee Kolar, North West Tarrant County chamber of commerce ambassador; Dave Tatsak, Lake Worth chief of police; Brett McGuire, Lake Worth city manager; Rob Mackay, Ritchie Bros. preside Brian Nisly of Nisly Construction, Partridge, Kan., is interested in this Komatsu D61EX dozer. Christi and Victor Klotz of Klotz Sand and Asphalt Paving came all the way from Holcomb, Kan., to join the festivities and possibly bid on this Hamm GRW 18 roller. Danny Brey of Howard McAnear Equipment Co., Temple, Texas, may add this Cat 140H motorgrader to its fleet of equipment. W.R. Terry of B&B Solvents took a photo op with this John Deere 950C dozer. Jeff Miller of Trophy Tractor Inc., Grand Prairie, Texas, may have found a hidden jewel in this Cat D6R dozer. Gloria Hilburn has a smile for all registrants as they enter the new spacious registration lobby. Heath Mosley of Brazos Construction, Waco, Texas, is really taken with the low hours and military maintained Cat D7R dozer that came from the Seabees. Danny Burnett of Burnett & Sons Inc., Tyler, Texas, has a definite interest in this Hamm RACO 250 reclaimer/stabilizer. Robert Minnix of R. Minnix Construction in Ruidoso, N.M., may bid on this Ingersoll Rand SD-105DX roller. Bryan Welch (L) of Borteck PTY. Ltd. in Brisbane, Australia, has been discussing transport of this Cat 623F scraper with Ronny Anderson of Anderson & Sons Trucking Inc., Willowpark, Texas. This John Deere 570A motorgrader has drawn the attention of Steve Wilson of JR’s Equipment Sales, Corrigan, Texas.

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.