Chris Collinsworth of Pacific Construction in Highland, Calif., tests out this Bobcat 5130 skid steer loader.
More than 2,200 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on Nov. 16, 2016.
With bidders from 35 countries, approximately 58 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Peru, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Online bidders purchased approximately 45 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 1,200 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 45 compactors, more than 15 loader backhoes, more than 15 excavators, more than 85 truck tractors, more than 160 trailers, and more. CEG