(L-R): Neal Davis, Jim Williamson and Ben Raffety of Barretts Minerals are on hand to bid on one of several Cat 775 rock trucks up for sale. Barretts operates a talc mine in Dillon, Mont.
More than 3,150 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 4, 2016.
Bidders came from more than 50 countries, including 46 U.S. states. Approximately 32 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Egypt, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. Online bidders purchased approximately 44 percent of the equipment sold — by dollar value.
More than 2,700 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 75 compactors, more than 50 loader backhoes, 35 excavators, more than 20 wheel loaders, more than 160 boom and scissor lifts, more than 90 truck tractors, more than 120 trailers and more. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.