Jerre Martin (L), Jerre Martin Repair, Ephrata, Pa., and Billy Sibley of Sibley Equipment Company, Woodstock, Ala., look over their notes on the lineup of excavators.
Close to 1,600 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on June 26.
Bidders came from 52 countries, including 48 U.S. states. More than 73 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Venezuela, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased 67 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
In total, more than 1,150 equipment items were sold in the auction, including hydraulic excavators, motorgraders, wheel loaders, a large selection of forklifts and more.