Bob Wigington of Wigington Contractors, Jasper, Ga., reads up on the excavators in the sale.
More than 2,350 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million-dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on June 13.
With bidders from 45 countries, approximately 65 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as the Austria, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 55 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 1,900 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 65 excavators, 40-plus skid steers, 60 aerial work platforms, 150 truck tractors, 140 trailers and more.