Ritchie Bros. Hosts Multi-Million Dollar Auction in Atlanta

Bidders came from 47 countries, including 47 U.S. states.

📅   Fri July 10, 2015 - Southeast Edition
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Zach Long of L&N Supply Company, Dallas, Ga., tests this Volvo ECR58 mini-excavator.
Zach Long of L&N Supply Company, Dallas, Ga., tests this Volvo ECR58 mini-excavator.
Zach Long of L&N Supply Company, Dallas, Ga., tests this Volvo ECR58 mini-excavator. Father and son team, Taylor (L) and Barron Kelly of Ansco & Associates, Columbia, S.C., look over some of the big iron about to go on the auction block, including this Cat 980H loader. Brooks Parker of Parker Services, Brooks, Ga., checks under the hood of this Hitachi EX200. Austin Graham (L) and Doug Dabney, both of Watson Construction Company, Newberry, Fla., inspect this Komatsu WA450 wheel loader. (L-R): Bryant, Mack and Kent Pair represent three generations of family-owned Pair Foundations Solutions based in Midland, Ga. North Georgia farmers, Jimmy Phillips (L) and Randall Dillard, Dalton, Ga., look for mini-excavators for their farming operations. A package of 2014 Volvo VNL 64T780 sleeper cab trucks were available at the sale. This Cat 980H loader sold for $125,000. A pair of Hamm H11i’s roll across the ramp.

More than 1,800 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on June 25.

Bidders came from 47 countries, including 47 U.S. states. Approximately 75 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Hungary, Japan, Singapore, Peru and Poland. Online bidders purchased approximately 56 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 1,430 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.