Ritchie Bros. Hosts Multi-Million Dollar Auction in Chicago

More than 2,650 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.’s multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Chicago, on Dec. 11.

📅   Wed December 23, 2015 - Midwest Edition


(L-R): Simon Bradley, Pro-Excavating; Lawrence Gill, Donegal Excavating; and John Hagan, Land View Excavating, stand in front of this Volvo A35C articulated truck.
(L-R): Simon Bradley, Pro-Excavating; Lawrence Gill, Donegal Excavating; and John Hagan, Land View Excavating, stand in front of this Volvo A35C articulated truck.
(L-R): Simon Bradley, Pro-Excavating; Lawrence Gill, Donegal Excavating; and John Hagan, Land View Excavating, stand in front of this Volvo A35C articulated truck. 
Carl Hoerr, president of Hoerr Machinery LLC, looks over this Cat 615C scraper.
Rich Gansen of Gansen Excavating checks out the controls of this Morooka MST-2200VD.
Jerry Brehm of Edge Contracting Inc. completes an inspection of this Cat D6T before bidding on the machine. 
Ervin Edel of Edel Inc. shows interest in this Cat D6K XL dozer. 
John Stevens (L) and Chris Johnson, both of Franks Excavating, inspect this Cat 990 wheel loader.
Mike Loecke of Loecke Auction Services takes note of this John Deere 750J.
Dan Plote (L), president of Plote Constriction Inc., and Mike Garrard, used equipment manager, Patten CAT, discuss Cat iron from the Dave Ritchie VIP lounge.

More than 2,650 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.’s multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Chicago, on Dec. 11.

Bidders came from 42 countries, including 49 U.S. states. Approximately 62 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Poland, Nigeria and India. Online bidders purchased approximately 58 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 2,000 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including excavators, compactors, dozers, wheel loaders, trailers, truck tractors and more.