Ritchie Bros. Hosts Multi-Million Dollar Auction in Orlando

More than 1,800 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction for more than 275 sellers

📅   Wed June 10, 2015 - Southeast Edition
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Javier of Miami Equipment & Export Co. in Miami looks over the equipment for the company.
Javier of Miami Equipment & Export Co. in Miami looks over the equipment for the company.
Javier of Miami Equipment & Export Co. in Miami looks over the equipment for the company. This Cat 980H sold for $102,500. Darrel Smith of JayHawk Equipment came all the way from Omaha to shop for equipment.  This Cat D6K may be going home with him. More than 1,800 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction for more than 275 sellers, including more than 50 excavators. Richard Wilson of Big C, shops for a personnel lift. Richard Wojtkowski, vice president of PLT Heavy Equipment, considers bidding on a wide variety of equipment. Peter Hernandez of Gouea Trucking in Hollywood, Fla., tests out this Cat roller. Clay Adams of Cathcart Construction in Winter Springs, Fla., looks for a loader. Clayton Mullins of Mullins Machinery, Hickory, Ky., checks out the controls of this Daewoo 340. Dave Appell of Appell Equipment inspects this Kobelco excavator.

Approximately 2,000 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’s multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Fla., on May 21.

Bidders came from more than 50 countries, including 48 U.S. states. More than 50 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Greece, Singapore, Venezuela and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 45 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 1,800 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction for more than 275 sellers, including more than 50 excavators, 40 compactors, 30 wheel loaders, 30 crawler tractors, 55 forklifts, 75 trailers, 45 truck tractors and more. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.