Ritchie Bros. Hosts Multi-Million Dollar Sale in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Mon June 02, 2014 - Northeast Edition
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(L-R): Joe Stewart of Stewart Construction; Doug Endy of Fairfield Landscaping; Denny Burt of General Tech Inc.; and Mike Hammer of Anderson Equipment await the Ritchie Bros. auction.
(L-R): Joe Stewart of Stewart Construction; Doug Endy of Fairfield Landscaping; Denny Burt of General Tech Inc.; and Mike Hammer of Anderson Equipment await the Ritchie Bros. auction.
(L-R): Joe Stewart of Stewart Construction; Doug Endy of Fairfield Landscaping; Denny Burt of General Tech Inc.; and Mike Hammer of Anderson Equipment await the Ritchie Bros. auction. (L-R): Bob DeSantis of Highway Equipment Company; Andy Miller of Alex Paris Contracting Company; and Brian McKinney, Highway Equipment Company, catch up at the auction. Ritchie Bros.’ Fred Vilsmeier calls out another winning bid. (L-R): Albert Nejus of Nejus Farms talks with David Schardt of West Central Equipment and Philip (Flip) Keith of Orchard Lane Excavating about the Gehl machines up for bid. Pasquale Paliotta (L) of Carmen Paliotta Contracting discusses equipment with  Jeff Smith, Rudd Equipment Company. (L-R): Calvin McCutcheon and son, Nathan, catch up with John Jeffries of North East Attachment & Track.

More than 1,250 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Pittsburgh, Pa., on May 20.

Bidders came from 44 countries, including 47 U.S. states. More than 65 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Ethiopia, Honduras and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased 59 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 570 equipment items were sold in the auction. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.