Ritchie Bros. Hosts September Equipment Sale in Las Vegas

📅   Wed September 27, 2017 - West Edition #20


Equipment is lined up and ready to go into bidding area.
Equipment is lined up and ready to go into bidding area.
Equipment is lined up and ready to go into bidding area. Ed Lopez of Lopez Construction of Las Vegas arrived at the auction in need of an additional air compressor. He found exactly what he needed with this 2006 Sullair 185 portable air compressor.
David Pierce of Yellow Jacket’s Placer Project of Las Vegas assesses equipment for his current mining project. This 146-in. wheel loader bucket cast a formidable presence.
Camren Wakefield, a student at UNLV, experiences in-the-field training for his construction management studies. This 1998 Komatsu PC200LC-6LE hydraulic excavator attracted his attention.
Aniceto Rinvelo of QQI LLC, Las Vegas, takes this 2005 Case CX240 hydraulic excavator for a test drive.
Pete Delgado of Rio Materials, La Grange, Texas, does one more assessment before bidding starts for this 1997 Grove AP410 10-ton 4x2x4 carry deck crane.
Tony Martin of Susan Martin Construction, Cedar City, Utah, came to the auction looking to increase the family company’s truck fleet. This 2000 International 9900 Eagle truck tractor fit the bill.
Drew Bondy of Nevada Water Trucks of Las Vegas thoroughly inspects this 1986 Western Star 4900 T/A fuel and lube truck.
Dennis Tallerdy of Last Drop Drilling and Pump, based in Cedar City, Utah, takes time to inspect a 2004 Bobcat 442C midi excavator to add to the company’s fleet.
A variety of water trucks are ready for buyers.
Nicolas Yajimobich of Baha, Calif., came to purchase this Koenig KB11T 7500 lb. excavator hydraulic hammer and enjoy a little bit of the Vegas nightlife.
Alfonso Silva (L) and Carlos Castillo of Carcas Trucking of Corona, Calif., are currently working on a project in the Las Vegas area and needed to purchase some quality rims and tires. They found what they were looking for with these new 24.5 x 8.25 aluminum wheels.

More than 1,900 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million-dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Las Vegas on Sept. 15, 2017.

With bidders from 40 countries, approximately 80 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Israel, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 65 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

Nearly 1,000 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including excavators, loaders, compactors, cranes, trucks, trailers and more.