Ritchie Bros. Hosts Successful Sale in Phoenix, Ariz.

More than 2,400 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on April 14, 2016.

📅   Fri April 29, 2016 - West Edition


William (L) and Maria Smith of Desert Deco Rock, Searchlight, Nev., were interested in this Cat D8L.
William (L) and Maria Smith of Desert Deco Rock, Searchlight, Nev., were interested in this Cat D8L.
William (L) and Maria Smith of Desert Deco Rock, Searchlight, Nev., were interested in this Cat D8L. Stewart Kessen of Kessen & Kessen Inc., checks out one of many water pumps available at the auction.  Kessen’s company is located in Globe, Ariz., but the pump was headed to his farm back in South Dakota.
John Peters (L) and Heinrich Wiebe traveled from Mexico to bid on the Komatsu 605 equipped with a Philippi Hagenbuch body.
 The Sinibaldi family, (L-R) Gerald, Carol and Tony, inspect the Magnum 4000 power washer. The Sinibaldis of Tucson, Ariz., own T&G Excavating. L&G Underground, a Phoenix area contractor, was represented by Luis Caraveo (L) and Jeremy Caraveo. They were interested in the Cat 303.5c excavator.
 The Bobcat E32 caught the eye of Chris Whitman of Cutting Edge Asphalt and Concrete. Whitman’s company is located in Glendale, Ariz. 
Several motorgraders were auctioned off at the Ritchie Bros. sale in Phoenix, Ariz. Sunstate Equipment consigned several pieces, including these Deere backhoe loaders.

More than 2,400 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on April 14, 2016.

Bidders came from 32 countries, including 47 U.S. states. Approximately 67 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as India, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Online bidders purchased approximately 46 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 1,900 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 45 compactors, 20 loader backhoes, 15 excavators, 25 dump trucks, 55 scissor lifts, 145 truck tractors, 245 trailers, a large selection of container-handling equipment and more.

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