Ritchie Bros. Hosts Unreserved Equipment Sale in Las Vegas

📅   Wed June 21, 2017 - West Edition #13


Beauty and the Beast: Eva Kosik, owner of Kosik Construction Ltd., traveled from Edmonton, Canada, to help her daughter, Rachelle Kosik Graham of Las Vegas, purchase her first piece of auction equipment. This Caterpillar D9N crawler tractor may make their list.
Beauty and the Beast: Eva Kosik, owner of Kosik Construction Ltd., traveled from Edmonton, Canada, to help her daughter, Rachelle Kosik Graham of Las Vegas, purchase her first piece of auction equipment. This Caterpillar D9N crawler tractor may make their list.
Beauty and the Beast: Eva Kosik, owner of Kosik Construction Ltd., traveled from Edmonton, Canada, to help her daughter, Rachelle Kosik Graham of Las Vegas, purchase her first piece of auction equipment. This Caterpillar D9N crawler tractor may make their list.
Santos (L) and Maurico Gonzalez of JR & G Motors, Las Vegas, came to the sale in search of a trailer. This Fruehauf 815-DLA-A T/A lowboy is just what they were looking for.
Jaime Delatorre of Phoenix took a hard look at this Freightliner FLD120 truck tractor. Delatorre specializes in horizontal directional drilling and was looking to purchase a transport truck to start his new business. 
A new bucket was on the shopping list for (L-R) Austin, Luke, Kolby and Kian Pulsipher of Southern Utah Movers, Cedar City, Utah. Could this rock skid steer grapple bucket be the next new family addition?
Ivan (L) and Martin Valkov, both of Desert Auto Sales, Las Vegas, usually specialize in the business of selling cars. They came to Ritchie Bros. to help a customer find a loader. This Caterpillar 416B 4x4 loader backhoe stood out among the pack.
Several conveyors were up for sale, including this JP radial stacking model, persuading Sergio Saenz (L) and Bob Kheusak of Milligan Salt in Calimesa, Calif., to stop and take a longer look.   
When sitting down on the job is mandatory, this one fits the bill. Sunny Stubbs of Titanium Platinum Equipment, St. George, Utah, was browsing through the skid steer section, when this Caterpillar 272D 2-speed high flow skid steer loader caught his eye.

More than 1,750 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million-dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Las Vegas, on June 9.

With bidders from 34 countries, approximately 76 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Ecuador and Lithuania. Online bidders purchased approximately 65 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

Hundreds of equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including excavators, loaders, compactors, cranes, truck tractors, trailers and more.

CEG