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.
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.