Chad Cailteux (L), 5R Enterprises, and Jason Brown, BEN HUR Industrial Constructors LLC, head to the equipment yard to look over the iron.
Close to 2,500 bidders participated online and in person at
Ritchie Bros. multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Chicago, on May 26.
With bidders from 40 countries, approximately 67 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as the Poland, India and Taiwan. Online bidders purchased approximately 64 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 1,550 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including cranes, excavators, loaders, dozers, truck tractors and more.