Ritchie Bros. Sells More Than 1,550 Lots to Highest Bidder

📅   Wed June 14, 2017 - Midwest Edition #12


Chad Cailteux (L), 5R Enterprises, and Jason Brown, BEN HUR Industrial Constructors LLC, head to the equipment yard to look over the iron.
Chad Cailteux (L), 5R Enterprises, and Jason Brown, BEN HUR Industrial Constructors LLC, head to the equipment yard to look over the iron.
Chad Cailteux (L), 5R Enterprises, and Jason Brown, BEN HUR Industrial Constructors LLC, head to the equipment yard to look over the iron.
Jay Germann (L), used equipment manager, Roland Machinery Co., and Roger Martinez, Ritchie Bros. 
Vince Blecha (C) Ritchie Bros., welcomes Mark Lindbloom and Dave Gorski, both of K-Five Construction Corporation, to the sale.
Don Wortmann of Wortmann Excavating gives this Komatsu PC228 excavator a complete inspection.
Mo Dari (L) and Rami Abbasi, both of Abbasi Equipment, stand in front of this Kobelco SK140SR excavator. 
Derrick Talaska tests out this Cat 303.5 mini-excavator. 
The father and son team of Kip (L) and Ryan Hoerr, both of Hoerr Machinery LLC, inspect this Terex RT 665 crane. 
Bobcat skid steers line up to go over the auction ramp at the May 26 sale in Chicago.

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.

CEG