Cliff Gracen (L) and Aaron McFarlane, both of Hydraulic Repair Services, Savannah, Ga., test operate a Volvo ECR88 compact excavator.
More than 3,000 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million-dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on Sept. 22.
With bidders from 55 countries, approximately 78 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as the Belgium, Poland and Vietnam. Online bidders purchased approximately 63 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 1,900 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 90 excavators, 30 loader backhoes, 25 compactors, 150 aerial work platforms, 95 truck tractors, 200 trailers and more.