William (L) and Maria Smith of Desert Deco Rock, Searchlight, Nev., were interested in this Cat D8L.
More than 2,400 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on April 14, 2016.
Bidders came from 32 countries, including 47 U.S. states. Approximately 67 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as India, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Online bidders purchased approximately 46 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 1,900 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 45 compactors, 20 loader backhoes, 15 excavators, 25 dump trucks, 55 scissor lifts, 145 truck tractors, 245 trailers, a large selection of container-handling equipment and more.
For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.