Joe Mulcaire of JMC Contracting, Cottonwood, Ariz., was in the market for a mini-excavator and he had many to choose from in Phoenix. Here, he checks out the IHI 15J.
More than 3,100 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on Feb. 9, 2016.
Bidders came from 40 countries, including 48 U.S. states. Approximately 65 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Australia, Vietnam, and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 41 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 2,000 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 50 compactors, more than 25 backhoes, more than 20 wheel loaders, 15-plus excavators, 75-plus scissor lifts, 100-plus truck tractors, and more.
For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.