Auctions


Sales Auction Company Holds Annual Spring Auction

On May 6 and 7, Sales Auction Company held its annual spring auction. According to Sam Sales, president, "This year's event was the company's largest by far, with sales greatly exceeding estimated values."Day 1 featured small items such as attachments, parts, shop tools and other miscellaneous items....


North Country Auction Hosts Annual Spring Sale in Dighton, Mass.

North Country Auction held its biggest event on May 6 and 7 at its 35-acre Dighton, Mass., location. The auction offered just under 1,000 lots that were available for in-person or online bidding. It featured consignor spotlights from the retirement auction of Gentes Trucking & Excavating of North Smithfield, R.I., and a central Massachusetts excavation and utility contractor as well as a complete dispersal of assets for LaRosa Landscaping of Norwood, Mass....


Iron Auction Group Holds Sale at Midland, N.C., Facility

On April 26, 2022, Iron Auction Group LLC held an unreserved fleet reduction auction for area contractors. The auction featured construction equipment, heavy/ light duty trucks, trailers and contractor support equipment....


Nitke Conducts 57th Annual Spring Contractors Auction in Mosinee, Wis.

Nitke Auctions, owned by Hansen Auction Group LLC, welcomed live and online bidders to its 57th annual Spring Contractors Auction at its facility in Mosinee, Wis., April 28 to 29. Registered bidders, both online and in person, numbered 5,618 from 35 different states....


K-Tec Turns a Scraper into a Home

A special, new 2022 K-Tec 1228 Scraper will be going up for auction for a good cause on May 17, 2022, with the support of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in Fort Worth, Texas. This pull-pan, ejector scraper is provided directly from the K-Tec factory with 100 percent of the auction proceeds dedicated to build a Habitat for Humanity home for a low-income working family of eight....


RES Announces Its New Facility in Mount Sterling, Ky.

RES Auction Services has announced its entry into the Kentucky market with a new auction site located at 45 Interstate Drive, Mount Sterling, Ky. Its inaugural Kentucky auction is scheduled for June 3....


Truck Tractor Prices Up According to Ritchie Bros. April Market Trends Report

With its April Market Trends Report, Ritchie Bros. continues to show year over year price inflation for all major equipment categories. This month's report includes an in depth look at Q1 (Jan to Mar) sales, broken out by manufacturer....


Ritchie Bros Financial Services Surpasses $1B in Open Credit Approvals

Equipment and truck pricing has hit record highs in 2022, showcasing a sellers' market with a ton of demand for equipment. For the first time in its history, Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (RBFS) has surpassed $1 billion in open credit approvals from customers across North America....


Compass Performs as Heavy Equipment Auctioneer

Compass Auctions, located in Chattanooga, Tenn., has had a long history with heavy equipment auctions as "special events" for the company and its clients. The company changed its direction in 2022 and has committed to making heavy equipment part of its monthly auction and will offer a selection of "yellow iron" — including Caterpillar, Komatsu, Kobelco and New Holland — in an extensive catalog including industrial and construction surplus, vehicles and more....


Wausau Auctioneers Hosts Spring Equipment Auction in Wisconsin

Wausau Auctioneers held its annual spring equipment auction April 1 at its facility located at 4510 County Road L in Merrill, Wis. Bidders were invited to join in person or online via Proxibid and Equipment Facts....