With bidders from 52 countries, approximately 85 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Ireland, Zimbabwe and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 57 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
Close to 3,300 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 65 excavators, 30-plus loader backhoes, 25 skid steers, 10-plus dozers and more. All items were sold without minimum bids or reserve prices. CEG
Several high-quality Mack triaxle dump trucks were auctioned off at the recent Ritchie Bros. sale in North East, Md.
The timed auction lot kiosks were full of bidders.
With bidders from 52 countries, approximately 85 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers.
Close to 3,300 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction.
Rusty Fox (L) and Edgar Jones, both of My Three Sons Landscaping, Media, Pa., are looking to purchase a few machines to help grow the business.
Jason Palmer, sales representative of Atkinson Truck Sales Inc., Chatham, Va., checks out a few mini-excavators.
Mike Moran, maintenance manager of A.L.L. Construction Inc., Mount Storm, W. Va., checks out the controls of a Cat mini-excavator.
Brian DiMaggio (L), owner of Cross Roads Truck & Auto in Westminster, Md., and Dan Bleclic, assistant, are ready to add to their equipment fleet during the Ritchie sale.
Travelling from Millville, N.J., to attend the sale in North East, Md., are Michael Resch (L), vice president, and Christopher Resch, owner, both of Spartan Seal Coating.
This wheel loader has travelled around some, but is still in great condition.
Joe Boyle, rental sales manager of Bill Miller Equipment Inc. — the company has two locations: Eckhart Mines, Md., and Carlin, Nev.
Jerry Bange of Ephrata, Pa., looks over a Genie manlift.
Angel Arteaga from Mexico works the controls on a Dynapac roller.