Heavy Equipment, Trucks Sold At Ritchie Bros. Houston Public Auction

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than $48 million of heavy equipment and trucks during an unreserved public auction at the company’s permanent auction site in Houston on August 27 and 28, 2014. More than 3,900 registered bidders competed for 3,900+ heavy equipment items and trucks, including 150+ hydraulic excavators, 130+ truck tractors, 50+ bulldozers, a large selection of oilfield completion, tooling and transportation equipment, cranes and more. Every item was sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price—without minimum bids or reserve prices. Bids were made in the auction on-site, online in real time at www.rbauction.com and by proxy. More than 3,900 people from 60 countries, including all 50 U.S. states, registered to bid in person or online in the auction. Bidders from outside Texas purchased close to $25 million or 52 percent of total gross auction proceeds. More than 2,350 of the bidders taking part in the auction registered to bid online and purchased more than $20 million of equipment online.
  Consignments for the next unreserved public auction in Houston (November 12 – 13, 2014) are now being accepted. To sell your equipment and trucks with Ritchie Bros., please contact the Houston site at (713) 455-5200. The Ritchie Bros. auction calendar currently features more than 80 unreserved public auctions around the world. Visit rbauction.com for a complete list of upcoming auctions.