Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than $48 million of equipment and trucks at a two-day unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas, March 8 and 9. Equipment highlights in the auction included three late-model, low-hour Komatsu HD785-7 100-ton rock trucks, all sold to a single online buyer from Alberta, Canada for $900,000 each. More than 3,200 items were sold in the auction.
“It’s not easy to find a Komatsu JD785-7 rock truck available to purchase and put to work right away, and we sold three of them in a single day,” said David Hobbs, vice president of sales, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.
More than 3,900 people from 53 countries, including 48 U.S. states, registered to bid in person or online in real time at the auction. More than 2,100 of the bidders registered to bid online and purchased more than $21 million of equipment online.
For more information and auction schedules, visit www.rbauction.com.