Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Vancouver, announces the sale of US$42 million of mining and construction equipment at its final auction of the year held recently in The Netherlands. More than 1,350 registered buyers from 69 countries bought over 2,800 pieces of equipment. Five hundred of the bidders registered to bid online.
Approximately 80 per cent of the equipment sold (US$38 million) went to out-of-country buyers from Canada, the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific Region.
Equipment sold ranged from excavators and wheel loaders to heavy on- and off-road trucks and tractors.