Ritchie Bros. hosting special two-day auction

Ritchie Bros. announced today that it will be hosting a special two-day auction next week through its online auction site IronPlanet.

Over 1,700 items from 46 U.S. states and nine Canadian provinces will be going up for bid during the March 22 – 23 auction including 95+ truck tractors, 90+ excavators, 50+ compactors, 50+ wheel loaders, 40+ dozers, 30+ dump trucks, 30+ mixer trucks, 25+ flatbed trucks, 20+ motor graders, 20+ skid steer loaders, 40+ pickup trucks and more.

“We have a great selection of equipment—including a large quantity of late-model assets—in our Big Spring Auction next week from a variety sectors, particularly construction and transportation gear,” said Jeff Jeter, president of U.S. sales, Ritchie Bros. “We will be selling equipment for owners located across the United States, including gear from Hutton Inc. and Palda & Sons Inc. in Minnesota. We’ve also seen an uptick of assets from Canadian consignors for this auction, including a nice package of forestry equipment from Major’s Logging Ltd., based in Newfoundland and Labrador.”

Items are now available for viewing at IronPlanet.com, with full inspection reports. Priority bids can be made right away for the online auction which will take place next Thursday and Friday.

More than 80 items will be sold for Hutton Inc. in the Big Spring Auction, including plows, dozers, excavators, trailers, pickup trucks, and more.

“We’re retiring after 25 years in business and came to Ritchie Bros. because they’re the auction experts,” said Scott Hutton of Hutton Inc. “Selling through IronPlanet is fast and efficient. We have a large selection of late-model equipment and through IronPlanet we can market our gear to the world.”

IronPlanet will conduct its regular Thursday weekly auction tomorrow, selling 900+ equipment items and trucks in one day. Equipment highlights include 70+ truck tractors, 50+ excavators, 20+ dozers, 20+ compactors, 20+ scissor lifts, 15+ agricultural tractors, 35+ pickup trucks, and more. Visit IronPlanet.com for a complete list of equipment.