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Ritchie Bros. Sells 200 Cranes in Five Weeks

March 22, 2012, 08:00 AM
Filed Under: Construction

Construction Equipment reported Ritchie Bros. sold more than 200 cranes in five weeks at its first unreserved public auctions of 2012 in North America, Europe and the Middle East.
According to the report, each crane was sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price—with no minimum bids or reserve prices and of the 200 cranes sold at auctions to-date in 2012, more than 135 of them were sold in North American auctions, including more than 55 rough terrain cranes, 10 carry deck cranes, 15 hydraulic truck cranes, 10 crawler cranes, tower cranes, as well as 10 conventional truck cranes and more.

The report cites that Ritchie Bros. has sold more than 70 rough terrain cranes, 25 all terrain cranes, 15 carry deck cranes, 15 crawler cranes, 10 conventional truck cranes, as well as 20 hydraulic truck cranes, 15 tower cranes, and more in 2012. These cranes have been sold in auctions held in the United States, Canada, Dubai, France, Italy, Spain and The Netherlands.

At its upcoming auctions around the world, the company has close to 90 cranes already scheduled to be sold by the end of April. The line-up includes more than 40 rough terrain cranes, 15 hydraulic truck cranes, 10 all-terrain cranes, as well as conventional truck cranes, crawler cranes, tower cranes and more—with more cranes to be added.

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