Top-5 construction equipment items sold in August

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Big machines going for big money in August – here’s Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ Top-5

Last month Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers helped customers all around the world buy and sell thousands of used equipment items and trucks. With COVID-19 affecting everyone’s lives and businesses, live auctions continue to be conducted 100% online in order to help keep everyone safe.
Want to see some of the top sellers from August? Check out our Top-5 big ticket equipment items sold, and don’t forget you can always contact us to sell your equipment for the best returns possible. And as with all our live auctions, every item was sold to the highest bidder on auction day; no minimum bids, no reserve prices.

1. 2002 Manitowoc 999 III 275 Ton Crawler Crane – US$470,000

2002 Manitowoc 275 ton crane

August’s top big ticket seller for construction was this 2002 Manitowoc 999 III 275 Ton Crawler Crane (lot 340) that sold at our Houston, TX auction for $470,000.

2. 2012 Liebherr LTR1100 110 Ton Crawler Crane – $460,000

Liebherr LTR1100 Crane sold at Ritchie Bros.

This 2012 Liebherr LTR1100 110 Ton Crawler Crane (lot #346) sold for US$460,000 also at our Houston auction site last month.

3. 2 X Caterpillar 980M Wheel Loader – CAD$565,000

Caterpillar 980M Wheel Loader

At our Phoenix, AZ auction on Aug 28, we sold back-to-back (lots 90-91) Cat 980M wheel loaders for a combined $565,000. One was a 2018 and the other a 2017.

4. 2 X Caterpillar 349FL Hydraulic Excavator – US$510,000

Caterpillar hydraulic Excavator for sale at Ritchie Bros.

Still in Phoenix, we sold two Cat 349L hydraulic excavators – a 2019 and 2018 – for a combined $510,000. Those were lots 722-723 for in the auction.

5. 2013 Caterpillar D8T Crawler Tractor – US$235,000

Caterpillar crawler tractor sold at Ritchie Bros.

Rounding out our Top 5 for August is this 2013 Caterpillar D8T Crawler Tractor that sold in Denver for a tidy US$235,000.

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