US$48+ million of equipment sold at our latest Houston, TX auction

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Heavy equipment, cranes, and trucks for sale at Ritchie Bros.

A record 12,250+ bidders from 66 countries registered for the Aug 24 – 26 online auction.

Ritchie Bros.’ Texas team has had a busy summer, with a US$50+ million auction in Fort Worth in July, a US$99+ million retirement sale for Barrilleaux Inc. in early August, and US$48+ million auction just last week in Houston.

Our latest Houston auction held August 24 – 26, 2021, attracted a site record 12,250+ bidders from 66 countries. Approximately 88% of the equipment was sold to U.S. buyers, including 40% sold to Texans, while the remaining 12% was purchased by international buyers from as far away as Australia, Israel, and Peru. Leading up to the auction, Ritchie Bros. saw a 26% increase in online equipment views per lot, while item watchlists were 14%.

Heavy equipment, cranes, and trucks for sale at Ritchie Bros.

2014 TADANO ATF70G-4 75 Ton 8x8x8 All Terrain Crane that sold for US$405,000

“We continue to drive strong prices in 2021 across nearly every single asset category, exceeding customer expectations, and resulting in a lot of satisfied consignors,” said Alan McVicker, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. “Now is a great time to sell and we have a ton of opportunities, including our weekly featured IronPlanet events and Marketplace-E. Our upcoming Texas site auctions will be held in Fort Worth next month and our final Houston sale of the year will be in November—contact us to sell today!”

Heavy equipment, cranes, and trucks for sale at Ritchie Bros.

2016 SOILMEC SR30 Crawler Drill that sold for US$255,000

Five Big Sellers From Houston:

  • 2014 Tadano ATF70G-4 75-ton 8x8x8 all terrain crane – US$405,000
  • 2016 Soilmec SR30 crawler drill – US$255,000
  • 2017 Volvo L180H wheel loader – US$160,000
  • 2014 Caterpillar 336EL hydraulic excavator – US$132,500
  • 2019 Freightliner Coronado 122 day cab T/A truck tractor – US$120,000

Heavy equipment, cranes, and trucks for sale at Ritchie Bros.

2017 Volvo L180H wheel loader that sold for US$160,000


  • Gross Transaction Value (GTV): US$48+ million
  • Total Registered Bidders: 12,250+
  • Total Number of Lots: 3,850+
  • Total Number of Consignors: 600+

We’ll be selling more than 50,000 equipment items and trucks in upcoming auctions and online marketplaces, including 2,200+ items in Phoenix, AZ on September 1; 2,500+ items in Orlando FL on September 2 – 3; and 1,600+ items in a Southeast Regional Event on September 9 – 10.

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