Contents for Ritchie Bros.' Orlando Auction Still Growing | Construction News

Ritchie Bros. reports that it has so far amassed some 7,200 items from 650 consignors for its auction Feb. 20-24 in Orlando, Fla.

The auction will have equipment for every industry, with particularly large selections of gear for the construction, transportation, and lifting industry.

Early equipment highlights include: 520+ excavators, 195+ wheel loaders, 125+ dozers, 355+ truck tractors, 370+ aerial work platforms, 95+ cranes, and so much more.  

"The February Orlando auction is unique, as it's a melting pot of equipment from all across the United States and neighboring countries—many contractors hold onto their equipment for the chance to be a part of this massive auction," said Jake Lawson, group senior vice president, Ritchie Bros. "Year after year we set new attendance records with this auction. In February 2016, we had more than 9,850 bidders from 79 countries."

Bids in the auction can be made in person, online at rbauction.com, via the Ritchie Bros. mobile app and by proxy. Online registration is open now; on-site registration begins on February 16.

Preliminary auction schedule (subject to change – check rbauction.com for the latest info):

DAY ONE: Monday, Feb. 20 — Skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, loader backhoes, telescopic forklifts, rough terrain forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, and more
DAY TWO: Tuesday, Feb. 21 — Wheel loaders, motor graders, articulated dump trucks, drilling equipment, forestry equipment, and more
DAY THREE: Wednesday, Feb. 22 — Crawler tractors, cranes, boom trucks, rollers, environmental equipment, aggregate equipment, van trucks, flatbed trucks, and more
DAY FOUR: Thursday, Feb. 23 — Excavators, dump trucks, mixer trucks, water trucks, mechanics trucks and more
DAY FIVE: Friday, Feb. 24 — Truck tractors, trailers, pickup trucks, automobiles, and more

Additional equipment highlights include: 310+ compactors, 245+ skid steer & multi-terrain loaders, 110+ loader backhoes, 75+ articulated dump trucks, 50+ motor graders, 135+ dump trucks, 115+ van trucks, 200 trailers, 65 pickup trucks, and much more.

Consignments are still being accepted. To sell your equipment in the February 2017 Orlando auction, contact your local Ritchie Bros. representative or call +1.855.331.5757.

Ritchie Bros. will be selling the Volvo "Golden Hauler", a celebration of Volvo's invention of the articulated dump truck in 1966, for charity in Orlando this February. This one-of-a-kind, unused Volvo A40G underwent a 650-hour, $15,000 make-over and toured the United States and Canada in 2016. All the proceeds from the sale of the truck will go to SkillsUSA and Skills Canada. For more information about the truck, visit rbauction.com.