The biggest ticket heavy equipment items sold last year
In 2020, Ritchie Bros. experienced record-high demand, with all auctions 100% online since mid-March. But there was no let up in buyer demand, and more people bought online than ever before. Construction equipment was a hot seller, regardless of the selling channel. Here are some of the top heavy construction machines we sold last year at Ritchie Bros. auctions, IronPlanet, and Marketplace-E.
1. 2018 GROVE GMK5250L All Terrain Crane – US$930,000
Probably not surprisingly, a crane was our biggest ticket item sold at a live auction in 2020. This 2018 GROVE GMK5250L 300 Ton 10x6x10 All Terrain Crane sold at a Ritchie Bros. auction in Fort Worth, TX in December for close to a million, at US$930,000.
2. 2018 Cat 623K Elevating Motor Scraper – US$650,000
This 2018 Cat 623K Elevating Motor Scraper located in Taft, TX sold via Marketplace-E, our 24/7 online equipment marketplace, in June 2020 for US$650,000.
3. 2011 Manitowoc 2250 Lattice-Boom Crawler Crane - €525,000
Across the Atlantic, this 2011 Manitowoc 2250 Lattice-Boom Crawler Crane located in Zevenbergen, Netherlands sold on Markeplace-E in August for €525,000 (approx. US$619,400).
4. 2013 CATERPILLAR 789D Rock Truck – US$535,000
When you want to drive a really big truck, this 2013 CATERPILLAR 789D Rock Truck might do the trick. This one sold at a Ritchie Bros. live online auction in Columbus, OH auction in September for US$535,000.
5. 2017 CATERPILLAR 390FL Hydraulic Excavator – US$520,000
At Ritchie Bros. Phoenix, AZ auction in May, we sold this 2017 CATERPILLAR 390FL Hydraulic Excavator for US$520,000.
6. 2017 Cat D8T Crawler Dozer – AU$695,000
In the land down under, this 2017 Cat D8T Crawler Dozer sold for a fair dinkum AU$695,000 (approx. US$514,300) at our IronPlanet Australia event in November.
7. 2011 CATERPILLAR 993K Wheel Loader – US$510,000
Ritchie Bros. Nashville, TN auction in March saw this 2011 CATERPILLAR 993K Wheel Loader deliver US$510,000 for a seller.
8. 2012 Hitachi EX1200-6 Hydraulic Excavator – AU$810,000
This big 2012 Hitachi EX1200-6 Hydraulic Excavator located in Corio, Victoria, Australia sold in March for AU$810,000 (approx. US$499,650)
9. 2015 Caterpillar 16M VHP Plus Motor Grader – CA$600,000
In Calgary, AB, Canada, this 2015 Caterpillar 16M VHP Plus Motor Grader sold in September via Marketplace-E for CA$600,000 (approx. US$456,800).
10. 2014 Cat D10T2 Crawler Dozer – CA$555,000
And rounding out this look at some top selling construction equipment items from 2020 is this impressive 2014 Cat D10T2 Crawler Dozer located in Manitoba that sold on Marketplace-E for CA$555,000 (approx. US$416,500).
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