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Record Pricing Continues in Texas with Ritchie Bros.' $79M Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros.' record pricing continued in Texas with the company's first Fort Worth auction of the year generating more than $79 million in gross transaction value. The three-day online auction attracted over 14,700 bidders from 68 countries to compete for more than 4,600 items from over 770 consignors.

"We continue to see unprecedented demand for equipment and trucks in today's market, driving prices well beyond expectations — especially for transportation equipment," said Neal Black, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. "Last week in Fort Worth we sold a 2019 Peterbilt 389 6x4 day cab for $210,000, a 2019 Western Star 4900FA tri-axle sleeper for $205,000, and a 2015 Peterbilt 388 day cab for $155,000."

Approximately 91 percent of the equipment in the online Fort Worth auction was purchased by U.S. buyers, including 38 percent purchased by Texans. The remaining 9 percent was purchased by international buyers from as far away as Australia, Egypt, and Guyana. The Fort Worth auction attracted approximately 39 percent more PriorityBids than the same event last year.

Specific Equipment Sales Highlights
  • 2019 Kenworth T800 10x6 w/ National NBT60L 60-ton boom truck - $400,000
  • 2019 Mack GR64B granite volumetric batcher truck - $380,000
  • 2019 Caterpillar 336 hydraulic excavator - $317,500
  • 2018 Caterpillar 140M3 motor grader - $280,000
  • 2010 Caterpillar D8T dozer - $280,000
  • 2011 Grove TMS900E 110-ton 8x4 hydraulic truck crane - $270,000
  • 2018 Caterpillar 745 6x6 articulated dump truck - $260,000
  • 2019 Ditch Witch JT30 crawler directional drill - $205,000
  • 2019 Peterbilt 348 dump truck - $190,000
  • 2015 Case IH 620HD 4WD tractor - $187,500

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