Events like this happen once a year, at most. On June 27 - 28, 2019, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, Ritchie Bros., will sell more than 120 pipelayers and other pipeline construction equipment at its auction site in Columbus, OH. Every single item will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices.
"This will be the pipeline sales event of the year that no one in the industry can afford to miss," said Tim Keane, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. "Excitement is quickly building with more than 100 consignors already participating, including a complete dispersal of the well-maintained Welded Construction L.P. fleet, a pipeline contractor in operation for more than 50 years. We encourage interested sellers to contact us as soon as possible to be a part of this outstanding event."
Close to 3,300 items have already been consigned to Ritchie Bros.' Columbus, OH auction. On top of the 120+ pipelayers to be sold, the auction also features a large selection of associated pipeline tools and supplies that come with the complete dispersal of a pipeline company.
Specific equipment highlights include:
- Caterpillar PL83 pipelayers
- 15 Caterpillar 594H pipelayers
- 12 Caterpillar PL87 pipelayers
- 10 Caterpillar 583H pipelayers
- Six 2017 Trail King TK110HDG 55-ton tri-axle lowboys
- Six Caterpillar D8T dozers
- Five Caterpillar 336EL hydraulic excavators
- Two 2013 John Deere 470G LC VG hydraulic excavators
- 26 Freightliner PX125064ST truck tractors
The Welded Construction equipment package is being sold in partnership with Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring, and investment firm.
"This is a great opportunity for those looking to purchase pipelayers, along with all the support equipment," stated Jim Burke, Managing Director, at Gordon Brothers. "The quantity and quality of this package provides the pipeline industry a chance to acquire assets today that you don't often see in the market."
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