360-degree inspection view adds buyer confidence

September 5, 2023| 3 minutes to read

Ritchie Bros.’ 360-degree inspection view feature is now available to all Ritchie Bros. auctions in Europe. The feature allows interested equipment buyers to virtually inspect the machine – as if they were standing in front of it.

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Buying a used excavator? Check out these tips

August 1, 2023| 6 minutes to read

Buying a brand-new excavator can be pricey, but buying a used excavator that is not fit for purpose can cost even more. With so many brands and models available out there, how do you choose the best fit for your needs? How do you properly inspect it to ensure a value-for-money purchase?

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8 things to inspect when buying used tractors

July 25, 2023| 5 minutes to read

We have previously talked about the benefits of buying a used tractor, but how can you be sure that the used tractor you find is a good buy? Leveraging advice from Ritchie Bros. experts, this article lists the most important things to check when inspecting a used tractor before purchase.

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5 tips when joining an equipment auction for the first time

May 9, 2023| 5 minutes to read

Auctions can be great places to find and buy equipment. However, doing it for the first time can also be a daunting experience. Here are five tips to help you get more out of your first equipment auction experience!

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Great questions we get from first-time bidders

May 5, 2023| 5 minutes to read

Every year hundreds of thousands of bidders join Ritchie Bros. auctions to buy the equipment they need. All these bidders have something in common: they were all first-time bidders at some point. And if they can do it, so can you!

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The benefits of buying a used agricultural tractor

April 3, 2023| 5 minutes to read

As a farmer, investing in your next tractor is an important decision that impacts your productivity. Should you go for a shiny new machine, a used low hour workhorse or a more seasoned veteran? It entirely depends on your needs and your budget.

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Ainscough sells ten ready-for-work cranes with Ritchie Bros.

March 10, 2023| 4 minutes to read

Our upcoming auction in Maltby (UK) on 29 March features quite a unique consignment. Bidders at the online sale can bid on top-quality all-terrain cranes from UK-based crane hire company Ainscough that were brought to ‘ready-to-work’ condition by the seller.

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The ultimate checklist for buying equipment at Ritchie Bros. auctions

December 1, 2022| 5 minutes to read

If you’re planning to buy equipment or trucks for the first time at a Ritchie Bros. auction, or if it has been a while since you last purchased equipment at an auction, use this checklist for equipment buyers at Ritchie Bros. auctions to make sure you’re on track to buying the equipment or trucks you need.

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