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Ritchie Bros. Auction will Sell 38 Cranes Nov. 3

Oct. 12, 2021 - On November 3, Ritchie Bros. will host one of its largest crane auctions ever.

The event will sell more than 220 items as part of a complete dispersal for Sparks Industrial Inc., based in Alabama.

The auction features 38 cranes, including a 2013 Grove GML7550 550-ton all-terrain crane, an unused 2020 Grove GMK5250XL 300-ton all-terrain crane, and an unused 2021 Grove GHC140 crawler crane. All items will be sold online without any minimum bids or reserve prices.

"This is the nicest lineup of cranes we've sold in years," said Jason White, regional sales manager, Ritchie Bros. "Sparks Industrial Inc. is a well-known and respected crane and rental company, with a fleet that's second to none. We encourage buyers to get online and check out the selection because it's not often we get to sell cranes of this quality and age. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to purchase late model unused cranes by unreserved auction."

Interested buyers can inspect cranes and all other items in person starting on Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sparks Industrial's yard at 3090 Hwy 20 in Decatur, Alabama.

Items can also be inspected online with high-res photos, videos, and more at For an overview video of items, visit

Additional auction highlights include:

  • 2020 Grove GMK5200-1 240-ton all-terrain crane

  • 2008 Grove TMS9000E 110-ton hydraulic truck crane

  • 2009 Manitowoc 2250 300-ton crawler crane

  • 2021 Grove TMS800E 70-ton hydraulic truck crane

  • 2015 Grove GCD15 15-ton 4x4x4 carry deck crane

  • 14 Kenworth T880 dump trucks (2020, 2021, and 2022 models)

  • 2021 John Deere 310E 6x6 articulated dump truck

  • 2019 Caterpillar D6N XL crawler tractor

  • 2021 Caterpillar 320 hydraulic excavator

  • Two 2022 Kenworth W900L tri-axle day cab truck tractor

For more information about the Sparks Industrial auction on November 3, visit


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