Auctions in Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON feature 140+ Freightliner, 115+
International, 30+ Peterbilt and 20+ Kenworth truck tractors
TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX:
RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell more than
390 truck tractors at separate unreserved public equipment auctions in Montreal, QC
(December 1 - 2, 2011) and Toronto, ON (December 5 - 6). A huge
selection of other trucks, trailers and heavy equipment items will also be sold—more than 2,400 items in the Montreal auction
and more than 2,000 in the Toronto auction. Among the items being sold
in Toronto: two Bell Jet Ranger 206B helicopters. Every item will be
sold to the highest bidder on auction day—regardless of price—with no
minimum bids or reserve prices. Bidders can bid in person at the
auction sites, online in real time at www.rbauction.com, or by proxy.
"We've sold more than 850 truck tractors in Montreal and Toronto so far
this year, but it's not often that we sell close to 400 at the two
sites in less than a week," said Jake Lawson, Divisional Manager,
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. "The large selection of late model truck
tractors and other transportation equipment featured in these two
auctions will certainly include something for any truck buyer—whether
they are looking to purchase a single truck or an entire fleet of
trucks and trailers."
Truck tractor highlights include:
60+ Freightliner CL120 truck tractors (available in Montreal & Toronto)
50+ International 9200I truck tractors (Toronto)
45+ Freightliner CST120 truck tractors (Montreal & Toronto)
30+ International 9400I truck tractors (Montreal)
Both auctions also feature hundreds of other transportation items,
190+ van trucks
160+ van trailers
80+ equipment trailers
140+ pickup trucks
In total, Ritchie Bros. will sell more than 550 truck tractors at six
upcoming auctions in Canada—in Saskatoon, SK (Nov. 30); Montreal, QC
(Dec. 1 & 2); Toronto, ON (Dec. 5 & 6); Edmonton, AB (Dec. 7 & 8);
Chilliwack, BC (Dec. 13); and Truro, NS (Dec. 14). So far in 2011,
Ritchie Bros. has sold close to 2,000 truck tractors in Canada alone;
more than 7,000 worldwide.
Other equipment to be sold in the Montreal auction includes a 2010
Caterpillar 385CL hydraulic excavator (15+ hydraulic excavators will be
sold in total), a 2011 Volvo L220F wheel loader (25+ wheel loaders in
total), a 2006 Caterpillar D10T crawler tractor (20+ crawler tractors
in total), seven 2010 Volvo A35E 6x6 articulated dump trucks (15
articulated dump trucks in total) and more.
Other equipment to be sold in the Toronto auction includes a 2011
Caterpillar 966H wheel loader (30+ wheel loaders in total), a 2011
Caterpillar D6T XW crawler tractor (20+ crawler tractors in total), a
2011 Caterpillar 336EL hydraulic excavator, nine late model John Deere
350 DLC hydraulic excavators (35+ hydraulic excavators in total) and
Detailed equipment information and auction details for all upcoming
auctions are available on Ritchie Bros.' 21-language website: www.rbauction.com.
Montreal auction details:
Date & time: Thursday, December 1 to Friday, December 2, 2011 (starting
at 8 a.m. each day)
Location: 1373 Rue Briere, Mont Saint Hilaire, QC, J3H 6E9
Interested buyers or sellers can call: +1.450.464.2888 or toll free
Toronto auction details:
Date & time: Monday, December 5 to Tuesday, December 6, 2011 (starting
at 8:00 a.m. each day)
Location: 3 Manchester Court, Bolton, ON, L7E 2Y1
Interested buyers or sellers can call: +1.905.857.2422 or toll free
General auction details:
Open to the public; registration to bid is free
Interested buyers can register and bid in one of three ways:
In person - visit the auction site to register to bid in person; photo
I.D. is required.
Online at www.rbauction.com - Online bidders must register online before auction day; at least 2-3
business days is recommended for first-time bidders; bid online in real
time on auction day
By proxy - phone the auction site to place bids in advance
Detailed equipment information and high-resolution photos are available
at www.rbauction,com. Equipment can be inspected on-site during regular business hours
leading up to the auctions.
About Ritchie Bros.
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is
the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to
on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie
Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and
confidently exchange equipment. The Company conducts hundreds of
unreserved public auctions each year, selling a broad range of used and unused heavy equipment, trucks and other assets utilized in the construction, transportation,
agricultural, material handling, mining, forestry, petroleum and marine
industries. Ritchie Bros. has over 110 locations in more than 25
countries, including 43 auction sites worldwide. The Company maintains
a website at www.rbauction.com and sponsors an equipment wiki at www.RitchieWiki.com.
PHOTOS FOR MEDIA USE: High-resolution photos can be downloaded for use from www.rbauction.com/photos.
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SOURCE Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
For further information:
Vicki Cunningham, Supervisor, Corporate Communications, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Phone: +1.778.331.5464 or email email@example.com
Jake Lawson, Divisional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Phone: +1.905.951.4577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org