Ritchie Bros. preps for final Edmonton auction of 2016

More than 4,000 items already listed to be sold for 550+ owners on December 8 & 9

EDMONTON, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - A lot of equipment and trucks have changed hands in Alberta this year. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has sold more than 61,000 items in the province so far in 2016, including 39,000+ sold at its Edmonton site alone. If you're looking for one last opportunity to get the equipment you need before the end of the year, Ritchie Bros. will hold its final 2016 Edmonton auction on December 8 & 9—there are already 4,000+ items to choose from.

The two-day unreserved auction already features 360+ trailers, 100+ truck tractors, 60+ compactors, 45+ dozers, 55+ excavators, as well as a large selection of vocational trucks, lifting equipment, and much more. All items will be sold unreserved—no minimum bids or reserve prices. Bidders can participate in person at the auction site or online at rbauction.com.      

"We will be selling equipment and trucks for hundreds of Alberta companies—helping move idle or underutilized assets to people and companies who need it to work today or in the coming year," said Brian Glenn, Senior Vice President, Ritchie Bros. "Our final Edmonton auction of the year has equipment from every sector. If you need it, we probably have it. We welcome interested bidders to check our website or visit our auction site in person to test and inspect the items themselves."

Equipment will be sold for more than 550 owners, including complete dispersals for Dan Bailey Oilfield & Road Construction Ltd., Corvet Construction 1977 Ltd., and Site Safety Services Inc.

Specific equipment highlights include:

  • A 2016 Caterpillar D7R XR crawler tractor (certified rebuild)
  • A 2004 Demag AC160-1 160-ton 10x8x8 all-terrain crane
  • A 2015 Caterpillar 980M wheel loader
  • Two 2008 Tadano GT900XL 90-ton 8x4x4 hydraulic truck cranes
  • A 2006 Tadano TR800XXL-4 80-ton 4x4x4 rough terrain crane
  • Two 2014 Caterpillar D6N LGP crawler tractors

 

Note: in the event of extreme weather, the Edmonton auction site will sell all items by photo.

Pickup trucks, recreational vehicles, snowmobiles and more

Ritchie Bros. regularly sells pickup trucks, automobiles, RVs, ATVs and other consumer items in its Edmonton auctions. Consumer item highlights in the December auction include a 2007 Holiday Rambler Navigator class A 45-ft T/A motor home, 110+ pickup trucks, golf carts and more.

Also on site in Edmonton will be a large selection of like-new snowmobiles and ATVs. View and inspect the units at the Edmonton site and then bid for them through Ritchie Bros.' online solution SalvageSale.com.

About Ritchie Bros.

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, and one of the world's largest sellers of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, mining, forestry and other industries. Ritchie Bros.TM asset management and disposition solutions include live unreserved public auctions with on-site and online bidding; EquipmentOneTM, an online auction marketplace; Mascus, a global online equipment listing service; private negotiated sales through Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty; and a range of ancillary services, including financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. Ritchie Bros. has operations in 19 countries, including 45 auction sites worldwide. Learn more at rbauction.com, EquipmentOne.com, mascus.com, rbauction.com/privatetreaty and rbauction.com/financing.

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SOURCE Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

For further information: Ian Malinski, Corporate Communications Lead, +1.778.331.5432, CorpComm@rbauction.com

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