Ritchie Bros. to sell 6,100+ items in Edmonton October auction, no minimum bids or reserve prices

October 27 – 29 unreserved public auction features late-model equipment from top-name manufacturers, including Caterpillar, John Deere, Kenworth, Terex, Komatsu and more

EDMONTON, Oct. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Ritchie Bros., the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell 6,100+ equipment items and trucks at its next unreserved public auction in Edmonton, AB (October 27 – 29, 2015).  More than 565 trailers, 140 excavators, 130+ truck tractors, 110+ compactors, 105+ dozers, 55+ articulated dump trucks, 50+ wheel loaders,  40+ motor graders, 30+ winch tractors, 20+ pipelayers, 20+ cranes, and 215 pickup trucks will be sold, along with real estate, oil & gas equipment and much more. Bidders can participate in person, online at rbauction.com and by proxy.

"We've been conducting auctions in Alberta since 1964, and we're really proud of the relationships we've developed with equipment owners across the province. Our fifth Edmonton auction of 2015 features another great line-up of late-model, premium used equipment from hard-working Western Canadian companies, including several complete dispersals," said Trent Vandenberghe, Vice President (Sales), Ritchie Bros. "With equipment from every sector, including construction, transportation, oil and gas, forestry, and farming, we certainly have something for everyone. If you're looking to buy, this auction is definitely worth waiting for. As always, everything will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices. All of the equipment is located right at the auction site, so you can easily test, inspect and compare items before you bid."

More than 700 owners have consigned equipment to the auction, including Spirit Pipelines Ltd, a Wetaskiwin-based pipeline and facility construction company. Spirit Pipelines will be having a complete dispersal of its equipment, including a selection of late-model excavators, pipelayers, articulated dump trucks, winch tractors, motor graders, and more.

"I've been involved in the purchase of every single piece of equipment in our fleet. We look after our equipment—it's our signature, and it's some of the best in the industry," said Ryan Hilton, President & CEO, Spirit Pipelines Ltd. "I remember going to Ritchie Bros. auctions as a teenager. They're always exciting, and Ritchie Bros. is the best and biggest in the world."

A complete list of equipment being sold in the auction can be found at rbauction.com/Edmonton. Highlights include: 

  • Eight 2014 John Deere 290G LC hydraulic excavators
  • Two 2013 John Deere 470G LC hydraulic excavators
  • Nine John Deere 250G LC hydraulic excavators
  • Two Caterpillar 336EL hydraulic excavators
  • A 2009 Caterpillar 365CL hydraulic excavator
  • Two 2011 Volvo A30F 6x6 articulated dump trucks
  • Two 2012 Volvo A40F 6x6 articulated dump trucks
  • Three 2013 John Deere 410E 6x6 articulated dump trucks
  • Six Caterpillar 14M VHP Plus motor graders
  • Two 2014 John Deere 850K LGP w/2013 M572CXL pipelayers
  • Two Caterpillar D6R Series III LGP w/2015 DL572R hydraulic conversion pipelayers
  • A 2007 Caterpillar D11T bulldozer
  • Three Caterpillar D10T bulldozers
  • Five Kenworth T800 Tri Drive tank trucks
  • A 2013 Telsmith JCP2238-38 closed circuit portable jaw cone crusher
  • A 2011 John Deere 9770STS combine

To consign trucks and/or equipment to the auction, please contact the Edmonton site directly at +1.780.955.2486.

About Ritchie Bros.
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence, including live unreserved public auctions with on-site and online bidding (rbauction.com), the EquipmentOneTM secure online marketplace (EquipmentOne.com), a professional corporate asset management program, and a range of value-added services, including equipment financing for customers through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (rbauction.com/financing). Ritchie Bros. has operations in 19 countries, including 44 auction sites worldwide. Learn more at RitchieBros.com.

Photos for media are available at rbauction.com/media

SOURCE Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

For further information: Ian Malinski, Corporate Communications Lead, +1.778.331.5432, imalinski@rbauction.com; For investor inquiries, please contact: Jamie Kokoska, Director, Investor Relations, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Phone: +1.778.331.5219, Email: jkokoska@rbauction.com

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