This week's auction is the final stage of a complete dispersal for
Chicago-based T.J. Lambrecht Construction
CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE: RBA)
(TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell more
than 1,600 equipment items and trucks at an unreserved public auction
in Chicago, IL this Friday, December 13, 2013. The auction marks the
final stage of a complete dispersal for Chicago-based T.J. Lambrecht
Construction, one of the largest heavy civil contractors in the United
States. Auction highlights include a large selection of late model
crawler tractors, articulated dump trucks, agricultural equipment,
pipelayers, all terrain cranes, motor scrapers and more. Every item
will be sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price—without minimum
bids or reserve prices. Bids in the auction can be made in person,
online in real time at rbauction.com and by proxy.
"This is the last opportunity for small and large contractors to acquire
quality equipment from one of the nation's top heavy civil
contractors," said Ben Arbeiter, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros.
Auctioneers. "This is the most diverse selection of equipment we've had
at our Chicago auction site all year. In addition to equipment from
T.J. Lambrecht, this week's auction features a great selection of late
model excavating equipment as well as a large selection of pipelayers.
I would encourage interested bidders to come to our permanent auction
site in Morris to register and test the equipment ahead of the
auction—there is something here for everyone!"
With more than 60 years in both the private and public sectors, T.J.
Lambrecht completed a range of complex projects that have built its
reputation as one of the top heavy civil contractors in the industry.
Project highlights for T.J. Lambrecht include the Chicago O'Hare
International Airport Modernization Program, the Texas Motor Speedway,
the Arcadia Lake Dam and a wide range of other projects in the
transportation, site development, environmental, water resources and
design-build markets. The company is winding down operations and
Ritchie Bros. has been conducting the dispersal of the company's
well-maintained fleet at auctions across the central U.S. throughout
2013. This week's Chicago, IL auction features the last pieces of T.J.
"T.J. Lambrecht has always taken great pride in its fleet and has
maintained it in a manner to assure its utmost dependability and
performance in the field," said Dan Klingberg, President, T.J.
Lambrecht Construction, Inc. "Our fleet's value has been recognized by
our peers in the industry as second to none. This is evidenced by the
strong results we received at Ritchie Bros. auctions in the U.S. this
past year. We will end our dispersal with a large selection of heavy
construction and excavation equipment at this week's auction in
Chicago, IL unreserved public auction highlights include:
50+ crawler tractors
15+ articulated dump trucks
A selection of pipelayers, including six Caterpillar D8N and five
Caterpillar D8K models
A selection of cranes, including a 2001 Grove GMK5120 120 Ton 10x8x2 all
And much more
Chicago, IL unreserved public auction details:
Date: Friday, December 13, starting at 8 a.m. (local time)
Address: 2400 Ritchie Road, Morris, IL 60450
Auction is open to the public; registration to bid is free; a refundable
bid deposit may be required
How to register and bid:
In person at the auction site
Online at rbauction.com - register in advance and bid online in real time on auction day; a
refundable bid deposit may be required; first-time online bidders
should register several days in advance of the auction
By proxy - phone the auction site to place a proxy bid
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 (rbauctionfinance.com). Ritchie Bros. has operations in more than 25 countries, including 44
auction sites worldwide. Learn more at RitchieBros.com.
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SOURCE: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
For further information:
Jose Vargas, Corporate Communications Lead, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Phone: +1.604.765.2909 | Email: CorpComm@rbauction.com
Ben Arbeiter, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Chicago Site Phone: +1.815.941.6400