Ritchie Bros. set for its largest ever Grande Prairie spring auction
By Ritchie Brothers
By Ritchie Brothers
Next week Ritchie Bros. will host its first Grande Prairie, AB auction of the year and with more than 2,800 equipment items and trucks set to sell over three days, it will be the site’s largest spring auction ever.
The unreserved auction on April 11 – 13, 2019 has an extensive selection of late-model equipment from multiple industries, including 25-plus dozers, 25-plus excavators, 20-plus farm tractors, 10-plus combines, 65-plus truck tractors, 300-plus trailers, as well as skidders, delimbers, feller bunchers, boom trucks, winch tractors, and more. All items will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices.
“We pride ourselves on providing the best selection, with something for everyone,” Terry Moon, regional sales manager, Ritchie Bros., said. “This might be the most diverse lineup of late-model assets we’ve ever seen in Grande Prairie, with an excellent lineup of construction, agriculture, transportation, forestry and energy equipment.”
Equipment will be sold for more than 300 owners, including a complete dispersal for Integrity Industries North.
“We are selling more than 225 items – everything from pickups and trailers to dozers, excavators, and more – and all of it is ready to go to work for new owners,” Greg Wadsworth, owner of Integrity Industries North, said. “We have bought and sold with Ritchie Bros. many times over the years. Their selection is unmatched, they’re knowledgeable and attract a huge audience.”
Specific equipment highlights:
• A 2012 Caterpillar D8T crawler tractor
• A 2016 Caterpillar D6T LGP crawler tractor
• Two 2014 Volvo A30G articulated dump trucks
• A 2018 Komatsu PC290LC-11 hydraulic excavator
• A 2015 Tigercat 870 feller buncher
• Two 2016 Tigercat 630E grapple skidders
• Two Hitachi ZX210F-3 processors
• A 2015 John Deere S680 combine
• A 2013 New Holland T9.560 4WD tractor
• Two 2013 Kenworth T800 tri-drive w/ PM 35S 35,270-lb sleeper boom trucks
Also included in the three-day auction is a liquidation for Tru North Trucking (502489 BC Ltd.). All 180-plus items from Tru North are located in Fort Nelson, B.C. and will be sold by photo in the Grande Prairie auction. For more information about the April Grande Prairie auction, including detailed equipment information and high-resolution photos of all the items, visit https://www.rbauction.com/heavy-equipment-auctions/grande-prairie-ab