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Ritchie Bros. set for largest Canadian auction


April 15, 2015
By Rock to Road

April 15, 2015 – Ritchie Bros. will conduct its largest
Canadian auction ever in Edmonton, Alta. on April 28 – May 1, 2015. The
four-day unreserved public auction already features more than 8,000 equipment
items and trucks, including 225+ crawler tractors, 235+ excavators, 210+
compactors, 85+ wheel loaders, 95+ articulated dump trucks, 200+ truck
tractors, 560 trailers, 50+ agricultural tractors, real estate and more. Day 4
of the auction (May 1) will feature oil and gas equipment.

April 15, 2015 – Ritchie Bros. will conduct its largest
Canadian auction ever in Edmonton, Alta. on April 28 – May 1, 2015. The
four-day unreserved public auction already features more than 8,000 equipment
items and trucks, including 225+ crawler tractors, 235+ excavators, 210+
compactors, 85+ wheel loaders, 95+ articulated dump trucks, 200+ truck
tractors, 560 trailers, 50+ agricultural tractors, real estate and more. Day 4
of the auction (May 1) will feature oil and gas equipment.

 

"Our next Edmonton auction will be a huge event—our
first four-day auction in Canada, with the most equipment we've ever sold in a
Canadian auction," said Jim Rotlisberger, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie
Bros. Auctioneers. "We have equipment from every sector—construction,
transportation, agriculture, drilling & mining, oil & gas and more. The
auction is open to the public, and every item will be sold to a new owner, with
no minimum bids or reserve prices. Interested bidders are welcome to visit our
Edmonton site ahead of the auction to inspect and test equipment. Bids can be
placed in person, online in real time and by proxy."

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Equipment in the auction will be sold for 750+ owners,
including complete dispersals for Ashtale Contracting Ltd., Earth & Iron
Inc. and Daymond Trucking Company Ltd., as well as major realignments for A-1
Rentals, Garry's Construction Ltd. and Precision Contractors.

 

General auction schedule:

  • Day One (Tuesday, April 28) – 200+ truck tractors, 120
    flatbed trucks, 110 dump trucks, 50+ service trucks, 60+ boom trucks, 35+ water
    trucks, 30+ vacuum trucks, 340+ pickup trucks and more
  • Day Two (Wednesday, April 29) – 95+ articulated dump trucks,
    85+ wheel loaders, 65+ motor graders, 70+ multi-terrain loaders, 40+ motor
    scrapers, 50+ skid steer loaders, 25+ loader backhoes, 125+ dump trailers, 65+
    lowboys, 25+ hiboys, 20+ log trailers and more
  • Day Three (Thursday, April 30) – 225+ crawler tractors, 285+
    boom lifts, 140+ scissorlifts, 120+ telescopic forklifts, 45+ forklifts, 30+
    cranes and more.
  • Day Four (Friday, May 1) – 235+ excavators, 210+ compactors,
    as well as oil and gas, drilling, forestry and other equipment.

 

Specific equipment highlights include:

  • 30+ Kenworth T800 truck tractors
  • 35 Caterpillar D6T LGP crawler tractors
  • 25+ Caterpillar D8T crawler tractors
  • 15 Volvo A40F 6×6 articulated dump trucks
  • 15 2014 Caterpillar 299D XPS multi-terrain loaders
  • Seven Caterpillar 14M VHP motor graders
  • Four 2011 Caterpillar 740B 6×6 articulated dump trucks
  • Four 2015 Freightliner 122SD tri-drive truck tractors
  • Three 2013 Caterpillar 627H motor scrapers
  • Two unused Komatsu WA270-7 wheel loaders
  • Two Link-Belt HTC86100 100-ton 8x4x4 hydraulic truck cranes
  • An unused 2014 Caterpillar 320EL hydraulic excavator
  • A 2011 Bauer BG20H foundation drill