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    Ritchie Bros.’ Edmonton auction breaks $78 million in sales

    September 7, 2018 11:13AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers held another successful auction in Edmonton this week, selling more than $78 million of equipment. “We continued to see strong pricing for equipment and trucks in this week’s auction,” said Trent Vandenberghe, regional sales

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    Ritchie Bros. holds its largest Canadian auction of 2018

    April 30, 2018 12:25PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers held its largest Canadian auction of the year this past week, selling more than $207 million over the five-day event just outside Edmonton. Running from April 24-28, the Nisku, Alta., auction attracted more than

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    Over $184 million sold at Ritchie Bros. Edmonton auction

    May 1, 2017 9:59AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros.’ recent auction in Edmonton, Alta. saw close to 14,000 people bid on more than 8,650 items and spend $184 million over the course of the four day event. “As activity levels are picking up in

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    Ritchie Bros.’ Edmonton auction to offer ‘supermarket of equipment’

    April 11, 2017 1:18PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – There will be no shortage of items to choose from at this month’s Ritchie Bros. auction in Edmonton, Alta., with just under 8,000 on the list. The four-day event will feature more than 210 truck tractors, over

  • Ritchie Bros. to acquire IronPlanet, enter alliance with Caterpillar

    August 29, 2016 6:51PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Ritchie Bros. announced today (Aug. 29) that it will acquire IronPlanet, an online marketplace for used and heavy equipment, for approximately US$758.5 million, subject to customary closing adjustments. Ritchie Bros. also said it would enter into a

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    Ritchie Bros.’ Edmonton auction to feature thousands of items, three charity trips

    August 23, 2016 10:48AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. will hold a fourth Edmonton, Alta. auction from Sept. 7-9, with more than 5,100 items already confirmed for sale and more expected to be added to the list. “Whether you’re looking for one item or

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    Ritchie Bros. plans biggest Lethbridge auction to date

    July 11, 2016 11:40AM by Truck West

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. will hold its first ever two-day auction in Lethbridge, Alta. July 21-22, saying it will be the most diverse auction in the Southern Alberta city yet. “We’ve been conducting regular auctions in Lethbridge for a

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    Ritchie Bros. gears up for busy auction season

    June 21, 2016 7:10AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — Ritchie Bros. says it will host 65 unreserved auctions in June and July featuring more than 1,000 truck tractors. “The summer months are vacation for some, but most of our customers are taking advantage of the long

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    Edmonton auctions set record pace for Ritchie Bros.

    June 17, 2016 3:12PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – After a third successful Edmonton, Alta. auction this week, Richie Bros. Auctioneers has sold a record $451 million worth of trucks and equipment in the province’s capitol city, a 14% increase from the same period last year.

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    Ritchie Bros.’ Edmonton auction largest in Canadian history

    May 2, 2016 10:06AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – It was a record week for Ritchie Bros. in Edmonton, as the auctioneers set new company records for online sales, bidders and number of sellers at its largest Canadian auction ever and the second largest overall in

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    Five-day auction expected to be biggest ever

    April 12, 2016 4:58PM by Truck West

    Two El Caminos being sold for charity

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    In face of slumping economy, Ritchie Bros. sees record crowds in Alberta

    March 24, 2016 11:25AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. are expecting a strong turnout at its next equipment auction April 26-28 in Edmonton, Alta., despite the recent downturn in the province’s economy. The auctioneers said 2015 saw record participation for its Edmonton auctions, with

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    Ritchie Bros. to hold ‘massive’ auction in Grande Prairie

    March 3, 2016 3:04PM by Truck West

    GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. is having what it calls a ‘massive equipment and truck auction’ in Grande Prairie, Alta., with one of the best selections of heavy equipment and trucks ever to be sold in the northern Alberta

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    Ritchie Bros. has most successful auction year ever in Edmonton

    December 15, 2015 11:14AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – This year was Ritchie Bros. largest ever in Edmonton, Alta. selling more than 38,250 equipment items and trucks and garnering over $731 million, with 55% being from online sales. “We would like to thank all the companies

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    Ritchie Bros. planning major Edmonton auction

    September 3, 2015 12:00PM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. — More than 200 truck tractors will be among the 7,350-plus pieces of equipment available at a Ritchie Bros. auction in Edmonton Sept. 9-11. There will also be more than 630 trailers up for grabs at the auction.