Ritchie Bros. to auction off Basnett Truck Service equipment

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GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Oil and rig moving equipment from more than 360 owners will be auctioned off by Ritchie Bros. during a massive sale here Thursday and Friday.

Equipment up for sale comes from companies including Basnett Truck Service.

More than 2,100 pieces of equipment are up for grabs, Ritchie Bros. announced, including winch tractors, boom trucks and bed trucks. The sale will be held at Ritchie Bros.’ Grande Prairie facility at Hwy. 43 and Range Rd. 51.

“This is one of the largest selections of late model equipment we’ve seen in the Peace Country for some time,” said Brian Glenn, vice-president of sales, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. “In addition to our featured oilfield rig moving equipment, the auction line-up also includes a selection of late model construction and agricultural equipment ready for work – there is something for everyone. Our yard will be open prior to the auction so interested bidders can inspect and test out the equipment.”

“We’re getting ready to move on to a new venture and Ritchie Bros. has been the perfect partner to help us in this key part of the process. I’ve been buying and selling at Ritchie Bros. auctions for over 20 years and it is the most professional auction company I’ve ever dealt with,” added Vern Basnett, president of Basnett Truck Service. “Our fleet featured in this week’s auction is made up of a wide selection of rig moving equipment, from winch and bed tractors to lowboys and floats. They’ve all been detailed and are ready to be put to work.”

Online bidding is also accepted. You can register at rbauction.com.

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