Grand Opening Auction in Donington Park, UK

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John Deere MFWD tractor to be sold at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will celebrate the Grand Opening of our Donington Park, UK auction site with an unreserved public equipment auction on September 18, 2012.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on the morning of the plant auction to officially mark the opening of the Company’s new UK auction site.

The auction, which starts at 9 a.m., features a range of heavy plant equipment, tractors, trucks and items used in the construction, agriculture, material handling and other industries.

3 2012 Doosan DX140LC hydraulic excavators for sale 3 2012 Doosan DX140LC hydraulic excavators for sale

Auction highlights:

  • 38 MFWD tractors
  • 2 Unused 2012 Caterpillar 320EL hydraulic excavators
  • 3 2012 Doosan DX140LC hydraulic excavators
  • 2007 Bomag BW213DH4 vibratory roller
  • 3 Unused 2012 Manitou MT1440SLT 4x4x4 telescopic forklifts
  • 2009 Powerscreen Warrior 1400 crawler screening plant

All items will be sold to the highest bidders without minimum bids or reserve prices—bids can be made in person at the auction site, online in real time at or by proxy.

The former Donington Park, UK auction siteThe former Donington Park, UK auction site

Guylain Turgeon, Managing Director EMEA, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers:

“At Ritchie Bros., we’ve welcomed customers from the UK at our auctions since the early days and have seen a steady stream of buyers and sellers coming to us over the last few decades. The UK has always been an important market for us and we’re excited to have established a centrally-located site where several auctions can be held throughout the year. Situated next to East Midlands Airport, our Donington Park site has excellent accessibility for our travelling customers, as well as direct access to main transport routes. We look forward to welcoming bidders from around the world to Donington Park.”

On April 17th, Ritchie Bros. held its first auction in Donington Park, which attracted 620 online and on-site bidders from close to 50 countries.

More than 670 plant equipment items and trucks were sold to the highest bidders during the one-day auction, with close to 60 percent of the equipment being sold to bidders from outside the UK.

More than 270 items are currently listed for the September grand opening auction with more items to be added in the coming weeks. People interested in selling equipment, trucks or tractors in the auction should contact Ritchie Bros. at +44.132.7311223.

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