Ritchie Bros. set for its largest Grande Prairie spring auction ever

More than 2,800 items from 350+ owners to sell in the three-day event on April 11 – 13, 2019

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB (April 1, 2019) – Next week Ritchie Bros. will host its first Grande Prairie, AB auction of the year and with 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+ dozers, 25+ excavators, 20+ farm tractors, 10+ combines, 65+ truck tractors, 300+ 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," said Terry Moon, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. "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," said Greg Wadsworth, Owner of Integrity Industries North. "We have bought and sold with Ritchie Bros. many times over the years. They're 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+ 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 rbauction.com/Grande-Prairie.

About Ritchie Bros.

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company's selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance(R) equipment condition certification; Marketplace-E, an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options; Mascus, a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers, and Cat(R) auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.

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