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Ritchie Bros. September Auction Sees 31 Percent Item Increase Year Over Year

Thu August 29, 2019 - National Edition
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With more than 10,000 items to sell — up 31 percent year over year —Ritchie Bros. has extended its September auction to five days. By the end of the day on Sept. 14, every item will be sold and soon on its way to different jobs across Canada or around the world.

"We have equipment from 1,000 companies prepped and ready to sell," said Trent Vandenberghe, regional sales manager, Ritchie Bros. "This includes a lot of low-hour, late-model equipment as a result of multiple fleet dispersals, including all the assets from Terra Firma Equipment Sales & Rentals, which has been one of the most trusted heavy equipment and attachment sales and rental companies in western Canada since 1967."

Equipment highlights in the Sept. 10 – 14 auction include 120+ excavators, 85+ compactors, 80+ skid steers, 55+ loaders, 50 dozers, 200+ truck tractors, thousands of attachments and more. All items will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices.

"Everything we are selling is prepared to go to work," said Dave Rock, operations and general manager of Terra Firma, which is selling more than 1,200 items in the September Ritchie Bros. auction. "Most of our gear is low-hour, some is brand new. Our equipment is first class and we wanted a first-class auction company, so we chose Ritchie Bros. We have already received calls about our equipment from all over the world."

Specific equipment highlights include:

  • 2018 SBM Remax 500 crawler impact crusher
  • 2018 SBM Remax 300 crawler impact crusher
  • 2018 Rubble Master 90GO crawler impact crusher
  • Two Soilmec SR50 crawler drills
  • 2019 Komatsu PC490LC-11 hydraulic excavator
  • 2017 Caterpillar D6T LGP dozer
  • 2011 Caterpillar 16M motor grader

For more information about the Edmonton auction, including detailed equipment information, visit

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