Canadian based auctioneer Ritchie Bros. was established in Kelowna, British Columbia in 1958. With expertise in heavy equipment sales and asset management and disposition, the company specialises in buying and selling heavy equipment including construction, farm, forestry and mining equipment, trucks and Government surplus. Ritchie Bros. has over 40 permanent auction sites in North America, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Australia and operations in more than 15 countries across the world. Ritchie Bros. offers clients a range of multi-channel and sector-specific sales services, including live auction events with online bidding, online listing services, online marketplaces and privately negotiated sales. Last month Ritchie Bros announced their acquisition, subject to closing conditions, of parts and service technology firm SmartEquip for US$175 million. SmartEquip is a technology platform providing real-time service and diagnostic support for fleet assets.
Ritchie Bros Australian National Auction will take place on the 20th and 21st of October, with assets located at sites in Brisbane, Perth, Dubbo, Geelong, Mittagong and Adelaide. The timed, online only auction features over 1,300 items including: 2018 Kenworth K200 Big Cab Aerodyne 6×4 prime mover (T/A); 2017 Kenworth T610SAR 6×4 prime mover (T/A); 2013 Powerscreen H6203R horizontal crawler screening plant; 2013 Peterbilt 389 6×4 prime mover (T/A); 2012 Volvo EC700BLC hydraulic excavator; 2012 Caterpillar D6T XL crawler tractor; 2016 Western Star 4800FS 6×4 prime mover (T/A); 2018 McCloskey R155 2 deck scalping screening plant; 2016 Mack CMHT Trident 6×4 prime mover (T/A); 2006 Mack CLR854RSX Titan 6×4 prime mover (T/A); 2006 Caterpillar 12H VHP plus motor grader; 2011 Volvo A35E 6×6 articulated dump truck; 2004 Caterpillar 740 6×6 articulated dump truck; 2008 Komatsu HM400-2 6×6 articulated dump truck; 2003 Caterpillar 12H motor grader; 2004 Hitachi AH400 6×6 articulated dump truck; 2017 Nissan UD 4×2 flatbed truck w/crane; 2012 Powerscreen MAXTRAK 1000 crawler cone crusher and much, much more.