Vancouver-based Ritchie Bros. was established in 1958 and is now one of the largest auctioneers of heavy equipment worldwide. The firm has a strong global presence, operating from more than 15 countries and over 40 permanent locations. In addition to on-site auctions, Ritchie Bros. provides online auctioneering services, used to continue equipment auctions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm had more than 23,500 bidders registering from 58 countries for their first completely online auction. The auction from Ritchie Bros. Edmonton site saw the sale of over 10,700 items with a total gross transactional value in excess of CA$184M.
In a live online auction on the 9th of July and a timed online auction on the 10th of July Ritchie Bros. will sell a huge offering of heavy machinery and equipment from their Regina location. More than 980 lots feature in the sale, including equipment from the complete dispersal of Zou Farming Corp, V Sunshine Acres Ltd, thehayfarm.ca, Gene Hval and Allegiance Oilfield Services and Supply, and equipment from PAR Contracting Ltd, Gerald Trobert and G 5 Farms.
Assets include: 2018 Trailtech tilt deck equipment trailer; 2018 Vermeer bale processor; 2017 Mandako 3230 30 Ft vertical disc; 2016 Doepker 34 Ft tridem end dump trailer; 2016 New Holland square baler; 2015 Versatile RT490 combine; 2009 John Deere 9530 4WD tractor; 2013 Macdon M155 35 Ft swather; 2013 Peterbilt 388 sleeper truck tractor (T/A); 2013 Bourgault 3710 60 Ft air drill and much, much more. A large selection of unused equipment is also featured in the auction, including: 2020 Industrias America hydraulic box scraper; 2020 Industrias America rotary mower; 2020 Wolverine hydraulic skid steer brush cutter; 2020 Industrias America header transport and more.