Ritchie Bros. to sell 200+ cranes in upcoming auctions

Aug 20, 2015, 15:30 ET from Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

Unreserved auctions in September and October feature 60+ rough terrain cranes, 40+ all terrain cranes, 35 hydraulic truck cranes, 20 crawler cranes, and more

VANCOUVER, Aug. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Ritchie Bros. (rbauction.com), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell more than 200 cranes plus related rigging equipment at unreserved auctions in September and October. Crane highlights include 60+ rough terrain cranes, 40+ all terrain cranes, 35 hydraulic truck cranes, 20 crawler cranes, 10+ carry deck cranes, 10+ tower cranes and more. All items will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices. Auctions with large selections of cranes include Houston, TX, USA (August 26 – 27); Edmonton, AB, Canada (Sep 9 – 11); Ocaña, Spain (Sep. 16 – 17); Fort Worth, TX, USA (Sep. 23 – 24); Moerdijk, The Netherlands (Sep. 24 – 25); Salt Lake City, UT, USA (Sep. 30); Caorso, Italy (Oct. 1); and Columbus, OH, USA (Oct. 6).

"We have an excellent selection of quality cranes from well-known companies across North America and Europe available in our September and October auctions," said Terry Dolan, President (USA & Latin America), Ritchie Bros. "We conducted a massive crane auction in Casper, Wyoming in March—selling 38 cranes for US$35+ million. Following that success, a number of top companies contacted us to sell their cranes, making now a great time for buyers to get the cranes they need for upcoming projects. As always, all equipment will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices."

Crane sellers include Sterling Crane, Hodges Trucking LLC, Shurtleff & Andrews Corp., and more.

"We've been in the crane business for more than 65 years, working on projects throughout the United States. All the equipment we're selling has been maintained to the highest standards," said Glen Shurtleff, Vice President, Shurtleff & Andrews Corp. "We have a wide selection of equipment to choose from—from 20-ton pickers to 450-ton crawler cranes, rigging equipment, boom lifts, trucks, tools and more. This equipment was used for our own work and is now ready for a new owner."

Specific crane highlights include:

  • Four Grove GMK5275 275-ton 10x6x10 all terrain cranes will be sold in Fort Worth, TX
  • 13 Grove GMK5135 135-ton 10x6x10 all terrain cranes will be sold in Fort Worth, TX and Columbus, OH
  • Three American 11320 450-ton crawler cranes will be sold in Salt Lake City, UT
  • Five Grove TMS9000E 110-ton 8x4x4 hydraulic truck cranes will be sold in Fort Worth, TX and Columbus, OH
  • Two Grove GMK5240 240-ton 10x8x10 all terrain cranes will be sold in Fort Worth, TX
  • Two Kobelco CK1100G 110-ton crawler cranes will be sold in Fort Worth, TX
  • Two Grove GMK5130-1 130-ton 10x6x10 all terrain cranes will be sold in Moerdijk, NLD
  • Two Kobelco CK1000III 100-ton crawler cranes will be sold in Fort Worth, TX
  • An American 9310 crawler crane will be sold in Salt Lake City, UT

For a complete list of cranes selling in upcoming Ritchie Bros. auctions, visit rbauction.com/cranes-for-sale.

About Ritchie Bros.
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence, including live unreserved public auctions with on-site and online bidding (rbauction.com), the EquipmentOneTM secure online marketplace (EquipmentOne.com), a professional corporate asset management program, and a range of value-added services, including equipment financing for customers through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (rbauction.com/financing). Ritchie Bros. has operations in 19 countries, including 44 auction sites worldwide. Learn more at RitchieBros.com.

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SOURCE Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers



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