Two-day unreserved public auction to feature late-model excavating equipment and much more
FORT WORTH, TX, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell more than 2,850 construction, transportation, and farm equipment items at an unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas on May 6 – 7, 2015. Every item will be sold with no minimum bids or reserve prices, including 15 2014 Komatsu hydraulic excavators, 10+ late-model Case IH farm tractors and 215+ truck tractors, as well as a large selection of skid steer loaders, loader backhoes, wheel loaders, motor graders, and more. Bids can be made in person at the auction site, online in real-time at rbauction.com and by proxy.
"This is a great opportunity to buy late-model, low hour construction gear," said Dolan Aucoin, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. "What's really exciting is how strong this auction is across multiple sectors—we have a solid line-up of transportation and farm equipment available as well. Everyone is welcome to bid, and everything will sell to the highest bidders on auction day, with no reserve prices or minimum bids. We also encourage those interested to come visit our site to test and inspect equipment ahead of the auction."
More than 300 companies will sell their equipment at the May 6 – 7 auction, including Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., an industrial, road building and construction equipment dealer established in 1983, which has 10 locations in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. Kirby-Smith will sell late-model Komatsu and John Deere excavating equipment at the auction.
"Ritchie Bros. has been the best auction house to work with," said Chris Kirby, Used Equipment Manager and Vice President, Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. "My dad's been doing business with Ritchie Bros. for over 30 years, ever since he started, and they've always done a very good job for us. The professionalism, the marketing, and how the equipment is represented—there's no competition in my mind."
Fort Worth, Texas auction details:
- Location: 6050 Azle Avenue, Lake Worth, TX 76135-2603
- Time and date: Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. (local time)
- Auction site phone: +1.817.237.6544
- The auction is open to the public; registration to bid is free; a refundable bid deposit may be required
- How to register and bid:
- In person at the auction site
- Online at rbauction.com – register in advance and bid online in real time on auction day; a refundable bid deposit may be required; first-time bidders should register several days in advance of the auction
- By proxy – phone the auction site to place a proxy bid
- Interested buyers can come to the auction site to inspect, test and compare items ahead of the auction
For more information on the auction, including detailed equipment information and high-resolution equipment photos, visit rbauction.com/fort-worth.
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.
Photos for media are available at rbauction.com/media.
SOURCE Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers