Ritchie Bros. sets record with $75M in single day sales
June 19, 2014 by STAFF REPORT
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers broke the company’s single day sales record with $75 million of heavy equipment and trucks sold on June 12 in Edmonton. Including June 13, the two-day auction saw more than $104 million in total sales.
The auction drew 5,800 bidders from more than 50 countries registered to bid in person or online. Items up for grabs included: more than 5,350 equipment items and trucks, including 145 excavators, 150 compactors, 110 bulldozers, 50 articulated dump trucks, 60 loaders, 40 agricultural tractors, and 150 truck tractors.
It’s been a successful year for Ritchie Bros. at the Edmonton auction site, with more than $300 million in sales from three auctions. Ritchie Bros. also has three more auctions scheduled for Edmonton in 2014.