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Ritchie Bros. conducted its third Houston auction of the year this week, selling 4,700+ equipment items and trucks for US$46+ million—making it the largest June auction ever for the site. Over two action-packed days (June 21 – 22, 2017), more than... Read Story
June 23, 2017, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. conducted its third Edmonton auction of the year this week, selling 5,500+ equipment items and trucks for CA$72+ million (US$54+ million) over two days (June 13 – 14, 2017). More than 7,250 people from 50 countries registered to bid in... Read Story
June 16, 2017, 06:33 AM


Graebel Van Lines, one of the nation's largest privately-owned moving companies, has shut down operations and is selling more than 850 of its trucks and trailers at Ritchie Bros. unreserved public auctions across the United States in 2017. Every item... Read Story
May 26, 2017, 07:10 AM


Ritchie Bros. held its second Fort Worth, TX auction of the year this week, selling 3,800+ items over two days for US$41+ million.  More than 4,250 people from 59 countries registered to bid in the May 17 – 18 auction, including 2,900+ bidders... Read Story
May 22, 2017, 07:02 AM


Ritchie Bros., the world's largest heavy equipment auctioneer and provider of end-to-end services announced the receipt of unconditional antitrust clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice for the proposed acquisition of IronPlanet®, a leading... Read Story
May 19, 2017, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros.' Toronto, ON auction site smashed its sales record for the third time in 12 months, selling CA$45+ million (US$32+ million) of equipment and trucks over two days (May 10 – 11, 2017). Toronto broke a single-auction sales record in May... Read Story
May 15, 2017, 07:02 AM


IronPlanet® announced APSV, the long-established U.K. supplier of ex-MOD and ex-PLC construction equipment, plant and trucks, as its first European customer on the new Marketplace Direct platform. Marketplace Direct features advanced, self-listing... Read Story
May 10, 2017, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros.' April auction in Edmonton attracted 13,800 people from 60+ countries, as 8,650+ items were sold over four days (April 25 – 28, 2017) for US$134+ million. Approximately 66 percent of the bidders in the auction registered to participate... Read Story
May 01, 2017, 06:14 AM


IronPlanet® debuted its next generation allEquip® fixed and negotiated pricing format. In response to growing demand, IronPlanet has launched an enhanced version of its successful allEquip format, which includes the ability to run multi-unit listings... Read Story
March 28, 2017, 07:00 AM


As the dust settled after two action-packed days at Ritchie Bros.' Fort Worth auction site (March 15-16), the sales figures and turnout revealed the company's largest-ever Texas auction. More than 5,675 people registered to bid in person and online... Read Story
March 17, 2017, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. conducted its first Edmonton auction of the year last week, selling 5,000+ equipment items and trucks for CA$62+ million (US$46+ million) over three days (March 2 – 4, 2017). More than 8,650 people from across Canada and 46 other... Read Story
March 09, 2017, 06:55 AM


IronPlanet® debuted its new Marketplace Direct platform that offers advanced, self-listing functionality for larger-scale equipment sellers. Unique to the industry, Marketplace Direct provides an innovative listing and reporting solution that enables... Read Story
February 24, 2017, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. conducted its first multi-day auction of 2017 in Houston, TX this week. More than 4,400+ equipment items and trucks were sold in the February 15 – 16 auction for US$42+ million. The two-day unreserved public auction attracted 5,100+... Read Story
February 17, 2017, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold approximately $4.33 billion of equipment through 356 unreserved auctions and its online equipment marketplace during 2016. This is a new annual record for the Company, and represents a 2% increase in gross auction... Read Story
December 27, 2016, 07:04 AM


In 2016 Ritchie Bros. held six auctions at its flagship site in Edmonton, AB, selling 43,500+ equipment items and trucks for CA$728+ million (US$559+ million). This includes last week's two-day auction on December 8 – 9, when 4,500+ items were sold... Read Story
December 12, 2016, 06:54 AM


Ritchie Bros. held its fifth and final Fort Worth, TX auction of the year this week, selling 4,950+ items over two days for US$40+ million. More than 4,600 people from 56 countries registered to bid in the November 30 – December 1 auction, including... Read Story
December 06, 2016, 07:00 AM


IronPlanet® unveiled the new allEquip® fixed and negotiated pricing format with Make Offer functionality. Adding to its worldwide technology-driven online and onsite auction formats, with the new allEquip, IronPlanet now offers sellers the industry’s... Read Story
November 17, 2016, 07:02 AM


Ritchie Bros. announced that it has acquired Kramer Auctions, a leading Canadian agricultural auction company with exceptionally strong customer relationships in central Canada. This acquisition is expected to significantly strengthen Ritchie Bros.'... Read Story
November 16, 2016, 07:12 AM


Ritchie Bros. conducted its fifth and final Houston, TX auction of the year this week, selling more than 4,200 equipment items and trucks for US$43+ million.   More than 4,725 people from 55+ countries registered to bid in the November 9 – 10 auction... Read Story
November 11, 2016, 07:08 AM


With winter on its way, many Alberta contractors are realigning their fleets for winter work, making it a perfect time for another Ritchie Bros. auction. More than 10,600 people registered to bid for the company's latest Edmonton, AB auction, held... Read Story
October 31, 2016, 07:00 AM


IronPlanet® announced record-breaking results from its month-long September to remember auction events. Combining both online and on-site auctions, the company sold 9,890 items for more than $99 million in GMV (Gross Merchandise Volume), during 23... Read Story
October 21, 2016, 07:06 AM


This week Ritchie Bros. conducted its largest-ever two-day auction in the United States. More than 3,400 equipment items were sold in Columbus, OH on September 28 – 29 for US$76+ million. Approximately US$61+ million of the equipment was sold on Day... Read Story
September 30, 2016, 07:07 AM


With thousands of buyers from around the world participating in Ritchie Bros.' eighth Texas auction of the year, Ritchie Bros. sold more than 4,400 equipment items and trucks for US$54+ million over two days in Fort Worth (Sept 21-22, 2016). More... Read Story
September 23, 2016, 07:02 AM


Last week Ritchie Bros. conducted its fourth Edmonton, AB auction of the year, selling 6,300+ equipment items and trucks for CA$82+ million (US$63+ million).  More than 9,300 people from 42 countries registered to bid in the unreserved auction held... Read Story
September 12, 2016, 07:07 AM


IronPlanet® announced IronPlanet® LiveStream the next generation in online bidding for live on-site auctions. IronPlanet LiveStream builds on IronPlanet’s leading online technology with new live on-site auction features for buyers who need to stay in... Read Story
September 09, 2016, 07:04 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated and IronPlanet® jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Ritchie Bros. will acquire IronPlanet for approximately US$758.5 million, subject to customary closing adjustments. Founded... Read Story
August 30, 2016, 07:15 AM


Ritchie Bros. conducted its fourth Houston, TX auction of the year last week, selling close to 4,300 equipment items and trucks over two days for US$53+ million.  More than 4,500 people from 58 countries registered to bid in the unreserved public... Read Story
August 29, 2016, 07:05 AM


Traditionally an agricultural hub for Ritchie Bros., the company's Tipton, CA auction site held a largely construction and transportation focused auction last week and set a new site sales record in the process. On August 17th, 1,350+ equipment items... Read Story
August 22, 2016, 07:03 AM


Ritchie Bros. announced that it has acquired the business of Petrowsky Auctioneers, significantly enhancing its market presence in the New England region. "Petrowsky's strong focus on customer relationships, trusted auction brand and well-established... Read Story
August 03, 2016, 07:10 AM


Records were smashed in Lethbridge last week, as Ritchie Bros. sold CA$24+ million (US$18+ million) of equipment in two days—with 67 percent (CA$16+ million) selling to online buyers. Traditionally the company's southern Alberta site has focused on... Read Story
July 25, 2016, 07:00 AM


This week Ritchie Bros. conducted its seventh Texas auction of the year, selling more than 4,600 equipment items and trucks for US$59+ million over two days in Fort Worth (July 20-21, 2016).  More than 4,600 people from 55+ countries registered to... Read Story
July 22, 2016, 07:00 AM


IronPlanet® announced that buyers on IronPlanet, TruckPlanet® and GovPlanet® can now take advantage of instant Express financing on equipment purchases when they want to bid. Express, by Currency Capital, along with IronPlanet’s IronClad Assurance®... Read Story
July 14, 2016, 07:02 AM


Ritchie Bros. announced that it has completed its acquisition of the outstanding minority interest of Ritchie Bros. Financial Services, and has made a strategic investment in Machinio Corp. – a global search engine for finding, buying and selling... Read Story
July 13, 2016, 07:18 AM


The 50,000+ members of the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) can now more easily sell their surplus heavy equipment, trucks and other assets—and reach the largest global market of buyers. Ritchie Bros. was recently awarded an auction services... Read Story
July 01, 2016, 07:03 AM


After just three auctions in 2016, Ritchie Bros.' Edmonton, AB team has already sold CA$451+ million of equipment and trucks—a 14% increase in sales compared to the same period last year. This includes a CA$91+ million (US$70+ million) auction held... Read Story
June 24, 2016, 08:00 AM


Two weeks after its largest Canadian auction ever in Edmonton, Alberta, Ritchie Bros. was breaking records again with its largest Ontario auction ever. On May 11-12, 2016, Ritchie Bros. sold more than 3,000 equipment items and trucks for CA$36+... Read Story
May 16, 2016, 07:04 AM


A diverse selection of construction, transportation and farming equipment attracted thousands of buyers from around the world to this week's Ritchie Bros. auction in Fort Worth, TX (May 4-5, 2016). By auction's end, 4,325 people had registered to bid... Read Story
May 06, 2016, 04:00 AM


More than US$47 million of equipment and trucks was sold in Ritchie Bros.' Houston, TX auction this week, which went ahead as scheduled despite heavy storms nearby. "Weather has never stopped a Ritchie Bros. auction," said Alan McVicker, Regional... Read Story
April 22, 2016, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers announced it sold more than US$1 billion worth of equipment, trucks and other assets during the first quarter of 2016—representing 6.8% GAP growth compared to the first quarter of 2015, and a new first quarter GAP record. ... Read Story
April 08, 2016, 07:10 AM


Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers and Yellen Partners announced this week that they will be conducting a two day auction to liquidate the assets from Balmoral Racing Club, Inc. and Maywood Park Trotting Association, Inc. The auction will take... Read Story
April 07, 2016, 07:00 AM


Kruse Energy, an IronPlanet® marketplace, announced a one-day record at its Midland, Texas, auction that drove the company’s gross merchandise volume (GMV) sold to surpass $1.0 billion since mid-2005, when the company was formed. The first day of the... Read Story
March 24, 2016, 07:05 AM


More than 5,950 people registered to bid at Ritchie Bros.' first Denver, CO auction of the year . The record-breaking two-day auction set new Denver site records for number of sellers, items, bidders and total sales, which hit US$46+ million by... Read Story
March 21, 2016, 07:07 AM


At Ritchie Bros.' Grande Prairie auction this week, one thing became clear: records would be broken. By auction's end, CA$62+ million (US$46+ million) of equipment had been sold, and more than 7,150 people had registered to bid—both new records for... Read Story
March 16, 2016, 07:03 AM


IronPlanet and Auctions America, which specializes in the sale of American Classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs, announced an agreement to jointly market Auctions America’s annual Fort Lauderdale event. To be held at... Read Story
March 15, 2016, 06:57 AM


Tiger Liquidity Services Energy Partners announces it will sell equipment from Enseco Services in Casper, Wyo. & Minot, N.D. during a March 22nd  online sale; bidding opens March 16th.By order of the court appointed receiver, Tiger Liquidity Services... Read Story
March 11, 2016, 06:56 AM


Ritchie Bros. announced its recent two-day auction set a new Texas-state records for number of bidders and items sold. The yard was packed with equipment—all of it lined up carefully, ready to be sold—as huge crowds showed up to bid at the auction... Read Story
March 04, 2016, 07:24 AM


Ritchie Bros.' first Canadian auction of the year in Edmonton, AB, a three-day unreserved public auction (February 24 – 26), attracted 13,100+ bidders from 47 countries—50 percent more than the same auction last year. Ritchie Bros. sold more than... Read Story
February 29, 2016, 07:15 AM


Last week, buyers from around the world visited Ritchie Bros.' 200-acre Orlando, FL site for the year's largest equipment auction. In just five days, Ritchie Bros. sold a record 10,700+ items for US$172+ million. February is auction season in Florida... Read Story
February 22, 2016, 07:12 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated announced that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV ("Mascus"), a leading global online equipment listing service. The acquisition expands the breadth of equipment disposition and management solutions... Read Story
February 19, 2016, 07:08 AM


IronPlanet® sold more than 2,350 items for $93.8 million in gross merchandise volume, or GMV, at its Cat Auction Services unreserved public auction in Kissimmee, FL, last week. GMV from IronPlanet’s five-day sale held from February 8 – 12, 2016... Read Story
February 19, 2016, 07:00 AM


IronPlanet® will showcase U.S. military Humvees at its five day Kissimmee, Florida, unreserved public auction. GovPlanet, IronPlanet’s online marketplace for used government surplus, is auctioning three High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles... Read Story
January 29, 2016, 07:05 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold 3,650+ equipment items and trucks for US$43+ million at this week's unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, TX (December 2 – 3, 2015). Ritchie Bros. conducted five auctions in Fort Worth in 2015, selling a combined 18,800+ lots... Read Story
December 04, 2015, 07:15 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold 4,200+ equipment items and trucks for $50+ million at this week's unreserved public auction in Houston, TX. In total, the Company conducted five auctions in Houston in 2015, selling a combined 19,700+ lots for $238+ million with... Read Story
November 13, 2015, 07:00 AM


Yellen Partners, LLC (Yellen Partners), a financial services, asset management, auctioneer and appraisal firm, announced that Organic Avenue, LLC (Organic Avenue), the former grab-and-go destination for organic, plant-based meals and snacks in New... Read Story
November 10, 2015, 06:18 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold CA$137+ million (US$104+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Edmonton, AB this week (October 27 – 29, 2015). Ritchie Bros.' Edmonton site has already surpassed its 2014 sales record, selling... Read Story
October 30, 2015, 07:05 AM


Yellen Partners, LLC (Yellen Partners), a financial services, asset management, auctioneer and appraisal firm, announced the second liquidation sale of nearly $1 million of former rental fleet construction equipment. The sale will be conducted as an... Read Story
October 01, 2015, 06:33 AM


Ritchie Bros. (NYSE:RBA), conducted its largest ever Texas auction this week, selling US$70+ million of heavy equipment and trucks at its permanent Fort Worth auction site. The two-day unreserved public auction on September 23 – 24, 2015, also set a... Read Story
September 25, 2015, 07:00 AM


IronPlanet announced that it has closed a new $55 million senior secured credit facility. The new facility repays a prior senior secured loan and provides additional capital for growth. “IronPlanet is continuing to build on the momentum we’ve... Read Story
September 18, 2015, 07:06 AM


Hilco Industrial and Gordon Brothers Group announced that they will run a private treaty sale process to sell an extensive fleet of trucking and heavy haul equipment from Butch’s Trucking Inc., one of the nation’s premier oil and gas servicing... Read Story
August 31, 2015, 07:03 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold US$45+ million of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Houston, Texas on August 26 – 27, 2015. More than 3,875 items were sold in the auction, including 285+ truck tractors, 160 frac tanks, 110 excavators, 55+... Read Story
August 28, 2015, 06:58 AM


IronPlanet and Finning International, the largest Cat® dealer in the world, announced that Finning has agreed to jointly market used heavy equipment through Cat Auction Services, IronPlanet’s unreserved  auction marketplace. Finning will be hosting... Read Story
August 26, 2015, 07:12 AM


Gordon Brothers Group will be selling a large package of equipment, formerly owned by Hodges Trucking Company L.L.C., in conjunction with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneer this September and October. On June 18, 2015, Gordon Brothers Group announced that it... Read Story
August 17, 2015, 07:10 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold more than US$53 million of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas on July 22-23, 2015. The two-day auction set a new Fort Worth site record for number of lots sold, with more than 4,250 items... Read Story
July 27, 2015, 07:02 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold US$45+ million of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Houston, Texas on June 24 – 25, 2015. The two-day auction set a new Houston site record for number of sellers. Auction highlights included 325+ trailers... Read Story
June 26, 2015, 07:00 AM


Tiger Group’s Remarketing Services division has announced the creation of GearXpres, an auction marketplace dedicated to offering professional quality broadcast, film and A/V equipment under the direction of industry veteran Chris Thompson.GearXpres... Read Story
June 18, 2015, 06:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold US$40+ million of equipment and trucks at a record-breaking auction last week in Denver, Colorado (June 11 - 12, 2015). The two-day unreserved public auction set multiple site records, including total sales, online sales (US$17+... Read Story
June 15, 2015, 07:21 AM


Ritchie Bros.sold CA$96+ million (US$78+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks at an unreserved public auction in Edmonton, AB on June 9 – 11, 2015. The auction attracted 6,950+ bidders from 45+ countries, including 4,500+ online bidders (65... Read Story
June 12, 2015, 07:05 AM


IronPlanet sold $33.7 million in equipment at auctions held on May 13th – 14th, 2015. In addition to sales across its online marketplaces IronPlanet®, TruckPlanet, and GovPlanet, IronPlanet held two onsite auctions:  a Cat Auction Services live... Read Story
May 21, 2015, 06:30 AM


 In early May 2015, Phoenix-based Swift Transportation sold 25 2013 Volvo VNL 670 sleeper truck tractors on EquipmentOne, Ritchie Bros.' new secure online marketplace. The professionally-maintained, low mileage, late model trucks were listed for 10... Read Story
May 18, 2015, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold more than $50 million of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas on May 6 – 7, 2015. The two-day auction set a new Fort Worth site record for number of lots sold, with more than 3,900 items being... Read Story
May 08, 2015, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold more than CA$215 million (US$177+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks at an unreserved public auction in Edmonton, AB from April 28 – May 1, 2015, making it the largest Canadian auction in Company history. The auction broke... Read Story
May 05, 2015, 07:04 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold more than US$57 million of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Houston, Texas on April 15 – 16, 2015. More than 3,800 items were sold, including 100+ excavators, 60+ crawler tractors, 55+ cranes, as well as a... Read Story
April 17, 2015, 06:57 AM


IronPlanet, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment and trucks, sold $46.7 million in equipment at auctions held across its marketplaces March 25th – 27th. In addition to auctions held on IronPlanet’s online... Read Story
April 01, 2015, 07:08 AM


IronPlanet announced it will hold auctions on IronPlanet and across all of its marketplaces this Wednesday through Friday, as well as hold a joint live unreserved public auction with Cat Auction Services in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 25... Read Story
March 24, 2015, 09:35 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold more than CA$44 million (US$34+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks at an unreserved public auction in Montreal, QC on March 18 and 19, 2015—the largest Montreal auction in Company history. The two-day auction also set new site... Read Story
March 20, 2015, 06:57 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold more than US$47 million of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas on March 4 - 5, 2015. The two-day auction set a new Fort Worth site record for number of registered bidders; more than 4,700... Read Story
March 06, 2015, 06:56 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold 4,600+ equipment items and trucks for CA$84+ million (US$67+ million) at an unreserved public auction in Edmonton, AB this week, making it the Company's largest Canadian auction ever held in February. The two-day auction, held... Read Story
February 27, 2015, 06:59 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold a record-breaking 10,500+ equipment items and trucks at its premier global auction last week in Orlando, Florida. The five-day unreserved public auction (February 16 – 20, 2015) attracted 9,350+ on-site and online bidders from 81... Read Story
February 24, 2015, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than US$42 million of heavy equipment and trucks at an unreserved public auction in Houston, Texas on February 11-12, 2015. More than 3,800 lots were sold, including 190+ truck tractors, 60+ excavators, 30+ dozers... Read Story
February 13, 2015, 06:17 AM


The Industrial Auctioneers Association (IAA) presented its 2014 Marketing Award to Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers for their successful marketing and sale of the assets from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. In May of 2014, Loeb Winternitz... Read Story
February 02, 2015, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold approximately $4.2 billion of equipment through 349 unreserved auctions and its online equipment marketplace during 2014. This is a new annual record for the Company, and represents a 10.5% increase in gross auction... Read Story
December 23, 2014, 07:05 AM


IronPlanet and Associated Auction Services LLC, an alliance of Caterpillar and several of its independent Cat® dealers, that operates under the name of Cat Auction Services (hereinafter referred to as “Cat Auction Services”), confirmed that they have... Read Story
December 22, 2014, 07:10 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than US$63 million of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on December 11 – 12, 2014. This was Ritchie Bros.' 6,000th auction in its history and the largest December auction ever. More than 4,700... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 07:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducted its largest agriculture auction of 2014 yesterday in Saskatoon, SK (December 2), selling more than CA$41 million (US$36+ million) of equipment and trucks in a single day. The unreserved public auction also set new... Read Story
December 03, 2014, 07:00 AM


GovPlanet, an online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling used government assets, sold 158 inspected items from U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) surplus rolling stock at its first online auction held on November 19 at GovPlanet.com. “The... Read Story
December 01, 2014, 06:53 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than US$56 million of heavy equipment and trucks on November 12 – 13, 2014 at its permanent auction site in Houston, Texas. Auction highlights included 185+ truck tractors, 130+ excavators, 75+ agricultural... Read Story
November 14, 2014, 06:42 AM


IronPlanet announced that it has acquired Kruse Energy and Equipment Auctioneers LLC, the leader in oilfield equipment auctions, extending its presence in the oilfield industry. Terms were not disclosed. “IronPlanet and Kruse together will give our... Read Story
November 04, 2014, 07:10 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than US$98+ million of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on October 28 – 30, 2014. The unreserved public auction set new records for most items ever sold in a Canadian auction (close to 6,700) and... Read Story
October 31, 2014, 06:41 AM


Ritchie Bros. sold $36+ million of equipment in Montreal, attracting more than 5,000 bidders from 52 countries at its auction held September 24-25, 2014. The Company also held a two-day equipment auction at the same time in Fort Worth, Texas, which... Read Story
September 29, 2014, 06:33 AM


IronPlanet announced the launch of GovPlanet.com, an online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling used government assets. GovPlanet will be the primary marketplace for the sale of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) rolling stock surplus... Read Story
September 25, 2014, 06:26 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than CA$83 million (US$75+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on September 10 – 12, 2014. This auction set multiple Company records for the month of September, including record gross... Read Story
September 16, 2014, 06:40 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than US$48 million of heavy equipment and trucks during an unreserved public auction at the Company's permanent auction site in Houston, Texas on August 27 & 28, 2014. More than 3,900 registered bidders competed... Read Story
August 29, 2014, 06:52 AM


The May Rouse Value Index™ for used equipment prices increased to 45.7, up 0.5% from April values. This is 5.6% higher than the prior peak period of 43.3 in April 2007, and 54.0% higher than prior trough period of 29.7 in June 2009. The Rouse Value... Read Story
July 02, 2014, 06:50 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than US$95 million of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, AB on June 11 – 13, 2014. The auction set a new one-day sales record for the Company: more than CA$75 million (US$69+ million) of equipment was sold on... Read Story
June 23, 2014, 06:30 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will sell a large selection of late model industrial and agricultural equipment at its unreserved public auction in St. Louis, MO on June 27, 2014. Equipment highlights in the auction include a selection of bulldozers and... Read Story
June 16, 2014, 06:00 AM


IronPlanet announced a licensing agreement with BiddingAce, a new online marketplace for general aviation aircraft. Under the agreement, BiddingAce uses IronPlanet technology to power its e-commerce marketplace. “IronPlanet is excited to extend our... Read Story
June 11, 2014, 06:55 AM


Ritchie Bros. and AssetWorks, a leading provider of Enterprise Asset Management software solutions, announced the availability of a prepackaged integration between the Ritchie Bros. EquipmentOne marketplace (www.EquipmentOne.com and AssetWorks... Read Story
June 05, 2014, 05:59 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than CA$40 million (US$36+ million) of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Montreal, QC May 21 - 22, 2014. The auction set multiple Montreal site records, including online sales (CA$18+ million... Read Story
May 27, 2014, 06:15 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than US$47 million of equipment items and trucks at a two-day unreserved public auction held at its permanent auction site in Fort Worth, Texas on May 14 & 15, 2014. The auction set a new record for online sales in... Read Story
May 19, 2014, 06:28 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than CA$143 million (US$129+ million) of trucks and heavy equipment in Edmonton, AB on April 23 - 25, 2014, making it the largest Canadian auction in Company history. Multiple other records were broken in the... Read Story
April 29, 2014, 06:15 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers officially opened its new auction site in Manchester, NH on April 17th during a multi-million dollar grand opening auction. More than 1,400 bidders from 40 countries registered on site or online to participate in yesterday's... Read Story
April 21, 2014, 05:56 AM


IronPlanet will celebrate the 14th anniversary of its first auction this week. “We’re excited to celebrate 14 years of growth since our first online auction,” said Greg Owens, CEO, IronPlanet. “We have attracted more than one million registered users... Read Story
March 26, 2014, 05:59 AM


Gordon Brothers Group received sale order approval by the Federal Bankruptcy Court in Delaware for Green Field Energy Services, Inc.’s entire portfolio of equipment and inventory assets. Green Field Energy Services, a well service provider... Read Story
March 18, 2014, 06:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducted a record-breaking US$60+ million two-day auction in Las Vegas, NV last week (March 6 & 7, 2014). The unreserved public auction was the largest the site has ever conducted in terms of gross auction proceeds, number... Read Story
March 11, 2014, 06:30 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than CA$57 million (US$51.5+ million) of equipment and trucks at its first Canadian auction of 2014, held at its permanent auction site in Edmonton, AB on February 26 - 27, 2014. Close to 3,800 equipment items and... Read Story
March 03, 2014, 06:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducted a record-breaking unreserved public auction at its auction site in Tipton, CA on February 14, 2014. The multi-million dollar auction set new Tipton site records for number of registered bidders (2,850+) and number... Read Story
February 24, 2014, 06:00 AM


IronPlanet announced it has surpassed 1 million users who have registered to view equipment for sale and participate in online auctions at IronPlanet.com. “This is an exciting milestone for us because it demonstrates that more than 1 million users... Read Story
February 21, 2014, 06:51 AM


The December Rouse Value Index for used equipment decreased to 44.1, down 0.7% from November values. This is 1.1% higher than prior peak of 43.6 in April 2007, and 48.5% higher than prior trough of 29.7 in June 2009. The Rouse Value Index measures... Read Story
February 03, 2014, 06:00 AM


IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment, announced it will host the industry’s first major auction of 2014 on Jan. 28-31, featuring nearly 2,000 construction and related items for sale online.“IronPlanet is dedicated to... Read Story
January 21, 2014, 06:00 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold approximately $3.8 billion of equipment at 356 unreserved auctions around the world in 2013. This represents a 3% decrease in gross auction proceeds (GAP) compared to the record GAP the Company generated last year.... Read Story
December 24, 2013, 07:02 AM