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Ritchie Bros. preps for its largest Canadian auction of 2018

Staff Writer |
With the changing of seasons, comes fleet changes for many Alberta contractors, making spring a big time for auctions in western Canada.

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And there's no bigger Canadian auction than Ritchie Bros.' annual, multi-day April event in Edmonton.

Traditionally, Ritchie Bros.' Edmonton April auction is its largest Canadian event of the year. This year's April 24 – 28 auction already has 8,200+ equipment listed to sell—with more items being added right up to the auction.

Current highlights include 255+ excavators, 245+ compactors, 140 dozers, 130 dump trucks, 95+ articulated dump trucks, 85 loaders, 75+ boom trucks, 75 winch tractors, 20+ bed trucks, 205+ truck tractors, 950+ trailers, as well as a large selection of farmland and industrial real estate.

As always, all items will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices.

Equipment in the auction is being sold for 950+ owners, including a complete dispersal for H&E Oilfield Services Ltd.

On Day Two (April 25) of the auction, Ritchie Bros. will sell nine parcels of farmland, residential and industrial real estate, including a 2,600±-square-foot industrial condo in Rocky Mountain House, AB; four parcels of farmland in Wetaskiwin County, AB ranging from 51.31± title acres to 112.19± title acres; and a country acreage with a residential home and farmland in Thorhild, AB.

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