Ritchie Bros. to Hold 3 Australia Auctions in September/October

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Ritchie Bros. will sell more than 75 wheel loaders and 70 hydraulic excavators in two days in Australia at unreserved public auctions in Brisbane, QLD on September 18 and Geelong, VIC on September 20.

In total, close to 1,350 pieces of equipment will be sold in the two auctions—with each piece being sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price—without minimum bids or reserve prices.

One month later, Ritchie Bros. will conduct another unreserved auction in Bunbury (Perth) on October 23, 2012, which features a selection of late-model articulated dump trucks, wheel loaders and more.

“All three of our upcoming Australia auctions feature a large selection of late-model equipment—from wheel loaders to hydraulic excavators, articulated dump trucks to prime movers and more,” said Warwick Mackrell, Vice President, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.

“In Brisbane and Geelong alone we will sell more than 20 unused 2012 wheel loaders, and another six a month later at our auction in Bunbury, near Perth. In just two days, at our auctions in Brisbane and Geelong, we will sell close to 1,350 pieces of equipment to buyers all around the world—in fact, our last Brisbane and Geelong auctions in June attracted bidders from 39 countries.”

“The auctions will be open to the public and all equipment will be available for inspection—on site or online—we will almost certainly have something for every equipment user.”

4 Caterpillar 777F rock trucks will be sold4 Caterpillar 777F rock trucks will be sold

Brisbane, QLD Auction

On Tuesday, September 18, Ritchie Bros. will sell close to 700 equipment items in an unreserved auction at its Brisbane auction site, including more than 45 wheel loaders, 40 hydraulic excavators, 25 articulated dump trucks, 10 prime movers and more.

Specific highlights include:

  • 4 Caterpillar 777F rock trucks
  • An unused 2012 Cat 980K wheel loader
  • 4 Caterpillar 972H wheel loaders
  • 3 unused 2012 Volvo A40F 6x6 articulated dump trucks
  • A Caterpillar D10T crawler tractor
  • A 2012 Sandvik QJ341 0.75 mm x 1.2 m crawler jaw crusher

3 Caterpillar 972H wheel loaders will be sold3 Caterpillar 972H wheel loaders will be sold

Geelong, VIC Auction

Two days later, on September 20, at its Geelong, VIC auction site, the Company will sell close to 650 equipment items, including more than 30 wheel loaders, 25 hydraulic excavators, 20 prime movers and more.

Specific equipment highlights include:

  • 2 all terrain cranes (a Demag AC665 250-ton 12x8x4
  • A Liebherr LTM1060-2 60-ton 8x6x8)
  • 4 2007 Western Star 4800FX 6x4 T/A prime movers
  • 3 Caterpillar 972H wheel loaders
  • 2 2011 Volvo A40F 6x6 articulated dump trucks
  • A Caterpillar 825H soil compactor
  • A Hitachi ZX450H hydraulic excavator.

Bunbury (Perth), WA Auction

On October 23, 2012, Ritchie Bros. will conduct a third unreserved auction in Australia in Bunbury (Perth).

The auction already features close to 100 equipment items and trucks, including 15 Volvo A40E 6x6 articulated dump trucks, five unused 2011 Volvo A40F 6x6 articulated dump trucks, two unused 2012 Caterpillar 980K wheel loaders and a 2008 Caterpillar D10T crawler tractor.

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