Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to open new auction facility in Fort Worth, Texas next week
Two-day unreserved public auction features 300-Ton Conventional Truck Crane capable of lifting 24 end-zone score boards at Cowboys Stadium
“We are growing due to the needs of both our local and international customers who participate at our auctions from around the world to find the equipment that best fits their needs,” said
Customers from more than 100 countries, including every U.S. states as well as all Canadian provinces and territories, have participated at Ritchie Bros.
The auction is open to the public; registration is free. First-time bidders are encouraged to register prior to auction day, due to a refundable deposit requirement. Bids can also be placed online in real time at www.rbauction.com or by proxy by contacting the auction site at +1.817.237.6544. To bid online, bidders need to register online at least two days in advance of the live auction. Certain smaller items at the
Fort Worth Grand Opening auction details: ----------------------------------------- - Location: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers' Fort Worth permanent auction site at 6050 Azle Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76135 - Fort Worth permanent auction site tel: +1.817.237.6544 - Grand Opening auction date & time: Wednesday & Thursday, September 29 & 30, 2010. Auction begins at 8:00 a.m. (local time) each day - Official ribbon-cutting date & time: Wednesday, April 29, 2010-mid- morning (exact time TBD) - Unreserved auction is open to the public; registration to bid is free - Anyone can come to the auction site the week before auction day to inspect, test and compare items - Bids for the live auction can be made in person at the auction site, online in real time at rbauction.com or by proxy - More information, including equipment details and photos, is available at www.rbauction.com
About Ritchie Bros.
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. The Company has over 110 locations in more than 25 countries, including 42 auction sites worldwide. Ritchie Bros. sells, through unreserved public auctions, a broad range of used and unused industrial assets, including equipment, trucks and other assets utilized in the construction, transportation, agricultural, material handling, mining, forestry, petroleum and marine industries. The Company maintains a web site at www.rbauction.com and sponsors an equipment wiki at www.RitchieWiki.com.
ATTENTION MEDIA: Photos and other media resources, including visuals that can be expected to be seen during the auction as well as images of the HC278H Self-Erecting Conventional Truck Crane, are available for use at http://www.rbauction.com/media.
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