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2014-08-29 08:20:25

HOUSTON, TX, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, 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 for 3,900+ heavy equipment items and trucks, including 150+ hydraulic excavators, 130+ truck tractors, 50+ bulldozers, a large...

2014-08-26 16:29:37

BENTON, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday's auction of approximately 765 acres of farmland in southern Illinois attracted a strong field of 45 bidders that included farmers as well as local and institutional investors, resulting in an accepted high bid of $4,195,000. "We had a classic competition between investors and local farmers, and a large investor was in the competition right up to the end, but it was the farmers who ended up as the high bidders," said Joe Bubon,...

2014-08-25 16:20:19

ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The liquidation of assets owned by bankrupt electrical contractor Truland Systems is under way with the first online auction of trucks, trailers, vans, bucket trucks and other vehicles. Online bidding began Aug. 23 for 37 of the vehicles, with more auctions planned in the coming weeks, according to Stephen Karbelk, of Auction Markets LLC and David Fiegel of Blackbird Asset Services, LLC, who are selling the assets for the estate. But first,...

2014-08-14 12:20:34

Expanded Facility Will Better Serve Customers and Regional Demand for Catastrophe Services WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the expansion of its IAA Omaha branch located in Springfield, Nebraska, approximately 7.5 miles from Omaha. The expansion adds approximately 11 acres, providing access to...

2014-08-12 23:09:31

The easy way to find your Public Storage Auctions by Zip Code, State or City (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Auction websites such as PublicAuctionFinder.com are the best places to find public storage auctions. These websites act as bridges between auctioneers and auction seekers. PublicAuctionFinder, in particular, allows the auctioneers to list their auctions for free on the site for a larger base of clients to view. Fortunately, there is now an easy way to navigate through the list of hundreds...

2014-08-06 23:10:18

OneCentChic.com announces that they are merging with OneCentKicks.com allowing customers of their penny auction site to bid and take advantage of up to 90% off retail prices for designer handbags and rare sneakers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 OneCentChic.com announced today that they will be merging with their sister site OneCentKicks.com. This merger allows OneCentChic.com customers to not only bid on top designer handbags and other fashion accessories, but also participate in...

2014-08-06 08:37:58

iCollector.com launches next generation auction technology catering to the rapidly expanding mobile user base. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Live Auction Group, leaders in auction technology for over 15 years, hosting iCollector.com and LiveAuctionWorld.com marketplaces, are excited to announce brand new bidding technology for the worldwide auction market. This effort marks a significant step in the growth of the business and for the long term success...

2014-07-24 12:26:18

PHOENIX, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. has released its latest guide on selling at auction. Titled "Auctions on the Go -- Bidding from Your Mobile Device," the resource discusses what bidders need to know about using applications to bid from smartphones and tablets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130079 The guide outlines how auction participants benefit from greater mobility. It also discusses the...

2014-07-23 23:18:11

NameJet‘s new App for iOS gives customers more control when bidding in domain name auctions while on the go. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NameJet, the award-winning aftermarket domain name auction company, has developed, in conjunction with WillowTree Apps, a new bidding application for iOS. The app has an easy-to-use interface, allowing customers to manage their bids, putting them in control of their auctions regardless of location. Matt Overman, General Manager of NameJet said,...

2014-06-27 12:27:38

SULPHUR, Okla., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Oklahoma properties sold at auction this week at prices that caught the attention of area bankers and landowners, with each of the properties being purchased by neighboring landowners. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company conducted all three of the auctions. "All three of these auctions amounted to an object lesson in the power of competitive bidding. In each case, the property sold to a neighbor, but because the neighbor had...


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