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2013-10-31 08:20:50

This week's Edmonton auction achieved new records for gross auction proceeds (CA$95+ million), number of sellers (840+) and number of items (5,850+) sold at a two-day auction EDMONTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, conducted its largest two-day auction in Company history this week in Edmonton, AB (October 29 - 30, 2013). More than 5,850 equipment items and trucks were sold in the public...

2013-10-09 00:20:14

VANCOUVER, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, invites interested parties to participate in its investor and analyst conference call occurring tomorrow, October 9, 2013, at 10:00 am Eastern time / 7:00 am Pacific time / 3:00 pm BST. On the call, Peter Blake, CEO, and Bob Armstrong, Chief Strategic Development Officer, will discuss the company's recent announcement that Mr. Blake will...

2013-10-08 20:21:24

VANCOUVER, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA; "the company") today announced that Chief Executive Officer Peter Blake will step down in May 2014, at the time of the company's next Annual General Meeting. During the interim period Mr. Blake will remain as CEO, continuing to lead the company and the Board will initiate a search for Mr. Blake's replacement. Mr. Blake joined Ritchie Bros. in 1991 and has served as CEO of Ritchie Bros. since...

2013-09-30 12:20:33

More than 2,800 trucks and heavy equipment items were sold for over 300 sellers at the Company's permanent auction site MOERDIJK, The Netherlands, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than EUR30 million (US$41+ million) of trucks and heavy equipment items during a two-day unreserved public auction at its auction site in Moerdijk, The Netherlands on September 26 & 27, 2013. The...

2013-09-23 16:20:41

VANCOUVER, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (the "Company") (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Beverley Anne Briscoe as Deputy Chairperson of the Company's Board of Directors, effective September 23, 2013. Ms. Briscoe joined the Company as a director in October 2004, and has served as a member of the Nominating & Corporate Governance and Audit Committees, most recently...

2013-09-06 08:20:13

More than 5,350 items were sold for 825+ sellers as part of the unreserved public auction-setting a new company record for most sellers in a single Ritchie Bros. auction EDMONTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold CA$64+ million (US$61+ million) of heavy equipment, trucks and property during a two-day unreserved public auction at its permanent auction site in Edmonton, Alberta, on September...

2013-08-30 12:20:44

More than 4,700 items -- including a large selection of highway safety products previously owned by Highway Technologies -- were sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price, at this week's auction HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than US$53 million of heavy equipment, trucks and other industrial assets during a two-day unreserved public auction in Houston, Texas on August...

2013-08-06 08:20:50

All dollar amounts are presented in U.S. dollar unless otherwise indicated. VANCOUVER, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA, "Company"), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announces net earnings and adjusted net earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 of $30.0 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $31.3 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, representing a 4% decrease in net earnings, and...

2013-08-02 12:21:41

Seven hundred equipment items to be sold by unreserved public auction in Williston, ND on August 8-every item will be sold without minimum bids or reserved prices WILLISTON, ND, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will conduct an unreserved public auction in Williston, ND on August 8, 2013. Seven hundred equipment items and trucks are featured in the auction, including 50+ frac tanks, 65+ truck...

2013-07-25 12:21:56

Buyers looking for great deals on used cars are finding the lowest prices in the Washington, D.C./Metro Area at Capital Auto Auction where scores of cars are sold for under $1,000 at weekly live/drive and online auctions WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Buyers looking for great deals on used cars are finding the lowest prices in the Washington, D.C./Metro Area at Capital Auto Auction where scores of cars are sold for under $1,000 at weekly live/drive and online...