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2014-10-01 12:21:40

The world's largest industrial auctioneer will sell a selection of heavy construction, transportation, forestry and other industrial equipment items all to highest bidders DULUTH, MN, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will host an unreserved public auction in Duluth, Minnesota on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Featured items in the upcoming auction include a selection of bulldozers, wheel loaders,...

2014-09-26 08:20:30

Montreal auction breaks site records; Fort Worth auction site concludes second 3,000+-item auction in less than two months VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Thousands of registered bidders from 67 countries participated at two unreserved public equipment auctions conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA) in Montreal, Quebec and Fort Worth, Texas earlier this week. Ritchie Bros. (www.rbauction.com), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold CA$40+...

2014-09-19 12:21:07

The unreserved auction, which follows the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance show in Chicago, features more than 750 equipment items and trucks, including a wide selection of railroad equipment items CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell more than 750 rail and industrial equipment items at an unreserved public auction in Chicago, Illinois on October 2, 2014. The...

2014-09-15 20:20:16

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (the "Corporation") (NYSE & TSX: RBA) announces that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has adopted amended and restated by-laws (the "Amended and Restated By-laws") and a Say on Pay Policy as part of the Corporation's continued commitment to implementing good corporate governance practices. Commencing with the Corporation's 2015 annual meeting, shareholders will vote on an advisory resolution with...

2014-09-15 08:20:40

The Company surpassed $1 billion in annual online sales during the three-day Edmonton auction, which was the Company's largest-ever September auction EDMONTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$83 million (US$75+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on September 10 - 12, 2014. This auction set multiple Company records for the month of September,...

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...

2014-08-22 16:20:27

Online-only marketplace hosts special crane and truck events featuring equipment from sellers across the United States PITTSBURGH, PA, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest seller of used industrial equipment, is holding special crane and truck events on its EquipmentOne((TM)) (www.EquipmentOne.com) marketplace in August and September. EquipmentOne is an online-only enhanced listing service that provides access to the world's largest...

2014-08-07 12:30:31

Unreserved auction in Reno, Nevada features three 2012 Caterpillar 785D rock trucks; Tuscaloosa, Alabama auction features seven Caterpillar D11T crawler tractors LINCOLN, NE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, has a number of upcoming auctions featuring late model mining equipment, including unreserved public auctions this month in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (August 20) and Reno, Nevada (August 22) and...

2014-07-25 08:21:01

Close to 3,300 heavy equipment items and trucks were sold in the two-day unreserved public auction FORT WORTH, TX, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than US$49 million of equipment items and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas on July 23 - 24, 2014. Equipment sale highlights included a 2012 Caterpillar D6T XW crawler tractor, which sold for US$295,000; three...

2014-06-30 16:21:10

VANCOUVER, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE & TSX: RBA) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Beverley Briscoe as Chair of the Board, with immediate effect. Ms. Briscoe succeeds Robert Murdoch, who announced his intention to step down from the board by the end of 2014, due to reaching the mandatory age limit. Mr. Murdoch will continue as a director on the board for the remainder of 2014. (Photo:...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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