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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:...

2014-06-16 20:20:13

VANCOUVER, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - (June 16, 2014) - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE & TSX: RBA, 'the Company') is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Ravi Saligram as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Saligram will succeed Peter Blake, who will be leaving the Company in July. It is expected that Mr. Saligram will assume his new role as CEO on July 7 and will be appointed as a member of the board of directors of the Company at that time....

2014-06-16 08:20:30

With three Edmonton auctions held so far this year, the site has already sold a combined CA$300+ million of equipment and trucks EDMONTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$104 million (US$95+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, AB on June 11 - 13, 2014. The auction set a new one-day sales record for the Company: more than CA$75 million (US$69+ million) of...

2014-06-13 08:20:29

More than 800 heavy construction and agricultural equipment items will be sold in the upcoming St. Louis unreserved public auction on June 27, 2014 ST. LOUIS, MO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell a large selection of late model industrial and agricultural equipment at its unreserved public auction in St. Louis, MO on June 27, 2014. Equipment highlights in the auction include a...

2014-06-03 08:21:00

Integration to the EquipmentOne marketplace enables customers to sell surplus assets directly from AssetWorks' Surplus Management Software VANCOUVER, BC and PITTSBURGH, PA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest seller of used industrial equipment, and AssetWorks, a leading provider of Enterprise Asset Management software solutions, today announced the availability of a prepackaged integration between the Ritchie Bros. EquipmentOne...

2014-05-23 08:20:23

Massive two-day Montreal auction sets multiple site records, including online sales, as well as number of buyers and items sold MONTREAL, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$40 million (US$36+ million) of equipment and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Montreal, QC this week (May 21 - 22, 2014). The auction set multiple Montreal site records, including online sales...

2014-05-16 08:20:44

More than 3,050 heavy equipment items and trucks were sold to the highest bidders, including a large selection of low hour, late-model equipment items FORT WORTH, TX, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than US$47 million of equipment items and trucks at a two-day unreserved public auction held at its permanent auction site in Fort Worth, Texas on May 14 & 15, 2014. The auction set a...

2014-05-05 08:20:43

All dollar amounts are presented in U.S. dollars. VANCOUVER, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA, the "Company" or "Ritchie Bros."), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announces net earnings of $14.3 million, or $0.13 per diluted share(1), for the three months ended March 31, 2014. This is a 2% increase compared to net earnings of $14.0 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, generated in the same quarter last year. The...

2014-05-02 16:20:52

Ritchie Bros.' Fort Worth unreserved public auction on May 14 - 15, 2014 to feature a selection of more than 2,150 heavy equipment items, with items being added daily FORT WORTH, TX, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will conduct a two-day unreserved public auction at its Fort Worth, TX permanent auction site on May 14 - 15, 2014. More than 2,150 heavy equipment items and trucks are featured in...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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