Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than CA $73 million (about U.S. $63 million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Dec. 11-12, the company said, marking the 6,000th auction in its history and the largest December auction ever. More than 4,700 equipment items and trucks were sold in the two-day auction.
Almost 6,200 bidders from 53 countries participated, including all Canadian provinces and territories and 44 U.S. states, in person or online.
“This was our largest year ever in Edmonton,” said Jim Rotlisberger, regional sales manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. “We capped off the year with our largest December sale ever. We continue to carefully watch the impact of lower oil prices on many of our customers and look forward to assisting them in their future equipment dispersal needs.”
For more information on Ritchie Bros. auctions, visit www.rbauction.com.