MRO Magazine

Ritchie Bros. will hold two-day unreserved public auction March 14 – 15, 2016

Grande Prairie, AB – It’s one of the best selections of heavy equipment and trucks to ever go up for auction in Grande Prairie, and it’s creating interest from equipment buyers in Canada and abroad. More than 2,250 items will be sold at the next Ritchie Bros. auction on March 14 – 15, 2016—all without minimum bids or reserve prices.

Ritchie Bros. has been conducting auctions in Alberta since 1963, and has a long history in the Peace Country, and this may just be the company’s biggest Grande Prairie auction ever. Equipment highlights include 65+ excavators, 60+ dozers, hundreds of trucks and trailers, pipeline equipment, portable multi-unit camps and more.

The two-day auction features three complete dispersals, including more than 350 items for Pinnacle Services.

Equipment & truck highlights include:

  • Four Caterpillar D8T crawler tractors
  • Nine Caterpillar D7R crawler tractors
  • Eight Komatsu D65PX-17 crawler tractors
  • 22 Komatsu PC290LC-10 hydraulic excavators
  • 10 Komatsu PC490LC-10 hydraulic excavators
  • Two Caterpillar 336E L hydraulic excavators
  • Six Caterpillar 72H crawler pipelayers
  • Seven Caterpillar PL61 crawler pipelayers
  • A 2014 Kenworth T800 tri-drive vacuum truck
  • A 2015 Peterbilt 367 20,000L tri-drive tank truck
  • Two Caterpillar 730 articulated dump trucks
  • 14 Kenworth T800 winch tractors
  • Two 2015 Peterbilt 367 sleeper dump trucks
  • Two 2015 Peterbilt 367 sleeper truck tractors
  • 2014 Tremcar 64,000L super B-train lead tank trailer

Great selection of late-model, well-maintained portable multi-unit camps and support units to be sold
Ritchie Bros. will be selling seven portable multi-unit camps in the Grande Prairie auction. These camps include two 32-person units, two 31-person units, a 27-person unit, a 20-person unit, and an 18-person unit.

Bids can be placed in person, online at and by proxy.

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