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Ritchie Bros sells over $225M of equipment and vehicles in April Edmonton event

May 4, 2023 | By MRO staff

Last week Ritchie Bros., conducted its largest Canadian auction of the year, selling over 12,000 equipment items and vehicles over five days, generating over CA$225 million in gross transaction value.

The April 24 – 28, 2023 online and onsite auction brought in 21,000 bidders from 50 countries, with approximately 93 per cent of the equipment selling to Canadians, including 59 per cent purchased by Albertans. The remaining 7 per cent of the equipment was purchased by international buyers from as far away as Chile, Egypt, and Romania.

“Our April Edmonton event once again delivered a huge selection of equipment with something for everyone, including lots of late-model, low-hour gear coming off recently completed jobs and ready to go to work for new owners,” said Blair Gogowich, regional sales manager, Ritchie Bros. “For buyers who were unable to get the equipment they were looking for, we have a ton of upcoming buying opportunities in the next few months, including our next Edmonton sale in June.”


Over 1,400 owners sold equipment in the Edmonton auction, including Precision Contractors, who sold three 2015 Caterpillar D6T dozers for a combined CA$817,500 and two 2017 Caterpillar 815F compactors for CA$505,000.

Notable sellers from Edmonton:

  • 2020 Vermeer D220X300III directional drill – CA$825,000
  • 2018 Caterpillar 374 FL VG hydraulic excavator – CA$610,000
  • 2019 Western Star 4900SA w/ 2019 Custom vac on 8×6 hydro vac truck – CA$540,000
  • Two 2016 Volvo A40G FS articulated dump trucks – CA$467,500 each
  • 2013 Tadano GT900XL-1 90-ton 8x4x4 hydraulic truck crane – CA$440,000


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