Ritchie Bros. to Sell Record Number of Heavy Equipment Items at Upcoming Polotitlan, Mexico, Auction

Dec. 2, 2014
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POLOTITLAN, EDO. DE MEXICO, Nov. 29, 2014 /CNW/ – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, will conduct its largest ever Polotitlan, Edo. de Mexico unreserved public auction Thursday and Friday, December 4 and 5, 2014. The auction currently features a record 1,350+ heavy equipment items for the construction and transportation industry sectors, amongst others. Bids can be made in-person at the auction site, online in real time at rbauction.com and by proxy.

“Our customer’s confidence and the record number of items have allowed us to hold our first ever two-day auction here in Polotitlan,” said Nicolas Agudelo, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. “We will sell a large selection of new and late-model construction equipment on Day 1 of the auction, while Day 2 will be focused on a record number of items from the transportation sector.”

More than 160 consignors are selling equipment in the upcoming auction, including Guanajuato-based Eurotrack S.A. de C.V., a construction contractor and equipment leasing company that provides services to customers nationwide.

“We will be selling a selection of well-maintained screening plants, truck tractors and aggregate equipment at this auction,” said Vicente Ortiz, principal at Eurotrack. “We have been buying and selling equipment at Ritchie Bros. auctions since 1999 and, whether as buyers or sellers, we keep coming back because of two main reasons: confidence and trust.”

Other equipment highlights at the upcoming Mexico auction include:

  • More than 130 truck tractors from various manufacturers;
  • More than 30 2013 Freightliner Cascadia 6×4 truck tractors with sleeper cabs;
  • More than 30 unused 2014 JCB 3DX 4×4 loader backhoes;
  • More than 15 cranes;
  • 10 unused 2014 Hyundai Robex 210-7 hydraulic excavators;
  • Nine Caterpillar D8T crawler tractors;
  • And much more.

Polotitlan, Edo. de Mexico auction details:

  • Location: Carr. Polotitlan ““ La Estacion No. 6, Col. Centro, Polotitlan 54200 Edo. De Mexico
  • Time and date: Thursday and Friday, December 4 and 5, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. (local time)
  • Auction site phone: +52.427.266.0909
  • The auction is open to the public; registration to bid is free; a refundable bid deposit may be required
  • Site is open daily for registration and equipment previews between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (local time)
  • How to register and bid:
  • In person at the auction site
  • Online at rbauction.com ““ register in advance and bid online in real time on auction day; a refundable bid deposit may be required; first-time bidders should register several days in advance of the auction
  • By proxy ““ phone the auction site to place a proxy bid
  • Interested buyers can come to the auction site to inspect, test and compare items ahead of the auction

For more information, including detailed equipment information and high-resolution equipment photos, visit the Company’s 21-language website at rbauction.com.

About Ritchie Bros.

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world’s largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world’s builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence, including live unreserved public auctions with on-site and online bidding (rbauction.com), the EquipmentOneTM secure online marketplace (EquipmentOne.com), a professional corporate asset management program, and a range of value-added services, including equipment financing for customers through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (rbauctionfinance.com). Ritchie Bros. has operations in more than 25 countries, including 44 auction sites worldwide. Learn more at RitchieBros.com