Thousands of bidders participate in Ritchie Bros. Fort Worth unreserved auction

FORT WORTH, TX, May 11 /CNW/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, conducted six unreserved
industrial and agricultural auctions last week including a US$40 million unreserved auction on May 6-8, 2009 at its permanent auction site in Fort
Worth, Texas. There were close to 3,000 unique registered bidders taking part in the auction, including over 1,100 online bidders who purchased US$12
million of the total gross auction proceeds. More than 2,500 lots were sold over the three days to bidders participating from 34 countries around the
world, and from 49 US states and all 10 Canadian provinces.....more at Ritchie Bros