Large selection of heavy construction equipment to be sold at Ritchie Bros. unreserved auction in St. Louis, MO

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, will sell a large selection of late model industrial and agricultural equipment at its unreserved public auction in St. Louis, MO on June 27, 2014. Equipment highlights in the auction include a selection of bulldozers and motor graders, 35+ truck tractors, 10+ wheel loaders and more. Bids can be made in the auction in-person at the auction site, online in real time at and by proxy.

“Our upcoming unreserved public auction is a great opportunity for small and large contractors to find quality, late-model equipment at competitive prices,” said Kieran Holm, Vice President, Sales, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. “The diverse selection of equipment, combined with the global marketing power of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, enables equipment buyers from all over the world to participate in an open, transparent and honest way. I encourage interested buyers to come to our St. Louis auction site ahead of the auction to test the equipment and get the information they need prior to auction day. Research can also be done ahead of time on our website,”

The upcoming St. Louis unreserved public auction features a large selection of construction and other industrial equipment. Missouri-based Fred Weber Inc., an industry leader in civil, heavy industrial and highway construction services will be selling more than 85 construction and mining equipment items in the auction. The company, widely known for their work on the reconstruction of I-64 and the Taum Sauk upper reservoir rebuild, has been participating at Ritchie Bros. auctions for almost four years.

“The package of equipment we selected to sell in the upcoming St. Louis auction is highly diverse and very well maintained,” said Ed Moss, Equipment Manager, Fred Weber Inc. “Some of the equipment that will be sold in the auction was used during our work on the Taum Sauk reservoir rebuild and all has been maintained by certified technicians. With this diverse and large selection, we knew that we wanted the local appeal as well as global reach that Ritchie Bros. can offer in the sale of our assets.”

Specific equipment highlights in the auction include:

  • A 2011 Komatsu D65PX-16 bulldozer
  • A 2008 Komatsu PC800LC-8 hydraulic excavator
  • A 2005 Gomaco Commander III crawler slipform paver
  • Two Manitowoc 777 Epic Series II200-ton crawler cranes
  • 11 Sterling L9500 T/A truck tractors
  • And much more!

Consignments are still being accepted for the upcoming auction; anyone interested in selling their equipment can contact the St. Louis, MO auction site at +1.618.688.1625.

General auction details:

  • Auction location & phone number:
    • St. Louis, MO: 2436 Old Country Inn Dr., Caseyville, IL 62232 | Phone: +1.618.688.1625
  • The auction is open to the public; registration to bid is free; a refundable bid deposit may be required
  • How to register and bid:
    • In person at the auction site beginning on Tuesday, June 24
    • Online at – register in advance and bid online in real time on auction day; a refundable bid deposit may be required; first-time online bidders should register several days in advance of the auction
    • By proxy – phone the auction site to place a proxy bid

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 (, the EquipmentOneTM secure online marketplace (, a professional corporate asset management program, and a range of value-added services, including equipment financing for customers through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services ( Ritchie Bros. has operations in more than 25 countries, including 44 auction sites worldwide. Learn more at

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