Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

12:29 PM EST - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers : Conducted its first Edmonton auction of the year this week, selling more than 4,250 equipment items and trucks over three days (February 27 – March 1) for $60+ million. More than 8,500 bidders from 53 countries registered to participate in the Edmonton auction, including 6,300+ online bidders. Approximately 89% of the equipment in the auction was sold to Canadian buyers, with buyers from Alberta purchasing 52%, while international buyers from countries such as the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates purchased 11% of the equipment. Approximately 64% of the equipment in the auction was sold to online buyers. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers shares T.RBA are trading up $0.65 at $41.90.