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Ritchie posts $203-million single-auction record

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Feb 21, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers says it held the world's largest heavy equipment auction in Orlando last week, breaking multiple company records, including gross auction proceeds ($203 million), number of lots sold (10,000-plus); registered bidders (8,670) and sellers (830). Online records were ...

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Ritchie Bros. sells $3.7 billion of equipment in 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 21, 2011

Vancouver, Canada-based Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold nearly $3.7 billion of equipment at 339 unreserved auctions around the world in 2011 for the world's largest on-site and online auctioneer of heavy equipment and trucks. This represents a 12-percent increase in gross auction ...

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Caterpillar: D9T track-type tractor upgrades boost productivity, performance

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 16, 2011

New features on the Caterpillar D9T Track-Type Tractor include enhanced operator safety, comfort, and convenience, while also refining the performance and productivity. The machine is powered by a Cat C18 engine with ACERT Technology, rated at 410 ...

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Volvo Rents expands to Canada

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 16, 2011

In 2011, Volvo Rents acquired more than 50 companies in the United States. Recently, however, the brand announced its first acquisition north of the border with the recent signing of the Centreline Group of Rental Companies, a ...

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Doosan, Equipment World mag award light tower in Contractor's Dream Package sweepstakes

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 22, 2011

Doosan, Equipment World mag award light tower in Contractor's Dream Package sweepstakes

Maryland contractor Jonathan Kimmett of Arrowhead Enterprises, Crownsville, Md., has been awarded a new LSC (LightSource Compact) light tower from Doosan Portable Power as part of a prize package of construction equipment worth almost $100,000. The prize package was recently ...

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Deere: Focusing on U.S. competitiveness

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 19, 2011

An initiative aimed at enhancing U.S. manufacturing competitiveness has taken another step forward at a meeting hosted by Deere & Co. at its World Headquarters. At the meeting this week, members of the U.S. Council on Competitiveness reviewed recommendations ...

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Associations support Clean Construction Act

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Oct 07, 2011

The Associated General Contractors of America and the Clean Air Task Force say emissions from diesel construction equipment will be significantly reduced at major highway projects in the most polluted areas if the Clean Construction Act of 2011 introduced today ...

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Volvo Rents acquires Gulf South Machinery of Mississippi

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 15, 2011

Volvo Rents announces the acquisition of Gulf South Machinery of Mississippi, a two location construction equipment rental company with stores in Hattiesburg and Gulfport. The centers are located at 45 Blackwell Boulevard and 14411 Creosote Drive, respectively. Anchored by an increase in ...

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Case donates engine to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 31, 2011

Case donates engine to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Students at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s diesel and heavy equipment technician program will have hands-on access to some new instructional aids, following the recent donation by Case Construction Equipment of a diesel engine, transmission and hydraulic pump display from a ...

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Volvo Rents announces Central Regional management team

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 25, 2011

Volvo Rents, a worldwide provider of small-to-medium sized construction equipment, announces the opening of a Central Region Office and appointment of a new management team. Bruce Slaughter, a 27-year veteran of the rental industry who joined Volvo Rents in 2006 as ...

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers achieves record first half gross auction proceeds of $2 billion

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 08, 2011

For industrial equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2011 were $43.3 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, and adjusted net earnings were $40.3 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, the company announced Aug. 5. This ...

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Trekker Tractor opens Orlando location, authorized Case dealer

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 02, 2011

Trekker Tractor has opened a new location in Orlando. The new location is at 9481 Boggy Creek Road. The only authorized dealer for Case Construction equipment in Florida, Trekker Tractor now has five locations throughout the state, and the entire line is ...

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