Ritchie Bros. sells CA$109+ million of equipment in Edmonton, AB October auction.

Three-day unreserved auction sets new Company record for most items

sold at an auction in Canada

EDMONTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

(NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer,

sold more than CA$109 million (US$98+ million) of heavy equipment and

trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on October 28 C 30, 2014. The unreserved

public auction set new records for most items ever sold in a Canadian

auction (close to 6,700) and most gross auction proceeds generated by an

auction held in Canada in October.

"With companies turning over or upgrading their fleets for the&