ORLANDO, FL – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, an auctioneer of transportation and industrial equipment, will conduct a large public unreserved industrial auction at its permanent auction site in Orlando from Feb. 19-23, 2008.

A Ritchie Bros. auction held during February of last year in Orlando broke worldwide records, generating gross auction proceeds of over $172 million with 6,500 transportation, equipment, and real estate items sold.

More than 500 transportation lots will be sold during the auction, with new items being continually added. More than 140 truck tractors, including an unused 2008 Kenworth W900L T/A truck tractor, two unused 2008 Kenworth T800 T/A truck tractors, and three unused 2008 Kenworth T300 S/A fuel & lube trucks will be sold at the auction. Also featured at the auction will be a large selection of 2005- to 2007-model-year truck tractors with low miles/low hours on the meter — along with a wide selection of reefer, step deck, dump, lowboy, hiboy, and tank trailers. All trucks and transportation equipment will be sold on Feb. 23, the last day of the five-day auction.

Registration is free at the auction site and starts a few days before the auction. Transportation equipment pictures and more information are available at www.rbauction.com/transportation.