Archive for July, 2007

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers First Half Results Show Continued Strength; Dividend Increases

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers First Half Results Show Continued Strength; Dividend Increases

. July 31, 2007

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE: RBA)(TSX: RBA) today announced earnings growth of 17% over the first half of 2006, delivering net earnings of $44.1 million, or $1.26 per diluted weighted average share for the six months ended June 30, 2007. Net earnings growth in 2007 would have been 20%, excluding the effect of after-tax gains […]

Continue Reading

Blue Hound Auctions, LLC Tapped to perform Live!

Blue Hound Auctions, LLC Tapped to perform Live!

. July 30, 2007

Blue Hound Auctions, LLC an auctioneering firm out of Fuquay Varina, NC announces that it has been tapped to perform live for the North Carolina Chapter of the Chrons and Colitis Foundation of America. “The Gourmet Gala” is scheduled for September 9, 2007 at the Hilton Hotel at the Raleigh Durham Airport at 6PM. Many […]

Continue Reading

The Fine Fortnum & Mason Sale at Bonhams

The Fine Fortnum & Mason Sale at Bonhams

. July 28, 2007

Bonhams will hold a special sale offering selected items from the renowned London store, Fortnum & Mason, on Wednesday 26 September 2007 at Bonhams in New Bond Street, London. The sale will raise a fund to be reinvested in new acquisitions for the refurbished Fortnum & Mason premises in time for its 300th anniversary. The […]

Continue Reading

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated Announces 2007 Q2 Earnings Conference Call

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated Announces 2007 Q2 Earnings Conference Call

. July 28, 2007

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE:RBA)(TSX:RBA), the world’s largest auctioneer of industrial equipment, operating through over 110 locations in 25 countries around the world, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its 2nd quarter results on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (8 a.m. Pacific time). This call is being webcast by […]

Continue Reading

Quad City Steamwheelers Helmet Auction Net $6,960 for Genesis Senior Compassion Fund

Quad City Steamwheelers Helmet Auction Net $6,960 for Genesis Senior Compassion Fund

. July 28, 2007

The Quad City Steamwheelers helped raise $6,960 after the regular season finale at the i wireless Center on Thursday, July 26. All proceeds from the auction will go to benefit the Genesis Senior Compassion Fund. “We want to thank the Steamwheelers and all of the fans who participated in the auction,” says Ken Croken, Vice […]

Continue Reading

Ableauctions Heavy Machinery Auctions Realize $2,100,000 in Internet Sales

Ableauctions Heavy Machinery Auctions Realize $2,100,000 in Internet Sales

. July 26, 2007

Ableauctions.com (AMEX:AAC) announced today that Stephen Passy and Associates’ July 12th, 2007 and July 18th, 2007 auctions, broadcast through NAALive.com, realized over $2,100,000 in combined online sales with Internet bidding influence exceeding $3,800,000. Highlights of the auctions included the following Internet sales: Caterpillar D10T crawler tractor – $865,000 Power curber 5700B super crawler curb & […]

Continue Reading

Bonhams to Sell Painting by Dutch Artist Who Likes to Walk on the Wild Side

Bonhams to Sell Painting by Dutch Artist Who Likes to Walk on the Wild Side

. July 26, 2007

A painting by the renowned wildlife artist and natural born adventurer, Paul Augustinus, will be sold at Bonhams in Knightsbridge in the Sporting and Ornithological Pictures sale on Wednesday 1 August 2007. The painting depicts two cheetahs bathing in the African sunlight and is expected to fetch £6,000 – 8,000. Unlike most other wildlife artists […]

Continue Reading