Sources: Concrete Industry Management, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff
The signature item for the seventh annual CIM auction at World of Concrete in Las Vegas is a Mack Truck model GU 813 equipped with a McNeilus 11-cu.-yd. concrete mixer donated by Mack Trucks, Inc. and McNeilus Co., a division of Oshkosh Truck.
The auction will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the North Hall Room N262 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction will be held from 11a.m.–1p.m., while the live auction begins at 1p.m. Once again this year, internet bidding will be available on the Ritchie Brothers website, www.rbauction.com; to participate in electronic auction bidding, bidders must register a week in advance. Those participating in the auction at WOC can register on-site. A full list of auction items can be found at www.concretedegree.com/auction.
Eugene Martineau, CIM auction committee chairman said, “The fact that these two industry leading manufacturers have donated the ready mix truck and mixer speaks volumes of their commitment to the concrete industry and the importance they place on the CIM program. The 2012 CIM Auction now has the potential to be the best ever as the overall response of donated items from both producers and suppliers to the concrete industry has been outstanding.”
The 2012 Mack GU813 set back front axle includes an MP7-395C engine; Allison Automatic RDS 4500 transmission; air ride cab; and Rear Engine PTO for Mixer Hydraulics. The McNeilus mixer includes a 42-in. opening; Eaton Hydraulics 54 series; ZF 7300 drum drive slump meter; front & rear roller guards; 150-gal. aluminum, side-mounted water tank; air lift charge hopper; and air chute lock.
Companies interested in donating items for auction should contact CIM Auction Committee Chairman Eugene Martineau at [email protected] or 904/735-5537.