Sources: CIM National Steering Committee, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; CP staff
Kenworth Truck and Con-Tech Manufacturing will deliver the second of two anchor items up for bid in the 2018 Concrete Industry Management Auction, January 24 in Las Vegas: An 11-yd. BridgeKing mounted on a T880S model. Kenworth Truck Assistant General Manager for Sales and Marketing Kevin Baney calls the donation from his company, plus Kenworth of Central Florida, Con-Tech and other valued supplier partners, “an excellent way to support CIM’s very important program designed to develop the concrete industry’s leaders of the future.”
“We are excited to have Kenworth and Con-Tech join our long-term major CIM Auction donors[:] World of Concrete, Ritchie Brothers, Mack Trucks, McNeilus Companies, Cemex USA, LehighHanson, LafargeHolcim, Somero Enterprises and Command Alkon,” says CIM National Steering Committee Executive Director Eugene Martineau. “Because of their generosity and that of all donors stepp[ing] up to support the CIM program, we have the potential for our greatest auction ever.”
Bidding on the T880S-mounted BridgeKing, along with a Granite-mounted 10.5-yd. M77 transit mixer donated by Mack Trucks and McNeilus Cos., will cap the CIM Auction. Staged in the Las Vegas Convention Room N262 on 2018 World of Concrete day two, it will have silent bidding from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., and live bidding beginning at 1 p.m. Online bidding will be available on the website of auctioneer Ritchie Bros., www.rbauction.com, to individuals registering a week in advance. Live-auction participants can register on-site. A full list of items up for bid is posted at www.concretedegree.com/auction. Companies interested in donating such candidate items as concrete plant and construction equipment, tools, material loads, plus sports, entertainment and leisure event/travel packages can contact Mike Philipps, 832/472-2314, [email protected].