Kenworth, Con-Tech time charity-rooted auction with ConExpo-Con/Agg

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Sources: Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash.; CP staff

Kenworth Truck, Kenworth of Central Florida and Con-Tech Manufacturing are providing a T880S-mounted BridgeKing mixer for auction on March 13, the fourth day of ConExpo-Con/Agg, Las Vegas. Proceeds will support Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minn.; Make-a-Wish of Minnesota; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; and, Wounded Warrior Project. 

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CIM Committee seeks 2015 auction donations

Aiming to eclipse a record $810,000 grossed earlier this year, organizers of the 10th annual auction benefitting Concrete Industry Management undergraduate and graduate degree programs are soliciting equipment, material, travel and sports entertainment package donations for silent, online and live bidding. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will conduct the event at the Las Vegas Convention Center on February 4—World of Concrete 2015 day two.

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Concrete Industry Management Program grosses $800K+ in Las Vegas auction

Sources: Concrete Industry Management Program (CIM) National Steering Committee; CP staff

With confirmed live, online and silent bids totaling more than $810,000, “The CIM [National Steering Committee] program is pleased to report that the 2014 World of Concrete Auction surpassed our highest gross proceeds total (2013’s $615,000)  ever,” notes Cemex’s Mike Philipps, who chaired the committee organizing the Las Vegas Convention Center-staged, January 22 fundraiser. “We had a record in terms of the value of donated items and auction attendees that helped make this year’s event a huge success … Everyone stepped up to donate and bid on great items.”

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McNeilus, Mack team again to anchor World of Concrete CIM auction

Source: Concrete Industry Management Program patrons

A Mack Granite Axle Forward model mounted with a McNeilus 11-yd. Bridgemaster mixer is the centerpiece of the 2014 Concrete Industry Management Program auction, to be staged at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 22—World of Concrete day two.

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Concrete Industry Management patrons seek World of Concrete auction donations

Source: CIM National Steering Committee, Murfreesboro, Tenn.

CIM Program patrons are seeking donations for their ninth annual auction to be held January 22 at World of Concrete. The silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center; the live auction begins at 1 p.m.

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2012 World of Concrete CIM Auction pool: Deeper by the day

Sources: Concrete Industry Management Program/National Steering Committee

More than 130 concrete and cement producers, contractors and allied groups, plus plant and construction equipment suppliers, have donated to the seventh annual auction—January 25, World of Concrete day two—benefiting Concrete Industry Management degree programs at five colleges and universities.

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Mack, McNeilus polish 2012 CIM/World of Concrete Auction centerpiece

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.

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San Benito Supply, online bids drive CIM auction gross past $500K

Source: Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program National Steering Committee (NSC); CP staff

The sixth annual CIM auction, staged at the Las Vegas Convention Center during World of Concrete, raised in excess of $500,000, besting the 2010 auction total by more than 25 percent. Auction attendance and online bidding volume for the January 20 event were greater than ever before, notes NSC Marketing Committee Chairman Brian Gallagher (Structural Group), adding, “The expanded participation this year from Internet bidders was a key as we sold $97,000 worth of items online.”

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