Sources: Informa Exhibitions US, Irving, Texas; CP staff
With more than 600,000 net square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space harboring 1,300-plus manufacturers, material suppliers and industry service providers, the World of Concrete is poised for its best staging in six years. Ahead of a transition to new owner Informa Exhibitions, longtime operator Hanley Wood Exhibitions projected show attendance exceeding 50,000 this year.
Sources: CIM National Steering Committee; CP staff
Against a 2015 World of Concrete backdrop, the 10th annual auction benefitting Concrete Industry Management programs at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro and four other schools will be February 4 in Las Vegas Convention Center room N262; 11 a.m.–12:45 p.m. silent bidding; 1 p.m. live bidding. Mack Trucks and McNeilus Cos. have teamed again to donate the auction centerpiece, dispatching to Las Vegas this year an 11-yd. Bridgemaster mounted on a Granite GU713 set-forward axle model, with MP7 365 hp engine and Allison RDS 4500 automatic transmission.