Alliance, Kenworth pump package sets new CIM Auction watermark

Source: CIM National Steering Committee Alliance Concrete Pumps, Kenworth Truck Co. and NorCal Kenworth are donating a JXLZ 38-meter boom pump and T880 chassis for the 2022 CIM Auction, January 19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Based on a manufacturer’s suggested retail price north of $400,000, the vehicle becomes the most valuable donation in the 16-year history of the…

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Steering Committee calls for donations to 2022 CIM Auction pool

Organizers of the 2022 Concrete Industry Management Auction welcome donations of plant or construction equipment, tool, material, service, travel packages and other candidates for silent and live bidding, January 19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. “Proceeds will benefit the CIM National Steering Committee and support degree programs at Middle Tennessee State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Texas State…

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Patrons, allies salute Concrete Industry Management Program milestone

Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee (NSC) members formally celebrated the CIM Program’s 25th anniversary late last month at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The venue is near Middle Tennessee State University, which in 1996 launched the four-year CIM degree program, since expanded to California State University, Chico; New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark; Texas State University, San…

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Concrete Industry Management Program marks 25 years

Sources: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; CP staff Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee (NSC) members will formally celebrate the CIM Program’s 25th anniversary on October 26 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The venue is near Middle Tennessee State University, which in 1996 launched the four-year CIM degree program, since expanded to California State…

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ORGANIZATIONS – AUGUST 2021

The Concrete Industry Management program National Steering Committee reports more than $1.15 million in gross revenue from its annual auction, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete earlier this summer in Las Vegas. The 2021 CIM Auction featured a 2021 Mack Granite equipped with a McNeilus FLEX Controls Bridgemaster mixer. Other major offerings included a Somero Enterprises Line Dragon…

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Value Tested

RMC Research & Education Foundation books 30 years of cutting-edge programs to advance the concrete industry BY JULIE GARBINI In 1991, the RMC Research & Education Foundation was founded with a modest ambition: To fund the purchase of a million-pound testing machine at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s (NRMCA) A.H. Smith Research Laboratory in College Park, Md. Industry leaders…

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Concrete Industry Management patrons call for 2021 Auction donations

Members of the Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee invite donations for the 2021 CIM Auction, to be staged June 9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center amid the rescheduled World of Concrete (June 8-10). Items for previous auction pools have included mixer trucks, cement loads, concrete plant equipment, construction tools and rolling stock, computers, sports memorabilia, plus sports, entertainment…

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Concrete Industry Management Program arrives in South Dakota

The South Dakota State University Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering will soon offer a four-year bachelor of science degree in Concrete Industry Management. The Brookings school will bring the program to prospects across the Midwest and complement the established CIM venues of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro; New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark; Texas State University, San Marcos; and,…

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South Dakota State: Fifth Concrete Industry Management venue

Sources: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee; CP staff The South Dakota State University Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering will soon offer a four-year bachelor of science degree in Concrete Industry Management. The Brookings school will bring the program to prospects across the Midwest and complement the established CIM venues of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro; New Jersey Institute…

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ORGANIZATIONS – SEPTEMBER 2020

The Concrete Industry Management Program National Steering Committee has named to its 15-member board Master Builders Solutions Vice President, Admixture Systems Bruce Christensen; Silvi Group Cos. Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Counsel Frank Flatch; and Forterra Chief Executive Officer Karl H. Watson, Jr. They join 17 others on the board, including the 2020-21 NSC officers Executive Director Eugene…

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