The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program -- a business-intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management -- is pleased to announce the signature item for their seventh annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack Truck model GU813 equipped with a McNeilus concrete mixer body donated by Mack Trucks Inc. and McNeilus Co., a Division of Oshkosh Corporation.
"To have a signature item such as this truck chassis donated by Mack Truck and an 11-cubic-yard concrete mixer donated by McNeilus is the strong foundation needed to help ensure a successful CIM Auction at the 2012 World of Concrete,” said Eugene Martineau, CIM Auction Committee Chairman. “The fact that these two industry leading manufacturers have donated the ready mix truck 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," he added.
The truck is a 2012 Mack GU813 set back front axle and includes:
- MP7-395C engine
- Allison Automatic RDS 4500 transmission
- Air Ride Cab
- Front Axle = FXL23 23,000 LB-Mack
- Rear Axle = Meritor RT46160 46,000 LB
- Frame = 9.5MM x 300 x 900 with full liner
- Rear Engine PTO for Mixer Hydraulics
The mixer is a McNeilus standard 11-cubic-yard transit and includes:
- 11-cubic-yard, 42" opening
- Eaton Hydraulics 54 Series
- ZF 7300 Drum Drive
- Slump Meter
- Front & Rear Roller Guards
- 150 Gallon Aluminum Water tank, side mounted
- Air Lift Charge Hopper
- Rear Tow Loop
- Air Chute lock
The seventh annual 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 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the live auction begins at 1 p.m. Once again this year, internet bidding will be available on the Ritchie Brothers website. To participate in electronic auction bidding, bidders must register a week in advance. Those participating in the auction at the WOC can register on-site. For a full list of items, please visit www.concretedegree.com/auction.
Those interested in making a donation should contact CIM Auction Committee Chairman Eugene Martineau at email@example.com or 904-735-5537.