LAS VEGAS – 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 that the signature item for their eighth annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack Granite Axle Back model equipped with a McNeilus 11-cubic-yard concrete mixer donated by Mack Trucks, Inc. and McNeilus Co., a Division of Oshkosh Truck.

"Our signature item, the truck chassis donated by Mack Trucks and an 11-cubic-yard concrete mixer donated by McNeilus Company, is the strong foundation we need to help ensure a successful CIM Auction at the 2013 World of Concrete,” said Michael Philipps, CIM Auction Committee Chairman. “The fact that these two industry leading manufacturers have donated the ready mix truck and mixer speaks volumes of their commitment to the concrete industry and the importance they place on the CIM program. The 2013 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 eighth annual auction will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6 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 Bros. website, To participate in electronic auction bidding, bidders must register a week in advance. Those participating in the auction at WOC can register on-site.

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