CIM Announces Donations By Mack and McNeilus for Annual Auction at World of Concrete
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 annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack Granite® Axle Back model mounted with a McNeilus™ 10.5-cubic-yard M77 concrete transit mixer, donated by Mack Trucks, Inc. and McNeilus, an Oshkosh Corporation company.
“Once again, Mack Trucks and McNeilus have stepped up by making significant donations to support the CIM Auction,” said Mike Philipps, CIM Auction Committee Chairman. “The truck chassis donated by Mack Trucks and the concrete mixer donated by McNeilus will help ensure a successful CIM Auction at the 2018 World of Concrete. We are very appreciative of the consistent support from these two industry leading manufacturers. It speaks volumes to their commitment to the concrete industry and the importance they place on the CIM program.”
The truck is a 2018 Mack Granite® Axle Back truck and specifications include:
Model – 2018 GU813 Granite 6×4 Axle Back
Frame – STEEL – 300 mm X 105 mm X 11.1 mm — (11.81-inch x 4.13-inch x 0.437-inch)
Engine – Mack MP7-375M, 375 h.p. at 1,360 lb.ft. torque
Engine brake – Mack PowerLeash
Transmission – Mack mDRIVE HD 14-speed, ultra-low creeper gears OD AMT
Wheelbase – 232-inch
Front Axle – Mack FXL23, 23,000 lb.
Rear Axle – Mack S462, 46,000 lb.
Suspension – HMX 460, 46,000 lb.
Carrier – Mack CRD 150/151
Rear axle Ratio – 3.98
Fuel Tanks – LH 66 gal., 22-inch D-shaped polished aluminum with integral DEF tank
Interior – Trim level: Purebred slate gray
The mixer body is a 2018 McNeilus™ M77 Paver Mixer, specifications include:
Model – McNeilus M77
Drum – 10.5 cubic yards 46-inch paver opening
PMP 7.1 mixer drive
Eaton 5.4 cubic inch pump and motor
5 foot main chute and 30-inch transitional fold-over chute
125 gallon steel side mount D style water tank
Operator assurance features
Fold-over stop and upper ladder gate
Enhanced ladder design with full-length grab handles and new step treads
Easy access holes for rear pedestal components
“Mack and McNeilus are proud to once again support the Concrete Industry Management program’s annual auction with the donation of the Mack Granite chassis and the McNeilus M77 mixer body,” said Tim Wrinkle, Mack construction product manager. Tom Harris, Vice President, Concrete Mixers at McNeilus, added “We understand educating and encouraging those interested in the concrete industry supports our customers long-term, which is why McNeilus and Mack continue to support the CIM program not only for the annual auction, but year-round.”
The annual auction will be held Wednesday, Jan. 24 in the North Hall Room N262 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:45 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, www.rbauction.com. To participate in electronic auction bidding, bidders must register a week in advance. Those participating in the auction at World of Concrete 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 Mike Philipps at email@example.com or (832) 472-2314.