The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Annual Auction will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, in room N262. Register to bid by 11 a.m. You also can place bids online, using Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers' (Booth C4139) real-time Internet bidding service at www.rbauction.com.

By bidding on valuable construction products and services in the unreserved auction, participants raise money for the CIM National Steering Committee and CIM programs at Middle Tennessee State University, Arizona State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and California State University at Chico.

In addition to the live auction, World of Concrete 2009 features a silent auction. Attendees will be able to view and bid on silent auction items in the North Hall through 10 a.m. today. Winning bidders will be announced after the live auction.

This year, concrete-related items range from a McNeilus mixer truck to a Caterpillar skidsteer loader, from BASF Admixtures fibers to 10 loads of cement.

To view items up for bid, visit the following donor-company booths:

BASF Construction Chemical........S10139
Buckeye Technologies Inc........N1221
C2 Products Inc.........C4251
Case Construction Equipment........C5869
Caterpillar Inc.........C6069
Command Alkon........N837
CON-E-CO........N119
ConcreteCareers.com........N1207
Cummins Inc.........N1237
The Euclid Chemical Co.........S10107
Forta Corp.........N659
Holcim (US) Inc.........N747
Husqvarna Construction Products........C4849/O30801
James Instruments Inc.........N2274
Jonel Engineering........N911
L.M. Scofield Co.........O41061
Lafarge North America........S12648
Mack Trucks Boot........C6669
Mapei........S10339
McNeilus Companies........N119
Multiquip........C4813/O30431
National Precast Concrete Association........N972
NRMCA

  • Allison Transmission Inc.
  • Ash Grove Cement
  • Baker Concrete Construction Inc.
  • CalPortland Co.
  • Cemex
  • Cheng Concrete
  • Grace Construction Products
  • Lehigh Cement Co.
  • Metro Ready Mix
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Ozinga Bros. Inc.
  • Propex Concrete Systems
  • Roanoke Cement Co.
  • San Benito Supply
  • Titan America
  • TXI

Peterbilt Motors Co. and Cummins Inc.........C5182/N1237 Sika Corp.........S10115
Somero Enterprises Inc.........C5612
Systech Inc.........N951

For more information and for an up-to-date list of donated items, visit the CIM's Web site at www.concretedegree.com.