2019 Auction Items

The CIM National Steering Committee, Local Patrons Groups, the 400+ current CIM students at our four program universities around the country as well as the more than 1,200 graduates of the program wish to give sincere thanks to all of the companies that have made donations to our 2019 auction. These items are listed below, sorted by category of donation – Ready Mixed Concrete-Focused Items, Contractor-Focused Items, Items for Everyone, and Cash Donations.

 Ready Mixed Concrete-Focused Items

Donor:  Argos Cement
Item: 5 Loads Type I Bulk Portland Cement – Five (5) loads (approximately 125 short tons) of Type I bulk Portland Cement, FOB manufacturing facility at either Harleyville, SC, Newberry, FL or Roberta, AL.

Donor:  CalPortland
Item: 5 Loads Bulk Portland Cement – Five (5) loads (approximately 125 short tons) of bulk Portland Cement, FOB Cement plant or Terminal site.

Donor: Capitol Aggregates, Inc.
Item4 Loads Cement – Four (4) Loads Type I, Type IL, Type IP or Type III Cement, FOB San Antonio, TX.  Item must be claimed by 12/31/19.

Donor: CEMEX
ItemTen (10) Loads Type I/II Portland Cement – 10 truck loads of Type I/II Portland Cement at approximately 25 short tons per load, picked up (FOB) at a  CEMEX US plant or terminal location. Item must be claimed by 12/31/19.

Donor: CHRYSO Inc.
ItemAdmixture Package – Buyer’s choice from a variety of options on chemical admixtures from CHRYSO Inc. up to a value of $10,000 at list price. Item must be claimed by 12/31/19.

Donor: Command Alkon
ItemCOMMANDbatch System – A new COMMANDbatch system with options up to a value of $25,000 based on published list price. Does not include installation or training.  FOB manufacturer. Item must be claimed/used by 07/31/19.

Donor: : Eagle Materials – Central Plains Cement Company
Item:  3 Loads Portland Cement – Three (3) loads (approximately 75 short tons) Portland Cement Type I-II, FOB Sugar Creek, MO cement plant.

Donor: Eagle Materials – Fairborn Cement Company
Item:  3 Loads Portland Cement – Three (3) loads (approximately 75 short tons) Portland Cement Type I, FOB Fairborn cement plant only.

Donor: Euclid Chemical Company (The)
ItemConcrete Admixture, Fiber and Curing Package – Two 275-gallon tote of Plastol 6420 mid-range water reducing concrete admixture, two pallets (750 pounds)of Tuf-Strand SF Polypropylene/Polyethylene Macro-Synthetic Fiber, and two pallets of your choice of either Diamond Clear or Diamond Clear 350 non yellowing, high performance concrete cure & seal. Includes shipping in continental US.

Donor: FORTA Corporation
Item: FORTA-FERRO® Macro Synthetic Fiber Reinforcement – Two (2) pallets, totaling 960 lbs – packaged in 2.5 lbs. mixer-ready bags – known for mixing uniformity and a superior surface finish, reduces plastic and hardened concrete shrinkage and temperature-related cracking. Shipping/delivery included.

Donor:  GCC
Item: 5 Loads Type I/II Bulk Portland Cement – Five (5) loads (approximately 25 short tons per load) of Type I/II bulk Portland Cement, FOB Cement plant or Terminal site.

Donor:  LafargeHolcim
Item: 15 Loads Type I/II Bulk Portland Cement – Fifteen (15) loads (approximately 25 short tons per load) of Type I/II Portland Cement, FOB at LafargeHolcim facility in the US.

Donor: Martin Marietta
Item: Five (5) loads of Type I/II Cement (not to exceed 135 tons) – FOB Martin Marietta’s cement plant at Hunter, TX.

Donor:  Mitsubishi Cement Corporation
Item: 5 Loads Type II/V Bulk Portland Cement – Five (5) loads (approximately 125 short tons) of Type II/V bulk Portland Cement, FOB Cement plant or Terminal site.

Donor: Mountain Cement Company
Item2 Loads Portland Cement – Two (2) loads of Type I/II Portland Cement (approximately 25 short tons per load) – to be picked up at either MCC’s Laramie or Denver facilities.

Donor: National Cement Company
Item: Three (3) truckloads of Type I/II Portland Cement – at approximately 25 short tons per load, picked up (FOB) at National Cement plant in Ragland, AL.

Donor: Salt River Materials Group
Item: Three (3) Loads Fly Ash – Three (3) loads (81 tons) of high quality Class F fly ash, picked up at SRMG power plant facility (Cholla, Four Corners, San Juan, Escalante, or Coronado).


Contractor-Focused Items

Donor: Arisfor, LLC
Item:  Arisfor® Multi-Surface Waterproofer – Two (2) five-gallon pails.  High performance sealer for a variety of concrete and masonry surfaces.  Unlike other sealers on the market, it is easy to use with a simple one-coat application process and an extremely quick drying time.  Using innovative nanotechnology, it penetrates to form a breathable moisture barrier integral with the surface, providing superior protection against the damaging effects of water intrusion, acids, and deicing salts.  Save time and money with long-lasting protection!

Donor:  Calculated Industries
Item:  ConcreteCalc Pro Concrete Calculators  – Model 4225 ConcreteCalc Pro advanced fee-inch-fraction and metric calculator for concrete, masonry and paving professionals, included Armadillo Gear case (six are donated, will be sold separately).

Donor: ISKCO, Ltd
Item: Two Handy-Vib Internal Concrete Vibrators – Hand held, lightweight concrete vibrator.  Four head sizes 7/8″ – 1 1/2″ and four flex shaft lengths approx 3.5′ – 7.5′.  Also available the “Hard Shaft” DT series.  Features 11,000-13,000 vibrations per minute, interchangeable shafts, anti-vibration handles.

Items of Interest to Everyone

Donor: Baker Concrete Construction, Inc.
Item: Kentucky Derby Package for Two (2) – includes three-night hotel stay (one room, arrival 5/2/18, departure 5/5/19) at the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville East, 1st Floor Grandstand tickets sections 126-128, daily breakfast, Lexington Horse Farm Tour, Distillery Tour and lunch on Friday, Derby Welcome Reception Friday evening at hotel, Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas Saturday morning at hotel, transportation to and from Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby, Eosteric Sports staff on-site & includes all taxes and gratuities.

Donor: Bradford Renaissance Portraits
Item: Exclusive Family Portrait – By world-renowned Bradford in either his New York or Palm Beach location – Package includes a 20″ wall portrait on canvas with lavish artistry plus a one-night stay at either the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Westchester or the 5-Diamond, 5-Star Eau Resort in Palm Beach (formerly the Ritz Carlton Palm Beach).  Must be of a family or individual (sorry, no pets). Must use by 7/26/2019

DonorBurnco USA

Item: Dallas Golf Weekend at the Four Seasons Hotel and Airfare Included – Travel to Dallas with 3 of your best golfing buddies and play 2 rounds of golf at the TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas, the former home of the AT&T Byron Nelson PGA Golf Tournament. Stay at the luxurious Four Seasons for two nights (double occupancy). $2,000 travel voucher included. Item must be claimed by  December 2019.

Donor:  ConcreteCareers.com
Item: Discounted Placement Service –   A reduction of 40% off of invoice will be given to the winner of this donated item.  As an example, if you place a new hire that makes $100k per year, the normal fee would be $25,000.  With this certificate, you would pay $15,000, a savings of $10,000). Discount extended for up to two placements in a two-year period. Item must be claimed before February 2021.

Donor: Dunn Investment Company
Item: Quail Hunting at Circle M Plantation in Mississippi – located in Macon, MS (approximately 2-hours’ drive from Birmingham, AL airport) – includes a full day of quail hunting for four (4) hunters, meals, lodging, beverages and shells – package also includes $1,000 travel voucher – website www.circlemplantation.com. Must be claimed by 12/31/19.

Donor: Holliday Rock
Item: Los Angeles Lakers Tickets – Lakers vs Washington Wizards Tickets at LA Live Staples Center – Four (4) Premier Seating tickets with parking for Los Angeles Lakers vs Washington Wizards on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

Donor: Housby
Item: $1,500 Gift Certificate to Golf Galaxy – over 81 locations in 30+ states with wide selection of golf clubs and accessories. Item must be claimed by December 31, 2019.

Donor: Portland Cement Association
Item: $800 in iTunes Gift Cards– $800 in iTunes Gift Cards. Item must be claimed by 12/30/19.

Donor: Sandler Training
Item: Two (2) One-Day Sales or Sales Management Training programs for up to 25 people – Sandler Training, once again voted the #1 Training Organization by Entrepreneur Magazine and the recognized leader in sales and sales management training is offering a one day (8 hour) training session focused on sales or sales management skills development for up to 25 people.  Participants will actively engage in exercises and classroom learning as they learn the Sandler System for Sales or Sales Management;  each participant will receive a copy of the Sandler book “You Can’t Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike at a Seminar” and a participant workbook; the two programs will be offered separately at auction. Items must be claimed/used by the end of 2019.

Donor: U.S. Concrete – Redi-Mix Concrete
Item: Dallas Sports  for Four – 2017-2018 Season – Evening in Loft at the US Concrete Foundations Club in the American Airlines Center with dinner/drinks for a regular season Dallas Mavericks Home Game, 2018-2019 Season (season ends April 09, 2019).  Evening in Loft at the US Concrete Foundation Club in the American Airlines Center with dinner/drinks for a regular season Dallas Stars Home Game, 2018-2019 Season (season ends April 06, 2019).  Four tickets for each.  Bid winner will need to contact donor IMMEDIATELY as time is of the essence given the end of seasons as listed above.

Cash Donations

Donor: Buzzi Unicem USA

Item: $5,000 Cash Donation