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Tire Tread Trends: Goodyear GP4D

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Goodyear GP4D

Dump truck tire The GP4D radial tire, from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., offers enhanced traction for articulated dump trucks. It features a non-directional tread design for high fore, aft, and lateral traction; ultra-wide tread arc width for improved sidewall protection, enhanced ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Michelin X-Super Terrain

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Michelin X-Super Terrain

Dump truck tire to debut By the fall, Michelin Earthmover will roll out a re-engineered X-Super Terrain articulated dump truck tire. New features are said to improve service capabilities, and the tire size range will include 23.5R5. Uptime will be optimized through the ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Double Coin’s REM-19 45/65R45 L-5

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Double Coin’s REM-19 45/65R45 L-5

Can accommodate large loads Double Coin’s new REM-19 45/65R45 L-5 radial loader tire is suitable for use on large loaders in mining and aggregate applications. The REM-19 is said to provide excellent traction in heavy mining applications and to accommodate large loaders ...

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VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

Apr 17, 2014

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

  In a short film in its new “Built For It” series, Cat highlights five equipment operators facing off in a super-sized Jenga game. The catch? Eight tons of wooden blocks were moved using M316D, 320E, and 349E excavators, TH514C telehandler, ...

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Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Apr 10, 2014

Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Komatsu America Corp.’s PC170LC-10 excavator, with operating weights ranging from 38,100 to 41,5600 pounds, joins its dash-10 series. The excavator is said to improve performance with up to 5 percent more lift capacity with the standard counterweight, while an optional heavier ...

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Holcim and Lafarge: A ‘merger of equals’

Apr 07, 2014

Holcim and Lafarge:  A ‘merger of equals’

The worldwide cement industry is about to get a little bit smaller as the Switzerland-based Holcim and France-based Lafarge join forces in a “merger of equals.” The resulting company would have annual sales of $44 billion and market capitalization of ...

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Hise holds the gavel for NSSGA’s M&S Division

Apr 04, 2014

Hise holds the gavel for NSSGA’s M&S Division

Throughout the next year, members of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Manufacturers and Services Division will be led by Jennifer Hise, vice president of Cemco, Inc. Hise takes over from Jeff Sikora, vice president and general manager ...

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Product of the Week: Deister BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Apr 03, 2014

Product of the Week: Deister BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Deister Machine Co. rolls out its BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen. Offering the next generation in machine size and production output, the 12-foot by 24-foot, horizontal, single-deck unit is said to deliver day-to-day reliability and high-volume capacities in a variety of hard rock ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks

Mar 27, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks

The new Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks were redesigned with major advancements in emission technology, transmission and traction control systems; frame, drive-train and cooling system enhancements; added operator amenities; and serviceability improvements. Available in Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier ...

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Mining on the Moon

Mar 21, 2014

Mining on the Moon

The possibility of mineral extraction on the moon recently took one step closer to becoming a reality. NASA is seeking private sector funding through contracts called “Space Act Agreements” to build lunar prospecting robots. According to Sourceable.net, “the construction of robots ...

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Product of the Week: Case 1221F wheel loader

Mar 20, 2014

Product of the Week: Case 1221F wheel loader

Case Construction Equipment introduces the Case 1221F wheel loader, the newest and largest model in the company’s F Series wheel loader line. Designed with an 11.9-liter Tier 4i engine that delivers up to 355 horsepower, the unit is built for aggregates ...

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Three fatal flaws of OSHA’s proposed crystalline silica rule

Mar 17, 2014

Three fatal flaws of OSHA’s proposed crystalline silica rule

In just a few weeks, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will conclude its public hearings on a proposed rule for crystalline silica exposure. A final rule could follow in short order, and could provide the basis for a ...

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