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BKT managing director discusses differentiation in North American OTR tire market

Jan 26, 2016

BKT managing director discusses differentiation in North American OTR tire market

Aggregates Manager took the opportunity during a recent tour of BKT Industries’ massive new tire plant in Bhuj, India, to sit down with Rajiv Poddar, BKT joint managing director, and discuss present opportunities and future moves. The $500 million plant in Bhuj ...

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Keys to extending tire life

Jan 06, 2016

Keys to extending tire life

We all know the importance of equipment management to minimize production interruptions related to maintenance downtime. How much attention does your operation pay to the management of its heavy equipment tires? Not all tire management, however, directly involves the tires. ...

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Manufacturer News – Siemens’ Lisa Davis selected as one of 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology; Hyundai announces 2014 Pinnacle Award winners; Michelin garners recognition from Deere & Company

Mar 20, 2015

Manufacturer News – Siemens’ Lisa Davis selected as one of 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology; Hyundai announces 2014 Pinnacle Award winners; Michelin garners recognition from Deere & Company

Lisa Davis, member of the Managing Board at Siemens, was selected as one of the 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council, Business Wire reports. The winners are selected based on the following criteria: Top ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Yokohama RL45 and RL51

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Yokohama RL45 and RL51

Durable tread design Yokohama Tire Corp. offers two new off-the-road tires, the RL45 and RL51. The tires feature new treads that are said to be more durable and longer lasting. The RL45 is made for articulated dump trucks and scrapers. Available in size ...

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Tire Tread Trends

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends

A host of new tread patterns focus on specific performance characteristics. Here’s a roundup of options for your off-road equipment. Double Coin =>

Tire Tread Trends: Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium

Haul truck tire The Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium (VREP) radial tire is specially designed for 100-ton class haul trucks and offers a unique two-stage lug design that provides stability for operator comfort, plus helps minimize block wear. Circumferential grooves dissipate heat and ...

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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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Goodyear highlights tires for aggregates market

Mar 07, 2014

Goodyear highlights tires for aggregates market

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is displaying a number of construction and quarry application tires at Booth 11649. “Goodyear is committed to the construction and quarry tire markets,” says David Anckaert, general manager, global OTR tires, Goodyear. “Our strategy is ...

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Editor’s Pick — new tires and tire-related products

Mar 07, 2013

Editor’s Pick — new tires and tire-related products

Michelin | www.michelin-us.com XTXL — X stands for radial, T for transport, and XL for extra load and extra life. The new tire is said to be suited for the latest-generation underground mining dump trucks and machinery. It can carry 29,000 kilograms per ...

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Michelin XMine D2 multi-purpose tires

Dec 14, 2012

Michelin XMine D2 multi-purpose tires

Michelin says its new XMine D2 multi-purpose tire features integrated B2 technology, which makes it safer and longer lasting. Its load capacity rating was increased to two stars, which means its load capacity has increased by up to 24 percent. ...

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Tire Technology

Dec 01, 2012

Tire Technology

Your earthmover tires are a critical component of uptime, cost control, and profitability.   By Tom Jackson, Contributing Editor     Other than the cost of the machine itself, fuel and tires are the biggest expenses you face in earthmoving and quarry work. While the ...

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