Tag: earthmover tyres

Continental EM Master OE on Komatsu Dash 8

Continental EM Master OE on Komatsu Dash 8

26th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Japanese construction, mining, forestry and military equipment manufacturer Komatsu recently approved several Continental EM Master tyre models as original equipment for the Komatsu Dash 8 wheel loader series. As of January 2020, purchasers of WA270-8, WA320-8, WA380-8, WA470-8, WA-480-8 and WA500-8 models can select E3/L3 or E4/L4 versions of the EM Master in sizes 20.5 R25, 23.5 R25, 26.5 R25 or 29.5 R25.

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Elie Sleiman to head Magna Tyres’ Oceania & SE Asia business

Elie Sleiman to head Magna Tyres’ Oceania & SE Asia business

26th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has appointed Elie Sleiman General Manager of its Singapore office, effective 1 March. Sleiman will lead sales within the Oceania & South East Asia region and has responsibility for extending the Magna brand presence, distribution network, and will focus on developing strong customer relationships.

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GRI launches Gripex LT122 loader tyre

GRI launches Gripex LT122 loader tyre

19th February 2020 | 0 Comments

GRI has introduced a new tyre for heavy-duty loader applications, the Gripex LT122. The Sri Lankan tyre maker says the LT22 features a sturdy and robust nylon casing that provides extraordinary impact and shock resistance for extended tyre life. It adds that the tyre’s tread compound ensures resistance against wear and cuts, whilst the tread design enables higher traction for better productivity.

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Aeolus producing 57-inch OTR tyres

Aeolus producing 57-inch OTR tyres

17th February 2020 | 0 Comments

At the end of January 2020, Aeolus Tyres announced that the company successfully broke the 57-inch radial OTR tyre barrier. The Aeolus 46/90R57 AG01 earthmover tyre is now the “largest engineering radial tyre” that the company has ever produced.

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Continental CST appoints new customer solutions engineer

Continental CST appoints new customer solutions engineer

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Jörg Wörner has been named the new customer solutions engineer for earthmover tyres within Continental’s Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) business area. His arrival boosts the technical customer service operation in the EMEA region, which Continental says is “instrumental” in its drive to “focus directly on customers.”

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Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Japanese tyre and rubber manufacturer Yokohama is planning to invest into and even buy Prometeon, the new name for the former Pirelli commercial and industrial tyre manufacturing operation, according to a range of sources. Tyres & Accessories first heard this news in July and then the Italian financial press subsequently suggested that Prometeon’s shareholders were considering restructuring Prometeon’s ownership. Yokohama is understood to be leading the suitors. The official Yokohama/Prometeon investment announcement is expected during the course of the next week or so.

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Magna Tyres Group opens USA office

Magna Tyres Group opens USA office

16th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group shares that it has opened a sales office in the USA. Its premises in Fort Lauderdale, Florida opened on 1 September and is the company’s second office in North America. Magna Tyres Group has been present in the region since establishing a sales office in Canada at the start of this year.

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Slight slowdown in India’s radialisation

Slight slowdown in India’s radialisation

16th August 2019 | 0 Comments

The radialisation in India’s commercial vehicle and off-highway tyre market has slowed down but is still progressing, says Apollo Tyres. During an earnings call earlier this month, chief financial officer Gaurav Kumar commented that radialisation in the market as a whole has “slowed down slightly from earlier expectations.”

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Nokian Ground Kare – a “good compromise” for excavator applications

Nokian Ground Kare – a “good compromise” for excavator applications

22nd May 2019 | 0 Comments

A single tyre solution is seldom optimal for all excavator applications, and that is why Nokian Tyres aims to offer a range that covers different surfaces and demands. The latest addition to its line-up is the Nokian Ground Kare.

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Guangxi Linglong Tire starts earthmover tyre production

Guangxi Linglong Tire starts earthmover tyre production

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

The first radial earthmover tyre made by Guangxi Linglong Tire rolled off the production line earlier today. For the wholly-owned subsidiary of Shandong Linglong Tire, the start of production represents an important milestone in Linglong’s RMB 4 billion (£454 million) investment programme. Through this investment, Linglong aims to manufacture 20 million high-performance car tyres, 2 million all-steel truck radials and 60,000 specialty tyres per annum.

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Alliance launches A585 for compact & backhoe loaders

Alliance launches A585 for compact & backhoe loaders

11th April 2019 | 0 Comments

ATG has presented its latest addition to the Alliance tyre range at the Bauma show. The Alliance A585 has been developed for construction machinery such as compact and backhoe loaders. ATG says the A585 offers excellent traction on dry, wet and wintery surfaces. It adds that the tyre also features superior puncture resistance and extremely low wear, particularly when used on hard and highly abrasive surfaces.

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BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

8th April 2019 | 0 Comments

In India, the lighting of a lamp symbolises new beginnings. For BKT, this tradition was a fitting gesture for observing a significant step in what it calls the ‘Next Level’: The lighting ceremony marked the start of festivities to celebrate the inauguration of BKT’s rebuilt European headquarters on 5 April.

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Tyre Boss Ltd ups marketing efforts

Tyre Boss Ltd ups marketing efforts

3rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Construction and off-highway tyre specialist Tyre Boss Ltd has increased its marketing capacity with the appointment of Helen Kiddle of HelenK PR & Marketing to manage its PR for the business. The appointment of HelenK is effective 1 April 2019.

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ContiLogger: Consultancy using OTR tyre & vehicle telemetry

ContiLogger: Consultancy using OTR tyre & vehicle telemetry

25th March 2019 | 0 Comments

A new service concept from Continental is expected to act as a step forward towards greater servitisation, the development of revenues from services. The concept is called ContiLogger, and it incorporates tyres, hardware, software and data. Continental will present ContiLogger at next month’s Bauma show.

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Continental RDT-Master: New cut-resistant compound

Continental RDT-Master: New cut-resistant compound

20th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Further growth within the Continental earthmover tyre portfolio. A new compound is now available for the Continental RDT-Master tyre, a product aimed at rigid dump truck applications. Continental developed this cut-resistant compound for rough and abrasive applications where tyres have to withstand sharp gravel, rocks and stones.

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