Tag: earthmover tyres

Regional hub boosts ATS Euromaster’s industrial, earthmover capabilities

Regional hub boosts ATS Euromaster’s industrial, earthmover capabilities

30th May 2018 | 0 Comments

ATS Euromaster has opened a new dedicated hub centre, expanding mobile tyre maintenance support for quarrying, mining, ports and industrial operators across Yorkshire and the North East. Based in Redcar, the ATS Euromaster hub provides a specialist central headquarters for a mobile service fleet for heavy vehicles, supporting operators with tyre and vehicle maintenance at their own sites in the area from Sheffield to Teesside.

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OTR tyre sales to grow 4.7% CAGR 2017 – 2022

OTR tyre sales to grow 4.7% CAGR 2017 – 2022

3rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether you call them off-the-road, OTR or earthmover tyres, these products are some of the most valuable tyres in the market. And with good reason. Not only are they the physically largest tyre product segment on the planet, these products are often also required to endure the greatest pressures in the most unforgiving circumstances.

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Bead damage in earthmover tyres – scrap or repair?

Bead damage in earthmover tyres – scrap or repair?

6th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Bead damage is a common problem in many operations we encounter and often, unnecessarily, results in many costly earthmover tyres heading for the scrap heap. As the saying goes, “prevention is better than a cure”, according to Monarch Vulcanising Systems (MVS), the same is true of bead damage. Proper training for those mounting and demounting tyres the correct tools and plentiful use of bead lubrication are the key weapons here.

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Magna: New & retreaded, under the same roof

Magna: New & retreaded, under the same roof

16th March 2018 | 0 Comments

A complaint often voiced by European retreaders is that their margins have been squeezed flat by imports of new tyres, especially products from China. But while many players have redirected excess capacity to Europe in the hope of claiming market share from retreaders, one tyre company has embarked upon a different approach. Instead of shipping its entire product range halfway around the world from the Far East to Europe, Magna Tyres Group has begun making some of its tyres within our region – and has teamed up with a retreader to do so.

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New sizes complete Continental radial range for wheel loaders & dump trucks

New sizes complete Continental radial range for wheel loaders & dump trucks

25th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The Continental range of wheel loader and dump truck radials has been rounded out by the introduction of two more E4/L4 dimensions into its EM-Master line. The addition of these size 23.5R25 and 26.5R25 tyres give Continental a total of 13 loader and dump truck tyre sizes within its three tyre lines.

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Magna Tyres to begin European manufacture

Magna Tyres to begin European manufacture

20th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Production of Magna tyres will soon begin in Europe. In January, the Magna Tyres Group will officially open its own facility in the Netherlands. A factory has been set up at the Hardenberg site operated by Obo Tyres, the retreader acquired by Magna Tyres Group in late 2016. The company states that from January, the Netherlands will host the manufacture certain products in the Magna range.

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Australia centre a model for Bridgestone’s global mining solutions

16th November 2017 | 0 Comments

A new mining solution base has been set up in Western Australia to provide Bridgestone mining tyres, conveyor belts, and hydraulic hoses, as well as related services, to mine and port customers in the region. Bridgestone says the technologies and expertise accumulated at this base will be employed as the company systematically establishes new mining solution centres in areas near major mines worldwide.

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Michelin unveils MEMS4 earthmover management system

5th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The next generation of Michelin’s MEMS mining tyre management system is now available. With the release of its MEMS4 system, the tyre maker has added real-time GPS and accelerator data, and by doing so says its current TPMS offer has been transformed into a “complete monitoring and reporting platform for tyres, trucks, mine haulage and vehicle cycle analysis.”

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Continental appoints 2 field engineers for CST business

Continental appoints 2 field engineers for CST business

26th June 2017 | 0 Comments

A return to the agricultural tyre market is imminent, and Continental is preparing for its range’s market launch with the appointment of a new field engineer. Harm-Hendrik Lange began in this newly-created role within the Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) team on 1 June. A second newly-created appointment focuses on the earthmoving tyre business, which Continental returned to last year. Matthias Engelhardt is now the field engineer responsible for CST’s earthmoving tyre customers.

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Magna sells 32 51-inch tyres to Saudi Arabia

Magna sells 32 51-inch tyres to Saudi Arabia

22nd June 2017 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres reports that the first batch of 16 36.00R51 MA09 tyres (of a total of 32) en route to their destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where they will be mounted on two giant crushers. These crushers are constructed by Thyssenkrupp in Germany for one of the leading cement companies in Saudi Arabia.

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Magna Tyres: 18 months and counting at German mine

Magna Tyres: 18 months and counting at German mine

17th May 2017 | 0 Comments

18 months ago one of Magna Tyres’ customers operating in a quartzite deposit in Germany started working with 26.5 R25 Magna MA08. More than a year and a half later, the tyres are still said to be “in excellent shape”, despite the tough working conditions in which they were deployed.

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Yokohama wins Caterpillar Platinum Supplier Award for 5th year straight

16th March 2017 | 0 Comments

For the fifth consecutive year, Yokohama Tire Corporation has earned Caterpillar’s premier supplier award: the Platinum Level Recertification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). The award went to Yokohama’s factory in Onomichi, Japan, which produces OE and replacement off-the-road (OTR) tyres for a wide range of equipment.

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Continental presents new construction and earthmover tyres

Continental presents new construction and earthmover tyres

8th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Two new Continental tyres have made their global debut at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 show, which is taking place in Las Vegas, USA this week. These are the Telemaster and the EM-Master E3/L3.

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Titan 3Q figures show lower sales, but also reduced losses

3rd November 2016 | 0 Comments

Titan published third quarter 2016 financial shows sales for the third quarter of 2016 were $306.2 million, down 0.9 per cent, compared to $308.8 million in the third quarter of 2015. Gross profit for the third quarter of 2016 was $33.0 million, or 10.8 per cent of net sales, compared to $26.2 million, or 8.5 per cent of net sales, for the third quarter of 2015.

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Kal Tire partners with University Of British Columbia

25th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group and the University of British Columbia have formed a research partnership that will allow the two organizations to collaborate in developing technology and solutions for the mining tyre industry. In the recently-signed memorandum of understanding (MOU), both parties agree to pursue research and innovation as part of a partnership that matches expertise from UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering with the innovation goals of Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group.

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