Tag: Magna Tyres

Cemex UK renews Vacu-Lug contract

Cemex UK renews Vacu-Lug contract

12th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Cemex UK has renewed its OTR tyre contract with Vacu-Lug until the end of 2019. Operating from approximately 60 quarries and 200 ready-mix concrete plants with a large fleet of modern mobile equipment being able to depend on a tyre service is crucial to Cemex’s fleet operations.

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Magna Tyres doubles OTR tyre capacity in Netherlands plant

Magna Tyres doubles OTR tyre capacity in Netherlands plant

7th August 2018 | 0 Comments

When Magna Tyres Group officially commenced production at its Obo Tyres plant in Hardenberg, the Netherlands on 11 January, Obo general manager Peter Schrijver told us that high levels of efficiency, lower transport costs and lower import duties make it “very cost effective” for Magna Tyres to manufacture in Europe. He also said that Magna had placed a further order for 23-, 26- and 29-inch presses and would undertake measures to effectively double capacity. Just over half a year on, the company has completed its first expansion in Hardenberg. According to Magna Tyres, OTR tyre production capacity is almost twice what it was at the start of the year.

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Magna AG23 for agricultural trucks and trailers

Magna AG23 for agricultural trucks and trailers

2nd August 2018 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has released another ‘Made in Holland’ tyre, the Magna AG23. The product that rolls out of the company’s plant in Hardenberg, the Netherlands is specifically designed for fitment on agricultural trucks and trailers and features a tread design optimised for agricultural and transport applications.

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Construction, mining, earthmover tyres well-represented as Hillhead 2018 sets attendance record

Construction, mining, earthmover tyres well-represented as Hillhead 2018 sets attendance record

16th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry near Buxton in Derbyshire hosted unprecedented crowds for the 2018 edition of the show (26–28 June), with official figures showing a record-breaking 19,687 unique visitors in attendance, surpassing the show’s previous highest attendance record set in 2005. The show also included more exhibitors (527) than ever before, with the showground, pavilions and demonstration areas showcasing the latest plant and equipment for the quarrying, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, recycling and construction sectors, many of the products on show for the first time in the UK.

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Magna Tyres confident of further growth following Intermat 2018

Magna Tyres confident of further growth following Intermat 2018

2nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

From 23 to 28 April, 2018, Magna Tyres Group exhibited at Intermat 2018 in Paris, demonstrating a broad range of OTR, Port, and Industrial tyres. The exhibition was an declared an “unsurpassed success” by the company, which also said the experience reaffirmed Magna’s position as the world’s fastest growing OTR tyre company.

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Magna MA04+ OTR tyre range released

Magna MA04+ OTR tyre range released

19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest generation of OTR tyre for rigid dump trucks from Magna Tyres is now available. Called the Magna MA04+, the E4 tread radial is designed for surface mine applications and is produced in seven popular sizes, 27.00R49, 33.00R51, 37.00R57, 40.00R57, 46/90R57, 50/80R57 and 59/80R63. Compound options include cut resistant (A), heat resistant (B) and standard (S).

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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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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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Magna Tyre Group introduces MA11 for compact wheel loaders

Magna Tyre Group introduces MA11 for compact wheel loaders

9th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Magna Tyres Group has launched its new tyre for compact wheel loaders, the Magna MA11. The radial tyre features an E2/L2 tread pattern designed for construction applications, such as roads, residential housing, and commercial properties, and landscaping. It is the latest addition to the Magna product range and is available in tyre sizes 365/70R18, 405/70R18, and 405/70R20.

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MEA office the next step in global expansion, says Magna Tyres

MEA office the next step in global expansion, says Magna Tyres

18th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has opened a new office to serve the Middle East and Africa regions. The office is based in Ras Al Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates, and its set-up follows last month’s appointment of Vijay Nambiar as the office’s general manager. Magna Tyres views the new office as the next step in the company’s “worldwide expansion.”

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RengasCenter becomes Magna Tyres distributor in Finland

RengasCenter becomes Magna Tyres distributor in Finland

20th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group reports that RengasCenter, the Finnish tyre wholesaler, has been appointed as Magna Tyres distributor in Finland. The cooperation has been set up together with Ham-Re Oy, importer for Magna Tyres in Finland.

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OBO acquires MTP Tyres Benelux distribution rights

1st July 2016 | 0 Comments

OBO Tyres has acquired the exclusive distribution rights for the OTR brand MTP Tyres in the Benelux region. The brand offers new tyres for a wide range of applications, including articulated dump trucks, graders, loaders, cranes, and dump trucks. OBO states that the distribution rights fills a gap in its portfolio of products for its extended home market.

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Magna agricultural tyres now available

Magna agricultural tyres now available

16th June 2016 | 0 Comments

The first agricultural products have joined the Magna Tyres Group portfolio. The Dutch company says a number of Magna AG01 tractor tyres are now available for shipment directly from its main warehouse in Waalwijk. At present a total of 21 sizes, 85, 70 and 65 series products, are available.

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Magna the tyre of choice for Emerson Crane Hire

Magna the tyre of choice for Emerson Crane Hire

3rd May 2016 | 0 Comments

Emerson Crane Hire has opted to fit Magna tyres to its vehicle fleet in the UK. Commenting on this decision, Stephan van Leeuwen commented that the Magna Tyres Group is “very proud” of Emerson’s decision to select Magna for its large fleet. The regional sales manager for the UK and Ireland shares that Emerson carried out numerous tests and decided, due to their efficiency and cost per mile, that all tyres demounted from fleet vehicles will be replaced with Magna tyres. Magna Tyres Group will supply Emerson Crane Hire its MA03 crane tyre in size 445/95R25.

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