Tag: mining tyres

Nokian Mine King E-4 range grows with new sizes

Nokian Mine King E-4 range grows with new sizes

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Two new sizes have been added to the Nokian Mine King range, extending the the E-4 underground mining tyre’s suitability to an even wider range of vehicles. The launch of the 14.00-24 size in August has been followed by the introduction of a size 12.00-20 tyre this month. The Nokian Mine King E-4 was initially launched in 14.00-20,

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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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Bridgestone opens new Mining Solution Centre in Australia

Bridgestone opens new Mining Solution Centre in Australia

11th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s mining tyre service subsidiary in Australia has established a second solution centre in the country. Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia Pty. Ltd. (BMSA) opened the Hunter Valley Mining Solution Centre (HMSC) yesterday.

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Bridgestone to show ‘world’s largest’ 4m tyre at Bauma 2019

Bridgestone to show ‘world’s largest’ 4m tyre at Bauma 2019

15th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone will return to construction and mining trade fair Bauma in 2019, presenting a selection of tyres, industrial products and targeted solutions developed for the industry. Bridgestone produces tyres for the world’s largest mining trucks, and will display one of these four-metre-tall tyres, the largest in the world, on its stand, alongside several new products.

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Bauma debut for BKT’s ‘giant’

Bauma debut for BKT’s ‘giant’

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

BKT has big plans for next month’s Bauma show – the off-highway tyre specialist is getting ready for the global debut of its largest tyre ever at the construction machinery trade fair.

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Magna Tyres Group adds 3 sizes to M-Terrain off-road dump truck tyre range

Magna Tyres Group adds 3 sizes to M-Terrain off-road dump truck tyre range

21st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres has added three sizes to its popular Magna M-Terrain E4 tyre series for off-road dump trucks. The M-Terrain is now available in sizes 750/65R25, 875/65R29 and 800/80R29. The manufacturer states that the range extension is designed to serve more clients globally.

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Transense supplying Peru copper mine

19th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Transense Technologies PLC’s trading division Translogik has won a contract to supply 24 iTrack II mining tyre monitoring systems including the full suite of data analytics for large haul trucks at Southern Copper’s Cuajone mine in Peru. These systems are to be supplied on a subscription model basis.

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BKT sponsoring Australian cricket league

BKT sponsoring Australian cricket league

18th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Yet another sports sponsorship for BKT – following on from the start of its Serie B and Coupe de la Ligue title sponsorships in Italy and France, the off-highway tyre specialist has entered into a partnership with the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) cricket league in Australia. BKT has signed an agreement with governing body Cricket Australia that secures its status as off-highway tyre supplier to the Twenty20 cricket league for three years.

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Bridgestone establishes regional mining solutions company in Indonesia

18th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation today announced it has established PT. Bridgestone Mining Solutions Indonesia (BMSI) from 9 November 2017. BMSI integrates the Bridgestone Corporation Jakarta Representative Office, which provides maintenance services for tyres for construction and mining vehicles, with PT. Bridgestone Engineered Products Indonesia (BSEA-IN), a subsidiary in Indonesia that sells conveyor belts for mining applications. As part of this integration, BSEA-IN has been officially renamed as BMSI.

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Site testing for Belshina giant tyres

11th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The entry of Belarus-based tyre maker Belshina into the giant tyre market comes another step forward with the successful testing of the 57- and 63-inch tyres at quarry sites. The tyres were fitted to 360 and 450 tonne payload BelAZ dump trucks; Belshina has been approved as an original equipment supplier to the manufacturer, whose BelAZ 75710 is said to be the highest capacity haul truck in the world. Belshina reports that the results of these operational tests are a prelude to volume production.

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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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Belshina produces first 63-inch tyre

13th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Belarus-based tyre maker Belshina JSC reports the production of its first 63-inch mining tyre. The tyre, which has a diameter of more than four metres and weighs 5.7 tonnes, is intended for fitment on dump trucks used in quarry and mining applications. Belshina reports that the tyre’s capacity exceeds 100 tonnes thanks to its steel cord casing, and it can be used at ambient temperatures between -55ºC and +45ºC.

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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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Kal Tire acquires Tyre Corporation’s South Africa business

Kal Tire acquires Tyre Corporation’s South Africa business

25th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The Kal Tire Mining Tire Group has acquired the South African operations of Tyre Corporation. It is hoped that the transaction, which took place for an undisclosed sum, will enable the growth achieved by Tyre Corporation in South Africa over the past decade to continue. It also gives Tyre Corporation’s customers access to Kal Tire services such as its exclusive Ultra Repair process for ultra-class tyres.

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EMEA launch for Goodyear RM-4B+ range

EMEA launch for Goodyear RM-4B+ range

2nd November 2016 | 0 Comments

In September, Goodyear Tire & Rubber introduced a 63-inch version of its RM-4B+ OTR tyre. Upon launching this 53/80R63 ultra-large haulage mining product, Eric Matson, Goodyear’s global field engineering manager (OTR), opined that the new size will become a “must-have for mining operations around the world.” This new 63-inch RM-4B+, along with five smaller siblings – three new releases and two already on the market in North America – are now available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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