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Bridgestone Opens New Off-Road Tire Plant

Bridgestone-150Bridgestone Americas opened its first giant off-road radial tire plant. Based in Aiken County, S.C., the 1.5-million-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility produces various off-road radial tire products used to equip heavy haul trucks in mining and aggregates applications. The new plant strengthens Bridgestone’s ability to meet the needs of its global customer base in this key segment, according to the company.

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Komatsu Launches Intelligent Machine Control Excavator

Komatsu-150Komatsu America introduced the PC210LCi-10 intelligent Machine Control excavator to the North American market at a special event held at Komatsu Training and Demo Center in Cartersville, Ga. The event was attended by Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith, the only aggregates industry editor on-hand for the event.

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