Bridgestone Off-Road Tires for Underground Mining

Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced the expansion of its off-the-road (OTR) product portfolio to include a new size of the Bridgestone VSMS2 tire. The tire is now available in size 29.5R25 in the United States and Canada. Designed for underground mining, landfill and salvage environments, the Bridgestone VSMS2 tire delivers a 30 percent decrease in the frequency of sidewall cuts, improving…

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Cat Expands Underground Truck Design Portfolio

Caterpillar Underground Mining Pty, Ltd. (CUGM) has acquired the intellectual property of underground articulated truck designs from Ground Force Worldwide. This agreement will provide Caterpillar with additional design options in the 20-metric-tonnes and smaller payload class. The Ground Force AT18E (18-metric-ton payload ejector) and AT20 (20-metric-ton payload) remain available for immediate order via Ground Force Worldwide. The company will showcase…

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