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Specifying the Right Truck and Body for Your Application

By Josh Swank

Maximizing output and productivity are main objectives for every operation. For off-highway hauling, volumetric capacity, weight distribution, heaping and other factors can limit the productivity of standard truck bodies. To get the most out of a truck, it’s important to consider the size and type of equipment used for loading, an operation’s haul cycles, and the materials being hauled.

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Numa Offers Rock Drilling Resources

Numa offers a wide range of Down-The-Hole (DTH) rock drilling hammers and bits. With more than 110 DTH products, Numa’s drilling technology is capable of drilling vertical, horizontal, and reverse circulation holes from 3½- to 50½ in. (89 to 1283 mm) in diameter in hard rock and unconsolidated formations.

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Dyno Nobel’s DigiShot Plus Offers Quick Deployment

DigiShot Plus is Dyno Nobel’s most recent addition to its electronic initiation system product portfolio. In addition to accurate timing benefits, quick deployment with robust downline wire and all-weather surface connectors, DigiShot Plus is truly flexible, blaster friendly and fully programmable.

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Volvo Launches Own Range of Rigid Haulers

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announced that it will enter the rigid hauler market with its own Volvo brand of rigid haulers in the second quarter of 2018. The new haulers are not available in North America at present, but are in South America, according to Volvo’s Brian Sullivan.

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Bridgestone Launches PressureStat System

LH PressureStatBridgestone Americas Inc. (Bridgestone) announced it is expanding its portfolio of industry-leading technology solutions with PressureStat, a tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) launched for off-the-road (OTR) tires in the construction, quarry, underground hard rock and port industries.

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