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Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate Tailgates Ensure Full Truck Utilization

Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. (PHIL) has designed the Autogate Tailgate specifically to maximize haul-truck utilization, effectively increasing haul capacities by as much as 20 percent while also providing added safety and extended tire life.

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DSC Delivers Tier-4 Final Dredge

DSC Dredge, based in Reserve, La., delivered its first-ever dredge equipped with a Tier 4 Final C32 ACERT Caterpillar engine to a minerals company located in the United States. This Shark Class Dredge features an 18-in. hull-mounted dredge pump and 300 hp cutter drive assembly, and has a dredging depth capability of 56 ft. DSC supplied stainless steel hydraulic fittings and used anti-corrosion building practices, as the dredge will be working in a corrosive environment. The minerals company also purchased an anchor barge fabricated by DSC, which included a Tier 4 Final engine for the hydraulic winch drive system.

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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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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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Volvo L350H Delivers Greater Productivity, Fuel Efficiency

Volvo’s newest edition to its wheel loader range, the L350H was unveiled last year at ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas and delivers greater productivity and better fuel efficiency.

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