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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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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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Caterpillar 323 Next Gen Excavator Delivers High Performance

Three Next Generation 20-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar – the 320 GC, 320 and 323 – increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of purpose-built features designed to match customers’ productivity and cost targets.

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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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Goodyear Adds Key Size to Its Best All-Season OTR Tire

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is committed to helping construction companies, mining operations and quarries elevate their productivity while lowering their operating costs.To help end users achieve these objectives, Goodyear has added a key size, 20.5R25, to the AS-3A.

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