Yokohama Releases Galaxy LDSR 510 Tire for Mining

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America Inc. released its Galaxy LDSR 510, a new, all-steel dozer and loader radial for surface mining in sizes 17.5R25, 20.5R25 and 23.5R25.  The non-directional tread pattern provides “outstanding traction” in both forward and reverse, “enhancing efficiency” in digging, loading and carrying operations, said Dhananjay Bisht, product manager – earthmoving, construction and industrial tires for Yokohama Off-Highway.…

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Recycling Asphalt Waste A Solution To Material Shortages

Managing And Procuring Materials In The Construction Industry Is Rapidly Becoming A Concern, Due To Material Shortages And Rising Costs.  The tasks behind maintaining roads involve removing the old asphalt and laying down a new layer. Recycling old materials requires time to crush everything down to usable size. Now, the question is: how do you speed up this process?  In…

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BKT Talks About the Weight of Tires and Quality

“It weighs more, so it is robust and will last longer.” Are we sure that this equation is real, that it truly works?  Today, the technicians of BKT, one of the largest manufacturers of Off-Highway Tires (OTR) in the world, reveal the details and parameters that affect the weight of a tire. It is very common to hear that the…

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Liebherr TA 230 Litronic Artic Now Available to U.S. Market

With the introduction of the new generation of articulated dump trucks, Liebherr now offers a full line of earthmoving products. Apart from a comprehensive product portfolio of earthmoving machines for diverse applications, the new TA 230 articulated dump truck is now available to customers in the U.S. market.

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BKT Talks About the Weight of Tires and Quality

“It weighs more, so it is robust and will last longer.” Are we sure that this equation is real, that it truly works?  Today, the technicians of BKT, one of the largest manufacturers of Off-Highway Tires (OTR) in the world, reveal the details and parameters that affect the weight of a tire. It is really very common to hear that…

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Stockpile Surveying Gets a Boost from Drone Technology

By John Frost Yearly stockpile reconciliations are wrapping up, and companies are crossing their fingers for accurate material estimates. For aggregate companies, this process is essential to keeping their customers’ projects on time and on budget as they enter 2022. If stockpile estimates are off by even 1,000 tons, companies could easily incur high losses at $6 to $7 per…

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Wheel Loader Prices Rise

Nov. 16, 2021 – Ritchie Bros.’ November Market Trends Report continues to show positive pricing trends across all its equipment indexes, with medium earthmoving equipment prices up 36% in the United States, while truck tractors and vocational trucks are up 45% and 34%, respectively (for the three months ending Oct. 31). With this month’s report, Ritchie Bros. has included a special focus on earthmoving equipment sales…

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ConExpo-Con/Agg Spotlight: BKT

From March 7-11, BKT will be on the international stage at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 in Las Vegas to display the top-of-the-range tires of its Earthmax lineup for construction, mining and earthmoving vehicles at Booth C22020. Attendees will have the opportunity to take a closer look at some outstanding members of the Earthmax product family, which has been growing more and more…

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John Deere Integrates SmartGrade Technology Into Dozer Models

John Deere is building on its lineup of SmartGrade crawler dozers with the integration of the machine control offering on the 750K and 850K models. Adding SmartGrade availability on these larger machines will improve job site accuracy and quality of work through the complete integration of the Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System. The system is fully incorporated into the machine…

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