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Titan adds new STL3 tire size for artics, wheel loaders
Titan adds new size of tire to lineup for articulated dump trucks, wheel loaders, and scrapers in the construction, mining, and quarry industries.
January 5, 2021
Stellar TM28 allows forklifts, loaders to handle large mining and construction tires
Available in a long or short arm version, the Stellar TM28 tire manipulator attachment for forklifts and loader will handle large mining and construction tires.
December 29, 2020
Let’s Test Toyo’s Open County A/T III Tires
Man, 2020 has been wild, right? During 2019 I tested a set of Cooper’s AT3-XLT tires and planned to ring in the new year with a fresh set of rubber – this time from Toyo. I got four brand new Toyo Open County A/T III tires mounted to my 2017 F-150 in January, but the […]
August 20, 2020
BKT at ConExpo 2020: EM 936 Super tire for excavators, telehandlers
BKT’s EM 936 Super, to be shown in the company’s Central Hall booth C22705 at ConExpo 2020, has been specifically designed for excavators and telehandlers in digging and loading operations as well as transport applications. With an 8 to 10 percent increase in tread width, the tire is designed for stability and riding comfort. It also […]
February 14, 2020
Continental Tire unveils Generation 3 construction tire and matching retreads, reintroduces General Tire lines
Continental's Generation 3 tires can be applied to construction, cement, utility, forestry, logging and emergency vehicles and can be retreaded up to 3 times.
October 9, 2019
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Michelin introduces next-gen airless Tweel tire for skid steers with big durability improvements
Designed to withstand a variety of skid steer applications, the new Michelin X Tweel SSL 2 12N16.5 will be available in all-terrain and hard-surface models.
July 17, 2019
Alliance Tire’s new 585 offers high puncture resistance, self-cleaning tread for construction equipment
Developed specifically for construction use, the A585 from Yokohama’s Alliance Tire Group features a steel-belted design with high puncture protection and more.
April 24, 2019
Galaxy LHD 500 a solid tire designed to give wheel loaders more traction
Alliance Tire Group has released a new severe duty solid tire designed to provide wheel loaders with a long service life and high traction. Learn more on this.
April 11, 2019
Tire Test Update: Cooper’s Discoverer AT3 XLT at 12,500 miles
Check out this Tire Test Update on Equipment World and get the latest details on the status of Cooper Tire's Discoverer tire with 12,500 miles on it. More here.
April 8, 2019
Extra rubber, extra wide Cooper Tire RM351 HD provides long service life in on-off road applications
Cooper Tire has developed a new mixed-service tire, the Roadmaster RM351 HD for on- and off-road driving in applications such as mixer and dump trucks. The new tire comes in two sizes: 11R22.5 and 11R24.5. The RM351 is an inch wider than its predecessor and has a 20 percent bigger footprint. A full inch of […]
March 21, 2019
Continental opens new training center at future Miss. tire plant
Continental opens its Employee Training Center building on its future Truck Tire Plant campus in Clinton, Mississippi. Learn more on Equipment World.
January 11, 2019
Continental opens lab to develop dandelion as alternative tire rubber
The Russian dandelion has several advantages, including that it can be harvested in one year and grown most anywhere. Details here on Equipment World.
January 8, 2019
Michelin, Goodyear raise commercial tire prices
Michelin is among the latest tire manufacturers to announce an increase in prices. If you're considering new commercial tires now may be the time to act. Learn more.
December 3, 2018
BKT announces “ag-centric” tire production plant in the U.S.
The facility would be the first U.S.-based plant for the firm and while the plant's location has not been announced BKT plans to break ground during Q2 of 2019.
November 30, 2018
Cooper Severe Series MSD truck tires balance traction in dirt with longevity on the pavement
Cooper Tire officially expands its Severe Series truck tires with a new tread to help off-road trucks maximize their drive performance. Get more details here.
November 26, 2018
Yokohama Tire opens new $5.6M R&D center in N.C.
Yokohama Tire opens its largest overseas research and development center in the U.S. to consolidate its U.S. R&D staff for tire development. Learn more here.
October 10, 2018
New Michelin quarry truck tires improve TMPH with cooler running, faster speeds and longer tread life
Michelin's new 18.00R33 size tires, the Xtra Load Grip and Xtra Load Protect, are designed to increase tread life as well as loads or travel distance.
October 3, 2018
Bridgestone expands OTR tire production with $12M infusion to Ill. plant
Bridgestone says its Bloomington, Illinois, tire plant will soon be expanded to support the manufacturing of more off-the-road tires for mining & construction.
July 20, 2018
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Construction Starts: When Will the Post-Pandemic Road to Recovery Be Complete?
The overall U.S. economy is expected to rebound by the first half of the year, but the construction industry's recovery doesn't look as bright. Details here.
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2021 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.