BKT Aims to Change the Game in Giant OTR Tire Market

After past years of increasingly severe supply and demand problems, culminating in 2012’s mind-boggling price and availability gyrations, the giant OTR tire market has settled down and today offers mine operators a stable platform for meeting their surface and underground tire needs. In fact, at last year’s OTR Tire conference sponsored by the U.S. Tire Industry Association, every member of an OTR tire manufacturers’ panel responded—almost in unison—with “No!” when presented with the question “Do you foresee shortages in any specific size or type of tire during the next year?”

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Truck Builders Support Fleet Optimization Efforts With New Tech

Understanding that many mine operators are opting to squeeze more hours from their haul trucks before making replacement purchases, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are looking at different ways to help them improve performance and lower their cost per ton.

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CVC to Distribute Uras Vibratory Motor Line in US

Uras Techno, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vibratory motors, has appointed Cleveland Vibrator Co. (CVC) as its exclusive distributor of rotary electric vibrators in the U.S., according to Craig Macklin, CVC vice-president of sales and marketing. The Uras line of vibrators was launched in 1959 and more than 830,000 units have been purchased to date.

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