Author Archives: Alex

BKT top-of-the-range tires for telehandlers

The telehandler market is a segment that is undergoing strong evolution and demands high performance in terms of load capacity and safety, as well as resistance against mechanical stress and cuts. In this way, the complex needs of construction sites, farms and freight villages can be satisfied by means of a highly performing range designed […]

Shifting equipment acquisition strategy improves total operation for Britton Industries

By Brad Stemper, product manager, CASE Construction Equipment Britton Industries is a leading producer of natural and dyed mulches, screened topsoil, leaf compost and aggregate products. Servicing the landscaping and construction markets of Central New Jersey and South Pennsylvania, the family-owned and operated company has been in business for over 28 years.

Emerald Equipment Systems hosts organics open day at SJAP Naturalink

Coverage and photos by Colleen Suo Emerald Equipment Systems, Inc. (EES) hosted an organics / wood waste open day at the massive SJAP Naturalink facility in Elmer, NJ August 1-3. Over the course of three days, invited guests had a chance to see a variety of organics processing equipment in action. There were in-depth group […]

News from the IAAP

Blasting licensure and certification training and examination The next IDNR blasting licensure and certification training and examination session will occur on October 2-4, 2018, All individuals whose duties include the direct supervision of blasting operations at surface coal and non-coal mining operations are required to be licensed or certified. To obtain a blaster license or […]

Komatsu America introduces the new WA480-8 wheel loader

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — Komatsu America Corp. recently announced the introduction of the new WA480-8 Wheel Loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emissions regulations-compliant engine, this latest addition to the wheel loader family combines higher production with lower fuel costs, improved operator comfort and enhanced serviceability.

Caterpillar delivers 50,000th cat® articulated truck

In a year of multiple significant milestones for Cat® mining and infrastructure trucks, Caterpillar announces delivery of its 50,000th articulated truck from its Peterlee, U.K. manufacturing facility. Since the start of Cat branded articulated truck manufacturing in 1985, Caterpillar has become an industry leader of the articulated truck design.

Highest honors for Mr. Arvind Poddar, BKT, entering the TIA Hall of Fame

SEREGNO, ITALY — On July 25, 2018, Mr. Roy Littlefield, the executive vice president of the Tire Industry Associations (TIA) officially announced the names of the honorees for the 2018 Hall of Fame Award, TIA’s highest honor and one of the most prestigious accolades of the tire industry at a global level.