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Yokohama Tire Corp Offers Five New OTR Tires

Continuing to help off-the-road (OTR) tire dealers and end-users with innovative ways to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency, Yokohama Tire Corp. will offer five new OTR tires with dual TRA code designations to handle both loader and transport applications.  

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Atlas Copco Targets Zero-Emission Underground Drilling

“Our customers’ future is electric,” said Andreas Nordbrandt, president of Atlas Copco Underground Rock Excavation Division, based in Örebro, Sweden. Development will now be focused on zero-emission and battery-driven machinery. The company has immediate plans to expand its current portfolio of electric mining equipment including loaders, drill rigs and mine trucks.

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Caterpillar Details Expanded Autonomous Mining Truck Capabilities Developed With Torc Robotics

Caterpillar Inc. provided additional details about its expanded autonomous technology capabilities for the Komatsu 930E mining truck – developed in part with Torc Robotics – at a recent event at its Tinaja Hills Demonstration and Learning Center near Tucson, Ariz.

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Van der Graaf Drum Motors Require No Maintenance

A drum motor is a one-component conveyor drive where the motor, gear drive and all moving parts are enclosed inside the drum. The motor and gears operate in a sealed oil bath ensuring proper lubrication and cooling. With no external motor, gear reducer, sprockets, chain or required chain guard, no external component maintenance is required.

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Top 15 Tips for Flying a Drone

The use of drones at aggregates operations is on the rise. They can be used in many applications, from stockpile measuring to quarry face inspection. But figuring out how to use a drone takes time. Learning how to use it comes first, along with safety precautions.

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