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Nov 16, 2021 1:16:26 PM

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Five Tips for Longer Lasting Construction Tires

Managing Construction Tires for Better ROI 


After labor and fuel, tires are the third-highest operating cost on a wheeled piece of heavy equipment. Having a proactive approach to the management and maintenance of your construction equipment’s tires can equal big gains over the course of its lifetime. Making tires last longer is easy and just taking a few simple steps can save you a substantial amount on your tire spend.  

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Topics: Construction Industry, Tire Maintenance, Construction Tires

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Oct 26, 2021 12:16:28 PM

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The Telehandler’s Ascent to Key Piece of Construction Equipment

Telehandlers Rise to New Challenges


Telehandlers were developed to act as a forklift in rough terrain—a specialized tool, for a specific application, and occasional use. It didn’t take long for operators to discover just how versatile telehandlers are and for them to outgrow their original application. Telehandlers are more adaptable than forklifts and more compact and maneuverable than cranes, which has led them to be used in all manner of construction projects, including general construction, roofing, framing, masonry, demolition, commercial, retail, road, and bridgework.   

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Construction Industry, Galaxy Giraffe, Galaxy MPC, Alliance 585, Galaxy Super High Lift, Telehandler Tires

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Oct 18, 2021 2:26:28 PM

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Growing Profits: Carbon Farming and Ag Tires

Tires for Farmers Harvesting Carbon

The number of carbon farming opportunities and interest in carbon capture continue to grow as more and more businesses both inside and outside of agriculture take steps to make their operations greener. While carbon farming is still in its infancy, this could develop into a good, market-driven opportunity that enables farmers to make some money while they manage the health of their soil. 

Conservation practices—like cover crops and no-till—are at the forefront of carbon farming, but other factors, like the tires ag equipment rides on, can have an enormous influence on successful implementation and a farm’s profitability. 

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires

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Sep 29, 2021 12:42:19 PM

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Why Choose a Solid Skid Steer Tires for Puncture-Prone Applications

Solid Skid Steer Tires for Puncture-Prone Applications

Historically, pneumatic tires have been a fixture on skid steers; however, as the number of tasks these versatile machines are asked to perform continues to grow, so do the kinds of tires available for them. There is no one-sits-fits-all tire solution for today’s skid steers, but pairing the “right” tire to the conditions your machine works in can pay off—improving everything from productivity to profit. For example, solid skid steer tires offer numerous advantages to machines working in harsh, puncture-prone environments in applications like demolition, scrap, waste, and recycling.

Here are five reasons why skid steer owners operating in some of the most challenging applications are turning to solid tires.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Solid Tires, Beefy Baby SDS, Super Smooth SDS

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Sep 20, 2021 1:34:59 PM

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New Yokohama RR42 IND-4 Tires for High-Efficiency Straddle Carriers

Building on its dominance in the global port and container handling industry, Yokohama Off-Highway Tires has released its popular Yokohama RR42 IND-4 steel-belted radial in the 480/95R25 size. Capable of loads of up to 37,500 pounds (17,000 kg) at 15 mph and rated for speeds up to 21.7 mph (35 kph), the larger version of the RR42 is built for the new class of straddle carriers that are increasing container handling efficiency.

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Topics: Press Release, Corporate, Yokohama RR42