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Sep 14, 2022 1:13:26 PM

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Fighting Inflation in Construction with…Inflation

The Pressure to Offset Rising Costs 

Inflation is top of mind for everyone in the construction industry, as prices have increased for everything from softwood to steel. Rising costs have put enormous pressure on today’s construction companies, and have challenged them to adopt new tactics to prevent escalating expenses from eating into their margins, reducing their liquidity, and ultimately hurting their profitability.

Inflation is also a strategy construction businesses can employ to fight rising costs—the inflation pressure of their equipment's tires, that is.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction Tires

Posted by YOHTA Team

Jun 21, 2022 2:26:32 PM

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New Triple-Steel-Belted Alliance Flotation Tire for Ag and Construction

The new Alliance 590 flotation radial from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires features three layers of steel belts under a cut-resistant tread compound—a powerfully puncture-resistant combination for the heavy tankers, wagons and pull-behind sprayers used on farms and construction sites.

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Topics: Farm Tires, Press Release, Agricultural Tires, Construction Tires

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May 19, 2022 11:02:13 AM

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Electrification and Construction Tires

Application-Specific Tires for Electric Construction Equipment 


The use of electric equipment is building in popularity on construction sites across the globe and is poised to surge in the coming years. Driving this interest in electric equipment is everything from a growing number of electric offerings from equipment manufacturers to rapidly improving technology and the numerous advantages offered by going electric. Electric equipment presents new challenges to tires, however, and fleet managers will want to consider their unique needs when selecting them.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction, Construction Tires

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May 3, 2022 12:06:13 PM

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Understanding OTR Tire Tread Patterns

How to Choose an OTR Tire Tread Pattern 


The tread pattern of an OTR tire is responsible for many of its characteristics, including the traction and flotation the tire provides and its resistance to cuts, chunks, wear, and heat. Selecting the right tire with a tread optimized for the conditions it will operate in is essential for maximizing a tire’s return on investment and can provide numerous other benefits, such as improved machine efficiency and productivity.

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Topics: Tire Construction, Construction Tires, OTR Tires, Tread Patterns

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Mar 10, 2022 10:46:26 AM

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Getting to Know Grader Tires

OTR Tires Help Make the Grade 


What do you call a county engineer with a motor grader? A highway department. There is a lot of truth to this old joke. Motor graders are used for everything from the construction of roads to the maintenance of them in both municipal and civil applications, as well as in industries like mining. Consequently, motor graders are also commonly called road graders. Ensuring this valuable piece of equipment makes the grade are its tires.

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Topics: Construction, Construction Tires, Radial OTR, Grader Tires

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