Yokohama releases Galaxy LDSR 510 Tire for mining

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America has released its Galaxy LDSR 510, a new, all-steel dozer and loader radial for surface mining in sizes 17.5R25, 20.5R25 and 23.5R25.  The non-directional tread pattern provides “outstanding traction” in both forward and reverse, “enhancing efficiency” in digging, loading and carrying operations, said Dhananjay Bisht, product manager – earthmoving, construction and industrial tires for Yokohama Off-Highway. “The…

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Prioritize people in PDS installations: Booyco

As the implementation of proximity detection systems (PDS) takes center stage at surface mining operations in South Africa ahead of the yet-to-be-announced compliance deadline of Chapter 8 of the country’s Mine Health and Safety Act (1996), Booyco Electronics urges equal impetus be given to both vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-people installations.  Despite the uncertainty around the exact deadline, Booyco said that in…

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