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.…

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Swanson opens new Elko location

West Virginia-based hydraulics supplier Swanson Industries said in January it is putting out the welcome mat on its newest location, its second in as many years, in Elko, Nev. The new office, which is set to open this month, will include a 6,500-square-foot warehouse to help support its growth in surface mining, hard rock and industrial industries, and additionally provide…

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Swanson opens new Elko location

West Virginia-based hydraulics supplier Swanson Industries is putting out the welcome mat on its newest location, its second in as many years, in Elko, Nev. The new office, which is set to open this month, will include a 6,500-square-foot warehouse to help support its growth in surface mining, hard rock and industrial industries, and additionally provide capacity for increased customer…

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IIJA: What’s In It For Mining?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), passed Nov. 5, is the most important piece of transportation legislation since the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956. At the core of the legislation is a five-year, $304 billion reauthorization of surface transportation programs. The bill also includes an additional $550 billion in new funding that is disbursed for building hard infrastructure.…

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Alabama Mining Association Presents Safety Awards

The Alabama Mining Association (AMA) announced the winners of the inaugural AMA Safety and Sustainability Awards. Winners were announced on Nov. 16 at the association’s first annual Safety and Sustainability Awards Dinner at The Club in Birmingham, Ala. The winners were announced by members of the same panel of high-profile, independent judges that graded the award applications: Samuel Pierce, Mine Safety and…

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