Martins Industries has announced a new tire/wheel trolley to their roster of tire equipment. Dubbed the Canuck Tire Puck (#MCTP) due to its Canadian origins and resemblance to the iconic ice hockey puck, the new trolley helps to prevent common workplace injuries and accidents by reducing the need for labor-intensive tire handling.
It’s been a busy week at Rudy’s Auto Service on Erin Street in Winnipeg.
Since Wednesday’s snowfall, dozens of drivers have come in wanting to swap their all-seasons for winter tires.
“Easily 20-30 phone calls the first day,” owner Rudy Epp said.
“The RPRA is responsible for creating and maintaining an electronic registry, overseeing and enforcing compliance by producers and service providers (collectors, haulers, retreaders, and processors),” explained Patrick Moran, Registrar of the Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority.
The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) is the regulatory body created by the Ontario government to enforce the new IPR requirements.
Joseph Hinrichs, Ford executive vice president-global operations, is concerned about the ramifications of missing deadlines for completing NAFTA negotiations, and says automakers are pressing Washington for a broad trade agreement covering all of North America.
Nexen Tire America, Inc. has announced it will be adjusting the pricing on all U.S. passenger and light truck tires sold in the U.S. starting Nov. 1.
The maximum increase will be 6% but will vary by SKU, the South Korean tiremaker said. Like other tire manufacturers, Nexen cited growing transportation and logistics costs as well as other rising business costs as the reason for the price increase.
Bridgestone Americas and Bridgestone Canada announced the voluntary noncompliance recall of 2,700 tires from four commercial truck tire models. The tires are all-position, wide-base radials in size 425/65R22.5.
—Firestone FS818 tires with date codes 2318 and 2418;
—Bridgestone M854 tires with date codes 2418 and 2518;
—Bridgestone M860A tires with date code 2518; and
—Bridgestone M864 tires with date codes 2318 and 2418.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the expansion of its off-the-road (OTR) product portfolio to include a new size of the Bridgestone VSMS2 tire. The tire is now available in size 29.5R25 in the U.S. and Canada. Designed for underground mining, landfill and salvage environments, the Bridgestone VSMS2 tire delivers a 30 percent decrease in the frequency of sidewall cuts, improving the tire’s overall lifecycle performance by five percent.
The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority, working with the tire industry, achieved a key milestone in the transition of Ontario’s tire recycling program. Approximately 34 million tires representing 93% of tires reported to Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) between 2014 and 2016 were reported to the Authority by the August 31 deadline.
“This is an important achievement in transitioning the Used Tires Program to individual producer responsibility under the new Tires Regulation,” said Patrick Moran, the Authority’s Registrar. …
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada collectively are issuing a voluntary noncompliance recall of approximately 2,700 certain all position, wide base radial commercial truck tires in size 425/65R22.5.
The recall includes the following tires: …
We have finalized the program and speaker lineup for the upcoming Rubber Recycling Symposium which will once again bring together international experts and professionals from the tire and rubber manufacturing sectors and rubber recycling industry, including:
- Major tire producers,
- Leading research and technology enterprises,
- Stewardship organizations,
- Recycling agencies,
- Government representatives,
- ELT processors and other industry leaders.
This year’s Symposium offers a lineup of more than 20 executive speakers who will share their expertise and provide new insights into global trends and legislative initiatives with special attention on regulatory initiatives that promote tire recycling markets; updates on sustainable tire manufacturing, Tire Industry Project (under the banner of the World Business Council on Sustainable Development), market overview for tire-derived fuel, sports infill, and rubberized asphalt, and focus on transition to individual producer responsibility with focus on Ontario, Canada.
For all event details visit the event page.