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  • 1 Hour, 53 Minutes ago

SPOTech - The BKT technology for mining & quarry

We’ve already talked about technology in the OTR world, and we’ve seen that it is a useful tool to increase productivity and reduce operating costs. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at a technological solution BKT has developed for mining and quarry as well as for port app...

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  • 17/05/2017

Have you ever heard about controlled traffic farming?

Everybody knows that soil compaction is the number one enemy for farmers - just as many of our readers are. Soil compaction limits gas exchanges, water infiltration and the development of micro and macro organisms in the soil. It diminishes root growth and alters the PH value. Many solutions have be...

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  • 11/05/2017

Tire Safety: Dos and Don'ts

Several times we’ve mentioned on our blog the importance of tire maintenance giving some hints on how to do it best. We all agree on the fact that proper maintenance can increase durability, improve tire performance, avoid damages to the equipment, and help you save money. Whether you use agri...

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  • 05/05/2017

Made in BKT: Ridemax FL 693 M

Our main focus today, dear readers, is on another top product out of the extensive BKT tire lineup: Ridemax FL 693 M. Isn’t it every operator’s dream to have a durable, resistant, and versatile tire - both in the fields and on the road? You’ll be pleased to learn about Ridemax FL 6...

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  • 21/04/2017

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 43

Hello everybody! Today we’re back to talk about the extraordinary Earthmax family, BKT’s radial tire lineup especially developed to favor the optimum weight distribution on the ground for dumpers, wheel loaders, dozers, graders and some multipurpose vehicles. So, let us introduce you ...

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  • 13/04/2017

Combine Harvesters: axial vs. hybrid technology

Dear readers, on our blog today we’re taking a closer look at some different harvester types on the market. What’s the difference between a harvester with an axial or a hybrid threshing unit? How to make the right choice? Let’s go and take a look into the main features of th...

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  • 04/04/2017

Renew your fleet by reconditioning!

Hello everyone! We know very well that maintaining a fleet of machinery involves high costs. This is why many business owners are starting to follow alternative routes regarding the purchase of new equipment, such as the choice of reconditioned or repaired machinery. According to this logic, what ...

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  • 2 Months, 21 Hours, 48 Minutes ago

Made in BKT: Airomax AM 543

Here we are again, dear friends! It’s time to introduce you to another member of our extended family. Let’s resume our journey through the industrial sector and enter the world of construction where mobile cranes are dominating the scene: strong equipment combining maximum lifting...

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  • 21/03/2017

Alternative fuel for farming machinery

Welcome back dear friends! On our blog today, we’re telling you some powerful news: dual-fuel engines for the agricultural sector. You probably know them from cars, but now you can use them for tractors that have been around for a while. Why don’t you give them a little thought? L...

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  • 16/03/2017

Having a chat with… Lyon Terminal

Our world tour chasing for direct testimonials from our users continues. Today, we are heading to France, more precisely to the Lyon Terminal, the most important multimodal hub in the region with rail links across Europe. Here, reach stackers, electric port cranes and forklifts are busy with conti...

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  • 09/03/2017

Big vs small farms?

Welcome back, dear friends! On our blog today we are trying to find an answer to a question that we hear often, but that isn’t so easy to answer. And it can sometimes be misleading or confusing. The question is: Do big farms and small family businesses have a different approach to agricultu...

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  • 07/03/2017

How to keep workers safe? Best practices

We at BKT consider safety a priority, especially in at risk workplaces like quarries and mines, which involve round the clock work shifts and constantly operating equipment to maintain productivity. As a result, one has to pay extreme attention to avoid accidents to people and machinery. Today ...

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  • 01/03/2017

Made in BKT: Agrimax V-Flecto

Welcome back, dear friends! Once again, it’s time for SIMA, the international agribusiness show in Paris. A few days ago, we told you something about our appearance at the event, disclosing you a few details such as our record booth, - the largest ever with an innovative design, the appearan...

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  • 20/02/2017

Waiting for… SIMA!

SIMA, the long-awaited international agribusiness show is back on February, 26: it opens its doors in Paris with over 1,700 exhibitors and an expected audience of more than 250,000 people from all over the world. You are wondering, what treats we have in stock for you this year? Well, just becaus...

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  • 13/02/2017

Having a chat with…Nodari

Dear friends, welcome back!  Our today’s post is about one of your fellows. It’s the story of one of our customers: Martino Nodari is a farming service provider in Italy. He and his brothers own the company Azienda Agricola Nodari that offers services to third parties including the ...

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  • 09/02/2017

BKT scores twice at the 2017 TIA OTR Conference

Dear friends, welcome back again; this blog is for all those who love tires as much as we do. That is why we have decided to score twice at the upcoming 2017 OTR TIA Conference, which will be held in Oahu, Hawaii – a beautiful place, by the way. Still in the dark? Don’t worry, we&rsquo...

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  • 03/02/2017

How to take care of your tractor during the winter

In many parts of the world, we are right in the middle of the cold season. That is why we’d like to give you some tips on how to take care of your tractor in winter time. Making sure that your piece of farming machinery is well equipped to face even the toughest temperatures is an essen...

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  • 24/01/2017


Welcome back, dear friends! On our today’s blog, we are going to introduce you another important member of the BKT family. We are talking about a perfect tire for RTG cranes operating every day in logistics and intermodal transport applications. Its name is XL GRIP IND3 (RTG). Providin...

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  • 18/01/2017

BKT… sailing before the wind!

Welcome back, dear friends! We have greatly enjoyed putting ourselves to the test by facing new challenges ever since in order to feel the thrill of competition at first hand. This time, however, we have excelled ourselves! You see, it doesn’t happen every day that you can sail alongside tr...

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  • 04/01/2017

Made in BKT: Power Trax HD

Port applications or underground mining? Power Trax HD offers you the full package. Specially designed for both these environments, this tire is at home in both the industrial and the OTR sectors. Let’s take a closer look! Versatility, resistance and an extended tire life-cycle A...

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  • 29/12/2016

Made in BKT: Rock Grip L4

Welcome back dear friends! Today we are presenting you the ideal tire for your wheel loaders operating on uneven and bumpy grounds. What tire are we talking about? Here comes: Rock Grip L4! Let’s discover all its features. Excellent stability and resistance  As the name says...

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  • 23/12/2016

Help your excavator facing the winter

We are in the middle of winter time. In some parts of the world, this means low temperatures, ice and snow. Unfortunately, this makes it difficult - if not impossible - to carry out certain operations. That is why many pieces of equipment – especially the smaller and more compact ones &ndash...

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  • 19/12/2016

Made in BKT: Flotation 648

Welcome back, dear friends! Let’s talk about farming again today, and we’d like to introduce you a true “all-rounder” for your fields. Whatever you need it for - transport, harvesting, or spreading - this tire is a surety. Its name is Flotation 648. Let’s become...

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  • 16/12/2016

The best BKT tires for soil preparation

Preparing the soil for any tillage operation is the very first thing you do before starting a new cultivation cycle. This step is really important since it significantly and positively influences the growing up of your crops. As the saying goes: Well begun is half done! Every farmer knows how essen...

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  • 07/12/2016

Maintenance tips for compact loaders

Better safe than sorry! Versatility, sturdy design, high transport speed and low-consumption engines: compact loaders are equipment that ensure huge advantages in multiple situations. But how to care for your equipment in order to maintain the same levels of productivity and efficiency over tim...

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  • 06/12/2016

Made in BKT: LG 306

Welcome back my friends! Today we will talk about a perfect tire for lawns and gardens and for all your landscaping jobs. Does your lawn need tires that are gentle on the soil? The answer is the LG 306 tire. Let’s find out about it! Lawns, landscaping, and much more… When ta...

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  • 02/12/2016

Telehandlers - the best features

What topic are we focusing on today? It’s time to talk about telehandlers. Do you know the main features of the latest products on the market? We’ll tell you. It’s high load capacity, maneuverability, reduced fuel consumption, comfortable cabin and remote control option!&nbs...

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  • 01/12/2016

How to choose the right tractor?

Tractors come and go - like many things. We always hope that our vehicle will stay with us as long as possible. Nevertheless, sooner or later, the H-hour comes out and a wild-goose chase starts: looking for a new tractor often leads to a lot of doubts and hesitations.  Here are some tips to ...

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  • 25/11/2016

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 46

Welcome back, dear friends! As you already know, BKT has developed a special radial tire lineup for quarries and mining applications. We’re talking about Earthmax, an extraordinarily large family of tires that are suitable for the most specific earthmoving applications. Today we’re ta...

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  • 23/11/2016

Sustainable farming: 10 best practices

People are more and more talking about sustainable agriculture. What does this mean exactly? It’s a more natural farming method based on sustainable practices from both an economic and environmental point of view. The result is the production of healthier and more nutritious food, impro...

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