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  • 08/02/2018

Agriculture 4.0

Digitalization, satellite technologies, machine-to-machine interaction, GPS, software, and so forth... Don’t worry folks, you haven’t ended up on a blog on industrial automation! However, today the so-called internet of things can play a major role even in agriculture! Also in this secto...

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  • 12/01/2018

Made in BKT: RT 857

Back again, dear readers, to say hello to RT 857, the perfect agro-industrial tire for transport, tilling and cultivation operations as well as grape harvesting. If any of these applications is your case, here we go! We won’t waste your time chatting around, but directly get into the features...

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  • 22/12/2017

Xtractor 2018 - the mission goes on

Following an itinerary of over 6,000 km passing through national parks, along gold mines and over the spectacular African plateau, 4 McCormick tractors equipped with BKT tires and a group of 16 tough and undaunted guys including 7 drivers of the Italian Carabinieri Corps are ready to face this unf...

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  • 22/12/2017

How to improve a tractor’s fuel economy?

Dear friends! In our today’s post, once again we are going to talk about tractors: the number one equipment in agriculture. Thanks to their great versatility, these vehicles are employed all year long operating full of strength, which of course leads to remarkable consumption levels. It&rsquo...

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  • 15/12/2017

Having a chat with… Dal Zotto

Hello folks! And again we are proceeding with our worldwide tour looking for user experiences and testimonials. Our today’s destination is Crocetta del Montello, in the Treviso Province in Northern Italy, where the Dal Zotto inert substances recycling plant is located right on the banks of t...

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  • 06/12/2017

How to choose a backhoe loader?

Hello everybody! Today we are going to take a closer look at some specific equipment and the many questions involved. Versatility, and adaptability to tough environments – these are main requirements for equipment operating in agro-industrial applications. Needless to say, the initial cost of ...

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  • 22/11/2017

Made in BKT: FL 637

The curtain has fallen on Agritechnica 2017. Hanover goes back to normal after the world’s leading trade show for agricultural machinery has come to an end. As every two years, operators, professionals and experts of the sector gathered together full of expectation and enthusiasm. It was a gre...

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  • 15/11/2017

Truly amazing BKT show at Agritechnica 2017

Hello everybody! Here we are with our live coverage from the world’s leading trade fair for Agricultural Machinery. A space full of surprises, a place for gathering, a tire gallery dominated by a huge tractor made of Plexiglas, a dance hall for our football freestyler - all this is our booth ...

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  • 10/11/2017

Made in BKT: BK-Loader 53

Just a few days, and the curtain will open at Agritechnica, the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery. Today, we are going to give you a little foretaste of what you can expect at our booth at the trade show (Hall 3 – stand B11). So, let us introduce a tire designed for l...

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  • 03/11/2017

Renting a haul truck? You only stand to gain!

Welcome back, dear friends! Have you ever thought of renting a rigid dump truck or any other piece of equipment to better do your job? Renting a vehicle or piece of machinery really offers plenty of benefits in terms of cost savings, safety, and tailored service. At the same time, it is a good pra...

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  • 23/10/2017

How to choose an excavator?

Welcome back, dear Friends! We all know how important it is to be well-informed to avoid mistakes because of misinformation. This counts even more if it is about purchasing or renting a new piece of equipment. It’s like preparing an interview: first you analyze and compare details, and then y...

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  • 28/09/2017

How to choose the right ADT for haulage operations?

Dear readers, today we are going to talk about articulated dumpers, and more precisely we wish to give you a few tips on how to decide if an ADT suits your needs. The worst mistake one can make is thinking that it doesn’t matter whether to use a rigid or an articulated dumper (ADT) for transp...

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  • 25/09/2017

The interrelation between agriculture and climate change

Welcome back, dear friends! We have already talked about how the changing climate has a great influence on our farming methods. What you may not know is that even crops actively interact with climate. A thin thread links these two elements in a cause-and-effect relationship, which is the present fo...

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  • 15/09/2017


Welcome back, dear tire fans! Our focus today is the ideal tire for your ATV and quad vehicles that are often employed in mud racing or struggling with other extreme ground conditions. Here comes SIERRA MAX, the tire that loves to roll around in the dirt! Let’s find out which features make it ...

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  • 08/09/2017

Made in BKT: ROCK GRIP E4 (T)

Dear readers, in our today’s post we are going to introduce you to another tire pattern out of our product range – the ideal tire for any job in quarries or mines. We are well aware of how critical and challenging tasks are in these environments with rocks, sharp stones or debris anywher...

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  • 01/09/2017

Skid steer tires: purchasing and maintenance tips

Choosing the right tire for your specific needs and taking care of it - these are two winning moves to increase both durability and productivity of your purchase. Today, we are stopping by the world of skid steer tires. Are you ready to learn how to find out, which tires are the right ones for your...

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  • 24/08/2017

Practical excavator maintenance tips

Back again, dear friends! Let’s go on with our chat on maintenance. We’d like to give you a few tips on how to enjoy a long operating life of your equipment and the best return on investment. Today, it’s all about excavators! How to keep your equipment in a perfect state even after...

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  • 18/08/2017

Practical loader maintenance tips

Here we are! Back again to talk about the maintenance of your machinery. As already mentioned in the past, carrying out small but regular maintenance operations helps a great deal to extend the life-cycle of all your equipment, and of course it leads to cost saving and best return on investment. T...

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  • 08/08/2017

How can smart farming increase your yield?

We’ve already talked on our blog about Smart Farming, and today we’d like to spend a little more time on this topic. A topic that is of common interest for all operators in the sector, since it concerns the future of agriculture. According to FAO, there will be 9.6 billion people on ear...

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  • 04/08/2017

Made in BKT: RT 747 Agro Industrial

Industrial and agricultural machinery for excavation and loading operations are becoming more and more versatile, sophisticated and powerful. As a result, they need tires that offer the highest possible levels of safety, durability, comfort, and productivity. RT 747 Agro Industrial is the response t...

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  • 28/07/2017

Machinery rental companies offer more than just equipment

Have you ever thought of machinery rental for your company? Over the last few years this type of rental has become a true business strategy: it allows companies to enhance and diversify their field of operations without the need for major investments in new machinery. Let’s take a mobile cran...

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  • 21/07/2017

Having a chat with…Taschini Group

Taking on our journey to visit final users, our today’s destination is Città di Castello, a small town located in the province of Perugia in Central Italy. It’s right here where the Taschini Group, a leading Italian tobacco producer, is based. The company has about 400 hectares of...

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  • 12/07/2017

Made in BKT: SM 55 IND5

Hello again, dear readers! This time on our blog, we’ve another BKT masterpiece in the spotlight. Today’s star is SM 55 L5S IND5: a tire that has been specifically designed for reach stackers and container handlers.  It is able to face successfully many adversities you can find in t...

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  • 06/07/2017

Eyedoctors en tour… and you can see again!

Dear readers, you’ll certainly remember our last trip to Bhuj, won’t you? We’ve seen that in addition to a state-of-the-art production site, there is also a great social commitment making Corporate Social Responsibility actually tangible. During our virtual tour, we’ve obser...

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  • 29/06/2017

Some handy tips to get the most out of your ADTs

Operating at quarries or mines is tantamount to facing daily risks and challenges. The job is often done in adverse environments or atmospheres with uncertainty and hazards around every corner. No matter what working devices and materials are used or stored, no matter to what extent road surfac...

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  • 23/06/2017

Are you in perfect harmony with your soil?

Welcome back, dear friends! Our today’s blog is for you readers who really care about your land... but are you in perfect harmony with your soil? What does it mean? Let’s find out! Do you love your field? Are sustainable agriculture and preserving your crop yield issues that are close...

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  • 16/06/2017

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 49 M

Dear readers, today we’re back to talk about the extraordinary Earthmax family, our extensive tire lineup that is especially designed for earthmoving equipment in extreme situations, such as those you can find at big construction sites, caves and mines. Let’s start with the mining ...

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  • 06/06/2017

How to choose the right implement?

Welcome back, dear friends! Who has never taken a decision on the spur of the moment without weighing up all aspects?  However, when it comes to choosing the right agricultural implement for your field, haste is never a good thing. Here are 6 recommendations that may help you not to take a fals...

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  • 30/05/2017

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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