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Mining Tire Group

December 2013

Engineering & Mining Journal – Teaching Tire Awareness

Source: Engineering & Mining Journal

Mining tires, such as these seen outside the Kal Tire section shop in Sparwood, B.C., represent a huge cost to mine operators. Selecting a company to supply and maintain tires…

Shaw TV Okanagan – Premier at Kal Tire

Source: Shaw TV Okanagan in Okanagan

The BC Premier visits Kal Tire HQ in Vernon for a demonstration on some BC technology helping reduce costs for mining companies.

October 2013

Global Okanagan – Businesses impress premier

Source: Global Okanagan

Christy Clark is impressed with a partnership between two Okanagan companies that has truck tires in Africa being monitored in the Okanagan. Robert Buffam reports…

The Daily Courier – Vernon firms roll out invention

Source: The Daily Courier in Kelowna, BC

A joint venture between two Vernon-based companies that allows for the monitoring of tire pressures and temperatures in huge truck tires working as far away as Mozambique, Mexico and Chile…

August 2013

Oil & Gas Product News – Big tires mean big challenges in oil sands

Source: Oil & Gas Product News

Mining operations, with their range of equipment needs, pose unique challenges for maintenance. Add harsh weather throughout the year and ground conditions that range from frozen ruts to soggy and…

July 2013

Mining Magazine – Enhancing the bottom line

Source: Mining Magazine

Regardless of where a mine is located, nearly every operation requires significant capital expenditure and involves considerable operating costs. When one of the top three expenses of a mine’s operating…

International Mining – Tracking down Kal Tire

Source: International Mining

By 2012, Kal Tire had changed almost beyond recognition from its early days as a local Canadian player in the 1950s and 1960s. That year, the group had sales of…

March 2013

World Coal – Raising the IQ

Source: Energy Global

At MINExpo International 2012, Michelin held its first roundtable discussion on tyre innovation. Part of this included a discussion on the tyre as information provider. The following was the panel’s…

February 2013

Australian Earthmoving Magazine – Kal Tire Primed for Growth in 2013

Source: Australian Earthmoving Magazine in Australia

Kal Tire Australia, the country’s fastest growing independent full service tyre distributor, has made substantial investments in infrastructure, facilities and leadership personnel going into 2013. This positions the Perth-based company…

January 2013

Engineering and Mining Journal – Kal Tire Recognized for its Service in Africa

Source: Engineering and Mining Journal

Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group was awarded the Africa Region Supplier of the Year 2012 award from Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd. “At Kal Tire we are guided in what we…