At the end of a demanding workday, it’s tempting for an operator to kill the ignition switch as soon as they park their equipment. A one-off hot shutdown isn’t likely to cause catastrophic damage, but if the practice becomes a
A thorough equipment walkaround before starting a shift can make a big difference, and it doesn’t need to take a lot of time. Every good articulated truck operator should establish a daily routine of prestart checks. Regular machine upkeep can
The process of overburden removal is a major consideration for mines. There are different ways to handle it, and each option is worthy of evaluating the cost and time to do it. If you’re using rigid trucks in the 50-to-75-ton
When designing a new generation of hauler, manufacturers are up against several challenges. First, how to increase performance and payload while also improving fuel efficiency. And second, how to add new technological and safety features while maintaining ease of use.