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Russian road train with Tonar truck

Russian road train with Tonar truck

The Tonar company from Moscow is involved in the production of trailers and trucks. The latest development is a tipper road train with a load capacity of 130 tonnes. The road train consisted of a tractor and semitrailer, was ordered by a diamond mining company “ALROSA”. It is designed to transport ore from a mine…Continue Reading

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Hydraulic driven trailer axle from SAF-Holland

Hydraulic driven trailer axle from SAF-Holland

SAF-Holland has introduced a new, hydraulic driven trailer axle. This axle is meant to give support to the tractor unit in heavy terrain under difficult surcomstances. According to US-German component specialist, the new Trak model is supposed to provide transport businesses operating in the construction or waste industry with an alternative to often-costly multi-drive trucks. “The…Continue Reading

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Autonomous Volvo mining truck

Autonomous Volvo mining truck

Volvo Group has presented the first self-driving mining truck. The truck is part of a research and developement programm on autonomous vehicles with the focus on mining. Volvo is especting highere productivity and improved safety. The project is a cooperation between Volvo Group and Saab. The Volvo FMX tipper truck kan drive, navigate and unload…Continue Reading

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BAS Mining Trucks Volvo FH16 12×6 dumptruck

BAS Mining Trucks Volvo FH16 12×6 dumptruck

At the BAUMA 2016 show BAS Mining Trucks from Holland will present their Volvo FH16 12×6 dumptruck. The massive truck is built together with Dutch constructor Terberg. The axles are original Volvo exept for the first driven axle which is from Sisu. Of the four rear axles the last one is non-driven. Two axles are…Continue Reading

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New Ginaf with Ford cab?

Dutch transport journalist Alex Miedema posted this new Ginaf truck on his website. It is a photoshopped photo that shows how the Ford cab is going to look like on the Ginaf. The photo is inspired on the information that Alex had that Ginaf is going to use the Ford cab for the new generation of…Continue Reading

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Scania mining truck

Scania showed during the Bauma exhibition this big 10×4 R500. The thruck has two 9-ton front axles. two 16-ton driven axles and a 13 ton hydraulic steered tag axle. That makes a total GVW of 63 tons! An interesting detail is that Scania uses te corners on the cab of the Streamline version, without the…Continue Reading

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Ginaf 80 ton tippers

Ginaf is working on an order of 200 trucks for the mining industrie in China. The trucks were ordered by CHTC, the owner of the Dutch truck brand. 25 of the trucks are 64 tonners that I showed earlyer. Now here is a photo of one of the first 80 tonners.  The DAF powered trucks…Continue Reading

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