Off-Highway Tire Performance At Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 70, No. 783, 1977

Leon J. Perrier, Maintenance Services Manager, and Hubert J. Oliver, Tire Maintenance Coordinator, Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited, Atikokan, Ontario

The paper describes the equipment in use, haulage grades, road conditions, tire sizes, tire performance and related problems. Various types of failures and causes, corrective action taken, tire records and reporting for control are also discussed.
Keywords: Open-pit mining, Tires, Steep Rock Iron Mines Ltd., Equipment, Trucks, Maintenance, Haulage roads.