Articles tagged with 'agriculture' | Michelin

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2020
21
July
2020
| 16:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has introduced a next generation version of its popular MachXBib agricultural tyres, with a revised tread pattern that improves endurance, traction and resistance to stubble damage – amongst a host of other performance benefits. Ideal for...
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14
July
2020
| 10:59 Europe/Amsterdam
FG Pryor & Son has chosen an identical set of VF 380/85 R34 149A8/B TL Michelin YieldBib tyres for its Bateman RB35 sprayer, after being hugely impressed with the performance of the original equipment rubber. The sprayer is primarily used to suppo...
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07
July
2020
| 11:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is urging farmers to pay close attention to the health and condition of their tyres as they head into the harvest season. Gordon Brookes, Customer Engineering Support Manager at Michelin, explains: “We would always recommend a thorough in...
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17
June
2020
| 10:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is launching the TrailXBib – a brand new range of agricultural tyres for trailers, spreaders and slurry tankers. Designed with a robust VF (Very High Flexion) casing and a deep tread for greater endurance and longevity, the TrailXBib uses...
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15
May
2020
| 15:29 Europe/Amsterdam
A farmer in Northern Ireland has been hugely impressed with Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination – after becoming the first person in the country to put them into operation. William Smyth, who runs a dairy and beef farm in Cou...
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20
April
2020
| 13:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has issued special guidance for construction plant operators laying up machines for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic, with work at many construction sites and infrastructure projects now either halted or operating at significant...
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18
February
2020
| 10:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Flawborough Farms is getting the best from its next-generation Horsch sprayer after switching the original equipment fitments for a set of Michelin high-technology agricultural tyres. The family-run business, in Nottinghamshire, took delivery of t...
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06
January
2020
| 13:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Agricultural contractor RM Simpson is to fit Michelin XeoBib tyres across all its tractors having been hugely impressed by the longevity of the product. The Bradford-based farming company specified VF 710/60 R38 and VF 600/60 R28 Michelin XeoBib t...
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2019
28
November
2019
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
York-based Wharram and Kay has hailed Michelin’s latest generation CerexBib 2 tyres for helping it through a rain-soaked harvest. The crop farming operation has been hugely impressed with the performance of the VF 900/60 R38 CFO+ 193A8/B and VF 62...
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23
October
2019
| 13:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Thoresby Farming has more than doubled the productivity of its main cultivating tractor after upgrading to a Fendt 1050 featuring VarioGrip technology. The flagship Fendt was specified from the factory on a set of AxioBib IF 710/60 R38 and IF 900/65 ...
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03
October
2019
| 11:50 Europe/Amsterdam
RG Contracting plans to move its entire fleet onto Michelin XeoBib agricultural tyres after being hugely impressed with the fitments specified on nine new John Deere tractors. The Scottish farming business spends a lot of time transferring heavy s...
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30
July
2019
| 11:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Buckinghamshire-based Energy Generator Hire has become the first customer in the UK to specify Michelin’s CrossGrip tyre, fitting nine JCB telehandlers with the new multi-purpose fitment that is designed for operation on roads, grass and in the snow....
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13
June
2019
| 10:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is launching a new CargoXBib High Flotation trailer tyre, with four VF-rated sizes designed to keep soil compaction to an absolute minimum. The VF 650/55 R26.5, VF 600/55 R26.5, VF 710/50 R26.5 and VF 750/60 R30.5 utilise the latest Miche...
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29
May
2019
| 11:55 Europe/Amsterdam
East Lothian-based J Haig Hamilton & Sons is reaping the rewards after becoming the first farm in Scotland to fit the latest size to join Michelin’s growing range of AxioBib 2 tyres. Haig Hamilton, who oversees more than 3,000 acres of land, inves...
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08
May
2019
| 12:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Spalding-based RP Worth & Son, which farms just under 1,000 acres of wheat and potatoes, has unlocked a major improvement in tyre performance after acting on the recommendations of its local Michelin Account Manager. Ian Whitwell visited the custo...
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15
April
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Soltyre has gained Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval for its new Airdrie dealership, marking a major achievement for the tyre specialist with all three branches now members of the pan-European Michelin Exelagri network. Soltyre’s Airdrie br...
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14
March
2019
| 15:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Cockburnspath-based R&C Crichton has become the first farmer in Scotland to specify Michelin’s new RoadBib tyres – designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on the road. Jamie Crichton specified the ...
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28
February
2019
| 11:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched its new RoadBib tyres onto the original equipment and replacement markets, following nearly two years of extensive end-user testing with agricultural contractors across Europe. The tyres stand out for being the first fitments...
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22
January
2019
| 15:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Hinckford Farming has praised Michelin’s “excellent support” after replacing a rubber tracked crawler with a Claas Xerion 5000 fitted with a set of the manufacturer’s Ultraflex high volume AxioBib tyres. The arable farm had been using tracks for m...
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2018
31
August
2018
| 11:54 Europe/Amsterdam
The ‘exceptional grip’ and longer life of Michelin AxioBib tyres has seen Chiltern-based Kensham Farms return to the manufacturer for an identical replacement set. The first set of IF 600/70 R30 and IF 800/70 R38 tyres were fitted as original equi...
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06
July
2018
| 11:06 Europe/Amsterdam
ATS Euromaster in Dundee has secured Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval – earning its place as an accredited Exelagri dealer within a pan-European network of 800 carefully selected farm tyre specialists. The Michelin Certified Centre (MCC) h...
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27
June
2018
| 13:06 Europe/Amsterdam
The first farmer in Britain to specify a tractor on Michelin’s new AxioBib 2 tyres is already noticing the benefits of the Ultraflex technology fitments after 300 hours operation, with evidence of excellent soil protection. James Parker, director ...
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19
April
2018
| 11:29 Europe/Amsterdam
UK crop sprayers CS Arable Services is reaping the benefits of running its machines on Michelin YieldBib tyres – three years after becoming the first in the country to test the new fitments. The Nottinghamshire-based business’s small fleet of Bate...
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16
February
2018
| 10:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Arable farming and grain handling experts Greenshields Agri has improved the operational efficiency of one of its tractors, thanks to the impressive performance of its Michelin AxioBib and MegaXBib tyres. Previously the firm’s John Deere 8345R ope...
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22
January
2018
| 15:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Montrose-based potato farmer James D Reid & Partners is reaping the benefit of a decision to change its tyre strategy four years ago, and is on track to achieve 5,000 hours from its original Michelin AgriBib Row Crop tyres. The customer specified ...
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09
January
2018
| 16:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination will be making its UK public debut at this year’s LAMMA Show. For several years, Michelin has sold its range of Tweel products for mowing, agricultural and industrial applications in North ...
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2017
05
December
2017
| 12:50 Europe/Amsterdam
A farmer from Northern Ireland says his working day has been transformed by Michelin’s new AxioBib 2 tractor tyres – after becoming the first person in the country to fit a set. Richard Lyons – who farms hens for free-range eggs and 180 acres of w...
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14
November
2017
| 10:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has announced the acquisition of PTG and Téléflow, both industry leaders in tyre pressure control systems which allow users to monitor and adapt tyre pressures according to the terrain and conditions of use. These acquisitions signal Micheli...
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23
June
2017
| 15:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Samuel Graham, a farmer from Killinchy in County Down, beat off tough competition from farmers representing 13 European countries to win the European Drivers' Championship 2017, organised jointly by John Deere and Michelin. The event was held at t...
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14
June
2017
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has unveiled a new generation of agricultural tyre, the Michelin RoadBib, co-designed with agricultural contractors and which defines a brand new segment of the market. From launch it will become the first tyre for 200+hp agricultural tra...
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