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KBT to showcase latest in tyre technology
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Galway based tyre wholesaler Kevin Burke Tyres (KBT) is set to showcase the latest in tyre technology at this year's Ploughing Championships.
17 August 2022 News
Farm fires in heatwave harvest
Fires in Wexford and Cork saw crops and machinery damaged. Fire officers are urging vigilance.
12 August 2022 News
Burning tyres on Cork farm damage 20 bales of silage
A number of farm fires have taken place across the country in recent days, as heatwave conditions continue.
Continental unveils intelligent combine tyre monitoring system
Continental CombineMaster and CombineMaster VF tyres can now be specified with ContiPressureCheck, a tyre monitoring system designed to prevent downtime.
26 May 2022 News
Last-minute silage trailer health check
Peter Thomas Keaveney looks at some last-minute checks to be carried out on silage trailers before the silage season truly gets under way.
18 May 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: JCB unveils new 19.5t flagship ‘king of the clamp’
Last week, the Irish Farmers Journal travelled to England to check out JCB’s newly launched 457S, a new 282hp, 20t flagship for its agricultural wheeled loader range.
4 May 2022 Farm machinery
Kompactors doing same job with fewer trailers in Galway
Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with Galway contractor Paul McAllen one year on from moving to a fleet of HiSpec Kompactor silage trailers to find out how the switch worked out.
20 April 2022 Farm machinery
Trelleborg sells tyre division to Yokohama
The Swedish-based Trelleborg Group has agreed a €2.1bn deal to sell its Trelleborg Wheels Systems business to Yokohama Rubber Company.
6 April 2022 News