Tokyo –Bridgestone Institute Global Mining Solutions Pty. Limited (BIGS), a subsidiary of the Bridgestone Group that offers development and training services related to mining operations in Australia, held an opening ceremony of a new operations base.
The operations base is the world's first to specialise in mining tire business development and offer services related to off-the-road tires for construction and mining vehicles (OTR tires), belts and hoses, said a 9 April press release,.
The facility will act as a global core base, offering support and services focused on mining tire customer operations in two primary areas of business development and training services related to OTR tires.
The unit will help promote recycling activities, including the disposal of spent tires and the development of combined services for belt and hose businesses in the future.