Tight tire supply impacting US mining-sector rebound

Akron, Ohio – The mining tire market is enjoying continued growth in sales as the mining industry rebounds in the US supported by favourable government policies.

“Overall, 2018 was a positive year for the mining industry,” said Jake Thompson, B2B mining segment operations manager, Michelin North America.

Michelin saw growth in “almost all segments” with strong demand and low market supply in key areas, according to Thompson.

The tire maker anticipates continued growth through 2019 in both OE and the replacement market.

For Continental Tire the Americas, OE tire…

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