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Special tire for special application – the Nokian Ground Kare Semi-Slick tire for backhoe loaders is tailormade for railway use

June 15th 2021 – Product news

Railway use sets special demands for a backhoe loader tire. Half of the tire is on metal, which can cause uneven wear and shorten the tire life. Nokian Tyres has been perfecting a special tire for railway use for several years, and now the unique Nokian Ground King Semi-Slick tire variant solves many problems that were previously typical when using a backhoe loader on railroads.

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New EU tire label regulation will be widened to cover also truck and bus tires

April 30th 2021 – Company news

Tire labels will be renewed across the entire EU. New labels are required on tires manufactured after April 2021, so the new labels will start gradually appearing on truck and bus tires that are offered for sale. A revised version of the EU tire label will be in effect on May 1, 2021 onwards.  

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Bringing Home the Chemical Industry Federation's Safety Award

April 13th 2021 – Company news

Nokian Heavy Tyres Ltd was granted a Safety Award in the category for large companies by the Finnish chemical industry. The company's major leap in safety culture was brought up as a special merit.

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Safety is a choice – Nokian Heavy Tyres achieved another year of zero accidents leading to absence

January 13th 2021 – Company news

Nokian Heavy Tyres is once again celebrating an important achievement: an entire year without occupational accidents leading to absence. With teamwork, our goal is to keep improving our ways-of-working even more in the future.

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