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Richard Gifford, currently ranked 16th for the 2022 world championships, has entered into a sponsorship agreement with CAM for the 2022 season, as CAM tips the player to become a prospective World Champion.

Liebherr, a global Austrian-based company that specialises in construction equipment, has reached an agreement with Apollo Tyres Ltd to supply Vredestein Tyres for several wheel loader models.

At a digital press conference, Koelnmesse, the organiser of The Tire Cologne, and the German Tyre Retail and Vulcanisation Trade Association (BRV), The event’s conceptual sponsor, have confirmed that the Tire Cologne 2022 has been given the green light to take place in Cologne between 24-26th May.

With the new winter tyres from Nokian Tyres designed for demanding journeys requiring solid winter grip, the Hakkapeliitta range features long-lasting tyres that can carry heavy loads even at rapid speeds.

Enhancing its radial tyre offer, BKT Tires offers tyres that maintain traction and manoeuvrability in different weather conditions and different industry specialisms involving cranes.

With 3,900 tractors registered in December 2021, this constitutes a 142% increase on December 2020, when 1,611 tractors were registered. This strong rise helped end the year 9.4% ahead of 2020 levels, in statistics released by Profi.

After 15 years at the helm, David Smith has now confirmed his retirement, with Tarik Görgün to lead the UK and Irish markets from 1 March 2022.

The ETRMA has published the fourth quarter and end of year results for the OE and replacement tyre markets, with a clear recovery for original equipment truck tyres and a moderate reduction for replacement agricultural tyres.

Starting this month, apprenticeship trainees in agricultural and livestock farming can apply for a three-year financial support grant through a social media video. The campaign, organised by Continental and supported by DEULA (The German Association of Agriculture), aims to showcase both the variety and attractiveness of farming for the younger generation. 

Grigg-Agri has seen its Michelin YieldBib tyres clock 4,500 hours. Even in intensive road work, there has been a noticeable reduction in crop damage. The tyres, which use Ultraflex Technology, can carry the same loads with 40% reduced inflation pressure in a sign that the Cornish contractors can go the distance with Michelin.

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