Haulage road maintenance needs to be addressed continually in a quarry. The main source of income is the cargo. The ultra-heavy truckloads need to find a friendly riding surface, for the drivers’ safety and to avoid slowing or reducing truck operations which can result in a loss of revenue.
A well-kept internal roads system has a massive impact on truck haulage cycle efficiency, costs and production.
What costs can be saved?
✔ truck operating costs;
✔ extend the life span of tyres and suspensions;
✔ truck maintenance and tyres are big expenditure items, their preservation has a huge impact on the costs saving.
Better roads mean faster cycle times from extraction to processing stage and vice-versa which lead to:
✔ higher productivity;
✔ lower cost per ton.