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Carlos Lazo, application specialist, motor graders at Caterpillar, tells Ailbhe Goodbody about the important function of motor graders in keeping haul roads maintained

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A front view of the Cat 24 motor grader

Why is the management of the condition of haul roads at mine sites so important?

Haul road design, construction and maintenance have a huge impact on truck haulage cycle efficiency, costs and production. Design factors, including road materials, grades, curve designs and traffic layout play critical rolls in efficient truck haulage.

But proper maintenance of ...