Attendees will hear what industry leaders have to say about future trends, the global forecast and their implications, the test results on fuel consumption, aged tire
and roadwheel din-ability, and radial medium truck tires
In April 2004, the DEP contacted more than 45 businesses that sent tires
to the property requesting removal of the tires
IQ, on the other hand, is currently only being championed by Goodyear, and though the company is offering an open standard to any other tire
maker interested in developing Tire
IQ-based systems, until that happens potential customers would have to spec Goodyear tires
The RMA notes that there has been a change in reporting this category beginning in 2006, as heavy on-highway truck tires
are not included to obtain a more accurate portrayal of the commercial tire
He notes that the provincial levy accounts for 86 percent of the cost of collecting the tires
The largest markets for scrap tires
included ground rubber (which consumed more than 30 million tires
in 2005), civil engineering (which consumed nearly 50 million tires
for road and landfill construction, septic tank leach fields and other contruction applications) and tire
-derived fuel (which consumed 155 million scrap tires
since 2003, a 20% increase).
In states where the fees on new tires
are still going, at least in part, toward scrap tire
management, Blumenthal says successful programs need to cover three key areas: abatement, market development and enforcement.
Rob Jahries, vice president of Utah Tire
Recyclers in Salt Lake City, says that processing OTR tires
requires a stronger primary shredder.