Kal Tire and Pitcrew AI Forge Strategic Partnership to Enhance Global Mining Tyre Management

Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group and Pitcrew AI, a developer of autonomous vehicle inspection technology, have formalised their global mining partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

This agreement strengthens the existing relationship between the two entities and establishes Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group as the preferred global partner for Pitcrew AI. The collaboration aims to utilise Kal Tire’s extensive network and strong presence in critical mining regions to broaden the reach of Pitcrew AI’s innovative solutions.

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Published on
May 3, 2024

Dan Allan, Senior Vice President of Kal Tire’s Mining Group, expressed enthusiasm about the future prospects of this partnership. “Building on our robust relationship with Pitcrew AI, this partnership underscores our relentless pursuit of innovation that adds value for our clients globally and advances tyre management in mining,” Allan commented. He added, “We are delighted to solidify our alliance and look forward to progressing to new heights with Pitcrew AI.”

Tim Snell, CEO of Pitcrew AI, also conveyed his optimism about the partnership, which aims to transform industry standards and accelerate the shift towards more sustainable practices in heavy vehicle tyre management. “Our collaborative efforts have already made significant strides in enhancing sustainability at mining sites across several countries,” Snell noted. He emphasised, “Our joint dedication to delivering substantial value to our customers while promoting sustainability is not only a powerful opportunity but also a source of great pride for us.”

The partnership has already seen the deployment of multiple systems in Australia, Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia, reinforcing the strong foothold both Kal Tire and Pitcrew AI have in the mining sector. This collaboration is poised to expand upon these successes.

Allan concluded, “At a time when fleet planning teams are pressed to make swift decisions on productivity and safety, this technology offers essential benefits. We are excited about the potential this milestone holds for both Kal Tire and Pitcrew AI.”

This strategic alliance marks a significant step towards enhancing the efficiency and sustainability of mining operations worldwide, leveraging cutting-edge technology and deep industry expertise.

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