The world has an insatiable appetite for natural resources that are increasingly scarce and difficult to extract. From the Australian outback to outer Mongolia, huge vehicles and powerful equipment are at work in conditions that quickly break down all but the best machinery. It can take days to fly in a new crawler shoe to an operation deep in the Gobi Desert, and meanwhile a power shovel worth millions sits idle. That’s why many ground engaging components for equipment found in mines and quarries get their start at Fisher Barton. Because you never have to think about them.