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16 June 2022, 09:44

BelAZ signs big contracts to supply machinery to Russia

Photos courtesy of BelAZ
Photos courtesy of BelAZ

MINSK, 16 June (BelTA) – BelAZ has signed contracts worth more than RUB15 billion to supply its machinery to Russia. The contracts were concluded on the sidelines of the international exhibition of mining technologies “Russian Coal and Mining” held in Russia's Novokuznetsk, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian enterprise.

Negotiations were held with the region's largest coal producers: Stroyservis, Novaya Gornaya, SDS-Ugol, MelTEK, Coals of Kuzbass, Region-42, Vostok, Service-Integrator Mining, Invest-Uglesbyt, Autocolumn 2015, Uchastok Koksovy, Service Plus.

“We have showcased our new product for the first time, the BelAZ-7558N gas mining dump truck. At the end of the exhibition it was sent to the consumer – Invest-Uglesbyt - where it will undergo operational trials. There are currently no analogues of such a dump truck in the world. BelAZ-7558N runs on pure natural gas and is equipped with a huge tank of 1,400 liters, which is enough for a full-fledged work shift of about 10 hours. The gas engine is about 30% more economical and much more environmentally friendly than a standard diesel engine,” the press service informed.

The public joint-stock company (OAO) BelAZ is the managing company of the holding company BelAZ. BelAZ is the world's largest manufacturer of haul trucks and transport equipment for the mining industry and the civil engineering industry. BelAZ accounts for some 30% of the world market of haul trucks with an extremely large carrying capacity. The company makes the world's largest haul truck with the carrying capacity of 450 tonnes.

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