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Belarusian BelAZ to ship 24 haul trucks to Russian Kuzbass

Economy 09.12.2019 | 19:20
A BelAZ-75306 haul truck. Photo courtesy of BelAZ
A BelAZ-75306 haul truck. Photo courtesy of BelAZ

MINSK, 9 December (BelTA) – The Belarusian automobile engineering company BelAZ will ship 24 haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 130 tonnes and 220 tonnes to one of the largest coal strip mining companies in Kuzbass – AO Mezhdurechye (part of Sibuglemet Group), representatives of the Belarusian company told BelTA.

The haul trucks BelAZ-75306 and BelAZ-75131 will be shipped to the city of Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia in several batches by June 2020. Five 220-tonne trucks were already delivered in early November and are being assembled now. The first Belarusian 220-tonne trucks are supposed to get down to work in December.

At present AO Mezhdurechye uses about 80 BelAZ haul trucks, including 130-tonne and 220-tonne trucks and BelAZ-75131-04 coal haulers.

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

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