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Long-time purveyors of quality mining equipment, Belaz are ready to set the bar even higher for their industry with exciting strides forward in vehicle manufacturing. WRITTEN BY AMY TOCKNELL

BELAZ GOES

Big


BELAZ MINING

Founded in 1948, Belarus-based Belaz Mining Equipment has continually strived to reach new heights within the market, transforming themselves from small-time peat transportation and agitator machinery producers, into a 14,000 strong workforce to be reckoned with.

W

ith a decade of experience under their belts, Belaz

rigorous testing procedure, the

began production of increasingly heavy-duty mining

vehicles, once approved, are

machinery, including dump trucks, in 1958, before

disassembled and transported,

embarking on their campaign of extremely specialist vehicle

via railway, to either their

production in the 1990’s. This legacy, resulting in the creation of

destination, or the shipping port

a number of metallurgical and road construction machines has

for overseas delivery.

set Belaz in good stead for an even more successful future and has

Arriving at their destination,

provided a suitably sturdy platform for the launch of an extremely

Belaz products are accompanied

exciting development in 2015.

by a dedicated and expert crew of

Not willing to be pigeonholed into just the mining sector, Belaz

technicians, all highly trained in

have expanded their product base, branching out into lucrative market

the assembly and commissioning

areas including construction, road building, mine servicing, freight

of specialist items. This level of

rolling stock, lifting/conveying and consumer goods. By opening

customer service and support

themselves up to a program of diversification, Belaz have secured

is just one of the many factors

their place as one of the foremost suppliers of specialist vehicles and

which sets Belaz apart from

equipment, with a range of over 75 products.

their competitors and has lead to

With six production facilities in Belarus, Belaz are able to cater to

continued custom, resulting in a

the high demand for their products, in fact, they are currently producing

program of investment into the

seven vehicles per working day, including extra-high payload capacity

company, and future products.

mining dump trucks, an impressive feat given that the production

Committed

to

promoting

process is hybrid of both automated and manual processes. The work,

internal staff development, all

however, does not stop once the unit is completed. Undergoing a

employees are required to pass

With six production facilities in Belarus, Belaz are able to cater to the high demand for their products, in fact, they are currently producing seven vehicles per working day, including extra-high payload capacity mining dump trucks, an impressive feat given that the production process is hybrid of both automated and manual processes.


BELAZ MINING

an annual requalification test,

and plants, lending itself to a significantly increased production

relationships with Belaz, in some

retaining exceptional standards

schedule, not to mention the active development of new products.

cases up to 30 years, potential

of expertise and commitment to

With a standing commitment to the supply of new generation

new

the products and are encouraged

equipment on an annual basis, Belaz is well placed to announce their

vetted to ensure a symbiotic fit.

to

newest and most exciting creation; the 75710 dump truck.

Compliance

undertake

extra

training

partners to

are

carefully

internationals

courses. With many internal

The largest vehicle in the world of its kind, the 75710 is a 27-

standards and the upholding of

programs available, employees

foot, 8-wheeled unit, capable of carrying up to 450 tonnes. Powered

quality are essential elements

are offered the opportunity to

by two suitably huge 16-cylinder turbocharged diesel engines, each

in forging a relationship, which

either upgrade their current

supplying 2,300 horsepower, the truck is expected to reach speeds

according

role or pursue a new specialty.

of up to 65kph. Currently in the testing phase, at the Bachatsky open

before entering into business

With close ties to the Zhodino

pit coal mine in Siberia, the 75710 is expected to be released for

together. With exciting new

Technical

purchase in 2015, which will be happy news for eagerly anticipating

developments on the horizon,

customers.

maintaining

College,

Belaz

Mining is clearly invested in the development of its staff as well as its product portfolio.

Supplying both local and international clients, Belaz consistently

to

Belaz,

comes

efficient

supply

chain relationships is vital.

strive to build on their long-standing partnerships, combining product

Happy

an

development with high-level support services and environmental

upcoming

designed

responsibility. Setting themselves apart from their competitors, Belaz

Belaz are keen to draw attention

to develop the company as a

Mining endeavors to produce vehicles that adhere to stringent world

to

whole over the period 2011-

emission programs, despite specialising in an industry that is often

further set them apart from

2014, Belaz will invest a total of

associated with huge environmental impacts.

competitors in the quality-price

Working investment

alongside plan,

$644million into new facilities

Working with a supply chain of companies that have longstanding

to

discuss

product

developments

the

releases, that

will

battle. Meeting market demand


Supplying both local and international clients, Belaz consistently strive to build on their long-standing partnerships, combining product development with high-level support services and environmental responsibility.

with their 90 tonne dump truck

specialist engineers continuously

featuring

electromechanical

striving to optimise production

transmission, 450 tonne dump

processes and develop new

truck (the largest in the world),

innovations, it comes as no

and creation of a dedicated high

surprise that Belaz Mining is a

payload dump truck assembly

market leader in their industry

line,

in

and will continue to be so. Their

production capacity and costs is

commitment to a continued

sure to follow.

program

increased

flexibility

With expertise, employee development

and

of

investment

and

diversification, in conjunction

social

with exemplar customer service,

responsibility permeating the

has secured an ever-increasing

company, and their ethos in equal

portfolio of loyal clients, eager to

measures, offering customers a

experience the new technologies,

consistently improved catalogue

methodologies

of cost-effective products is

that Belaz offers.

a priority, one that results in significant time, resource and financial investments into the company. With in excess of 2,000

and

expertise


BELAZ MINING 00375 1775 32313 WWW.BELAZ.MINSK.BY

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