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5 Mar 2015

BelAZ to ship 13 mine dump trucks to Bulgaria in 2015

MINSK, 5 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian automobile engineering company BelAZ will supply a batch of vehicles to Bulgaria’s largest ore mining and processing factories in 2015, the press service of the Belarusian Industry Ministry told BelTA.

Bulgaria’s largest ore mining and processing factories Assarel-Medet and Ellatzite-Med plan to buy 13 BelAZ mine dump trucks with the carrying capacity ranging from 30 to 130 tonnes. The plans are stipulated by the relevant contracts and are already being implemented. Apart from that, preliminary agreement has been reached on selling three more 130-tonne mine dump trucks to Bulgaria, said the press service.

BelTA has been told that the two companies already use 55 BelAZ trucks to mine copper ore in the Panagyurishte area. A total of 101 BelAZ trucks are in use in Bulgaria.

Zhodino-based Belarusian Autoworks (BelAZ trademark) was founded in September 1948. In 2010 BelAZ was reincorporated into a public joint stock company (OAO). In September 2012 BelAZ became the managing company of BelAZ Holding. BelAZ is the world’s top manufacturer of mine dump trucks with large carrying capacity and extremely large carrying capacity as well as other heavy transport equipment used by the mining industry and the civil engineering industry. In 2014 BelAZ operated a well-developed distribution network that comprised 58 entities, including the general distributor ZAO TD BelAZ, 29 dealerships, 26 services centers established by the company in Russia, CIS and non-CIS states, and one assembly enterprise.

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