Belarusian automaker BelAZ to ship extra 20 haul trucks to Ukraine in 2019-2021

Friday, 26 October 2018 14:10  |  Written by  BelTA

The Ukrainian company will get an extra shipment of about 20 haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 130 tonnes and 15 wheeled bulldozers BelAZ 78231

The Belarusian automobile engineering company BelAZ signed an agreement on additional vehicle deliveries in 2019-2021 with the Ukrainian mining company OOO Metinvest Holding during the 1st Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine, BelTA learned from BelAZ representatives.

The Ukrainian company will get an extra shipment of about 20 haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 130 tonnes and 15 wheeled bulldozers BelAZ 78231. The additional shipment agreement was signed on top of the strategic cooperation agreement BelAZ and Metinvest Holding signed back in 2017. That agreement provided for shipping 45 haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 130 tonnes and seven haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 30-50 tonnes. Some of the vehicles have been shipped, the deliveries continue.

During the 1st Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine in Gomel BelAZ representatives arranged a presentation of the company's latest R&D accomplishments in the area of mining vehicles. Ukraine is one of BelAZ's top three buyers. In Ukraine BelAZ vehicles are primarily used by the largest mining companies OOO Metinvest Holding and ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih.

Metinvest is an international mining and metallurgical group. The group includes mining and metallurgical enterprises in Ukraine, the USA, and the European Union. It is Ukraine's largest and one of the CIS' largest producers of iron ore raw materials and steel. OOO Metinvest Holding manages coal industry, mining industry, coke-chemical industry, metallurgical industry, and pipe industry enterprises.

The public joint-stock company (OAO) BelAZ is the world's leading manufacturer of haul trucks with a large carrying capacity and an extremely large carrying capacity. The company also makes other kinds of heavy transport vehicles for the mining industry and the civil engineering industry.

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