S.A. Chervyakov, G.I. Gazaleeva
The article discusses the conditions for high-grade road metal production. Based on the data of operation at some crushed-stone facilities of the Ural the comparative structure is presented of the cost of 12-year ownership of URALMASH crushers and similar equipment of foreign manufacturers. Specific costs of road metal production by these crushers are given. The authors also present their analysis of advantages and shortcomings of home-made and imported crushers. The advantages are described of the application of crushing and screening systems manufactured by joint efforts of such companies as Uralmash, Drobmash, Rudgormash and UralOmega, including the case study of a crushing and screening system commissioned in the city of Adler in 2008.