BELAZ One of the World’s largers manufacturers of machinery for surface mines

E. L. Zarovnaya

The article reports on the Workshop Conference: Surface Mine Transport – 2012 held on 9-10 February 2012 in Zhodino, at PO BELAZ. The author presents data on the company operation in 2011: exports increased 1.3-fold; an upgraded version was manufactured of a radio-controlled 130-t dump truck; work is under way on the manufacture of the prototype of a 420-450 t dump truck for mining applications. Every year, in conditions of the production expansion, launching of the manufacture of new product, and new technology application, nearly 2500 BELAZ workers and engineers upgrade their knowledge and skills within the framework of on-site and other training programs.

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Mining Industry Journal №1 2012, p.69