Total cost of ownership a modern method of assessment of the equipment operation economic efficiency (conveyor belt case studies)

V.V. Bushuev

Conveyor transport case study is described to demonstrate an integral method of assessment of the machinery operation economic efficiency in the mining industry. It is based on the evaluation of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Key words: Ural mechanical rubber goods plant, cost of machinery ownership, TCO method, conveyor belt, life time

Mining Industry Journal №1 2013, p.32