Drilling and mine transport equipment for iron ore mines of Russia and CIS

S.P. Reshetnyak, A.V. Samolazov, N.I. Paladeeva

The article presents 2005-2008 data on raw ore output of 15 iron-ore mines and mining companies of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan,and forecasts for the period up to 2015.

A detailed description is given of the structure, main specifications and performance of drilling, transportation, and excavating and loading machinery operating by these mines. The types of major machinery are recommended for technological refurbishing of ore mines operating in the three CIS countries.