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55 MT BELAZ Dump Trucks Named after Yuri Bilibin and 50th Anniversary of Achinsk Alumina Refinery

22 july 2020

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OJSC “BELAZ” together with its general distributor in the Russian Federation, CJSC «Trade House «BELAZ», continues implementation of the project on naming the dump trucks after prominent people and memorable dates that will be commissioned in 2020 at Russian mining companies.

BELAZ-7555В has been commissioned at the mine of PAO “Susumanzoloto”, Oymyakonsky ulus, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). This new 55MT mining dump truck is named after a distinguished Soviet research geologist, Yuri Bilibin, who was a head of the expedition of the School of Non-Ferrous Metals in Yakutia and performed the most accurate and detailed prognosis on the gold mineralization of local water-collecting areas.

BELAZ-7555В has been also commissioned at JSC “RUSAL Achinsk” in Krasnoyarsk Krai. This 55MT dump truck is named in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Achinsk Alumina Refinery – “50 years of Achinsk Alumina Refinery. Time of new achievements”.

Official dealer of OJSC “BELAZ” in the region of OOO “Krasnoyarsk_BelazService” and JSC “RUSAL Achinsk, that also includes Achinsk Alumina Refinery, handed over a special outfit to the crew of BELAZ-7555В dump truck

This personalized BELAZ is not the first dump truck with the payload capacity of 55 tons at Achinsk Alumina Refinery. In March 2020, within the program of Achinsk Alumina Refinery on the modernization of the mining vehicles fleet, the Company has purchased 6 mining dump trucks BELAZ-7555В. Within a year, RUSAL is planning to buy some other batches of modern trucks since the technical characteristics of BELAZ-7555B comply with all the customer’s requests.

When choosing the vehicles to renew the trucks fleet, the specialists of Achinsk Alumina Refinery took into consideration the experience of using mining dump trucks at other companies and made a decision to buy 55MT BELAZ dumpers that are suitable for operation in winter conditions. New equipment shows high operating performance, has low consumption of fuel and oil.

The project of naming BELAZ high technology mining equipment after the outstanding people allows to outline the merits of those who made a considerable input into the development of mining engineering.

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