18 November 2015, Wednesday, 14:48
UFA, 18 November 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Olesya Seregina/. A dumper of joint production by Bell company (South Africa) and NefAZ (Bashkortostan) is tested at the West Lake Field of Uchaly mining and processing plant. Machine-building enterprises have successfully implemented the project of Bell dump trucks local assembly in Russia. The first model assembled at JSC NefAZ became the brand truck B40D presented at the BRICS and the SCO Summits in Ufa. This was reported on the website of Uchaly mining and processing plant.
The carrying capacity of this model is 37 tons, the body space — 23 cubic metres. A set of parameters is recorded and analyzed during the work of the truck. For the two weeks of testing the truck carried more than 14 thousand tons of cargo, an operating time was over 300 hours.
"It is too early to draw conclusions about the effectiveness and reliability of the truck, real mining testing will be continued until the end of the year", said the master mechanic of the Uchaly mining and processing plant Marat Mingazhev.