Press / August 19, 2015

The volume of mountain mass excavated by EKG-20KM has exceeded 2.1 million cubic meters

Since the commissioning of EKG-20KM at Lebedinsky GOK, 3.6 million tonnes of ore and 1.1 million cubic meters of rock were produced, for a total of more than 2.1 million cubic m.

Lebedinsky GOK is a part of the company "Metalloinvest". It is the largest Russian mining and processing of iron ore company. The plant is located in the city of Gubkin, Belgorod region. One of the world's largest iron-ore pits exists there.

The new excavator was delivered to the customer in the summer of 2014 and on October 2, 2014 successfully passed acceptance tests and was put into commercial operation.

The new machine was appreciated at the Lebedinsky career. The excavator is being operated in the most difficult geological conditions, leads development of complex pits, abrasive iron ore mines - ferruginous quartzites.

In the production of this shovel the wishes and recommendations of enterprise mechanics and miners were taken into account, resulting in some structural elements of the excavator have evolved and been refined.

Numerous advantages of the new machine will allowed IZ-KARTEX to win a gold medal in the competition for the best exhibit at XXII International Specialized Exhibition of Mining Technologies "Russian Coal and Mining", held in Novokuznetsk this year.