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New IZ-KARTEX shovel EKG-10 (factory No.545) was commissioned in Kazakhstan (LLC “Kazphosphate”) on July 22, 2017

The new shovel was erected and passed through acceptance tests with the help of regional service company together with the IZ-KARTEX experts. IZ-KARTEX experts were also involved in the installation and adjustment of Automated Lubrication System “Lincoln”.

Kazphosphate LLC was founded in 1999 and based on Karatau, Kazakh SSR, which was at that time developing mine of one of the largest Karatau phosphorite-bearing mine in the world. Today LLC “Kazphosphate” includes the Molodejnii mine, Aksay, Zhanatas, Tiesay and Kokjohn mines; crushing-sorting factories as well as enriching factories.

Kazphosphate LLC is a unique company of full operation cycle on the territory of Kazakhstan. It has abilities starting from mining and processing of phosphates to the final products and up to supply the product to the customer using its own railway-transportation complex.

It is worth noting that this delivery is the first shovel delivery to the Customer for the last 25 years. The latest shovel EKG-10 (factory No.219) was delivered to Karatau in 1992. Considering the period from 1985 to 1992 only one EKG-8 shovel and eight EKG-10 shovels have been delivered to this Customer, five out of which are still in operation.

Kazphosphate LLC has purchased the new shovel within the frames of agricultural industry development program in Kazakhstan and increasing capacity of mining and processing complex.