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On May 25, at Lebedinsky GOK in Gubkin in the Belgorod region a technical conference "EKG-20KM excavator operation experience" was held by IZ-KARTEX. The event gathered over one hundred participants, who expressed great interest in the work of EKG-20KM excavator.

The conference was attended by representatives of many of the mining enterprises of Russia and CIS, such as Metalloinvest, Kuzbassrazrezugol, SUEK, Polyus Gold, Karelsky Okatysh, Mikhailovsky GOK, Stoilensky GOK, Siberian anthracite, EVRAZ KGOK, SSGPO and Kazakhmys (Kazakhstan), YuGOK (Ukraine) and others.

Excavator EKG-20KM started working at the Lebedinsky GOK in 2014. This is a modified model of EKG-18R/20K, which are successfully used at coal mines in Kuzbass and Navoi GMK, Uzbekistan. Since that time the design was perfected in close cooperation with the Lebedinsky GOK, and now, after a year and a half, the excavator successfully copes with tasks of production.

Lebedinsky GOK is the largest iron ore plant in Russia and the CIS. Of 43 excavators operating, 40 machines are manufactured by IZ-KARTEX.
The participants visited EKG-20KM in the quarry. They had an opportunity to inspect the new machine, to communicate  with technicians and excavator operator.