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During the 2nd quarter of 2013 eight new IZ-KARTEX excavators were put into operation at the mines of Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

During the 2nd quarter of 2013 eight new IZ-KARTEX excavators were put into operation at the mines of Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

On April 18, 2013 the second long-boom excavator EKG-12USM was launched at the coal mine "Bogatyr Coal". Mounting was carried out by the plant’s own means with the participation of  IZ-KARTEX service engineers. The shovel’s body was elaborated according to the customer’s specifications.

On April 24 and May 20, 2013, two EKG-15M shovels were put into operation at the mines of "SSGPO" in Kazakhstan. Excavators are equipped with energy-efficient electric machinery. The mounting of the excavator produced by "SSGPO" contractors with IZ-KARTEX service engineers.

 
EKG-15M at Kachasky iron ore mine


On April 26, 2013, mining shovel EKG-18R started operating at Erunakovsky site of Talda coal mine (Kuzbassrazrezugol). This is the fifth such model which is supplied at the mines of Kuzbassrazrezugol. The mounting of the excavator was made by the regional service company "OMZ-Sibir-Service".

 
EKG-18R number 5 at Talda open-cast mine

On May 2, 2013, EKG-10 shovel was put into operation in Krasnoyarsk, at Olimpiada mine of OJSC "Polyus Gold", Russia's largest gold producer. It is the second excavator delivered to the address of the supplier in the current year. The excavator was mounted by the plant specialists. IZ-KARTEX experts completed installation and carried out the training of the quarry’s personnel who are working with automatic centralized lubrication system. They also conducted routine tests of the excavator.
 
On May 8, 2013, EKG-10 shovel was launched at the Vostochny mine of OJSC "Apatite". The mounting of the excavator was held under the supervision of IZ-KARTEX service engineers.

On May 8 and on June 28, 2013,  EKG-10 and EKG-15M mining shovels started operation at the mine "Muruntau” of the Navoi MMC in the Republic of Uzbekistan. The installation of the excavator was made by Navoi MMC specialists with the assistance of service managers of IZ-KARTEX, who performed complex commissioning and conducted routine tests.