Cooperation BelAZ and Arkhangelsk region has prospects associated with the production of diamonds

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:10  |  Written by  BelTA

Governor of Arkhangelsk Oblast Igor Orlov said that the cooperation of the Belarusian Automobile Plant and the Russian region has prospects related to diamond mining.

"Our cooperation has specific figures and clear prospects related to diamond mining. We will continue to buy your unique machines and, of course, to develop the service, which is very important" - quoted Igor Orlov, the press service.

Getting acquainted with the organization of production in the workshop of the main conveyor, in the production of extra-heavy machines, the governor of the Arkhangelsk region has shown interest to let the art. He admitted that the scale of production it impressed.

In the Arkhangelsk region and the Belarusian Automobile Plant has a long economic ties. In this region, at the enterprises for the extraction of limestone, bauxite, diamonds used for more than 80 pieces of equipment BelAZ. This basically dump trucks carrying capacity of 45-130 tons.

Arkhangelsk region is located in the north of European Russia. The area of the region (more than 589.9 thousand sq. km) is comparable with the areas of Ukraine and France. In the area of 1,183,000 inhabitants live. Relatively recently, there were found diamonds. In general, in the Arkhangelsk region is concentrated 20% of the Russian reserves. Now comes the preparation of industrial development in the field of diamonds State University. According to the approved reserves of the field is the third largest in the world.

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