Russian coal company SUEK buys 28 haul trucks from Belarusian BelAZ

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 14:44  |  Written by  BelTA

The project is being implemented by SUEK's partner — the logistics company GEFCO

The Russian coal-extracting company SUEK has bought 28 haul trucks from the Belarusian automobile engineering company BelAZ, BelTA has learned.


According to the website of the Russian company, the project to deliver 28 high-capacity dump trucks to SUEK enterprises, which are located in five regions of Russia, has begun. The project is being implemented by SUEK's partner — the logistics company GEFCO.


The trucks are disassembled in Zhodino and are being transported using special flat wagons by rail. Several trucks have already left Zhodino for Russia's Republic of Khakassia and Khabarovsk Territory. More trucks will be shipped in December 2016. In particular, by the end of the year four 130-tonne trucks and two 220-tonne trucks will be delivered to SUEK's division Urgaugol, one 220-tonne truck will be shipped to the Razrez Kharanorsky division, and two 220-tonne trucks will be dispatched to the Razrez Tugnuisky division.


Another ten large-capacity dump trucks will be shipped in January-February 2017.


“The vendor, the customer, and the railway operators stay on schedule. A smooth logistics chain has been built thanks to the professional skills of all the sides,” noted SUEK Deputy Director General, Procurement Director Irina Zaitseva.


GEFCO Group is a global provider of logistics solutions and services. The company is represented in over 150 countries across the globe and is one of the ten largest logistics operators in Europe with the revenue as large as €4.1 billion. The company employs 12,000 people. GEFCO Group runs a network that includes over 350 operation sites all over the world.


SUEK (Siberian Coal Energy Company) is one of the leading coal-extracting companies in the world. It is Russia's top coal producer, a major coal vendor on the home market and a major coal exporter. SUEK's mining, processing, transport, and service divisions can be found in seven regions of Russia. SUEK enterprises employ over 32,000 people.

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