The Belarusian automobile engineering company OAO BelAZ has opened a modern technical support center in Russia’s Ural Federal District, the press service of the Belarusian Industry Ministry reported.
The center for repairing and maintaining BelAZ mining vehicles was opened in the city of Berezovsky, Sverdlovsk region. The center had been built by BelTransLogistik Company, an official representative of BelAZ in the Ural Federal District. Belarusian Industry Minister Vitaly Vovk, BelAZ Director General Piotr Parkhomchik, Berezovsky Mayor Yevgeny Pistsov, and the BelTransLogistik top manager Mikhail Dubasov took part in the opening ceremony.
The technical support center occupies 3,240 square meters and has been built from the ground up. The construction process began on June 12, 2017. The technical support center is compliant with international standards: it is fitted with modern equipment and a warehouse of original spare parts. Pre-fabricated steel structures were used to build the center thanks to their durability, safety, and installation convenience. The technical support center represents a cluster of industrial premises and auxiliary ones and offers space for scheduled maintenance and capital repairs and space for storing the spare parts. Over 50 highly qualified specialists will be able to perform extensive repairs of any complexity for BelAZ haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 30-220 tons. The location for the technical support center in the city of Berezovsky boasts convenient access to the ring road around Yekaterinburg, the capital city of Sverdlovsk region. Thanks to this fact buyers of heavy BelAZ vehicles will be able to reach the technical support center fast. It is particularly important in view of the discovery of new deposits of mineral resources in the Ural Federal District.
The first official documents were signed as part of the opening ceremony: a vehicle maintenance contract with the copper manufacturer OAO Svyatogor and a vehicle sales contract with the copper mining company AO Safyanovskaya Med. (BelTA/Business World Magazine)