Azerbaijan: Tatra trucks to be produced

Azerbaijan will launch the production of Tatra trucks from 2018, the Azerbaijani embassy in the Czech Republic said. A memorandum was signed between Ganja Automobile Plant production association and Tatra company at the embassy of the Czech Republic in Azerbaijan. The document was signed by head of Ganja Automobile Plant Khanlar Fatiyev and chairman of…

Belarus: Amkodor to help Russia’s Bashkortostan master modern forest harvesting technologies

The Belarusian mechanical engineering company Amkodor and the government of Russia’s Republic of Bashkortostan have signed an agreement on introducing and developing modern automated forest harvesting technologies in the republic, according to the Amkodor website. The document was signed during the first interregional forum on developing Bashkortostan’s northeast. Amkodor representatives took part in the forum.…

Ukraine: vehicle production up in January-November 2017

In January-November the output of motor vehicles in Ukraine amounted to 7,654 units, up by 67% YoY, the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (UkrAutoProm) reported. “A total of 7,654 motor vehicles were produced in Ukraine in January-November. In particular: the output of cars totaled 6,544 units (+72.2%), commercial vehicles – 423 units (-22.7%), buses –…

Belarus: Mogilevliftmash to start making travelators in 2018

The Mogilev-based lift manufacturer OAO Mogilevliftmash intends to start making travelators in 2018, the company’s Chief Engineer Igor Frolkin declared. A prototype travelator (a moving walkway) has been made in association with Chinese partners. The product has passed electromagnetic compatibility tests in line with the relevant technical regulations on safe machines and equipment. Acceptance and…

Belarus to launch engine assembling in Egypt

Belarus and Egypt have agreed to set up an engine assembly plant. The matter was discussed during a visit of a delegation of Minsk Motor Plant led by Director General Igor Yemelyanovich to Egypt, the Belarusian embassy in Egypt reported. The Belarusian delegation visited the Ministry of Military Production of Egypt, large industrial companies specializing…

Ukraine: China interested in buying aircraft

China expressed interest in cooperation on the purchase of Ukrainian aircraft, the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine reported. “China is interested in cooperation on the purchase of airplanes and their joint production using materials and spare parts produced in China,” the report said. Ukraine’s Trade Representative Natalia Mykolska,…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to build near 4,200 freight cars at own production facilities in 2018

The public joint-stock company Ukrzaliznytsia in 2018 seeks to build 4,000 gondola cars and around 200 fitting platforms at own production facilities – Paniutyne, Stryi and Darnytsia car repair plants. Head of the car department at Ukrzaliznytsia Oleh Motin gave the information at the international conference “Car Building & Rolling Stock Repair in Ukraine” in…

Turkmenistan to purchase KAMAZ trucks

The Ministry of Road Transport of Turkmenistan will purchase 250 KAMAZ-6520 trucks with a carrying capacity of 20 tons, the Turkmen government said. The relevant decree was signed by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The truck market in Turkmenistan is a promising one for KAMAZ. Since 2006, the country has received more than 9,000 units of cars…

Ukraine: further economic success depending on machine-building industry

Ukrainian government considers machine-building one of the most important integrated industries on which Ukraine’s further economic success depends, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said in his greeting address on the occasion of Machine Engineers Day, the government press service reports. “Ukraine’s considerably experienced machine engineers develop and design complex systems and devices: home appliances and radio…

Belarus: Belkommunmash to sell electric buses to Russia

The mechanical engineering company Belkommunmash is exploring the possibilities of supplying electric buses to Moscow, St Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg, Vitaly Shkuratov, head for marketing and sales in Belarus and Russia at the Management Company of the Belkommunmash Holding Company, reported. “We are considering exporting electric buses to Moscow, St Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg. The trial operation…