On October 29, the first mining excavator EKG-12USM was set to work at the largest coal mine in the CIS – Bogatyr Coal in Kazakhstan. EKG-12USM is a modification of EKG-15 with longer working equipment and is equipped with more powerful elevator gearboxes.
IZ-KARTEX conducted supervision of the assembly works, which included quality control of the assembly, installation of automatic central lubrication system and acceptance tests, at the same time adjusting the main and auxiliary drive.
On October 30, excavator EKG-10 was launched into operation at the coal mining company Siberian Anthracite. Mining of hard coal is carried out at Gorlovka coal basin in the Novosibirsk region. Siberian Anthracite is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-quality anthracite. The mounting and assembly works were provided by the regional service company OMZ-Siberia-Service.
On November 9, EKG-10 and EKG-8US were simultaneously put into operation at Stoilensky. EKG-10, the well-known mass-production model from IZ-KARTEX, is used for loading ferruginous quartzite, and EKG-8US is for loading of loose overburden to rail. Excavators are equipped with a new system of motor control on a TP-D produced by Rudoavtomatika.
On November 28, the largest iron ore producer of Kazakhstan, SSGPO, started to operate EKG-15M. EKG-15M is an improved version of the production model EKG-15 of IZ-KARTEX. It is equipped with lifting drives with a longer cycle, reinforced undercarriage, modular body design and a new effective filter-ventilation unit. IZ-KARTEX set up all drives and supervised the launch.
On December 3, EKG-8US was put into operation at the Angren coal mine. IZ-KARTEX HAS a long-term partnership with the company Uzbekugol (Uzbek Coal). Uzbekugol is the largest manufacturer of solid fuel in Uzbekistan. IZ-KARTEX specialists implemented and adjusted the drives, and supervised the mounting.
On December 5, EKG-10 started working at Central GOK, Metinvest Holding (Ukraine) in Krivoy Rog. All installation and maintenance were carried out by the regional service company OMZ-Kryvbass-Service.
On December 21, the second EKG-10 delivered this year was launched at Korshunov Mining Plant. The mounting was carried out by regional service company OMZ-Gortehmash-Service, with the participation of IZ-KARTEX specialists who conducted supervision and commissioning of all electrical drives.