BelAZ seeking service provider to upgrade welding equipment
MINSK - OAO Belarusian Automobile Plant (BelAZ, Zhodino, Minsk Region) is due to hold a tender to purchase a $1.4m coordinate measurement machine. Both resident and non-resident companies are invited to make offers, deadline – June 30, 2017.
Besides, BelAZ is inviting offers from service providers to upgrade two CLOOS welding machines. The budget for the upgrade is limited to $1.2 million. Deadline for offers – June 23, 2017.
Moreover, BelAZ is due to hold another tender to choose a supplier of two gear grinding machines worth $2.2 million and a gear box testing facility worth $1.5 million. Deadline for offers – May 31, 2017.
The Belarusian Automobile Plant (BelAZ) was set up in 1958. It is one of the world’s largest producers of automobiles for open cast mines and building significant hydroengineering objects.
The company assembles over 200 models of mine trucks with the carrying capacity ranging from 30 to 450 tonnes, special machines (front loaders, wheel bulldozers, wheel vehicles for metallurgic companies, aircraft haulers, irrigative machinery, automobile dump semitrailers, and consumer goods).
Engines for rock handlers are supplied by foreign companies such as Cummins (USA) and Deutz (Germany), less powerful ones are bought from Yaroslavl Automobile Plant and Ural Motor Plant (Russia).
The annual output equals 800-900 items. BelAZ produces heavy-duty trucks for open-cast mining in South-East Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.