Uralmashplant to Produce a Record Number of Crushers

6 February 2019

"Uralmashplant" JSC reasserts itself in the market of crushing equipment. The company's order book for 2019 contains orders for 29 crushers of various modifications and sizes; this is the absolute record for the last five years and 14.5 times higher than in 2014.

The demand for crushing equipment with the UZTM trademark has been growing since 2015; over the past five years the major number – 11 units – was produced in 2018. In 2019, as of February 1, the order book of Uralmashzavod contains orders for 24 crushers, and by the end of the month it will achieve 29 crushers. This is a record order book in the segment of UZTM crushing equipment for the last 5 years.

According to the sales director of crushing and grinding equipment at UZTM-KARTEX Managing company LLC, Mikhail Gunitsev, the contracting process does not stop, the Uralmashplant participates in all tenders for supply of crushing and grinding equipment. Now, the book of orders for 2020 grows as well: as of today, it achieves almost 70% of that for this year.

"Uralmashplant restores its position in the market of crushing equipment: in 2018, we won several major tenders, in which the world's largest manufacturers of this type of equipment took part. This results from the fact that today UZTM is ready to offer reliable high-performance machines to the customers at an attractive price," – says Mikhail Gunicev.

Thus, in 2018, specialists of "Uralmashplant" JSC (UZTM) completed the technical re-equipment of the crusher KKD-1500/180 at Stoylensky GOK (NLMK), and its test results showed an unprecedented performance for the mining industry at the first stage - more than 5.5 thousand tons of ore per hour with a crushing size no more than 250 mm. The potential productivity of the modernized crusher is no less than 6 thousand tons / hour. In 2019, the plant will manufacture a set of crushing equipment with higher performance parameters for Karelsky Okatysh (PAO Severstal).

The crushing equipment is one of the key segments for Uralmashplant. The plant manufactured the first jaw crusher in 1936, and 2 years later the primary gyratory crusher, which was a copy of the American McCully-type gyratory crusher, was produced. The maximum output of the latter achieved 2000 tons of ore per hour.

At present, the main customers of crushing equipment manufactured by UZTM are the leading enterprises in the mining industry, including Karelsky Okatysh (PJSC Severstal), Stoylensky GOK (NLMK group), enterprises of UMMC and holding Evraz, RUPP Granit (Belarus), UK "Metalloinvest" and others.

"Uralmashplant" JSC (UZTM) founded in July 1933 is one of the leaders among the manufacturers of equipment for mining, metallurgy, construction-materials and power-engineering industries. The main products manufactured by the enterprise include crushing and grinding equipment (crushers and grinding mills of various sizes), rope shovels, hydraulic excavators and walking draglines of various types and modifications, heavy overhead cranes, metallurgical presses, accessories and tools for them, mine hoists. The Company’s development strategy aims to launch machine-building lines that would be capable of providing end-to-end solutions to the mining and metallurgical industry to achieve their production targets using equipment manufactured by UZTM and other Russian producers. "Uralmashpalnt" JSC supported by its strategic partner Gazprombank implements an investment program that provides for a large-scale upgrade of the Company’s machining and welding facilities, digitalization of production processes.

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