During the grand launch of the new machine with factory number 2, which was attended by leaders of "Southern Kuzbass", JSC "Uralmashplant" and OMZ was raised first bucket of rocks.
Mining excavator EKG-18 will be used for the conduct of stripping works on the number of the section 2 "Krasnogorsk." To round the clock work on the new excavator formed a team of 9 people, which was headed by Vladimir Bryzgalov driver with more than 20 years of experience.
Due to the special shape of the bucket capacity of 18 cubic meters — a broadened front and rear walls reduced — it is better implemented in the face, completely full, reducing energy consumption and reducing the time to download. The machine is equipped with modern AC drive, which ensures lower operating and energy costs. For the control of all the parameters of the working process and information technology is equipped with a microprocessor control systems, as well as diagnostic systems and automatic protection mechanisms and assemblies. The cabin provides modern air conditioning system, heat and vibration, comfortable desk chair, refrigerator and microwave oven.
"With this machine, we have embodied the best of your design in recent years. Excavator is designed for high-performance operation in the most severe geological and climatic conditions. Besides the traditional qualities of Uralmash equipment — reliability and efficiency, this machine has a high intellect, but not least, her comfortable conditions for the crew, "- said director of sales of "Uralmashplant" Sergei Chervjakov.
The first machine of this model started in 2011.
"Uralmashzavod" — One of the leaders of the Russian market of equipment for metallurgy, mining, oil and gas industry, building materials, and energy. The Company’s strategy envisages the creation of a world-class engineering enterprise, which will be able to fully satisfy the needs of customers in the equipment.
On Uralmashplant supported the principal shareholder — Gazprombank — Developed and implemented an investment program involving the radical reconstruction of production.