Mongolia would like to buy BelAZ dump trucks with the load capacity of 55, 130 and 220 tonnes. Over the past three years, BelAZ has shipped 35 dump trucks with the load capacity of 220 tonnes to Mongolia. They are used at copper and coal deposits there. According to BelAZ marketing specialists, Mongolia is a promising and fast-growing market; BelAZ is closely studying it and looking for ways to strengthen its positions on this market.
As part of efforts to secure a foothold in Mongolia, BelAZ took part in the international conference and expo Coal Mongolia 2013 that was held in Ulan Bator in late February. The company presented its products and services together with United Belaz Machinery, the official representative of BelAZ in Mongolia. The BelAZ delegation held talks with potential partners. Mongolian mining companies showed interest in Belarusian dump trucks, road construction machines and machines for mining operations, including loaders, bulldozers, and tow tractors.
United Belaz Machinery provides maintenance services to Belarusian machines. Its specialists are sent to Zhodino to learn how to operate and service BelAZ dump trucks. The recent training course completed in January; a new group of specialists from Mongolia has arrived to Zhodino for training. BelAZ attaches great significance to providing maintenance services in Mongolia. The services will be constantly improved to raise the competitiveness of Belarusian machines, the company informed.
Founded in September 1948, the Zhodino-based mechanical engineering company Belarusian Autoworks (BelAZ) was incorporated into a joint-stock company in 2010. BelAZ offers rock haulers, frontal wheeled loaders and bulldozers, tow trucks, special vehicles for underground operations, heavy-duty trucks for metallurgy industry, and other specialized vehicles. BelAZ accounts for a third of the global market of rock haulers and is a leading global supplier of quarry machines.