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Mining equipment factory in Darasun plans to produce equipment for goldfish

In the village of Darasun, Karymsky District, acting Minister of Natural Resources and Industrial Policy of the Trans-Baikal Territory Oleg Polyakov took part in a working meeting of representatives of mining enterprises in the region with specialists of OJSC “Plant of mining equipment”. In total, 24 representatives came to the presentation meeting. During the meeting, participants examined the plant’s products for gold mining enterprises in the region, including new equipment samples, discussed its technical characteristics, as well as prospects for cooperation. In connection with the events in Ukraine, the plant lost its main market, which negatively affected its financial and economic condition. Despite the difficult financial situation, the plant continues to expand the range of products: new designs are being developed and manufactured for the mining and coal mining industries, agricultural enterprises, as well as consumer goods. So, in 2014, the plant was actively included in the import substitution assistance program implemented in the Russian Federation, making a proposal to develop and master the serial production of new types of mining machines: a PKShM mine bucket loader designed for mechanizing the loading of rock mass, and the UBSh- 101G with an electro-hydraulic drive designed for drilling frontal holes in mine workings. According to the regional Ministry of Natural Resources, the share of imports of forklifts in Russia is 100%, which characterizes the level of import dependence as critical, similar equipment is currently manufactured only in Ukraine. The import share of the drilling rig is 90% (or a significant level of import dependence), while most Russian mining companies buy similar equipment in Sweden and Austria. Domestic analogues proposed for the development of types of mining equipment in Russia are not made. During 2015, the plant developed technical documentation for new types of products, conducted marketing research, made a prototype of the PKShM loader, which is undergoing industrial tests in Kazakhstan …

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