BelAZ (Belarusian: Беларускі аўтамабільны завод, romanized: Belaruski autamabilny zavod, lit. 'Belarusian Automobile Plant', Russian: Белорусский автомобильный завод or БелАЗ) is a Belarusian automobile plant and one of the world's largest manufacturers of large and especially large dump trucks, as well as other heavy transport equipment for the mining and construction industries.
|Revenue||€979.9 million (2018)|
|€177.9 million (2018)|
|€139.3 million (2018)|
BelAZ is a site for one of the largest Commonwealth of Independent States investment projects. The factory finalized two of the three scheduled phases of the technical re-equipment and upgrades. The Quality Management System applied in research and development, fabrication, erection and after-sale service of the equipment complies with international ISO 9000 standards.
- In 1948, a peat extraction machinery plant was constructed by the railroad station Žodzina.
- In 1951 the plant was expanded into the plant of road construction and land improvement machinery and renamed into "Dormash" (Дормаш), an abbreviation for "дорожное машиностроение", "road construction machinery building".
- In 1958 it was renamed into BelAZ. Initially it produced MAZ trucks.
- In 1961 the first 27-tonne BelAZ pit and quarry dump truck was manufactured.
- In 1990 a 280-tonne truck was manufactured.
- In 2001 the director of BelAZ plant, Pavel Maryev, was awarded the order Hero of Belarus.
- In 2005 plans were revealed for production of BelAZ 75600 with 320 tonne (352,600 kg, or 352.6 tons) capacity, ordered by Kuzbass mining.
- In 2006 the independent Mogilev Automobile Plant (MoAZ) was merged into BelAZ.
- In fall of 2006 the first delivery of BelAZ-75600.
- In April 2012, BelAZ announced it would hold an IPO – the first in Belarus.
- In September 2013, BelAZ presented the first sample of mining dump truck BelAZ-75710, the world largest dump truck with 450 tons load capacity.
Mining dump trucksEdit
- MAZ-525, 25 t (1958–1965)
- BelAZ-540, 27 t (1965)
- BelAZ-540B, 45 t
- BelAZ-548A, 40 t (1967)
- BelAZ-548B, 65 t
- BelAZ-549, 75–80 t (1969)
- BelAZ-7519, 110–120 t (1977)
- BelAZ-7521, 180 t (1979)
- BelAZ-75211, 170–220 t (1983)
Current model rangeEdit
Mining dump trucksEdit
- BelAZ-7540, 30 t
- BelAZ-7545, 45 t
- BelAZ-7547, 42–45 t
- BelAZ-7555, 55–60 t (since 1994)
- BelAZ-7557, 90 t
- BelAZ-7513, 110–130 t (since 1996)
- BelAZ-7517, 154–160 t
- BelAZ-7530, 180–220 t
- BelAZ-7531, 240 t
- BelAZ-7560, 320–360 t
- BelAZ-7558, 90 t
- BelAZ-7571, 450 t (since 2013)
Note: New models are highlighted in bold.
Construction & road-building vehiclesEdit
- MoAZ-4048, front-end loader, 7.5 t
- BelAZ-7822, front-end loader, 7 t
- BelAZ-7823, Wheel dozer
- Belaz 78221 Wheel loader
- MoAZ-60148, scraper
- MoAZ-60007, scraper
- Concrete mixer trucks
- MoAZ-75296, low-profile mining and tunneling concrete mixer truck
- BelAZ-74212, aircraft tug
- Articulated haulers
- Underground vehicles
- Vehicles for mine-servicing works
- Vehicles for metallurgical works
- Goods wagons: covered hoppers, open wagons, flat wagons
Sponsorship in footballEdit
- IFRS Audit 2018
- Два новых карьерных самосвала "БелАЗ-75600" грузоподъемностью 320 т. (in Russian). 2006-09-11. Retrieved 2009-03-20.
- "BelAZ Truck to hold first Belarusian IPO". Steelguru. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
- "BELAZ produced the world's largest dump truck with 450 tons load capacity". Land of Ancestors. 2013. Archived from the original on 10 November 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
- "BelAZ. Our Products. Mining Dump Trucks". Retrieved 9 November 2013.
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