Longwall system delivered by FAMUR to “Chertinskaya-Koksovaya” mine

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Under the contract with the Russian company OOO „MMK - UGOL”, FAMUR SA has provided a longwall system for the "Chertinskaya-Koksovaya" mine. The contract value amounts to EUR 17,500,000.

The contract with OOO „MMK – UGOL” provides for that Famur shall supply powered roof supports, a roadheader, a face conveyor and a beam stage loader with a crusher as well as additional equipment to the customer in Russia. The mechanized system for longwall coal mining was already delivered to Russia in July this year. It is planned to start the mining process already in August.

The development strategy of FAMUR Group is based on the Go Global foreign expansion program. We have been pursuing it consistently which allows us to enhance our involvement in many countries and to increase the share of exports in our earnings. Russia is one of the priority markets for FAMUR Group. It is very demanding in terms of reliability and performance of equipment supplied as well as service capabilities of manufacturers. FAMUR meets these conditions and therefore our equipment has already been recognized by the Russian partners for several years – said Mirosław Bendzera, CEO of FAMUR SA

Thanks to our cooperation with financial institutions and the resulting possibilities of securing export contracts, we can make our products and services more attractive for the customers around the world. Support in the financing of investment projects allows us to provide an even more competitive offer for the comprehensive implementation of mining and energy projects thanks to which we can successfully compete with global players – adds Mirosław Bendzera.

The “Chertinskaya-Koksovaya” mine is located in the town of Belovo, Kemerovo Oblast,  and together with the “Kostromovskaya Mine” it belongs to OOO „MMK – UGOL”. In the past year the mines associated with the company produced approx. 3.4 million tons of coal and 2.8 million tons of coal concentrate.