In the Krasnoyarsk Territory, a new Komatsu D275A-6 heavy tracked bulldozer was assembled and put into operation at the Sayano-Partizansky section of the Russian Coal Company.
The supplier of the new equipment is the Krasnoyarsk branch of Sumitek International LLC, the official distributor of Komatsu equipment. “It is noteworthy that this is the delivery of the first bulldozer in the Russian Federation of the newest 6th series, characterized by improved technical characteristics, high performance, reliability and the most modern equipment,” said the representative of the supplier company.
The new equipment will be used in open-pit mining operations for the construction of roads and exits, loosening of frozen rocks, the formation of dumps and coal depots, the planning of faces.
The operational weight of the Komatsu D275A-6 bulldozer is 50.8 tons, the engine power is 335 kW (455.5 hp). The stability of the machine is due to its profile with a low center of gravity. The driver’s cab provides comfortable and ergonomic working conditions, excellent visibility, is equipped with an air suspension seat with an adjustable armrest and a color electronic display of the parameter control system. The noise level in the cabin is only 72 dB. The bulldozer’s lighting consists entirely of new LED working lights specially designed for this model of equipment.
The installation of the new bulldozer was attended by the drivers of the bulldozer, who will operate it, and the service engineers of Sumitek International LLC.
Currently, the tractor-bulldozer park of the Sayano-Partizansky section has 5 units of equipment.
Russian Coal continues to implement an investment program to expand and upgrade the equipment park of the mine. Earlier in 2022, a new Komatsu PC1250SP-8 hydraulic excavator with a bucket volume of 6.7 cubic meters was put into operation at the Sayano-Partizansky section.
The Sayano-Partizansky section produces energy coal of the “G” and “DG” brands. Fuel is extracted in an open way, working off the reserves of the Sayano-Partizansky coal deposit. The company employs about 360 residents of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.