Today, on November 9, on Nikolaevsk aluminous plant of the company RUSAL came into service new австрийско - the German mobile Liebherr crane. With its help successfully there took place unloading of the bauxites delivered from Guinea.
The new Liebherr crane, worth 5 million euros, can overload 1 thousand tons of freight at an o'clock, the working departure of its arrow makes 58 meters. Maneuverability and mobility provide it special chassis. They allow to use it in any port zones.
The important event for dockers was preceded by a big preparatory work. On unloading and Liebherr start about 2,5 months went to operation. In the same time four dockers - machine operators were engaged on the special courses preparing for work on the new, difficult equipment. For ensuring the round-the-clock unloading of vessels in the future of 13 more people will finish these courses.
NGZ - the first and while the only enterprise in the city at the disposal of which there is a Liebherr company equipment - world-wide recognized producer of loading equipment. The plant plans to buy 2 more cranes of this company which will replace the German loading cranes of Krupp firm finishing the term.
According to Leonid Kuklin, the director of transport and NGZ logistics, without modernization, reconstruction and replacement of new equipment implementation of investment obligations for release by plant of 1,7 million tons of alumina in a year is impossible. And costs of new cranes, according to Leonid Kuklin, will pay off within the next 2 - 3 years.
Information on UC RUSALplant
The Nikolaev aluminous plant was put into operation in 1980. In 2000 it was included in a technological chain of the Company RUSAL. NGZ is one of the largest producers of raw materials for the aluminum industry in Europe, its capacity makes 1400000 tons of alumina a year. The plant is certified on compliance to requirements of the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001standards