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“BelAZ 75600” – the biggest truck in the former USSR

Bachatskiy coal open-cast mine, located in Belovo city (Kemerovo oblast) is one of the largest mines of the Kuzbass (total area is about 20 square kilometers, depth – 300 meters). Annual production amounts to more than 8 million 700 thousand tons.

The mine produces fuel for energy and metallurgical industries of Russia and other countries around the world.

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The biggest of dump trucks involved in the work is “BelAZ 75600”, which capacity is 320 tons, gross weight – 560 tons. “BelAZ 75600” is the biggest truck in the Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR countries).

The length of the truck is 14.5 meters, width – 9.25 meters, height – 7.22 meters. The power of the engine is 3500 hp. Photos by Stepanov Slava.

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