Mogilev Automobile Plant (MoAZ), an affiliate of the Belarusian Automobile Plant, is planning to launch serial production of truck-mounted concrete mixers with a capacity of 7 cubic metres, a company representative told Interfax.
MoAZ-69000 will be fitted with D-24390 Diesel engine compliant with Euro-3 standard.
Currently the machine is tested by a Mogilev-based construction company, the source reported.
The company is planning to produce 10-15 new machines monthly and sell them in Belarus and abroad.
Mogilev Automobile Plant manufactures over 30 makes of vehicles for road construction and underground works. It manufactures scrapers, self-propelled rollers, all-wheel drive trucks, frontlifts, underground road-trains, dust-carts, chassis, etc.
Last year the enterprise made over BYR 5 billion worth of goods a month. Around 80% of the output is exported.
In Q1 2008 the plant produced BYR 22.6 billion worth of goods, or 17% up on the year. Consumer goods output grew 12%.
The plant was founded in 1935 to merge with BelAZ in 2003. MoAZ currently employs 2.7 thousand people.