Mogilev-based Strommashina has shipped the 100th tower crane to Nr27 construction company of Gomel, Stromashina CEO Vladimir Sakhanko told Interfax-West.
The launch of tower crane production in Mogilev has been a significant venue in the develomnet of Belarus’ construction industry.
The company embarked on a project to develop tower cranes, of which there was a significant shortage in Belarus, back in 2006. That same year they assembled a first pilot crane and put it through a series of field tests.
Mogilev’s crane is intended for civil engineering projects, lifting capacity – 10 tonnes.
Strommashina plant was founded in 1913. It is the CIS leading manufacturer of equipment for the production of construction materials and railway ties. The company also specialises in equipment and technological lines (over 40 titles) for producing ceramic and fire bricks, asbestos-cement products (roofing slates, pipes), soft roofing (ruberoid, glass-fibre mats), railway sleepers and pointwork sleepers, cement goods (paving slabs, curb stones). The plant employs 2,600 persons.
In January-October Strommashina made BYR 93.7 billion worth of goods, or 39.8% up on the year. Consumer goods output grew 2.5% to reach BYR 12 billion.