BEML LIMITED, a Public Sector Company under the Ministry of Defence and a premier manufacturer of Mining & Construction equipments, has launched an indigenously developed nation’s first 150T Electric Drive Rear Dump Truck, with an objective of strengthening the 'Make in India' initiative of the Hon’ble Prime Minister, that will address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the Mining Industry. Shri Deepak Kumar Hota, CMD BEML, at a function held at Mysore today i.e., 15th August 2018, flagged off the 150T Dump Truck for its use in the coal fields of CIL’s subsidiary M/s. South Eastern Coal Fields Ltd., for the Gevra Project.
This new innovative product not only show cases the technical prowess of BEML but also is qualitatively comparable to any global brands of its kind. The product has significant features like high power performance, enhanced productivity, increased reliability, excellent serviceability, exceptional maneuverability, superior operating comfort and improved safety.
This dump truck has eco-friendly emission certified engine with electronic fuel management system to deliver maximum power and GE AC propulsion system to cater consistent performance in steep gradients. Its wide body design, higher volumetric capacity and a low loading height ensures high stability and productivity.
“The launch of this higher capacity dump truck will surely put BEML in a select band of companies globally. It helps not only in saving foreign exchange as an import substitution, but also the lead time in delivery of the equipment at site and life cycle service support would improve considerably” said Shri Hota.