Coal mine "Youth"
• Coal mine "Youth"
Cut "Youth" - the largest coal producing company in the Karaganda region. At the moment, it is produced 7 million tons of coal per year.
Once upon a time there was a steppe, and there were no signs of trouble
Now here is a huge quarry, where for 30 years mining coal around the clock. It is said that coal will last for another 50 years.
The coal-bearing formation includes three fields reservoir total capacity of 44, 5 m charcoal. Charcoal layers of high-(more than 40% ash) trudnoobogatimye, relatively low calorific value. Most of the products supplied to the power plants that are part of Kazakhmys Group.
The design capacity of the cut - 10 million tons per year
For the transportation of coal used BelAZ trucks carrying up to 130 tons
Excavators used also rather big. For example, the bucket at a time can rake up to 12 tons of coal
Man on the background looks like a tiny
In the cockpit
Detailed exploration Borly deposit was carried Gapeevskoy expedition in 1979-1981. three coal horizons have been identified with an average capacity of 8 beds, 8; 22, 3, 26, 6 m and uglenasyschennostyu respectively 25, 65 and 65%. The average coefficient of stripping is 2, 0 m 3 / m. The maximum depth of the layers is 225 m. Trudnoobogatimye Coal ash content from 39 to 47%, suitable for use only as an energy fuel.
Today section team "Youth" is made up of 1,150 people, including social workers. Work rotational manner after 5 days. Working shift - 11 hours. About 70 percent of employees - local, from the village of "Youth" and the surrounding villages, and 30 percent come from Karaganda and other remote locations. The average salary - about 44 thousand tenge and machinists excavators, dump trucks drivers receive 90-100 thousand tenge. The question of an increase in average salary to 50 thousand tenge.
Excavator powered by a 6 kV cable
According to the technological roads in the context of constantly ply polivalki, but in the heat polivalki not cope and it is still worth the dust
In BelAZ booth as in the cab of any other truck
We leave for unloading
On the day BelAZisty do approximately 35 flights
The driver vahtovki
In the context of work and draglines, which is higher performance than conventional
In appearance it is a 5-storey house with an arrow
Peter and excavator
Dmitry and ladle
So these colossus looks the part
And of course, no quarry is not without explosions. Therefore, any standard attribute section is the drilling rig. At this time, undermining the rock we could not see it was a day but our arrival.
Finally a few more photos