The Belarusian Automobile Plant (BELAZ) is one of the largest in the world and the only manufacturer of mining equipment in the CIS.
BELAZ produces unique machinery, striking by its size and capabilities. For the entire history of the company the Belarusian Automobile Plant has developed more than 500 modifications of dump trucks with payload capacity from 27 to 450 tons, the geography of deliveries of which includes 72 countries worldwide.
Do you want to visit the country of giants? Then you by all means need to take a tour to the BELAZ plant in Zhodino, Belarus. This is where the biggest dump trucks in the world are produced! The height of just one wheel of the largest wheel of BELAZ for today is four meters, and the weight of a single tire is more than 5 tons. Such a tire costs about 60 thousand dollars.
The BELAZ-75710 model was included in the Guinness book of records, because this dump truck was able to transport 503 tons of cargo. No other vehicle in the world is capable of it. The height of BELAZ-75710 is comparable to the height of a two-storey house. This truck can not drive on public roads, so it is delivered to the quarries completely disassembled. Fuel consumption of this model by the way is 1300 liters per 100 kilometers, and costs about $10 million per one truck.
During the tour, you will drive around the plant with a sightseeing tour. You can visit the assembly shop, where you will be able to observe firsthand the production of unique equipment. And, of course, you will go to the site with the finished product, where you will have an opportunity to climb on the largest BELAZ in the world, walk under it and take unique photos.
For the most courageous and inquisitive, for an extra fee we can arrange a ride in the cab of a large-capacity BelAZ truck in a test pit.
Come to Belarus, visit Zhodino, dive into the world of giant machinery, learn many interesting facts about these unique trucks.