NUST MISIS and BELAZ Sign Cooperation Agreement

NUST MISIS, JSC “Mining Financial Company” (GPFC), and OJSC “BELAZ” have signed a trilateral cooperation agreement focused on increasing collaboration in the fields of science and education.

As part of the cooperation, several new facilities will be added at NUST MISIS. The first is a training center with simulators that simulate driving BELAZ dump trucks in various conditions, and the second, a modern laboratory.

According to Vadim Petrov, NUST MISIS Vice-Rector of Educational Affairs, “Cooperation between NUST MISIS and BELAZ will have a positive impact on their quality of training. We are expecting that our joint projects in the fields of education and research will be implemented in the near future. The signing of the agreement opens up new opportunities for our common future. We believe that cooperation between our university`s scientific schools, departments, & research labs with BELAZ will contribute to the solution of common research and engineering tasks”.

BELAZ is a major world manufacturer of heavy-duty mining dump trucks with super-size load capacity. It accounts for about 30% of the world’s dump truck production. The company’s volume of output is approximately 2,000 dump trucks per year, each with a capacity from anywhere between 30 to 450 tons. BELAZ exports its trucks to 70 countries, although more than half of the supply goes to Russ