SANY India, a manufacturer of construction, heavy machinery and renewable equipment, has entered into the mining segment. With this announcement the company also launched a range of off-highway SANY Rigid Truck (SRT) SRT55D dump trucks in India.
The new mining business unit will be headed by Dheeraj Panda, who is the Business Unit Head and Vice President of Excavators at SANY India.
Commenting on the launch, Deepak Garg, CEO, SANY Heavy Industries Pvt. Ltd., said, "With our foray into the mining segment, we want to set new benchmarks for SANY India. SANY India will offer complete mining solutions and partner with big mining companies for end-to-end solutions. SANY has shown its commitment to the Indian market by announcing various investments across the country and is currently gearing up to realize this vision globally."
The SRT series trucks are mainly used in large surface mining sites for transportation of OB (overburden), coal, iron ore, limestone, bauxite, etc., and in quarry segments. According to the company, these trucks come with six core features that have a unique competitive advantage and is fundamental to SANY’s mining equipment range. Equipped with high-strength frames, the company claims the trucks are 20% stronger than any other product in the same category. The SRT series has gross power of 480 kW (650 hp) at 1800 rpm and a payload capacity of 60 ton (55 t).
"We are excited to enter the mining sector in India,” said Panda. "Since mining is a crucial segment that adds significantly to the gross domestic product of the country, we believe there is a huge potential for us in this market. With the launch of our new world-class product range, we are confident in our ability to contribute meaningfully to the growth of the industry."
With the launch of the new SRT series of off-highway dump trucks, SANY India will be offering mining solutions to the iron and coal, power, cement and construction industries. Currently, SANY will import these truck series as completely built units from China. The company will also introduce new solutions as per demand in the segment going forward.