For the purpose of improving labor safety and labor conditions for the miners, the company “Saknakhshiri” has purchased new equipment of $3.5 million. New wagons, bulldozers, locomotives – part of the new equipment is already located in the company yard… Schedule allocated for the mine technical re-equipment has shifted to the final stage. Tkibuli is expecting to receive the second part of the equipment from China and Ukraine by the end of the year, after what there will begin dismantling works of old equipment and placement of new. This will virtually rebound the risk for miners, when conducting drilling and blasting works in mines, the mines will be mechanized, which is a step of utmost importance for improving labor safety and labor conditions.
Mine monitoring, the company completed re-equipment descriptive works last year. According to the schedule, renewing and rehabilitation works will commence by the end of the year. The equipment purchased and imported for the current period of time exceeds the investment of $ 3 million. This is a major priority for the company and they believe this is a permanent process. Seven units of local airing coolers are already on place, also four units of set of point switch locomotive adapters, three sets of locomotives. They were also renewed last year. Six sets of locomotive batteries.