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Course to Turkey: Corum Group and Imbat Madencilik to sign the first contract

Course to Turkey: Corum Group and Imbat Madencilik to sign the first contract

Corum Group, the largest Ukrainian producer of the mining equipment, enters the market of Turkey. The first contract for the pilot supply of KD90T 17.5/28 support sections was signed with Imbat Madencilik, the leading coal mining company.

Entry into new markets is one of the key directions of the Company, approved within the framework of the adopted 2030 Development Strategy. Based on its experience in developing customized products for the clients’ needs and a wide product portfolio, the Corum company set a goal to establish the supply of mining equipment to the markets of Turkey and India.

“The contract signed with Imbat Madencilik is the appraisal of our Company’s products quality and the confirmation of the high qualifications of our employees. Due to the mining and geological features, coal mining in Turkey is associated with different dangerous and complex challenges than in Ukraine. Therefore, occupational safety and modern technological solutions are in the foreground — notes Oleg Nesterenko, Corum Trading Director.And Corum Group machinery, owing to innovation and continuous enhancement, is precisely focused on the efficient and safe work of miners. Therefore we can solve the most complex problems. Corum Group is the Ukrainian company with the European-level service, trusted by the national and international partners".

The Corum Group Engineering and Technical Centre specialists optimised the KD90T 17.5/28 support design for the Client’s conditions and agreed on the technical test conditions. The supports will be manufactured at the Corum Druzhkovka Machine-Building Plant, a Company’s enterprise. The sections will be shipped to the client this summer.

"Imbat Madencilik is an exemplar in the development of long faces in Turkey. We continuously look for innovations and enhancements. The Corum Group company has wide experience in the machine-building industry. Corum experts paid a lot of attention to the issues arising with our current fleet of powered supports from Poland and China, asked questions about the problems and suggested ways to eliminate them. That is why we have decided to try and test the Corum’s products"Yavuz Burbut, the Imbat Madencilik General Manager, has commented on the conclusion of the transaction.


CORUM GROUP is the largest manufacturer of mining equipment in Ukraine, which is part of the DTEK Energo energy company.

CORUM GROUP unites machine-building assets of DTEK Energo, which are enterprises in Kharkiv, Druzhkivka, Corum Minespecialbuild, service company Corum Repair, as well as foreign trade companies and representative offices. The company's key customers are the 14 largest mining holdings, with assets of 150 mines and quarries. Corum equipment is used at the mining enterprises in 15 countries of the world.

IMBAT MADENCILIK is the Turkish mining and energy company. The Company operates the IMBAT lignite mine and the coal wash plant. The Company employs 4250 miners and 240 technical employees. The annual mine production capacity is 4.5 million tons of coal. Currently, IMBAT MADENCILIK is in the process of transition from a traditional mining system to a fully mechanized one. This is expected to yield the increase in the annual production up to 6 million tons of coal.