AO Kuzbassrazrezugol Management Company (an enterprise of the UMMC raw materials complex) hosted the superfinal of the Best in Profession competition among excavator drivers.
The Superfinal traditionally ends the professional competition among excavator operators of Kuzbassrazrezugol Management Company. Its participants are winners and prize-winners of competitions for four main types of equipment used in the Company: these are hydraulic walking excavators with a bucket volume of 30 cubic meters and more. meters and EKG-18 (EKG-12). The strongest representatives of the main mining specialty demonstrate their skills in operating the EKG-5A excavator - a machine equally unusual for all participants, because this model, which was very common until 2000, is now found only in auxiliary work.
Topical events from the life of the country traditionally become the themes of the Superfinal. This year marks the European Football Championship and the 30th anniversary of the tricolor - the official flag of Russia. Therefore, among the tasks: score a penalty and draw a blue stripe on the flag using an excavator bucket.
“The evaluation criteria are the cleanliness of the elements and the time,” comments the chief judge of the competition, head of the production department Yuri Guk. - Before we included the exercises in the program, we checked whether it was possible to do it. Maybe. And the fact that the participants do this for the first time in their lives, and the majority have come across such a machine for the first time, that's why they are professionals. Moreover, the strongest have gathered here. ”
The most spectacular competition of the super final - pirouette ... The participant had to lift a bucket of water with a bucket tooth and, after making a full revolution of the excavator around its axis, put the bucket in exactly the same place without splashing water.
As a result, Andrey Chakhlov became the winner among walking excavator drivers (Krasnobrodsky cut) - he opened the competition and already at the start showed his colleagues the highest technique of performing exercises. "Silver" of the superfinal for the best excavator driver with a bucket volume of 30 cubic meters, the champion of 2018, Andrey Razumny (Bachatsky open pit). "Bronze" also went to the representative of the Bachatsky section - the best EKG-18 operator Maxim Prokudin.