Opencast Mining


Opencast mining is the traditional Vitkovice branch linked with our company since 1952. Within the years of its activity Vitkovice supplied tens of different types of bucket-wheel excavators and spreaders.

Equipments for continual raw material opencast mining supplied by our company mainly include bucket-wheel excavators and spreaders on crawling undercarriage of power up to 10 000 m3 / hour. Bucket-wheel excavators are designed according the specific requirements of customer and have to meet the conditions of the site and purpose. Historically, we have supplied these machines not only in the Czech Republic, but also to Russian Federation and the Balkans. Our company is able to design and manufacture the whole technological complex of opencast mine, it means excavator, tripper car, long distance belt conveying and spreaders.    


We apply a maximum of VMG holding synergy for manufacture of such equipments, from plant design through manufacturing of most components and subsequent assembly directly at the opencast mine.