SANY machines helped Zambia agent win the Lumwana mine project

27 February,2018



SANY excavator SY750H and mining truck SRT95C

Recently, SANY has delivered dozens of devices Zambia. All these devices will be used in the second largest open-pit copper mine in Africa named Lumwana. In the mean time, Delta Auto, the SANY agent in Zambia, prepared a large number of spare parts and organized an after-sale service team to guarantee the continuous working in Lumwana mine.



Overcome harsh working condition, SANY machines play important roles.


​Lumwana copper mine is the second largest open-pit copper mine in Africa with annual output of 60 million tons copper. According to the head of Lumwana copper mine, the first batch of SANY excavators were put into use in 2017. Compared with regular civil construction, mining working conditions are bitter and harsher. But SANY machines completed ore stripping tasks successfully under strong intensity of 22 hours a day, 30 days a month. This time, SANY delivered equipment to them again including excavator SY750H and SY500H, mining truck SRT95C, truck crane STC500 this time. The head of the mine spoke highly of SANY products and said that SANY will be their first choice in future orders.


Besides, in order to keep the mine functioning well, SANY agent Delta Auto formed a 12-person after-sales service team to keep 24 hours standby in the mine. The team will be responsible for daily maintenance, repairmen and problem-solving. Delta Auto Chairman Mr. Ge Liang said that Delta auto trained the service team according to the regional characteristics and actual conditions of Lumwana copper mine under SANY requirements.


Under help of Zambia agent, "SANY manufacturing" shows extraordinary talents.


According to introduction, Delta Auto is not only one of SANY best agent in the world, but also the first integrated construction machinery flagship store of "machine sales, spare parts supply, after-sales service, information feedback, product display and professional training" in Zambia and even all over the African regions. With the joint effort of Delta Auto, SANY has become the most popular construction machinery brand in Zambia.


At present, SANY has nearly 500 units of equipment in the Zambia. SANY products have helped to build a lot of big construction projects. For example, Kaunda International Airport, Mamba Thermal power station, The Kaefer Gorge Hydropower Station, Air Force housing, etc. By providing reliable products and satisfying after-sales service, SANY products meet diversified local demands, at the same time let “Made in China” shine in Zambia.

Mr. Ge said: “As the world's fifth largest exporter of copper countries, Zambia has vigorously developed its infrastructure, especially copper mining. In recent years, the market demands for construction machinery are increasing. What’s more, with the promotion of ‘The Belt and Road Initiative’, the economic and cultural exchanges between China and Africa are deepening, which will undoubtedly bring a perfect opportunity for the development of Delta Auto and SANY.”


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