Uničov torpedo heads to the birthplace of the top steel production method
Voestalpine Stahl Donawitz GmbH, which is one of the 500 companies of the global Austrian Voestalpine group, ordered from companies CEC-Cranes and UNEX the design and production of a special 20-axle vehicle intended for the transport of pig iron. Similar vehicles are nicknamed "torpedoes" worldwide.
UNEX plans a turnover of more than 3 billion crowns this year
The engineering-metallurgical company UNEX has another successful year behind it, in which its turnover was about 2.9 billion. Already for the second year in a row, UNEX has recorded a year-on-year turnover increase of approx. 400 million crowns and the same figure is planned for this year: in 2018, the turnover should be increased to 3.2 up to 3.3 billion crowns.
UNEX has modernized the large mining equipment KU 800 in the Sokolov Region
After a complete overhaul and modernization, the engineering-metallurgical company UNEX passed the large-scale equipment KU 800/12 back into operation; this equipment is running in the Jiri Brown Coal Quarry in Vintirov, in the Sokolov Region. Using this large-scale machine, the mining company Sokolovská uhelná excavates here around 6,5 million tonnes of coal every year. The repair took 235 thousands of hours of labour within 14 months.