GRANITA Lomy Assembles a Fleet of 11 Doosan Machines
GRANITA Lomy s.r.o. is one of the most important players in the quarrying and sale of crushed stone in the Pardubice region of the Czech Republic. The company owns and operates six quarries, supplying granite, diorite, granodiorite and rohozec stone. Quarrying of stone like this can only be carried out using heavy machinery and GRANITA Lomy has chosen the Doosan range for these applications, with a fleet of 11 Doosan machines used across the quarries.
The key reasons for choosing the Doosan machines were their performance, economy of operation, reliability and, last but not least, the quality service back-up. All of the machines were supplied and are supported by GARNEA a.s., the Authorised Dealer for the Doosan range in the Czech Republic, and service is provided by ZTH s.r.o., GARNEA’s contractual partner from Dobrá Voda near Hořice.
GRANITA Lomy decided to buy the first Doosan machines in 2019, when the company bought a large Doosan DL550-5 wheel loader and a DX380LC-5 crawler excavator. The excavator serves as a hydraulic hammer carrier and its task is to prepare large pieces of stone for loading using the Doosan wheel loader. Both machines work in the company’s quarry in Chvaletice. The first loader has worked for over 4000 hours and, based on this performance, GRANITA Lomy decided to purchase more Doosan machines. Today, GRANITA Lomy has a total of 11 Doosan machines at its disposal and these machines are among the most popular in their class.
Last year, GRANITA Lomy added another DX380LC-5 excavator and a larger Doosan DX490LC-5 50 tonne excavator for the Chvaletice quarry. Large wheel loaders work in tandem with the excavators, including the DL550-5, which is the second largest model in the Doosan range, with an operating weight of over 30 tonne and a maximum bucket volume of more than 5 m3. Supporting the DL550-5 is a Doosan DL420CVT-5, a very economical model, offering significant fuel savings.
"Efficient servicing for all the machines is provided by GARNEA, as part of an extended warranty of 5 years/10,000 hours on all the machines. We are glad that we chose Doosan machines, because we can fully rely on them," says Tomáš Dunda, the Plant Manager at the Chvaletice quarry.