We are glad to inform you that Benchmark Company took a part in the international Military Technical Form in Russia – “Army 2017”. Which was be held in August, 22‑27, 2017. In Moscow region. Kubinka. This is the third large‑scale event of the Russian Defence Ministry. Representatives of large Russian and foreign companies of the military industrial complex, leading research and development institutes as well as project and design offices will participate in it.
We are glad to inform you that Benchmark Company took a part in the international industrial exhibition in Russia – “Innoprom”, which was be held in July, 10‑13, 2017, Ekaterinburg city. The exhibition was attended by Russian and foreign companies representing their innovative developments and projects. "Innoprom" is the main event in Russia dedicated to the latest technologies and developments in the field of industry.
In June, Benchmark Trading LLC took delivery of cargo, excavators HYUNDAI on universal platforms, that were shipped from the Far East. After the cargo was unloaded, the excavators were delivered by road to the final destination in Samara.
In April the cargo was transported - controlled shunt reactor, with a total mass of 408 tons. The body weight of the reactor was 219 tons. The cargo was loaded in Turkey to a river-sea vessel chartered by us. After the arrival of the vessel in Nizhnekamsk, in the shortest time, our specialists organized the customs transit declaration of the cargo and its transfer from the ship to the railway rolling stock in the amount of: one 16-axle conveyor, 6 open wagons and 2 covered wagons. After these actions the reactor was sent to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Benchmark Company took a part in the International Logistic Exhibition – “Break Bulk Europe”, which was hold from 24 to 26 of April 2017, Antwerp, Belgium. Among the exhibitors there were cargo owners, sea carriers, forwarders, representatives of ports / terminals, companies producing various equipment, etc.
From December 2016, the group of companies Benchmark, rented out a crawler crane Sennebogen 5500 (carrying capacity – 180 tons) for the installation of Kerch bridge structures. This is a complex and ambitious project. In total, the bridge construction includes 287 bays for the cars and 306 bays for the railway. The total weight of these bridge constructions is about 160 tons.
In February 2017, the company "Benchmark Trading" LLC purchased and put into operation 12 covered wagons model, the volume of the body 161 m3, the carrying capacity of 67 tons.
"Benchmark" Company was admitted to the Union of Defense Industries Enterprises of the Sverdlovsk Region.
On January 19, a meeting of the Presidium took place, during which a decision was taken to adopt GC "Benchmark" as a member of the Union of Defense Industries Enterprises of the Sverdlovsk Region.
Union enterprises participate in the implementation of federal targeted programs and technological platforms to achieve leadership in the leading high-tech industries: Aircraft industry and engine building, the rocket and space industry, atomic energy complex, shipbuilding industry, electronic and radio electronic industry, the conventional arms industry.
In October 2016, "Benchmark" in Dimitrovgrad, Ulyanovsk region, installed the main element of the proton plant - a giant apparatus (two rings with a mass of 115 tons and 117 tons). It is called a cyclotron.
Installation of the cyclotron was performed by the Manitowoc M1800 crawler crane, with a lifting capacity of 600 tons. The cyclotron is the heart of the entire Federal High-Tech Medical Radiology Center, which will begin work in 2018.
November 14, 2016 "Benchmark" Company completed delivery of the second working hydrodrive for the 12th wind generator turbine with a mass of 86 tons for the Ust-Ilimskaya hydro-electric power station.
Since 1979 Ust-Ilimskaya HPP was playing an important role in ensuring and sustaining the energy system of Siberia. This hydro-electric power station is the 4th in power in Russia. "Benchmark" carried out transportation of a hydrodrive to replace a failed one. The transportation route of St. Petersburg – Ust-Ilimsk was about 7 000 km and, in time – 1 month. A special difficulty in transportation was a distance of 250 km (Bratsk-Ust-Ilimsk). To overcome this area, additional transport was involved. On the way of our equipment there were nasty weather and road conditions, but all the difficulties were overcome with the help of our highly qualified personnel!
In October 2016, according to the order of GRUBER Logistics Company, there was done the complex transportation of a modular wastewater purification plant for the Dairy Plant SAMARALAKTO DANON RUSSIA (Samara branch). The cargo consignment comprised 10 blocks of modules and 12 units of 40 foot containers, with a total mass of 413 tons. This cargo arrived at the station Kurumoch of Kuibyshev railway and was further transported by own trailers to the production site of the Samara branch of the "Dairy Plant SAMARALAKTO" JSC DANON RUSSIA. The unloading works were carried out with a Terex-DEMAG crane with a capacity of 100 tons.
The company "Benchmark" successfully completed the transportation and installation, from 16 September to 17 September, of the locomotive, which was made in the 30s. The Samara Depot gave a new life to the Soviet locomotive, making a gift to the city by restoring it and installing it on the railway station square in Samara.
In the third decade of August 2016, “Benchmark” Company became the happy owner of a tracked crane SENNEBOGEN 5500 with a carrying capacity of 180 tons. The company's fleet has successfully transported this crane from St. Petersburg to the Ulyanovsk Region for the implementation of a major project. It should be noted that this is the only crane in the Volga region that has no analogues.
In August 2016 a part of the “Benchmark’s” fleet carried out relocation of pipelayers FIAT, CATERPILLAR and KOMATSU (19 items) from the Republic of Kazakhstan to the city of St. Petersburg (Petrolesport, JSC). The width of the cargo reached 3.9 m. The total length of the route was more than 3000 km in one direction.
In August 2016 "Benchmark" transported the fuselage of the MS-21 aircraft from Ramenskoe Airport to Zhukovsky (the length of the transportation route is 3 km). August 12, 2016 in the airport Zhukovsky landed cargo plane AN-124, owned by the company "VolgaDnepr". There was the fuselage of the legendary Russian passenger liner MS-21 on the board, which arrived in Moscow for hydrotesting. To carry out the transportation, our engineers have developed a special lodgement, according to the requirements of the manufacturer. Loading of the fuselage was also carried out in strict accordance with the developed load handling plan: two “Liebherr” cranes with a carrying capacity of 100 tons each. Despite the short transportation route at 3 km from the runway of the Ramenskoye airfield to the place of destination, preparation for transportation took almost 2 months.
In the furtherance of realizing this transportation there was used the following equipment:
In May 2016, "Benchmark" Company provided charitable assistance in installing of the main dome and cross on the temple.