Reflecting the inroads it is making into the Russian market, Johannesburg-based bulk materials handling and minerals processing specialist, Osborn (part of Astec Industries), has won an export order for three of its Hadfields double-toggle jaw crushers for at a ferrochrome crushing plant at Chelyabinsk.Marketing director Martin Botha elaborates: “This order for Osborn Hadfields Double Toggle Jaw Crushers is, potentially, the first order of four, for new ferrochrome plants in Chelyabinsk. The ferrochrome industry is a growth area for Osborn at the moment, and it’s very significant that the reputation of our tough, long-wearing machines is reaching as far a field as Russia.”The Osborn Hadfields double-toggle jaw crusher boasts high production capacity and is capable of accepting high compression strength feed material. Other features that are contributing to this heavy duty crusher’s growing popularity include its excellent nip angle, fabricated main frame, swing jaw with cast and pitman, the company reports. The reversible jaw dies provide for maximum use of liners. The crusher is available in a wide range of sizes.Botha says the rugged machine is increasingly the jaw crusher of choice in the arduous ferrochrome industry, with Osborn having shipped units to Chile and Zambia, in addition to the many units operating in South Africa.