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Shovels / Excavators

An excavator is an engineering vehicle consisting of an articulated arm (boom, stick), bucket and cab mounted on a pivot (a rotating platform) atop an undercarriage with tracks or wheels. Their design is a natural progression from the steam shovel.

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Hitachi EX5500 Backhoe Excavator - Twin Cummins diesel engines produces a total of 1940kW (2600 hp), Loading shovel bucket (35.5 yd3), Backhoe bucket (38 yd3).

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O&K Terex RH 400 Hydraulic Mining Excavator "World's largest hydraulic excavator" - Operating Weight 1,108 tons,  4400 hp  & 58.9yd3 bucket.

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Bucyrus 495HR Electric Rope Shovel

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KOMATSU PC4000 Super Shovel - Operating weight 838,000-870,000 lb, shovel & backhoe capacity 29 yd.

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  KOMATSU PC5500 Super Shovel - Operating weight 1,157,000-1,190,000 lb, shovel & backhoe capacity 37yd3.

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KOMATSU PC8000 Super Shovel - Operating weight 1,540,000-1,575,000 lb, shovel & backhoe capacity 55yd3.

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