Tag Archives: Mining Shovels

The End of the Liebherr R 984 Era

After being available for sale for almost thirty years, Liebherr has decided to retire production of the legendary R 984 excavator. Launched on the market for the first time in 1986, the R 984 backhoe or face shovel, was equipped in its standard version with a 7m³ bucket capacity. With more than 1,100 units sold […]

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Hitachi introduces five mining electric drive shovels: EX1900E-6, EX2600E-6, EX3600E-6, EX5600E-6 and EX8000E-6

Hitachi Construction Machinery - Americas today announced the introduction of five mining electric drive shovels to the U.S. and Latin American markets – the EX1900E-6, EX2600E-6,EX3600E-6, EX5600E-6 and EX8000E-6. The five EX-6 electric drive mining shovels feature an advanced zero-emission electric drive motor designed to provide a cost-effective solution to mining operations where low-cost electric […]

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New CAT 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel Features Innovative Designs For Safe, Efficient and Simple Operation and Maintenance

The Cat® 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel is a brand new model in the extensive line of Cat hydraulic mining shovels. The clean-sheet design features a 22-tonne (24-ton) payload and 224-tonne (247-ton) operating weight and teams with the Cat 777G Off-Highway Truck for optimized loading and hauling. Announced last year and, after extensive field testing, soon […]

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Caterpillar Announces Development of Largest Hydraulic Shovel

Caterpillar has designed, fabricated and constructed the largest hydraulic mining shovel ever built. The new Cat® 6120B H FS significantly exceeds the size of the Cat 6090 FS to deliver highly productive three- or four-pass loading of ultra-class mining trucks. Innovative hybrid technologies cut fuel use per ton by an estimated 25 percent—through the use […]

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Hitachi EX8000-6 Excavators & Shovels

Big-time productivity every minute There’s no job too big for the EX8000-6. It’s our largest mining shovel ever, and it delivers incredible arm crowding, breakout force and horsepower. So when you need to handle huge jobs and want giant productivity, the EX8000-6 is the perfect fit. Product highlights Pairs with Hitachi EH5000AC-3 rigid frame trucks. […]

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CAT Mining Hydraulic Shovels

Cat® hydraulic shovels offer superior productivity with fast cycle times, high bucket fill and the ability to withstand the rigors of any digging environment. To provide increased uptime and low operating costs, components are easily accessible and unique features ease troubleshooting. The 6015 benefits from extensive experience in manufacturing large hydraulic shovels. Reliable technology, large […]

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