Large Excavators / Loading Shovels Construction

When you''re using shovels, productivity means loading and dumping with as few cycles as possible. The largesized buckets and speed of these easytouse machines gives you just that, making them some of the most efficient machines around. A special feature of the face shovel is the autoleveling crowd mechanism.

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The largest machines in mining Australian Mining

Jan 30, 2014 · The largest machines in mining. January 30, ''s new 6090FS hydraulic shovel is the world''s largest by capacity, just outdoing the RH400 with a bucket capacity of 52 cubic metres.

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The Captain was the Largest Single Mining Shovel Ever Made.

The Captain was the Largest Single Mining Shovel Ever Made. By: The Working Man Weighing in at close to a whopping 28 million pounds of raw steel and iron, the Marion 6360, appropriately known as "The Captain" was the single largest mining shovel ever made in the world. And, it was the only Marion 6360 ever manufactured.

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P&H Electric Rope Shovels Surface Mining

P&H electric shovels from are designed and built to help mines move more material at a lower cost per ton. Our focus on modular component design

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Coal City Public Library District ccpld.org

The electric shovel, a Marion 5480, was the largest machine yet constructed for strip mining. It carried a 90foot boom with a 60foot dipper and a 12yard bucket. The machine was mounted on crawler tracks, weighed 1,665,000 pounds, and was equipped with hydraulic jacks to keep the turntable completely level.

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Power shovel Wikipedia

Power Shovels are a type of rope/cable excavator, where the digging arm is controlled and powered by winches and steel ropes, rather than hydraulics like in the more common hydraulic excavators. Basics parts of power shovel including the track system, cabin, cables, rack, stick, boom footpin, saddle block, boom, boom point sheaves and bucket.

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Statistics of Big Brutus, West Mineral, Kansas

The Markley Shovel has been donated to Big Brutus. This homemade machine was said to be one of the first mining shovels equipped with a round dipper stick, which allowed the bucket to swivel. This was used as a prototype for Big Brutus.

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giant german strip mining machine greenrevolution.org.in

Mine dragline next to fullsize pickup truck (dragline is a gigantic machine shovel used to strip away earth inKolmanskop interior view of room: detail of wall shadows created by roof slats, and door at edge, abandoned German mining townSunset silhouette of giant dragline at Texas coal strip mine.

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Extreme Machines Earth Movers Pictures Giant Shovel

Aug 17, 2010 · Many of the extreme machines on our list have spent time in mines, but only the Bucyrus RH400 has made a cameo in a Michael Bay film. The world''s largest hydraulic shovel

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Big Hog strip mine shovel The Pop History Dig

Mar 21, 2014 · And with Peabody Coal, they had a willing partner on those counts. For Peabody, in Muhlenberg County, would proceed to use one of the largest pieces of mining equipment the world had ever seen. "Giant Shovel on I70," about strip mining in southeastern Ohio during the 1960s and `70s and the use of giant stripmining shovels there.

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Surface Mining Techniques used in the Oil Sands Oil

SURFACE MINING ≠ STRIP MINING: Although sometimes mistakenly referred to as strip mining, oil sands is actually mined from an openpit below several meters of overburden.Strip mining is the mining of a relatively flat deposit very close to the surface, commonly used in coal or phosphate industries.

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Big Shovel Meets Opposition in Ohio The New York Times

Apr 16, 1972 · COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 15 —Plans to block a major in terstate highway this spring to permit a huge strip‐mining shovel to cross it have come under fire from Gov. John J.

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Top 7 biggest mining excavators in the world

Massive machines. This is the least we can say about the world''s heftiest mining excavators out there. Some of these beasts can weigh more than 800 tonnes, especially the models we have to show to you today. Meet the top seven biggest hydraulic mining excavators on the planet and once you are done go view some of our small gold mining equipment including a cone crusher review & a jaw crusher

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The world''s biggest mining excavators Mining Technology

Dec 20, 2013 · Mining excavators are giant machines and the largest models in the world can weigh more than 800t. The Bucyrus RH400, owned by , is the world''s biggest hydraulic excavator. It was originally launched by in Germany in 1997 but Bucyrus acquired the mining equipment division of

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History of Illinois Coal Mines Wayne''s World of History

Coal being a nonrenewable natural resource, strip mining is a conservation measure. In strip mining, 95% to 98% of the coal is recovered whereas in shaft mines the basis of recovery is from 50% to 60%. Since strip mining began in Illinois to the end of 1953, 339,414,839 tons have been produced by

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World''s largest electric shovel, Big Brutus, added t

Technically a BucyrusErie Model 1850B electric dragline shovel, Big Brutus was built in 1962 (at a cost of $6.5 million, or about $51.6 million in today''s dollars) for the Pittsburg & Midway Coal Mining Company''s stripmining operation in West Mineral, Kansas. What it lacked in speed – it topped out at .22 miles per hour – it made up

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Pittsburg Scenes Mining

"The steam shovel has revolutionized coal mining in many parts of the country as well as in Pittsburg. Since the coming of the first shovel to Pittsburg in 1911, to the present time there has been over 42 installed. In this district is loed one of the largest steam shovels in the world. It is larger than those in common use on the Panama Canal.

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Ten of the World''s Biggest Mining Excavators

Ten of the World''s Biggest Mining Excavators. By Christopher McFadden. France, this machine is ranked the world''s third biggest hydraulic excavator. With a shovel attachment, it weighs in at

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Coal City Public Library District ccpld.org

The electric shovel, a Marion 5480, was the largest machine yet constructed for strip mining. It carried a 90foot boom with a 60foot dipper and a 12yard bucket. The machine was mounted on crawler tracks, weighed 1,665,000 pounds, and was equipped with hydraulic jacks to keep the turntable completely level.

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The Largest Shovels OffHighway Heroes

Jun 09, 2011 · Power shovels for strip mining excavation. The biggest of the big: Marion''s 6360 The Captain, the largest power shovel ever built and the world''s largest landbased mobile machine until even heavier bucket wheel excavators were introduced in Germany in 1978.

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World''s Largest Stripping Shovel < The Stripmine >.

In western Kentucy at the Sinclair Mine of Peabody Coal Co., the mammoth stripping shovel, built by BucyrusErie Co.,is proving 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, that it is not science fiction. Biting off roomfuls of rock and dirt to uncover seams of coal, the BucyrusErie shovel is the largest self powered mobile land vehicle ever built.

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Big Hog strip mine shovel The Pop History Dig

Mar 21, 2014 · And with Peabody Coal, they had a willing partner on those counts. For Peabody, in Muhlenberg County, would proceed to use one of the largest pieces of mining equipment the world had ever seen. "Giant Shovel on I70," about strip mining in southeastern Ohio during the 1960s and `70s and the use of giant stripmining shovels there.

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Big Brutus West Mineral, Kansas

Big Brutus West Mineral, Kansas. Big Brutus near West Mineral, Kansas was the world''s second largest electric mining shovel when it was in operation in from 1962 to 1974. Now it is a tourist attraction. Big Brutus is 160 feet tall and weights 11 million pounds. These giant electric shovels, and the earlier "draglines" that they replaced, were an important part of the Kansas strip mining

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the "Tiger" a Marion 5561 stripping shovel for the Hanna

1956 Cadiz OH World''s biggest power shovel rolls to work in coal pits. Dwarfing cars men and a passing train with its skeleton. "The Mountaineer" built by the Marion Power Shovel Co. for the Hanna Coal Company''s strip mines by Ronald R

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Big Muskie''s Bucket, McConnelsville, Ohio

"Big Muskie" was once the World''s Largest Earth Moving Machine. What remains today is a monstrous metal bucket, vaguely resembling a robot dog head. The bucket sits on a rise, overlooking the beautiful valley that it once mined and destroyed, which has been renamed "ReCreation Land." Built in 1969

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Big Muskie''s Bucket, McConnelsville, Ohio

"Big Muskie" was once the World''s Largest Earth Moving Machine. What remains today is a monstrous metal bucket, vaguely resembling a robot dog head. The bucket sits on a rise, overlooking the beautiful valley that it once mined and destroyed, which has been renamed "ReCreation Land." Built in 1969

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Perry County, Illinois Coal Mining History and Genealogy

The company has the largest shovel in operation in the state. [ Coal Age, Vol. 19 No. 14, New York, April 7, 1921 ] The E. J. Scott Coal Co., strip mine at Duquoin, is again making preparations to resume operations after being idle some time for repairs and general improvements.

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The world''s biggest mining excavators Mining Technology

Dec 20, 2013 · Mining excavators are giant machines and the largest models in the world can weigh more than 800t. The Bucyrus RH400, owned by , is the world''s biggest hydraulic excavator. It was originally launched by in Germany in 1997 but Bucyrus acquired the mining equipment division of

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Highvale Mine TransAlta

Loed south of Lake Wabamun, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Edmonton, Alberta, Highvale Mine is one of three TransAltaowned surface coal mines, and Canada''s largest surface strip coal mine, covering more than 12,600 hectares.

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Surface Coal Mining Methods in Australia InTech

Surface Coal Mining Methods in Australia 5 2. Open cut mining methods strip mining Largescale open cut coal mining operations commenced in Australia in mid 1960s and since then there has been significan t developments in this method of mining. The mines are now operating at significantly higher annual tonnages, growing deeper, more complex and

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The largest Stripping shovel ever built 180 yard bucket

The largest Stripping shovel ever built 180 yard bucket. The largest Stripping shovel ever built 180 yard bucket . Visit. Discover ideas about Tonka Toys "The Mountaineer" Strip mining shovel built 1955 60 Cubic Yard Shovel by Hanna Coal Company, Division on

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5 Huge Gold Mines in the United States

This mine has produced 35,000,000 ounces of gold which adds up to 1,100 tons. The Goldstrike Complex has underground and openpit mines. The Meikle and Rodeo underground mines are loed north of the BetzePost openpit, and these mines are operated by trucks and electric shovels. There are 2 processing methods that Goldstrike miners use.

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Surface Coal Mining Methods in Australia InTech

Surface Coal Mining Methods in Australia 5 2. Open cut mining methods strip mining Largescale open cut coal mining operations commenced in Australia in mid 1960s and since then there has been significan t developments in this method of mining. The mines are now operating at significantly higher annual tonnages, growing deeper, more complex and

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Mining Shovels Coal Eduion

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. (1) (3)

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North Antelope Rochelle Coal Mine, Wyoming

Sep 11, 2005 · Openpit strip mining is the technique that coal operators prefer for removing the sparsely vegetated surface (overburden in mining terminology) of northeastern Wyoming that covers the coal seams. One of the largest of these mines, Peabody Energy''s North Antelope Rochelle Complex, is loed at the center of this astronaut photograph.

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Power shovel Wikipedia

Power Shovels are a type of rope/cable excavator, where the digging arm is controlled and powered by winches and steel ropes, rather than hydraulics like in the more common hydraulic excavators. Basics parts of power shovel including the track system, cabin, cables, rack, stick, boom footpin, saddle block, boom, boom point sheaves and bucket.

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