excavators Mining News

Hitachi builds EX5600-6 to customer requirements

After listening to customer demands for reliability and even greater production in ultra-large hydraulic excavators than before, Hitachi brings its new EX5600-6 to market. Available in either an excavator or backhoe configuration, the EX5600-6 has numerous improvements without losing the proven features Hitachi machines are known for.

Gradall’s XL 5100 IV highway-speed excavator delivers superior performance

Gradall Industries’ XL 5100 IV is a more versatile, productive, highway-speed excavator than any other in its weight class. At 57,670 lbs, it allows for faster travel than ever before, from jobsite to jobsite, and back to the equipment yard at the end of the day.

New GE excavator promises moving more earth for less cost

Surface mine operators are finding it harder to deliver the same amount of minerals in the same time with existing technologies. The ore being uncovered has lower concentrations of minerals as existing sites become more mature. As a result, mining companies are increasingly under pressure to find more energy efficient and reliable solutions.

Mechel's new excavators

Mechel, one of Russia's leading mining and metals companies, has commissioned new modern backhoe excavators at its iron ore mining subsidiary, Korshunov Mining Plant OAO, and at its nickel mining subsidiary, Southern Urals Nickel Plant […]

Barrick Gold is upgrading its underground load and haul fleet at Darlot

Australian Mining Journal reports that Barrick Gold is upgrading its underground load and haul fleet at Darlot, one of six mines in Western Australia, with the aim of increasing overall output from fewer, more efficient, […]

Hitachi introduces two new compact excavators

MOLINE, IL. (April 15, 2008) — The ZX75US-3 and ZX85USB-3 Hitachi excavators are two new compact ultra-shorts that are long on features. Plus they are the perfect size for all kinds of jobs including landscaping, […]

Caterpillar® Pin Grabber Performance Bucket Maximizes Excavator Digging Performance and Maintains Versatility

Caterpillar introduces the Pin Grabber Performance Bucket for maximum digging performance when using a Pin Grabber Coupler on hydraulic excavators. The system delivers powerful bucket curl forces in combination with the versatility and convenience that a hydraulically powered quick coupler offers.