Hitachi Mining News

Bringing down the highwall

The EX2500-6 is helping the operation mine two seams of coal at Rawhide Mine – the Smith seam and the Roland seam – which range up to 120 feet in thickness.

What to expect from the next generation of autonomous trucks

Equipment will be making decisions on its own.

Hitachi Construction to buy Australia’s Bradken for $528 million

In the absence of a superior bid Bradken’s board has unanimously recommended shareholders to support the deal.

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.

John Deere Tracked & Wheeled Skid Steers booming in the Australian rental market

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd now imports the complete range of John Deere skid steer loaders and compact tracked loaders to fulfil interest being displayed by Equipment and Plant Hire companies.

Lithium demand on the rise

The U.S. decision last month to launch a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export initiative should turn out to be yet another boon for lithium producers, who are or will be trying to sell into a growing lithium ion battery market for technological and electric car uses.

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, […]