Mining Excavators

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The Biggest of the Big

Notable mining excavator manufacturers are Hitachi and Komatsu.

Heavyweights

These giant diggers can reach over two million pounds!

Hitachi Models

Hitachi's giant is the EX8000-6 - weighing in at over 1.8M pounds.  You can see Hitatchi's minging diggers here:  http://www.hitachiconstruction.com/product-categories/mining-excavators-shovels/ 

Komatsu Models

Komatsu is also in the hall of giants. Their PC8000-6 is at 1.7M pounds. You can see Komatsu's models at:  https://www.komatsuamerica.com/equipment/excavators/mining-excavators-shovels 

Bucyrus RH400

The king of the diggers. Over two million pounds.  The specs are online here:  https://www.holtcat.com/Documents/PDFs/bucyrus/rh400.pdf