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 technical explanation. 

1. Bucyrus RH400

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Weights almost 889 tonnes

The world’s biggest hydraulic excavator is currently owned by Caterpillar, but was originally launched by Terex, in Germany, in 1997.

2. Hitachi EX8000-6

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Weighs 811 tonnes

The Hitachi EX8000-6, available with both shovel and backhoe attachments, was launched in 2012 by Hitachi Construction Machinery and is currently the second largest hydraulic excavator in the world. You will also find a complete ball mill operating guide.

3. Liebherr R9800

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Weights 810 tonnes

This excavator was built by Liebherr at its Colmar ….Read more