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Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:32am On Dec 09, 2021
Monster trucks, super dozers and gigantic cranes are eye-popping engineering feats that are found on jobsites all over the world.

Here’s a look at some of the biggest, bulkiest and most powerful mining and construction machines ever made.

https://www.khplant.co.za/blog/article/11-biggest-construction-machines

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:33am On Dec 09, 2021
Liebherr LR 13000 Crawler Crane.

The world’s most powerful crawler crane can hoist or liff the equivalent of 30 blue whales, or 3000 tons, in one load.

Fully extended, the LR 13000 is taller than the Carlton Centre in Johannesburg.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:33am On Dec 09, 2021
Cat 797F Haul Truck.

The Cat 797F is the second biggest haul truck in the world.

It has a payload capacity of 400 tons, and is so big it has to be transported in separate components and assembled at the job site.

It’s longer than two double decker buses, and more than nine metres wide.

Each of the truck’s six mega-tyres weighs 5,300 kg that’s two and half times more than the weight of a fully-grown rhinoceros.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Kreamie(m): 9:34am On Dec 09, 2021
Na to dey steal future generation money we sabi do for here

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:34am On Dec 09, 2021
Bucyrus-Erie 257 OW Walking Dragline.

The world’s largest operational dragline, Old Glory is a monster of a machine.

It weighs 6000 tons and is as tall as a 20-storey building.

The 76-cubic metre bucket is capable of accommodating 456 bathtubs full of material, and has a scooping depth of 65 metres.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by michlins(m): 9:34am On Dec 09, 2021
Machineries plenty

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:34am On Dec 09, 2021
Komatsu P&H 4800 XPC Electric Rope Shovel.

At around 14 metres tall, 15 metres wide and 15 metres long, the P&H 4800 XPC is the largest rope shovel on the market.

Due to a dipper capacity that ranges from 65 to 70 cubic metres.

The machine loads 580 tons of material in 6 minutes.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:35am On Dec 09, 2021
Liebherr 9800 Excavator

With a load capacity of up to 92 tons per pass, the Liebherr 9800 is the most productive excavating tool available today.

It is also one of the largest.

The machine weighs 810 tons, that’s nine times the weight of the Endeavour Space Shuttle and has a shovel or bucket capacity of 42 or 47 cubic metres, respectively.

An engine capacity of 2984 kW.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:37am On Dec 09, 2021
Komatsu P&H L-2350 Loader.

Weighing 272 tons, the L-2350 wheel loader is a beast of a mining machine.

Its massive shovel is capable of loading 80 tons of material in one pass.

It boasts a 7-metre lift height and 3,5-metre reach and, with a 16-cylinder 65 litre turbocharged engine pumping out 1715 kW, the loader is officially the largest, and one of the most powerful, earth moving machines in operation.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:37am On Dec 09, 2021
BelAZ 75710 Dump Truck.

With a weight equal to that of 100 fully grown elephants, the BelAZ 75710 is by far the largest and heaviest dump truck in the world.

It can carry a 450-ton load per pass and is powered by two 16-cylinder turbocharged engines capable of delivering 24 times more torque than the average F1 racing car.

The chassis is as long as two double decker busses, and the truck has eight 4-metre high wheels to keep it off the ground.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:38am On Dec 09, 2021
Hitachi Zosen Tunnel Boring Machine.

Custom engineered to bore a tunnel under the city of Seattle, the Hitachi Zosen tunnel boring machine is the largest machine of its kind.

With 99 metres long, weighed 6100 tons and cost $80 million to build.

The cutterhead had a 17,5-metre diameter and, due its vast size, the machine was shipped to the USA in sections and assembled onsite.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:39am On Dec 09, 2021
Komatsu D575A Super Dozer.

The Super Dozer is an enormous earth moving machine that’s around 11 metres in length, seven metres in width, and five metres in height.

It weighs 152 000 kg and has a ‘standard’ blade that’s more than seven metres wide and three metres high.

It can move 69 cubic metres of material per pass that’s the equivalent drum volume of six and half concrete mixing trucks.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:40am On Dec 09, 2021
Bagger 293 Bucket-Wheel Excavator.

The Bagger 293 is so large, it takes five people to operate it.

It has 18 massive buckets capable of excavating 240 000 cubic metres of earth or 3 million bathtubs of loads per day.

The machine is 96 metres tall, 225 metres long, and at 14 000 tons.

It weighs more than eight single-storey houses.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:41am On Dec 09, 2021
Cat 6120B Hydraulic Shovel.

With an operating weight of 1400 tons, and an enormous shovel capable of moving up to 65 cubic metres of material per pass, the Cat 612OB is the world’s largest hydraulic shovel.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Kingdemu: 9:48am On Dec 09, 2021
There's some big ar$e machines

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by checkmatez: 9:58am On Dec 09, 2021
Gg

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 9:59am On Dec 09, 2021
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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Chloraseptic: 10:09am On Dec 09, 2021
Hmm

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Gbyte02: 10:19am On Dec 09, 2021
Explorers...

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Nobody: 10:32am On Dec 09, 2021
Even one of the tyres alone is bigger than a car

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Orire01(m): 10:43am On Dec 09, 2021
Omo
Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by horlahsunbo225(m): 10:48am On Dec 09, 2021
Science is beautiful

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by cayorday89: 11:34am On Dec 09, 2021
Nothing to say or add but to give my kudos to the brains behind this monstrous monsters that do nothing dangerous but ease the means of doing things in the world of civil engineering.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Myzubby(m): 11:45am On Dec 09, 2021
wow wow wow this is just wow

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Felabrity: 11:53am On Dec 09, 2021
You can't see this in Nigeria

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by madridguy(m): 12:23pm On Dec 09, 2021
Superb.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by OfficialGaGa(m): 12:54pm On Dec 09, 2021
Explorers be like Ford

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by olanikeh: 9:09pm On Dec 09, 2021
Science is life

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by chariisGRACE(m): 9:31pm On Dec 09, 2021
If you can fix any of this when it breaks down... blood money.

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Skybridge33: 7:41am On Dec 10, 2021
When will Africa get there

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Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Explorers(m): 8:12am On Dec 10, 2021
Skybridge33:
When will Africa get there

We can do it, we're not just ready yet.

We will get there someday.

Lalasticlala
Re: Amazing Engineering: World's Largest Construction And Excavations Machines(Pics) by Olam09(m): 4:11pm On Dec 10, 2021
Wow

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