mechanical shovel


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mechanical shovel

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′shəv·əl]
(mechanical engineering)
A loader limited to level or slightly graded drivages; when full, the shovel is swung over the machine, and the load is discharged into containers or vehicles behind.
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2] is associated with the extraction of aggregate from the quarry (84,800 g), followed by handling through mechanical shovels (6,890 g) and distribution (4,330 g) respectively.
Involved in the containment were five Royal Navy tugs, two ships from Norway and a vessel from Holland equipped with mechanical shovels.
7 per cent), 360-degrees revolving mechanical shovels (88.
It took the council workers six full working days to clear the mess and filth, with mechanical shovels, skips and lorries and an army of men.
Their trawls, sleds, and dredges come equi- pped with video cameras, sidescan sonar, and computer-driven mechanical shovels that can sample the seabed at the touch of a button.
0246 Kirklees ref: ke18847); HI-TECH: (Left) Workmen used mechanical shovels to clear the road running between Almondbury and Farnley Tyas at Stirley Hill.
Contract award: Mechanical shovels, excavators and shovel loaders, and mining machinery
Tenders are invited for er goods name other machines for locomotion, planning, profiling, rozroblyannya, alignment, tamping, compacting and removing soil, minerals or ores (including bulldozers, mechanical shovels and road rollers)
Tenders are invited for goods name other machines for locomotion, planning, profiling, rozroblyannya, alignment, tamping, compacting and removing soil, minerals or ores (including bulldozers, mechanical shovels and road rollers)
Tenders are invited for r goods name other machines for locomotion, planning, profiling, rozroblyannya, alignment, tamping, compacting and removing soil, minerals or ores (including bulldozers, mechanical shovels and road rollers)
Subject: Machines for others and removing soil, minerals or ores (including bulldozers, mechanical shovels and road rollers) (28.

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