"Our Daily Marketplace is a complement to our regular weekly auctions and allows us to reach out to our global network and find the right buyers to meet a seller's price target, which can be particularly useful when selling high-priced and unique items like the dragline
The giant earth-grabbing bucket from the 4,000-tonne Ace of Spades dragline
- which was sold, dismantled and shipped out to the USA last year - is the first such piece of equipment to be used in creating the sculpture trail.
helluo varied dramatically in the quantity of dragline
and attachment disks deposited on the substratum.
When weights are dropped on dragline
silk, it can absorb up to 10 times more energy than Kevlar!
Researchers prize dragline
silk for its strength and its toughness, two distinct properties, explains Todd A.
excavator had a bucket big enough for three cars to park inside or gouge out 100 tonnes of earth with one bite, but was controlled by a lone operator, with the help of two banksmen, carrying out maintenance and guidance duties.
moved its last load of dirt from Poker Flats in November 2002, and mining began in the Two Bull Ridge area.
In 2000 in Australia, the firm commissioned the largest operating dragline
in the world that can move earth the equivalent of two football fields during excavation.
Peabody Coal in Wyoming, Pittsburg Midway Coal Mining in New Mexico and BHP Coal in Queensland are among customers to have installed Maptek's new Dragline
module for mine planning.
According to Bucyrus sales manager Mark Riese, each dragline
will use two m-g sets for powering the onboard motors, which include two 1,300-hp motors for hoisting, two 1,300-hp motors for dragging, three 640-hp motors for swinging, and two 640-hp motors for propelling.
"Asian flea beetles are helpful, stay near their food source, and are less expensive than using a dragline
," Mitchell commented.