hydraulic shovel

hydraulic shovel

[hi′drȯ·lik ′shəv·əl]
(mechanical engineering)
A revolving shovel in which hydraulic rams or motors are substituted for drums and cables.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Stevin Rock, one of the world's largest quarrying companies based in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, said it has purchased the giant CAT 6020B hydraulic shovel from Caterpillar.
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After the founding of the joint venture in 1963, Caterpillar extended its technical expertise to Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi, while Mitsubishi Heavy transferred its hydraulic shovel operation to the joint venture in 1987 and the bulk of its construction machinery business in 2001.
Two of these are P&H 4100s, each with a dipper capacity of 73 t per pass and the other is a diesel-powered Liebherr R996 hydraulic shovel. Each of the 4100s took eight rail cars and 29 trucks to bring the parts to Boron, and nearly two months to assemble.
After the founding of the Tokyo-based joint venture in 1963, Caterpillar extended its technical expertise to Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi, while Mitsubishi Heavy transferred its hydraulic shovel operation to it in 1987 and the bulk of its construction machinery business in 2001.
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