The Ruston Bucyrus 19-RB was designed as a universal machine. The concept was that the basic machine would stay the same but could be varied to suit the task in hand, with different power units and front end equipment. It was first exhibited at the Public Works Exhibition in the Royal Agricultural Hall, London, in…Details
254 tonne Cat 6020B moving out of Minexpo 2016
Liebherr’s 160hp 16.6 tonne PR 724 with blade extension pushing peat into a pile in Ireland
Liebherr kindly provided Awesome Earthmovers with some fascinating facts on their massive T-284, ultra class, diesel-electric haul truck. We’ve put them together with footage of the T-284 from Minexpo 2012 and 2016.
Peat harvesting is a specialist branch of the earthmoving industry that requires unique equipment suited to the various challenges of soft ground conditions. Here’s a quick look at a typical harvesting operation in Ireland