Caterpillar’s 983 tracked loader was first launched in 1969. The standard bucket capacity was 4.5 yards but was increased to 5 cubic yards by 1972. Power came from a D343 six cylinder turbocharged diesel engine developing 275 flywheel-horsepower. By 1978 the 983B was available. No change was made to bucket capacity or power but the…Details
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.