The world’s biggest bucket-wheel excavator

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Aug 20th, 2013
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The world’s biggest bucket-wheel excavator

This machine is 984 feet long, the equivalent of about six Olympic-sized swimming pools in length. It weighs about 91 million pounds, the size of about 380 Blue Whales, which is the largest animal on the planet Bagger 288 constructed by German company Krupp for Rheinbraun, is the world’s largest land vehicle.
If you want to get the ore, dirt out, or move a mountain, it’s what you need. Bagger 288 removes 100,000 cubic yards per day. The Biggest bucket-wheel excavator in the World Cost: $100 million. It Took 5 years to design and manufacture plus another 5 years to assemble Maximum speed 1/3 mile per hour.

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