Hydraulic Excavators

The worldwide hydraulic excavator population for mining shovels with metric ton payload ratings of 20 mt and larger is over 4,300. Parker Bay’s Database tracks all of these active machines, along with those that are out of service to bring the total to nearly 5,500 hydraulic shovels. These are classified by the size classes below from the 20-30 mt class up to the largest hydraulic excavators with 77 metric ton payload ratings. A number of OEM’s produce mining shovels of this size with both backhoe and front-shovel configurations.

ACTIVE POPULATION: 4,300+
TYPES: Backhoe
Shovel
SIZE CLASSES:
(metric tons payload)
20-25
30-35
40-50
63
77
BUCKET CAPACITIES:
(cubic meters)
9-44 m³
HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR MANUFACTURERS & MODELS:
The following hydraulic excavator models are included in the database, listed here by mining equipment manufacturer and size class.

  • Bold: current OEM models
  • Italics: obsolete models (all units in the database are inactive)
  • Remainder: previous models with units operating at surface mines around the world.
MANUFACTURER 20-25 30-35 40-50 63 77
CATERPILLAR
(Bucyrus, O&K)
5130
5130B
RH90C
6018
5230
5230B
RH120C
RH120E
6030
RH170
RH170B
RH200
6040
6050
RH340
RH340B
6060
RH400
6090

HITACHI EX1800
EX1800-3
EX1900
EX1900-5
EX1900-6
UH801
EX2500
EX2500-3
EX2500-5
EX2500-6
EX2600-6

EX2500E
EX3500
EX3500-2
EX3600
EX3600-5
EX3600-6
EX5500
EX5500-5
EX5500-6
EX8000
EX8000-6

JOY GLOBAL / P&H 1200
1200B

1550
2250
2250A

KOMATSU
(including Demag)
H135S
H185
H185S
PC1600SP
PC1600SP-1
PC1600SP-2
PC1800
PC1800-6
PC2000-8
H241
H255S
H285S
H285SE
PC3000
PC3000-6
PC3000-8
H455S
PC4000
PC4000-6
PC4000-7
PC5500
PC5500-6
H485
H485S
H485SE
H485SP
H655S
H655SX
H685SP
PC8000
PC8000-6

LIEBHERR R9250
R9250E

R991
R992
R994
R9350
R9350E

R994B
R9400
R995
R996
R996B
R9800
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