Dirty Great Machines

Series 1 - Episode 2

Bucket wheel excavator

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We meet the bucket wheel excavators. Their mission is to peel back the surface of the earth with each turn of their colossal parts.

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Comments (6)

  • Justin

    6 months ago

    Justin

    This video is awesome!!!!

  • Brendon

    11 months ago

    Brendon

    I work on these machines, at the mine about 40km away from where this one was filmed. Awesome machines.

  • Sven

    12 months ago

    Sven

    It's a Wirtgen Surface Miner SM4200 working in Australia.

  • Alex

    12 months ago

    Alex

    whats the name of the machine that was used in australia??

  • graham craig

    almost 2 years ago

    graham craig

    well watching this on my ipad drowned out my old hag of a wifes intolerable droning about onions and neighbours for 45 mins so well done channel 5! time to hit the drink now, might make her attractive again!

  • graham eccleston

    almost 2 years ago

    graham eccleston

    canny stuff filled in 45 mins

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