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First broadcast at 20:00 4 May 2012
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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6 months ago
This video is awesome!!!!
11 months ago
I work on these machines, at the mine about 40km away from where this one was filmed. Awesome machines.
12 months ago
It's a Wirtgen Surface Miner SM4200 working in Australia.
whats the name of the machine that was used in australia??
almost 2 years ago
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!
canny stuff filled in 45 mins
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