The Giants of the Construction and Mining Industry

The heavy equipment which are ruling the construction and mining site serve multi-purpose functions as they are designed thus. The list of such giants is very big including ultra hauler, excavators, bulldozers, loaders and the like.

List of the Major Giants and Their Applications

  • Excavator: – The spinning platform of the excavator contains stick, cab, boom and bucket. It is used for a variety of purposes like digging holes, trenches, forestry work, demolition, mining, driving piles and many more. Its notable manufacturers are Hitachi Construction Machinery, Bobcat Company, Case CE and CNH Global.
  • Crawler: – This machine is used to transport heavy objects and also to dig. Its major components are rotor support, chassis, turntables, central swivel joints, air conditioners, cab and the panel. Huta Stalowa, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Liebherr Holding GmbH, Terex Schaeff GmbH, Zoom Lion and the like are famous for the manufacturing of superior quality crawler.
  • Dump Truck: – It is used in the construction site to carry light materials like gravel, sand or dirt. It has hydraulic pistons and open box bed. It was constructed in the late 19th century in the US. All of them make use of hydraulics and use wide range of configurations. Each of the truck is designed to carry out a particular job. The leading manufacturers of the equipment are Asia Motorworks, Komatsu, John Deere, Terex Corporation, Volvo Trucks and Euclid Trucks.
  • Skid Steer Loader: – The equipment is a four-wheeled vehicle which is a substitute of excavators. It at first, dig a ramp, and then uses the ramp to drag the material out of it. It is mainly used where large excavators cannot work. A few models of skid steer loader consist of an automatic mechanism of attachment changer. Bobcat   Company, Wuhan Chancay Machinery, Fuzhou Julitaihe International, Qingdao Hengda Tyres, Dongguan Shangjha Model Products Company Limited and many more.
  • Bulldozer: – It is fitted with large metal blades which are used to push aside sand, rubble and soil at the time of conversion task. The term ‘bulldozer’ itself indicates heavy equipment but practically the term stands for tracked tractor having a dozer blade. The machine is also used in mining, road constructing, land clearing, forestry and the development of infrastructure. The basic tools of bulldozer are ripper and blade. Wuhan Kudat Industry and Trade Co. Ltd, Zeb Power Solution Co. Ltd and Fuzhou Julitaihe International are some of the renowned companies of bulldozer manufacturing.
  • Crane: – Crane is used to lift the loads up and down and shift them in a horizontal direction. It utilises more than one simple device to perform its work smoothly. It exists in a variety of configurations; each is designed differently from the other to arry on with a specific job type. Eurocrane China Co. Ltd, Wuhan Kudat Industry And Company Ltd, Dongguan Taiguan Lifting Machinery Company Ltd, Shenzhen Welmetal Heavy Industry Company Ltd, are some of the companies which have gained their fame in manufacturing cranes.


Undoubtedly, after going through this article, you have gained an insight into the various giants that became the masters of the mining and construction industry. So, purchase them from a renowned company today.

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