Excavators weighing over 1000 tonnes are a rare commodity in Europe but, as Steven Vale reports, a Swedish copper mine has just added a third 1250-tonne P&H to its fleet.

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The 4100C is P&H’s largest electric mining shovel and this machine at the Swedish Aitik copper mine is the only example in Europe.

For the full story of this giant machine, please see the August 2010 issue.

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