Bagger 288 (Excavator 288), built by the German company Krupp for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine. . The Bagger 288 was built for the job of removing overburden before coal mining at the Hambach stripmine in Germany. It can excavate 240,000 tons of.
A bucket-wheel excavator (BWE) is a large heavy equipment machine used in surface mining. . The primary application of BWEs is in lignite (brown coal) mining, where they are used for soft rock overburden removal in the absence of blasting.
Bagger 288 – a giant among bucket wheel excavators . since 2001, prior to which it was used to dig coal at the Hambach mine 22 kilometers away. . Machines used to mine large volumes of minerals over longer periods must above all be.
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31 Oct 2013 . The Bagger 293 is a giant bucket-wheel excavator built in Germany in 1995. It requires a crew of . the dumping site. Coal Fired Power Plants
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5 Oct 2009 . Because people love to gawk at gigantic machines. . attached to a giant wheel; when the wheel rotates, the buckets scoop up earth and dump it onto . The Bagger 293 now resides in brown-coal mine in Hambach, Germany,.
14 Mar 2016 . While coal mining in Germany is supposed to end by 2018, the 288 can be utilized for other mining projects. Even though it is no longer the.
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It also allowed the coal company to better carryout their reclamation plans. The machine was so large it was necessary to ship the components to the coal mining.
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26 Apr 2012 . . German company Krupp (now ThyssenKrupp) for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine. . to coal mining in Tagebau Hambach (Hambach stripmine), Germany.
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