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The World's Largest Digger Weighs an Astonishing 45,000 Tonnes

By: Andrew Robichaud - Published: • References: swapmeetdave
This piece of machinery is absolutely massive. The world’s largest digger/trencher stands at a remarkable 215 meters long (2 1/2 football fields) and weighs a ridiculous 45,000 tonnes.

The sole purpose of this behemoth is to dig; that’s it, that’s all. It is self-propelled (I don’t know how you’d move it any other way) and can dig up to 10 meters per minute (I’m at about 8 or 9…not).

This beast of a machine is larger than a load of buildings we see everyday and it is extremely beneficial when somebody needs to get to the “bottom” of something. Stats for $100 Million Shovel Trending: Older & Chilly
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