The overburden is gone, the stone is exposed and the crusher is hungry.
Do we pick wheel loader or excavator?
Which equipment, operators and techniques?
These are the secrets of extraction, and they're waiting for you.
Extraction isn't about how much stone we can pull out of the ground.
It's about how much we can load into the crusher.
It's about starting at the end and working backwards.
Wheel loader or excavator? It's rarely an easy choice. On one side, speed and simplicity. On the other, agility and reach. And whichever we choose must pair perfectly with its hauler. Making this decision requires experience, common sense and the knowledge contained in the booklet below.