Mega Excavators: Shovels and Haulers
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In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Mega-Excavators," mega-buckets get a boost in mobility, efficiency and agility with the emergence of hydraulic power.
Really Big Things: Caterpillar 836G Bulldozer
On Discovery Channel's "Really Big Things," the Caterpillar 836G Bulldozer is used in landfills to compact trash. After a few passes, it can crush 5 feet of trash into just 1 foot.
Mega Excavators: Land Reclamation After Mining
Discovery Channel's "Mega-Excavators," investigates the possibilities of land reclamation after mining projects have been completed. It can often take decades to restore the land to a viable terrain.
Dirty Jobs: Stump Grinder
On Discovery Channel's series "Dirty Jobs," host Mike Rowe learns about the stump grinder, a machine that turns a razor sharp wheel that grinds a tree stump into mulch. The saw-like machine has carbide tips on the blade which are as strong as diamonds.
Massive Engines: Hydraulic Power
On Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," host Chris Barrie demonstrates the power of hydraulic engines using pistons, tubing, cylinders and a fine Irish stout. Hydraulic diggers offer more versatility than their steam shovel predecessors.
Mega Machines: Claas Ventor Sugarcane Harvester
Equipped with a 350 horsepower 10 cylinder engine and razor sharp claws, the Claas Ventor sugarcane harvester can shred up to an acre an hour. Learn how this mean machine works on TLC's "Mega Machines."
Extreme Engineering: Container Ship Sea Trials
The new mega container ship is ready to go to sea. In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Extreme Engineering," we watch as the captain takes the ship through the narrow harbor entrance for the first time.
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