Mining excavators perform many tasks, from top loading trucks with overburden to cracking out a Xinhai bank. Learn about Komatu's mining excavators and shovels here.
Hydraulic mining, use of a powerful jet of water to dislodge minerals present in unconsolidated material, including mine tailings, placer deposits, alluvium, laterites soil rich in iron oxides, and saprolites soil rich in clay. It has also been applied to consolidated materials from sandstones through coal to hard rock. Hydraulic miningpasses hydraulicking, sluicing, and educing.