Canadian Mining Journal


Hitachi Construction and Mining Products


  • News

    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX3600-7 offers more efficiency, reliability, durability

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Hitachi unveiled the EX3600-7 mining excavator, which delivers increased efficiency, reliability and durability for customers in North and South America. The new model is the fourth machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 Series lineup, following the recent launch of

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi releases versatile new EX1200-7

    May 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi introduced the EX1200-7 excavator, which will provide increased efficiency, reliability and durability for customers. The excavator, which is available in North and South America, is the third machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 series lineup, following the

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX-7 series has next level fuel efficiency

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi is introducing the EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 mining excavators, which deliver enhanced efficiency, reliability and durability, to North and South America. These models are part of the new EX-7 Series line of mining excavators, which highlights Hitachi’s

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    TECHNOLOGY: Hitachi’s vision for autonomous mining to be unveiled by Wenco

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems, a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, will unveil Hitachi’s new global vision for autonomous mining systems at the CIM 2019 convention, running April 28 to May 1 in Montreal. A major provider of equipment

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    TRUCKS: Hitachi, Wenco complete successful autonomous haulage tests

    December 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, B.C. – Wenco International Mining Systems announces the successful completion of trials of Hitachi Construction Machinery’s autonomous mine haul trucking program developed in conjunction with Wencomine dynamic dispatch fleet management software. Hitachi purchased Wenco in 2009, and has been

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    MACHINE GUIDANCE: Wenco wins contract with Polyus Gold in Siberia

    September 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The Krasnoyarsk Division of Polyus Gold has chosen Wenco International Mining Systems to supply its high precision machine guidance systems for shovels and drills at three mine sites in eastern Siberia, Russia.

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    TRUCK: Hitachi’s newest, biggest hauls 296 tonnes

    August 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MOLINE, Illinois – Hitachi’s newest and largest rigid frame haul truck is the EH5000AC-3 with a nominal payload capacity of 296 tonnes. It combines Hitachi’s time proven hauler technology with brand new, high efficiency advanced IGBT AC…

  • Feature

    Keeping particulate filters clean

    April 1, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Diesel particulate filters (DPFs) are designed to clean themselves through a two-step regeneration process but when significant amounts of ash have collected, an alert light on the cab dashboard should tell the operator to stop for service.

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    EQUIPMENT: Hitachi, Wenco to test cloud based fleet management

    January 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TOKYO and RICHMOND, BC – Hitachi Ltd. and Wenco International Mining Systems (a Canadian-based subsidiary of Hitachi) have started a joint proof of concept (PoC) project to combine Hitachi’s cloud computing service with Wenco’s fleet…

  • Feature

    Hydraulic excavator

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Since its release in January 2008, the Hitachi EX5600-6, as well as the company’s ultra-large hydralic excavators — the EX8000-6, EX2500-6, EX3600-6, and EX1900-6 — have been highly valued by global mining customers, including major…

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi builds EX5600-6 to customer requirements

    April 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MOLINE, Illinois – After listening to customer demands for reliability and even greater production in ultra-large hydraulic excavators than before, Hitachi has brought its new EX5600-6 to market. Available in either an excavator or…

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi launches heavier, more powerful EX2600-6

    April 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MOLINE, Illinois – With several popular and productive models of its ultra-large hydraulic excavators already working in the mining industry, Hitachi has launched a new model. The EX2600-6 is the heaviest, most powerful model in the line….