Hitachi to test excavator automation

IMAGINE a world where one operator can control several ultra-large hydraulic excavators at the same time. Hitachi wants to make that a reality.

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The test will use a EX3600-7 excavator.

The mining equipment maker has announced it will begin verification tests at an Australian mine from 2020-21 aimed at developing remote-controlled ultra-large hydraulic excavators.