Komatsu Mining Truck Drifting

Mining operations require a different breed of truck. When the max payload is one of the determining factors of whether or not a mine stays open – it breaks down to simple math that the biggest hauler wins.

However, with a bigger hauler like the Komatsu HD150, the computer control units used to run it make it less like a traditional truck and more like running a program.

This comes in handy when conditions get very treacherous.When the clay pan on the way to a mine becomes too slippery to maintain traction, the Komatsu’s integrated control units take over for the driver to ensure its brought to a proper halt.

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Most mining trucks built by Komatsu, CAT, Hitachi, Bycyrus and Liebherr come with automated control programs to keep these massive haulers in line. At a certain point, when two or


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