Equipment Type

Trencor/Astec

Powered by a 1,550-hp Cat 3512B engine, the 300,000-pound 3000SM Surface Miner can trench through rock 10 feet wide.

November 01, 2003

3000SM TrencorPowered by a 1,550-hp Cat 3512B engine, the 300,000-pound 3000SM Surface Miner can trench through rock 10 feet wide and up to 26 inches deep in a single pass. Its suspension can cut slopes up to 15 degrees to meet exacting road construction and drainage requirements without unnecessary backfilling. It has three separate steering modes for different jobsite needs.

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