Hitachi Construction EX8000-6

Big-time productivity every minute

There’s no job too big for the EX8000-6. It’s our largest mining shovel ever, and it delivers incredible arm crowding, breakout force and horsepower. So when you need to handle huge jobs and want giant productivity, the EX8000-6 is the perfect fit.

Product highlights

Pairs with Hitachi EH5000AC-3 rigid frame trucks.
Delivers powerful 293,000 kgf (645,000 lbf) arm crowding force and 227,000 kgf (501,000 lbf) of breakout force.
Cab size is nearly double that of our EX5600-6, for even greater comfort and productivity.
Hydraulic system uses flow-assist and make-up valves for increased performance.
Great environmental performance – two Cummins QSK60C engines generate 2900 kW (3,800 gross horsepower) while meeting EPA Tier 2 emission regulations.
Intelligent multi-display monitor shows data and operating status at a glance.


Manufacturer:Hitachi Construction
Model year:2015
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Weight:Loading Shovel: 1,787,900 lbs. (811,000 kg)
Engine Type:Tier 2
Engine Make:(2) Cummins
Engine Model:QSK60C
Gross Horsepower:1,940 hp (1,450 kW) x 2 @ 1,800 rpm
Torque:6,156 ft. lbs. (8,346 Nm) x 2 @ 1,500 rpm
Bucket Capacity:Loading Shovel: 52.3 cu. yd. (40 m³)
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