Hitachi EX5500-5 excavator clocks up an impressive 80,000 working hours at Meandu Mine

24 April 2020

Since 2006, Stanwell’s EX5500-5 excavator has clocked up an impressive 80,000 working hours.

To this day, it still continues to work at 90 per cent availability at Meandu Mine in the South Burnett.

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, Stanwell’s General Manager Mining, Jacob Orbell, and Asset Manager – Mining, Jim Young, recount their experience with this world class machine.

Read Hitachi’s full story here.