WORLD'S BIGGEST FRONT-END LOADERS - P&H L-2350!!
Joy Global’s P&H L-2350 has a 40.52m³ capacity shovel bucket and offers a payload of 72,574kg and is the world's biggest front-end loader. Powered by a 2,300hp (1,715kW) engine, the rubber tired giant loader, with 272t operating weight, up to 26.4ft dump clearance and 11.5ft reach at full lift, is designed for centre loading of ultra-class haul trucks of 363t or higher payload capacity. The front-end loader, originally designed and developed by LeTourneau Technologies, a subsidiary of the Rowan Companies based in the US, was introduced in October 2000. Joy Global acquired LeTourneau Technologies from Rowan Companies for $1.1bn in May 2011 - Mining Technology.