Hydraulic Mining Shovels

Proven success in nearly every surface mining application across the globe substantiates the durability of Cat® hydraulic shovels. Our equipment is engineered to endure the most difficult digging environments and the harshest conditions to afford our customers the greatest productivity. Simply stated, Cat hydraulic shovels are built to last.


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Hydraulic Mining Shovels

Model Engine Output - SAE J1995 Standard Bucket Capacity
6015/6015 FS Cat® C18 - 522 kW (700 hp); Cummins® QSK19 - 477 kW (640 hp) Face Shovel (SAE 2:1) - 7 m3 (9.2 yd3); Std. rock backhoe (SAE 1:1) - 6 m3 (7.8 yd3); M.E. backhoe (SAE 1:1) - 7 m3 (9.2 yd3)
6015B 606 kW (813 hp) Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 8.1 m3 (10.6 yd3) 140 tonnes (154 tons)
6018/6018 FS 858 kW (1,150 hp) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 10.0 m3 (13.1 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 10.0 m3 (13.1 yd3) Face Shovel - 183 tonnes (202 tons); Backhoe - 186 tonnes (205 tons)
6020B 778 kW (1,043 hp) Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 12.0 m3 (15.7 yd3) Backhoe – 230 tonnes (254 tons)
6030/6030 FS 1140 kW (1,530 hp) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 16.5 m3 (21.6 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 17.0 m3 (22.2 yd3) Face Shovel - 294 tonnes (324 tons); Backhoe - 296 tonnes (326 tons)
6040/6040 FS Cat C32 - 1516 kW (2,032 hp) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3) Face Shovel - 405 tonnes (446 tons); Backhoe - 407 tonnes (449 tons)
6050/6050 FS Cummins K1500E – 1880 kW (2,520 hp); Cummins QSK38 – 1880 kW (2,520 hp) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) – 26.0 m3 (34.0 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) – 28.0 m3 (36.6 yd3) Face Shovel – 528 tonnes (582 tons); Backhoe – 537 tonnes (592 tons)
6050/6050 FS Cummins K1500E - 1880 kW (2,520 hp); Cummins QSK38 - 1880 kW (2,520 hp) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 26.0 m3 (34.0 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 28.0 m3 (36.6 yd3) Face Shovel - 528 tonnes (582 tons); Backhoe - 537 tonnes (592 tons)
6060/6060 FS Cat 3512C - 2240 kW (3,000 hp) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 34.0 m3 (44.5 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 34.0 m3 (44.5 yd3) Face Shovel - 569 tonnes (627 tons); Backhoe - 570 tonnes (628 tons)
6090 FS 3360 kW (4,500 hp) Face Shovel (SAE 2:1) – 52.0 m3 (68.0 yd3) Face Shovel – 980 tonnes (1,080 tons)
6090 FS 3360 kW (4,500 hp) Face Shovel (SAE 2:1) - 52.0 m3 (68.0 yd3) Face Shovel - 980 tonnes (1,080 tons)
6120B H FS 3360 kW (4,500 hp) 46-65 m3 (60-85 yd3) Face Shovel – 1270 tonnes (1,400 tons)