Excavator plant hire specialists in the Rustenburg area – BST Plant Hire (Blue Sands Trading) – has extended its fleet to now include a robust 38ton (t) Hyundai tracked excavator, which is designed to cope efficiently in arduous conditions in the chrome sector.
“A priority for us at BST is a firm commitment to our customers to provide dependable machines that are able to deliver high-performance, with mimimal downtime, in difficult environments,” says JP Lourens, owner of BST Plant Hire. “We also understand the value of working closely with equipment suppliers and our sound association with the HPE Africa team is testament to how important reliable support from the maintenance team is,” says JP.
Hyundai R380LC-9SH excavators have environmentally-friendly water-cooled, four cycle diesel, direct injection turbocharged Tier 2 engines, with reduced emissions. These robust machines offer net power ratings of 195kW @ 1900rpm, with an operating weight of
38 450kg and a maximum travel speed of 5km/hr. The maximum digging depth is 6 820mm, the maximum dumping height is 7 370mm and the bucket capacity is 1.62 m³.