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June 19, 2014
The latest models of 797 class dump trucks by Caterpillar are g...
The latest models of 797 class dump trucks by Caterpillar are gigantic. So big in fact, it’s the second largest mining dump truck in the world. It has a gross operating weight of 687.5t and measures 14.8m in length, 6.52m in height and 9.75m in width. In service since 2009, the truck features a Cat C175-20 four-stroke turbocharged diesel engine and can carry 400t of payload. The single block 20-cylinder engine utilizes a hydraulic torque converter transmission and offers a maximum speed of 68 mph.