IronPlanet auctions world’s largest demolition excavator
By Anirban Bagchi
Specialist facilitates sale of 300t machine to Arizona demolition company and transports the behemoth from Norway to US
Online equipment auction specialist IronPlanet has facilitated the sale of the biggest demolition excavator in the world, which was bought by a buyer based in Arizona, USA, from a Norwegian seller.
According to IronPlanet, the 2009 Rusch Triple 34-25 Long Reach Demolition Track Excavator is a rare specimen of its kind. The main body of the track excavator alone, without engine and panels, weighs 72t – the equivalent weight of 144 cars. The main boom on the machine, which was designed and fabricated by Rusch Special Projects B.V., adds an additional 33.1t. The total machine weight of the behemoth is over 300t, but that is only one of its astonishing credentials.
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