Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - mining Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:53 GMT The World’s Largest Electric Shovel: Big Brutus http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Big-Brutus.jpg'/><br/> Big Brutus is big by the numbers. The 1850-B electric shovel is the largest in the world. With a working weight of about 11 million pounds and a boom ... Tue, 23 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/