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<p>This Sandvik LH514E mucked for more than 35,000 hours over eight years.</p>
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This Sandvik LH514E mucked for more than 35,000 hours over eight years.

Farewell to a master

The Northparkes mine in Australia says farewell to a Sandvik LH514E that has been working tirelessly for over eight years.

A Sandvik LH514E loader amassed 35,516 hours of operation over eight years for Northparkes mine in Australia before its decommissioning at the beginning of 2017. The electric loader is estimated to have moved more than eight million tonnes of ore – an impressive lifetime considering that the loader can carry 14 tonnes per trip.