Video: Protranz remote control excavators

Check out this video of Protranz Earthmoving’s new remote-controlled excavators in action on a worksite…

The two obvious aces up Protranz owner Gerard Daldry’s sleeve on this job are the remotely controlled Komatsu PC270LC-8 and JCB JS220 excavators. Even though these machines look like toys when viewed from our safe vantage point, they are decent pieces of kit covering the 20- to 30-tonne size range.

Both excavators, along with another similarly set-up machine, are undertaking work in Christchurch today that is far too dangerous to access with conventional equipment.

Read the full article in issue #274 of Deals on Wheels magazine.

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