This is a video showing Marion 8200 Dragline in operation. Various quantitative details about the dragline, such as operating voltage, mass, boom length and bucket capacity are presented. The dragline is shown shifting overburden at the Curragh mine, near Blackwater in Queensland. The video explains that the piles of overburden are rehabilitated to reduce environmental impacts of mining. To be used in conjunction with the maths worksheets listed in ‘Related Resources’. Suitable for years 9-12.
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