Extremely Heavy Mining Truck | Mega Transports | Free Documentary
Mega Transports: Mining Truck | Engineering DocumentaryHow can a dump truck too heavy for the roads be transported?If a transporter needs to be transported, if 176 wheels aren’t enough to carry its weight and if the load weighs twice as much as the transporter… Then it must be the mother of all mega transports! The setting: Canada. The cargo: an ultra-class dump truck. The heroes: tough men with delicate fingers and eagle eyes.In the midst of the no-man’s-land of Fort McKay, in the province of Alberta, the multi-national company Mammoet has built up a business for special transports. For there is treasure in this region: natural gas. To extract it, heavy machines are necessary. Heavy Machines like the 797. The biggest dump truck Cat has ever built – THE work horse of the North American mining industry. The record-breaking size of its wheels is matched only by that of its price: six to eight million dollars. This is the very truck that Mammoet is supposed to deliver today to its operation site, an oil sands surface mine. Although the mine is only 7 kilometres away, the truck does not manage the short distance on its own power. With the truck’s 300 tons distributed over only four wheels, the road would not be able to withstand the weight. Like an elephant standing on four juice-boxes. The pressure on the four small patches of ground would immediately burst the asphalt. So, it has to be transported on a special trailer, which has to be precisely assembled before the loading can start. And: the transport has to be finished before rush-hour…This mega transport requires everything from man and machine. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Subscribe Free Documentary Channel for free: https://bit.ly/2YJ4XzQFacebook: https://bit.ly/2QfRxbGTwitter: https://bit.ly/2QlwRiI▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬#FreeDocumentary #Documentary #MegaTransports▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Free Documentary is dedicated to bring high-class documentaries to you on youtube for free. With the latest camera equipment used by well-known filmmakers working for famous production studios. You will see fascinating shots from the deep seas and up in the air, capturing great stories and pictures from everything our beautiful and interesting planet has to offer. Enjoy stories about nature, wildlife, culture, people, history and more to come.