Big order for Bucyrus electric rope shovels

Bucyrus International confirmed May 4 orders for eight large electric mining shovels. Four of the shovels are for Shenhua Energy’s new Haerwusu coal mine in Inner Mongolia, China. The other four shovels pertain to new orders from two other customers. The company advised that details on these orders will be made available in the near future. The total value of these contracts exceed $150 million.