September 2021


Newly introduced to the mining industry, the EX8000-7 is Hitachi’s largest standard backhoe excavator, guaranteeing the utmost power and force for incredibly demanding and challenging jobs. An industry pioneer for mining excavators with more than 100 years of experience across group companies, Hitachi EX8000-7 brings you advanced fuel optimisation technologies, state of the art safety features and a focus on easy maintenance and operation.

Weighing over 830 tonnes with a 43-48m3 bucket capacity, which can move 75 tonnes of dirt per bucket load, the flagship excavator comes with an option of a Cummins QSKTA60 or  MTU 12V4000 C33 diesel charged engine, generating 2x 1,450 kW (2x 1,944 HP) at 1,800 rpm. With a front attachment design that prioritizes performance, the EX8000-7 achieves superior productivity and reliable digging power across different mining profiles.

"Hitachi’s largest standard backhoe excavator..."

Hitachi EX800-7

The EX8000-7 excavator is engineered to tackle the most demanding jobs, whilst maintaining superior operator comfort. Taking the operator experience to new heights, featuring electronic joysticks, an intelligent multi-functional display, advanced air suspension seating and improved climate control.

“Delivering exceptional insights & empowering operations…”

Hitachi has a long standing commitment to the advancement of mining through digital innovation and connectivity. The EX8000-7 sees the most significant update being the extensive on-board sensors, diagnostic tools and advanced software delivering exceptional insights and empowering operations, to achieve any excavating task with proficiency and ease.

Another key improvement is the addition of the new electronic cylinder stroke controls that enable the signalling from angel sensors to the main frame, boom and arm. This controls the pump flow rate and cylinder speed, improving operator comfort and lowering impact on cylinders and structure for a more reliable operation.

Introducing the All-New EX8000-7

Designed with safety at the forefront, the EX8000-7 is one of the safest machines on the market featuring;

– An on-board inclinometer
– Improved machine access & ease of maintenance
– A dual isolator switch as standard
– Emergency escape chute
– Engine stop switching
– Optional perimeter monitoring cameras

Cutting edge technology and robust design come together to make EX8000-7 excavators the most durable. Featuring advanced computer modelling, specialised forgings and specially designed track shoes, are just some of the features to maximise longevity and contribute to lower operating costs.

With Hitachi’s EX8000-7, your site can achieve more than ever before!

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