Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery has been in the forefront of providing complete solutions to the Mining Industry from the early years supplying cable shovels and backhoes in the 60's. With the advent of the Hydraulic Excavators era, the Company introduced first the UH series first and the EX series in India next, giving a new dimension to the Indian mining industry with respect to productivity and maintenance costs. The EX1200, a 100T class of excavator with 6.5 cum bucket has been a significant player in the mining segment cutting across various applications such as coal, Iron ore and limestone excavation. These machines improve the profitability of the customers through high fuel efficiency and low operating costs. The Company also introduced the concept of the Full Maintenance Contract which ensured the availability of equipment to customers and ensured better life and higher utilization levels. The product mix in the mining sector includes a range of excavators made in India and is complemented by Hitachi Construction Machinery's larger range going up to 800 T in operating weight. These are matched with a range of Dump Trucks.