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Mining Buckets

Face Shovel (Loader) Excavator

Bradken designs and manufactures a range of jaw fronts and doors for large hydraulic face shovel (Loader) Excavator machines.


Bradken Face Shovel (Loader) Excavator Buckets are engineered to suit OEM connections without the need for modification and utilise the Bradken cast lip system.


Our standard offering covers buckets with 15m3 to >50m3 (19.6yd3 to >65.4yd3) capacities, while our customised range offers buckets to suit site specific production and maintenance requirements.

Tailored for:

All Bradken buckets, wear packages and GET can be tailored for use in General Purpose or Mining Class XHD (Extra Heavy Duty) applications.


  • One piece castings

  • Compatible with OEM hitch points

  • Load distribution skeleton

  • Optimised bucket capacities


  • Elimination of weld joints in critical hinge neck regions

  • Simple maintenance and hook-up

  • Increased strength

  • High fill factors

Hitachi Bradken Mining Bucket


  • Reduced maintenance costs

  • Minimal downtime

  • Low maintenance

  • Reduced maintenance costs

  • Increased bucket availability

  • Increased production

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History of Innovation in G.E.T in buckets

Bradken has been designing and manufacturing Ground Engaging Tools (GET) and buckets for the global mining market for more than 60 years, our products are designed for mining class front-end loaders, hydraulic excavators and face shovels.  

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