Wed, 10/16/2013 - 10:00pm

Enginge Fan blades waiting to be assembled to engine.´╗┐

Credit: Courtesy of Hoff Productions´╗┐

See how coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulfuric acid become the Komatsu 930-E.´╗┐ 

To extract precious metals found beneath the earth requires a massive 232-ton, two-story-tall dump truck with a load capacity of 320 tons ÔÇö a giant earth-mover like the Komatsu 930-E. This amazing engineering achievement is made possible by five essential raw ingredients: coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulphuric acid, an electron superhighway that generates massive power. RAW TO READY: Komatsu´╗┐ airs Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV.