Specialists conducted a small survey among boys 10 to 12 years of age and by experience have found that even children to the question, "what mining machinery?" Immediately and confidently called three positions: excavators, bulldozers and heavy trucks. A further survey of adult professionals working directly in the quarries of the Chelyabinsk region, confirmed that indeed it is these types of equipment are the most widely used open development of mining industries worldwide. In addition, we found that, in Russia's traditional is the use of mining equipment of domestic producers. However, the market is not standing still, and according to dealers of foreign manufacturers mining excavators and ARBs, customers, working in the mining industry to get better and better to take your money and pay attention not only on the price of, say, an excavator, but also on its performance, watch the cost of standard hour maintenance, calculate fuel consumption for the production of cubic meters of rock. Russian wins the technology until just before the import price – is widely known fact and, unfortunately, the word "tradition", in relation to domestic engineering, often loses its original noble image. Mine excavators Excavators park enterprises engaged in the development of mountain rocks, most of them are traditionally represented by domestic production by machines 'Uralmash' ON 'Izhora factory' (OMZ – Uralmash-Izhora Group), PO 'Krastyazhmash', Inc. 'NKMZ, JSC Donetskgormash', Inc. 'Azovmash' (Zhdanovtyazhmash ). Recently, however, is the apparent increase in the number of purchased foreign excavators. Among the most popular cars of the following manufacturers: Hitachi (Japan), Komatsu (Japan), Kobelko (Japan), BOLA Ladetechnik (Germany), Caterpillar (USA).