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Episode 2

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March 11, 2014
Stunning CGI animation explodes open the world's biggest haul truck–the Liebherr T284–to reveal the extraordinary technology that it depends on to complete an epic multi-million dollar mission in America's highest production gold mine.The Mega Truck is taller than a two-story house, weighs 260 tons and has the pulling power of a freight train. On it's back it carries 400 tons of rock–the same weight as a loaded jumbo jet. We'll join this incredible machine and its crew high on a scorched mountainside in Nevada, where they must take on a series of colossal challenges to deliver 180,000 tons of precious gold ore. How does a defense system mimicking tornadoes help the Mega Truck survive sudden dust storms? Which century-old breakthrough in aircraft engineering means Alice can haul over 400 tons in a single load? What is the ancient Egyptian discovery that enables her to power up the steepest mountain roads?
March 11, 2014
Stunning CGI animation explodes open the world's biggest haul truck–the Liebherr T284–to reveal the extraordinary technology that it depends on to complete an epic multi-million dollar mission in America's highest production gold mine.The Mega Truck is taller than a two-story house, weighs 260 tons and has the pulling power of a freight train. On it's back it carries 400 tons of rock–the same weight as a loaded jumbo jet. We'll join this incredible machine and its crew high on a scorched mountainside in Nevada, where they must take on a series of colossal challenges to deliver 180,000 tons of precious gold ore. How does a defense system mimicking tornadoes help the Mega Truck survive sudden dust storms? Which century-old breakthrough in aircraft engineering means Alice can haul over 400 tons in a single load? What is the ancient Egyptian discovery that enables her to power up the steepest mountain roads?