Hitachi Excavator (29 Tonne)

Available from RAM Equipment, the Hitachi 29 Tonne Medium-sized Excavator is ideal for earth-moving and construction work.

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Available from RAM Equipment, the Hitachi 29 Tonne Excavator (ZX290LC-5), delivers in five areas; performance, productivity, comfort, durability, and reliability. The Hitachi 29 Tonne is one of the larger-sized medium excavators, providing immense force and power while retaining agility.


Ideal for earthmoving and construction work, the Hitachi 29 Tonne Excavator is a high-quality, efficient machine that works effectively in the most challenging conditions. With features like advanced hydraulic and electronic technologies, you can be assured of significant fuel cost savings.

In addition, the swing torque for the 29 Tonne Excavator has increased by 9%. The enhanced swing performance means that it is now easier to dig next to side walls and operate on slopes.


This excavator comes with powerful and innovative features, allowing it to operate efficiently and sustainably. It is fitted with a muffler filter to capture air pollutants.

As well as reducing emissions, the Hitachi 29 tonne excavator’s Auto Shut-down helps to prevent fuel wastage and lowers the level of noise in the cab.


Enjoy creature comforts like an adjustable air suspension seat, increased legroom and improved visibility, providing ultimate comfort from the cab. In addition, ergonomically-designed with an advanced multi-function LCD monitor provides power at your fingertips.


Hitachi’s medium-sized excavators guarantee to provide world-class performance, sophisticated design, improved stability, and legendary reliability. It’s specially designed hydraulic system and intercooled turbocharger diesel engine, facilitates increased speed and higher fuel efficiency.

Key features:

  • Air-conditioned Cabin
  • Hydraulic Boosting System
  • Lower Fuel Consumption and Noise Levels
  • LCD Operator Monitor
  • Environmentally Friendly Design
  • Work Mode Select
  • High Volume-Cooled EGR System
  • Battery Isolator & E-STOP
  • 9kg Fire Extinguisher
  • Reverse Camera

The RAM Difference – we do more, so you can too!

RAM Equipment is a specialised equipment hire company. Our dedicated team is committed to exceeding your expectations. As your efficient equipment solutions specialists, we will work closely with you to plan and execute your project, ensuring you have the most efficient machines for the job. We also have a wide range of attachments to suit.

At RAM Equipment, we have a deep understanding of choosing the right excavator for the job. So speak to us and experience the RAM Difference today.

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Additional information


Sizes Available

29 Tonne – Hitachi ZX290 Excavator

Key Features

Tier 4 Emissions Regulations: 2008 US EPA Compliant
ROPs/FOPs: ROPs Cabin
Tracks: Steel Tracks
Dozer Blade: Not Applicable

Dimensions & Weight

Overall Length: 10550mm
Minimum Overall Width: 3190mm
Minimum Overall Height: 3110mm
Operating Weight: 28900kg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 500L


Dig Reach: 10270mm
Dig Depth: 7220mm
Digging Radius: 10710mm


Machine Type