Mighty Shovel

With gold prices sky high, Barrick Gold Corporation orders the world’s biggest gold mining shovel for its massive open pit mine in Nevada. Now the clock is ticking. First, mining equipment factory manager Brenda Hanamann must weather one critical delay after another as her welders build the giant parts of the shovel. Then, a young assembly foreman must steer his crew through bad weather and tricky crane lifts to fit thousands of parts into one very big machine: the Mighty Shovel. Now the pressure’s really on. Every day over deadline is costing rich penalties to Barrick Gold.

Tuesday, March 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel

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