CAT 988K 

Our Cat 988K is the largest of our loading shovels, weighing in at 52500 KG and 6.9 M3 bucket it delivers mass production, efficiency and comfort. And up to 25% more fuel efficiency that previous models.

Flannery Added Value & Options

  • White Noise Movement Alarm

    The white sound emitted is directional and therefore instantly locatable, enabling pedestrians to work out exactly which vehicle is moving and in which direction, allowing them to move to safety.

  • Hi-Viz Handrails

    Flannery introduced high visibility handrails and steps to support operators and engineers in gaining safe access to cabs and service points. They encourage three-points of contact and use of the correct steps / footplates.


    Ensures that the machine has been tested to declare the structure as protective in the event of a “Roll-Over” or “Falling-Object.” Roll-over Protective Structures (ROPS) & Falling-Object Protective Structures (FOPS).

The Cat 988K is a mass loader with an impressive history, its trusted in all industries, and can save you fuel whilst increasing productivity. With a Stage IV engine, and CAT leading electric drive transmission, you get a smooth drive without power compromise. It has fully integrated engine controls and an engine idle shutdown function to save on fuel. An increase in load carry capacity coupled with more efficient engine, makes this machine a leader in its category and trusted by quarries, contractors and suppliers alike.


Left- and right-hand access using high visibility handrails and high-level walkway make getting in and out of the machine safer. While vision and Radar detection systems for people plant interface help to keep all site personnel safer.


Integrated electronics for both operator and site connectivity are driven by an easy to use cab computer interface. Connected to the Flannery telematics system gives access to productivity reports and helps to identify operator training via productivity and usage reports.


Economy mode and electric drive system help to save fuel, while reduced oil and filter servicing means less downtime and a reduction in spares.

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