Diesel is required to run the Giant Excavator. this new resource is a Higher quality fuel and ca only be used at the giant excavator at the moment.
It stacks to 20 and burns about 1 Diesel fuel every 2 minutes of run time. Only one stack can be loaded into the Excavator at a time.
Excavator run time
300 Low Grade Fuel
2 Minutes per 1 Diesel
Here are some sample yields of what you will for running the giant excavator.
20 Diesel Burned will take 40 Minutes
Height Quality Metal Ore
There are 18 scientists throughout. The scientists will respawn in a period after they are killed.
Radiation Protection is a must. Radiation start on the outskirts of the giant excavator and increase as you get to the engine room. A Hazmat Suit will provide adequate protection from the radiation trough out the entire monument.
Similar to the Oil Rig, there is a broadcast signal you can set your pagers to in order to know when the Giant Excavator is running. This should provide a bit of balance by allowing groups to be notified when there’s someone excavating.
There is a Recycler in the corner of the engine room (on the same level as the fuel tank).