Manufacturer Komatsu Europe has announced a major upgrade for three-wheeled excavators, enhancing their capabilities and emissions standards.
New JMHB-V breaker series designed to help customers maximize performance and productivity
KOMATSU have recently expanded their range of hydraulic breakers with the new, high-performance JMHB-V breaker series for use on the company’s excavators from the PC210 to the PC490. Continue reading “Komatsu expand hydraulic breaker range”
Change machine configuration in minutes, from inside the cab.
With the introduction of the new K100 boom change system for its PC490HRD-11 high reach demolition machine, Komatsu Europe Continue reading “Komatsu Europe introduces the new K100 boom change system for PC490HRD-11”
After announcing this concept in May 2021, Komatsu has now unveiled a fully electric, non-hydraulic drive and exclusively remote-controlled mini excavator powered by lithium-ion battery as its next-generation concept machine for the future. Continue reading “Komatsu unveils electric and remote-controlled mini excavator concept”
Honda Motor Co. and Komatsu have partnered to create an electric mini excavator using Honda’s battery pack. The batteries could also be used on other Komatsu construction equipment.
Hiroyuki Ogawa, President and CEO of Komatsu, and Honda’s President and CEO Toshihiro Mibe signed an agreement that will initially see Komatsu’s
Komatsu has announced a fully electric (non-hydraulic drive) remote-controlled mini excavator powered by a lithium-ion battery, as its next-generation concept machine for the future.
The manufacturer – which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary – said Continue reading “Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator”
Komatsu Europe has announced the introduction of its new PC2000-11 hydraulic excavator. Equipped with an EU Stage V certified engine, the PC2000-11 has more horsepower and a new engine-pump control, for faster Continue reading “Komatsu announces new heavyweight excavator”
Continuing our coverage celebrating International Women’s Day on Monday, in this post we take a look back at Australian business Lendlease’s first all-female crew of operators who were deployed onto a jobsite back in 2018.
Continue reading “All Female Crew Lead the Way: #IWD2021”
Southeast Asia offerings to feature simpler models as Chinese rivals make inroads. Komatsu’s more basic excavator offered in such markets as Indonesia will be suited for residential development and road construction.
TOKYO — Machinery builder Komatsu will roll out more affordable excavators in Southeast Asia, eyeing demand for urban development and fending off competition from cheaper Chinese-made equipment.
Electric-bus maker Proterra brings expertise on decarbonizing heavy-duty vehicles
TOKYO — Komatsu has teamed with a U.S. maker of commercial electric vehicles to produce electrified heavy machinery, looking to start mass Continue reading “Komatsu to mass-produce electrified excavators with US partner”
Komatsu Agreement Represents Proterra’s Entry Into Off-Road EV Market and First Electric Construction Equipment
BURLINGAME, Calif. – Proterra, a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Komatsu, a global leader in construction Continue reading “Komatsu and Proterra Announce New Collaboration to Develop All-Electric Construction Equipment”
These are the top 10 leaders in construction vehicles
Because of the rigor and repetition inherent in construction work, this industry is highly suitable for the application of autonomous vehicles (AVs). Continue reading “These are the top 10 leaders in construction vehicles”
According to data specialist Off-Highway Research, the global market for wheeled loaders reached almost 200,000 unit sales last year. Though these machines may move the Earth, the pace at which they are evolving is moving at different speeds around the world, as different markets have distinct requirements.
Japanese manufacturer Hitachi is a global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that has seen different trends in customer demand from region to region, and often country to country. Continue reading “Wheeled loaders: Loads of potential”
Komatsu Europe has redesigned its used equipment website in collaboration with used equipment specialists Mascus and Ritchie Bros.
The updated site, used.komatsu.eu, includes new tools to help Komatsu and its European dealers to better manage, analyse and remarket their used equipment via an inventory management system, Komatsu IMS. Continue reading “Komatsu’s new used equipment website”
They are till over 10,000 hp strong, have wheels up to 4 meters in diameter and weigh more than a Boeing 747. They are not allowed to enter public roads, because they would require three lanes. These are the ten largest dumptrucks in the world… Continue reading “These are the ten largest trucks in the world”
Komatsu Europe is re-entering the backhoe loader market some years after saying that it felt the machine type would disappear from Western Europe, to be replaced my mini excavators.
Now, Enrico Prandini, managing director of Komatsu Italia Manufacturing, said that the launch of the new machine, which had taken only two years, was a sign that the company was flexible and could respond to market developments.
Earthmoving equipment is a staple of the construction industry, with a whole host of different machinery being used on earthmoving projects. This feature focuses specifically on excavators, rollers, backhoe loaders and the machine control used on these machines.
The advent of electric transportation in sectors like trucks and buses has led to insane amounts of energy storage going into some vehicles, but now we have a new record
A partnership between two Swiss companies converted a Komatsu dumper truck with a giant 700 kWh battery pack. This single conversion alone has an Continue reading “This dump truck is the world’s largest electric vehicle with a massive 700 kWh battery pack”
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Almost one out of every four construction machines sold in Western Europe last year was a mini excavator, according to market intelligence and forecasting company Off-Highway Research, making them by far the most popular type of construction equipment in the region in unit terms. Continue reading “Mini excavators: a mini romance”