Welcome to our new website

November 28, 2013
The new website has been re-designed to give it a more modern and clean look, with lots of product imagery throughout. It will also be far easier for it display correctly on mobile devices such as smart phones and iPads. Essentially the navigation of the new website is the same as the old website, so finding your way around … Continued
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Marubeni-Komatsu Goes Pink For Charity!

October 29, 2013
Marubeni-Komatsu employees recently supported 'Wear it Pink' day in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign Charity. Not only did colleagues wear pink clothing to raise money for this worthy cause, but in addition a charity raffle was held and even pink cakes were on sale too! In total staff raised a total of £520.61, which … Continued
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JN Bentley Goes Hybrid

October 21, 2013
National civil engineering and construction company JN Bentley has taken delivery of its first ever Hybrid Excavator. The 21 tonne Komatsu HB215LC-1 Excavator complements their existing fleet, which also includes over 20 other Komatsu Excavators. “We chose the Komatsu Hybrid as not only is it something different in the marketplace, it will help JN Bentley … Continued
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Komatsu Bulldozer with Topcon 3D Machine Control helps to expand Chester Zoo

September 13, 2013
Chester Zoo have embarked on a major expansion of the site, expanding its size by approximately a third to cover 50 hectares, which will make it one of the largest zoos in Europe. The project will transform an unoccupied part of the zoo’s estate into the exotic islands of the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Bali, … Continued
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New 200 Tonne Excavator Sets To Work in Scotland

August 23, 2013
In 2013 a PC2000-8 200 Tonne Excavator with face shovel was purchased by Babcock International and then contracted out to work for Lafarge at their Dunbar Quarry in Scotland. The PC2000-8, which when fully assembled weighs over 200 tonnes, was manufactured in Japan and shipped in kit form from the Far East into Tyne Docks. This … Continued
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Intelligent Machine Control – Customer Demonstration

July 31, 2013
Recently Marubeni-Komatsu held in conjunction with TopCon, a demonstration of Intelligent Machine Control for a number of customers at Komatsu’s manufacturing and assembly plant at Birtley in County Durham. The event which was repeated over two days featured the new D61PXi-23 Dozer, plus a prototype of the PC210LCi-10 excavator. D61PXi-23 Dozer Unlike previous models that … Continued
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Barnfield Construction Take Delivery Of New Komatsu Excavators

July 23, 2013
Barnfield Construction Limited have taken delivery of 13 new Komatsu Excavators to add to their current fleet. These include 6 x PC 138-8, 3 x PC 80 MR-3, 1 x PC 45 MR-3 and 3 x PC 26 MR-3 tracked excavators. The Lancashire company have had a long association with Marubeni-Komatsu and these machines will … Continued
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New Komatsu Product Support Centre Opens In Slough

July 16, 2013
Our new Komatsu Product Support Centre has now opened on Weston Road on the Slough Trading Estate. This replaces our Gatwick Depot which has now closed. The new Product Support Centre in Slough provides complete aftermarket support to all Komatsu customers in and around the South East of England. "We specifically chose the location of … Continued
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Marubeni Europe plc – London Office Move

July 15, 2013
Marubeni Europe plc the parent company of Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd are moving their offices from Finsbury Circus to Cheapside in London. The new address is: 95 Gresham Street London EC2V 7AB Tel: 020 7826 8600 The new office which is only a few minutes walk from Bank London Underground station, opens on Monday, July, 22nd. A … Continued
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New Fleet Of Vans For Customer Support

July 5, 2013
Marubeni-Komatsu has taken delivery of the first of 32 new customer support vans, which will replace the current fleet. The vans which have been specially fitted out with racking systems from Bott Ltd in Ashby de la Zouch, can carry half a ton more payload than the previous models. This allows more specialist equipment to … Continued

An Operators View Of The Komatsu Hybrid Excavator

July 1, 2013
Please note that this article is not about the latest model of this machine. Please view our current range of hybrid excavators here. Diggersanddozers recently published on YouTube, as part of their 'Behind the Levers' series, a short video showing how operator Dean Williams gets on as he tries out the HB 215-LC Hybrid Excavator … Continued
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A Glimpse Of A Greener Future For Excavators

June 13, 2013
Please note that this article is not about the latest model of this machine. Please view our current range of hybrid excavators here. Diggers and dozers recently published on YouTube a short video summarising their first impressions of the HB 215-LC Hybrid Excavator and explaining how the hybrid technology works to produce a more environmentally … Continued

Marubeni-Komatsu Apprentice Wins Prestigious Award

June 3, 2013
Congratulations to Marubeni-Komatsu apprentice Steffan McGrath who was recently presented with a ‘Stars of the Future’ Plant Mechanic Apprenticeship Regional Award. The award which is given by the CPA (Construction Plant-Hire Association) recognises excellence amongst Apprentice Plant Mechanics from around the country. Steffan aged 19, who is based at our Cardiff Depot was nominated by … Continued
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Komatsu HB215LC-1 Hybrid excavator video review

May 15, 2013
FullBucketProduction recently undertook an independent review of the Komatsu HB215LC-1 Hybrid excavator. See what they had to say about it by watching the video below: Remember the Komatsu HB215LC-1 Hybrid Excavator boasts an average 25% less fuel consumption than a traditional excavator and approximately 30% less CO² emissions. Special thanks to FullBucketProduction for the review, … Continued
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Intelligent Machine Control – A new Komatsu technology for your success

April 19, 2013
At the Bauma 2013 International Fair, Komatsu Europe International presented its revolutionary intelligent Machine Control system, installed on the new D61EXi/PXi-23 Dozer and on a prototype of the PC210LCi-10 excavator. With the worldwide introduction of this system, Komatsu customers have new tools to further reduce their operational costs. To provide customers with more money-saving tools, … Continued
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Hybrid excavator wins Environmental Innovation Award

April 16, 2013
PLANTWORX 2013 the new biennial exhibition for the construction industry introduced this year the Innovation Awards to recognise and celebrate those innovative companies, products and services that have made a major impact in the construction equipment industry. Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd entered the HB215LC-1 hybrid excavator in the Environmental category and were delighted to be named winners … Continued