1st Call plant hire expand into new regions with Komatsu excavators.

October 24, 2019
1st Call plant hire is already an established name in London, Bristol and Swindon and now the company has plans to expand into other regions using Komatsu excavators. The company, which is run by joint managing directors Barry Verrent and Mick Lippard, was set up with the goal to provide plant hire to construction sites … Continued
1st call plant hire Komatsu excavators diggers

Malcolm Clegg embraces Komatsu’s excavator technology.

September 3, 2019
Malcolm Clegg is a 75 year old operator for Wordsworth Excavations where he currently operates a PC210LCi-11, making him the oldest operator of Komatsu’s intelligent machine control excavators in the UK. He started his career in operating construction machinery 55 years ago, where he operated a Komatsu PC800 in a coal mine. His extensive career … Continued
Malcolm Clegg operating a Komatsu intelligent excavator

Wordsworth Excavations receive the first Komatsu PC360LCi-11 in Europe.

August 19, 2019
Wordsworth Excavations, a nationwide bulk earthworks contractor, has been a strong advocate of Komatsu’s intelligent machine control technology for some time now, with a number of Komatsu intelligent dozers and a PC210LCi-11 already part of their large fleet of machines. Impressed by Komatsu’s technology and with a demand for a machine which is capable of … Continued
Wordworth PC360LCi-11 excavator intelligent machine control Komatsu

Rubber tracks and undercarriage guide

July 16, 2019
Roadliner pads Roadliner pads are standard with a great many utility excavators, and some tracked dumpers.  This option requires no steel shoe and bolts directly onto the core chain with 4 centrally placed bolts.  Made from a premium rubber compound, Komatsu roadliner pads are extremely durable and resistant to catastrophic failure. Benefits No steel shoe … Continued
rubber tracks

Introducing the new Komatsu GD675-7 Motor Grader

June 28, 2019
GD675-7 Product Brochure Introducing the new GD675‐7 Motor Grader. Its powerful and efficient EU Stage V emission‐certified engine and a “Heavy‐Duty” aftertreatment system, which combines a Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filter (KDPF) with a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system, allow this latest addition to Komatsu’s motor grader line‐up to offer additional choices to customers. ”Along with the new EU Stage … Continued

Interview with Anthony Sissons, Field Service Engineer.

June 27, 2019

Anthony Sissons joined us in January 2019 as a Field Service Engineer. We recently caught up with him to hear about life as a Field Service Engineer and his experience working for Marubeni-Komatsu. Tell us a bit about your career so far, where have you previously worked? My career so far has been quite amazing, … Continued

Demo Expo 2019

May 20, 2019
This year we are pleased to announce that we will be returning to the NFDC’s demolition event, the demo expo. This year the show is taking place from 4th – 6th July at Herts County Showground. Our stand will feature four machines including the new PC490HRD-11 high reach demolition excavator which was released earlier this … Continued
Demo Expo High Reach Demolition Excavator Komatsu demo expo

Plantworx 2019

May 17, 2019
We are pleased to announce that we are returning to Plantworx this year to showcase our cutting-edge Komatsu machines and product support services. As a growing business with the customer at the heart of everything we do, we strive to be the front runner in the industry to ensure we have the best in class … Continued
Komatsu mini excavator PC26MR-3 PC26 Plantworx Royal Cornwall Show

Royal Cornwall Show 2019

The Royal Cornwall Show 2018 is the county's biggest annual event and is brim-full of exhibits and activities which offer so much in the way of entertainment, competition, information, shopping and all that’s best in food and farming. This year we are returning to the show with a bigger and better stand than ever before. On it … Continued
royal cornwall show 2019

Hills Waste Solutions use Komatsu machinery for their compost facility.

May 13, 2019
For over 50 years Hills Waste Solutions has been providing quality waste management and recycling services to private and public sector customers across the UK. The company continues to innovate as a pioneer of the circular economy, utilising waste as a resource and helping customers to divert waste from landfill. Hills processes over 35,000 tonnes … Continued
Hills Waste Solutions Komatsu Wheel Loader

M2 Civils use Komatsu short swing excavators for restricted working conditions.

April 25, 2019
M2 Civils are a Nottinghamshire based company offering their specialist drainage and groundwork services nationwide. The company was formed in June 2015 by 2 individuals who amongst themselves have decades worth of experience within the industry. Specialising in major deep drainage projects has its challenges, such as poor ground conditions, excavating around live services and … Continued
M2 Civils PC228USLC-11 PC228 Komatsu Short Tail Swing

Komatsu Europe presents the all-new WA475-10 wheel loader at Bauma 2019

April 11, 2019
With Komatsu Hydraulic Mechanical Transmission (KHMT) - A unique solution for tomorrow challenges Komatsu Europe presented a WA475-10 prototype at the bauma 2019 trade fair in Munich (April 8-14). Featuring the Komatsu Hydraulic Mechanical Transmission (KHMT), this next generation 24 tonnes class wheel loader is a versatile performer with an EU Stage V engine. Built … Continued
Komatsu WA475-10 Wheel Loader Shovel Loading WA475 WA475-10

Introducing the PC360LCi-11 excavator with intelligent machine control.

PC360LCi-11 Product Brochure Expanding the range of intelligent Machine Control excavators Since its introduction the success of the Komatsu excavator intelligent Machine Control system in delivering step changes in productivity, efficiency and cost saving for customers’ businesses has led to it being recognised as the benchmark technology in the construction industry. With the introduction of … Continued
PC360LCi-11 PC360LCi Excavator Komatsu Construction Intelligent machine control PC360LCi

Komatsu announces EU Stage V Engines

We are pleased to announce the commercial production of a new Komatsu diesel engines with EU Stage V technology. Built on Komatsu’s progress in engineering improvements to reduce emissions, EU Stage V will be integrated into Komatsu engines to limit the levels of harmful substances contained in exhaust gas and promote a more sustainable future. … Continued
Komatsu Stage V 5 engine

Komatsu Europe presents Smart Construction at bauma 2019

Paving the Way for a Smarter Future Inspired by the experience gathered over decades by the creation of new engineering skills, innovative services and dedicated customer support, Smart Construction will be released to the European market by Komatsu Europe. Already successfully used in Japan on more than 7 000 jobsites, Smart Construction aims to guide … Continued
smart construction

JPE Aggregates save thousands with KOMTRAX.

April 9, 2019
Idling time down significantly. Machines only need to use P-mode when operators are in high production situations. Switching to E-mode saved them approximately £3,000 in the first month. JPE have managed to save between £35,000 - £40,000 in just 12 months! Last year, Richard Mayrick, our Product Support Representative for the Midlands and East Anglia … Continued
Wheel Loader Loading Shovel JPE

Bauma 2019: Komatsu innovations on show

March 15, 2019
At bauma 2019, Komatsu Europe (KEISA) will showcase industry‐leading products and services, and new technological developments. Over 30 Komatsu machines and their attachments will be displayed and the latest Komatsu innovations introduced to the European market on a 4,000 m² indoor stand, and a 2,600 m² outdoor area where the benefits of Komatsu’s construction and … Continued
bauma 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 – female heavy machinery operators.

March 7, 2019
There are certain roles in the UK construction sector that struggle to attract women. Two roles in particular are heavy machinery operators and sales representatives which are mainly dominated by men. Which is why this International Women’s Day we have spoken to some of the women who operate and sell Komatsu machinery to share with … Continued
International Women's Day Komatsu Female Operator