Heavy equipment operator’s guide to winter and cold weather.

November 18, 2020
Work in the summer months can be challenging enough, and as winter approaches, the colder months can offer a completely new set of issues. Here are a few problems that the cold weather could bring and how to prepare for them: Undercarriages and Tyres Cold air is particularly harmful towards tyres, for every 10 degrees … Continued

Howard Civil Engineering expand fleet with Komatsu utility range.

September 28, 2020
Howard Civil Engineering, founded in 2003 by Michael Howard, is one of the leading civil engineering companies in the North and specialises in four key disciplines: RC Frames, S278 works, roads & sewers and groundworks. The family run business prides itself for working alongside a number of prestigious clients such as BAM, Wates, Willmott Dixon … Continued
Howard Civil Engineering Komatsu Diggers

Air con re-gassing

August 21, 2020
No need to sweat it out during the warmer months get your air-con re-gassed with us. Air-cons are an essential key to comfort during the summer months, especially for heavy equipment operators. Hot and stuffy conditions inside a cab can significantly impact their productivity and health making it an essential for the air-con system to … Continued

Introducing the new Komatsu WA800-8 wheel loader

WA800-8 Product Brochure We are pleased to announce the launch of the new WA800-8 wheel loader. Designed for maximum operating comfort, the WA800-8 proposes many customer advantages, among which a Modulation Clutch and Variable Traction Control, an Auto Kick Down and an RPM set. Combined with Komatsu’s redesigned extra-large 11,5 m³ bucket and its optimised … Continued

Wordsworth Crushing receive the first four Komatsu WA475-10 wheel loaders in the UK

August 18, 2020
Wordsworth Crushing is a nationwide crushing contractor that provides customers with a complete solution of operators and machines to assist with the processing of raw materials. Having contracts with many big names like Cemex, Breedon, Tarmac and Aggregate Industries, the company work hard to invest in machines that will enable their customers to meet their … Continued
Wordsworth Crushing Wheel Loader

Introducing the new PW158-11 wheeled excavator

August 10, 2020
PW158-11 Product Brochure Introducing the new Komatsu PW158-11 wheeled excavator. Tipping the scales at an impressive 16 tonnes, the all new PW158-11 short-tail excavator offers all of the unrivalled versatility and innovation of the Komatsu PW-11 range - extraordinary comfort, intelligent safety features, exceptional ergonomics, superb productivity, factory-installed Quick Couplers, and the highest levels of … Continued

Bylor invest in Komatsu machines for Hinkley Point C

July 16, 2020
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, owned by EDF Energy, is Britain’s biggest construction project since the second world war and once complete it will provide electricity for around six million homes whilst also making a major contribution in reducing the UK’s carbon emissions. Delivering the sites main civil engineering works is Bylor, a joint … Continued

Introducing intelligent Machine Control 2.0

July 8, 2020
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new PC210LCi‐11, PC290LCi‐11 and PC290NLCi‐11 excavators with intelligent Machine Control 2.0. (iMC 2.0). Building on the success of Komatsu’s iconic and pioneering fully factory‐integrated machine control, these new models for the European market further expand the range, and enable more customers to experience the benefits of … Continued

Introducing the Komatsu D475A-8 Bulldozer

D475A-8 Product Brochure Introducing the new 112 tonnes Komatsu D475A-8 crawler dozer with improved production levels and new features for comfort and safety. Its powerful and economical Komatsu engine integrates the latest emission control technologies and fuel-saving features. Increased engine power provides faster reverse climbing speed, lower cycle times and a drastic increase in productivity. … Continued

Introducing the Komatsu HD785-8 Rigid Dump Truck

HD785-8 Product Brochure We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Komatsu HD785-8 Rigid Dump Truck. Designed, developed and manufactured based on 100 years Komatsu experience and know-how, the HD785-8  delivers the highest levels of safety, performance, operator comfort and productivity. “The new HD785-8 proposes excellent operator comfort, great travel performance and the … Continued

Introducing the new Komatsu WB97R-8 Backhoe Loader

WB97R-8 Product Brochure Introducing the WB97R-8, the latest model in Komatsu’s new range of backhoe loaders. Packed with customer-focused features, the WB97R-8 offers two-wheel steering and a powershift transmission, a high level of standard specifications and unrivalled operator visibility thanks to Komatsu’s unique combination of a lateral exhaust pipe and compact bonnet. “Strong of a … Continued

Introducing the new Komatsu WA70M-8 Compact Wheel Loader

WA70M-8 Product Brochure The all-new Komatsu WA70M-8 compact wheel loader delivers first-class operator comfort, optimum visibility, outstanding safety levels, an ergonomic interface, effortless operation, and a bold contemporary styling for a strong distinctive visual presence. Combined with KOMTRAX, the WA70M-8 promises unbeatable customer value - whatever and wherever the job. On construction sites, for gardening, … Continued

COVID-19 Update

March 25, 2020
As we all continue to deal with the ongoing effects of COVID-19, in both our personal lives and in industry, we would like to assure our customers that we are fully operational and it’s business as usual. We continue to follow government guidelines to protect the health and safety of our employees and yours. We … Continued

How to tell the difference between genuine & non-genuine Kmax

March 10, 2020
As with all top-quality products, there is always the risk of fake versions infiltrating the market which convince buyers that they are buying the genuine article for a lower price. Here is our guide to check if you’re buying genuine or non-genuine Kmax: Are the teeth loose? Non-genuine Kmax teeth are often much looser compared … Continued
Kmax Komatsu teeth

Introducing the new Komatsu WA900-8 wheel loader

WA900-8 Product Brochure Designed for maximum operating comfort, the WA900‐8 proposes many customer advantages, among which a Modulation Clutch and Variable Traction Control, an Auto Kick Down and an RPM set. Combined with Komatsu’s redesigned extra‐large 14,5 m³ bucket and its optimised maximum fill factor, the WA900‐8 offers the highest productivity of any wheel loader … Continued
WA900-8 Wheel Loader

International Women’s Day 2020

March 6, 2020
Last year for International Women’s Day we interviewed our only female sales representative, Carole Nicholls. This year we are pleased to interview three ladies who have joined the team this past year, which shows like many other businesses, we are attracting more women into our industry. Norma Gartland Norma is part of our Scottish sales … Continued

Introducing the new Komatsu WB97S-8 Backhoe Loader

February 12, 2020
WB97S-8 Product Brochure The new WB97S‐8 is the first follow‐up model in Komatsu's new range of backhoe loaders. Packed with customer‐focused features, the WB97S‐8 offers a high level of standard specifications along with unrivalled operator visibility thanks to Komatsu’s unique combination of a lateral exhaust pipe and compact bonnet. “Following the successful introduction of the … Continued
Komatsu Yellow Backhoe Loader WB97S-8

10 ways to lower operating costs through ground engaging tools

January 16, 2020
Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd recognises that all companies need to stay competitive by reducing costs.  Here are a few tips for how you may be able to save money on operating costs by reducing machine downtime and shortening production cycles. 1. REGULAR INSPECTIONS Major cracking, loose components and faults can all be prevented by regularly inspecting your … Continued
Wheel Loader GET ground engaging tools

Mulholland Contracts Ltd choose Komatsu for their first bulldozer.

Mulholland Contracts Ltd. is a second-generation family run business founded by Trevor Mulholland in 1974. In the 46 years that they’ve been operating the company has established itself as one of Scotland’s largest privately owned construction companies. With a team of over 400 people and 60 excavators, the company prides itself for being able to … Continued
Mulholland Yellow Bulldozer Dozer Mud Komatsu

Dunbar Plant Ltd. updates fleet with a used Komatsu bulldozer.

January 2, 2020
Dunbar Plant Ltd. was established in 2011 by Alex Dunbar to provide additional plant support to Forth Resource Management (FRM), a company that offers sustainable recycling solutions for garden waste generated across South East Scotland. Prior to setting up Dunbar Plant Ltd., Alex was Operations Director at FRM so understood that the company needed a … Continued
Dunbar Plant