M O’Brien Plant Hire renews fleet with Komatsu excavators

May 6, 2021
For over 30 years, M O’Brien Plant Hire has been providing a one stop plant solution to a wide variety of clients. The company is renowned nationwide for its quality of machine operatives, so when investing in new equipment, it follows the same policy and only chooses high quality machines. This enables them to continue … Continued

Introducing the Komatsu PC360LCi/NLCi-11 excavator with intelligent Machine Control 2.0

April 27, 2021
PC360LCi-11 Brochure Are you looking for a step change in machine utilisation? The new Komatsu PC360LCi-11 and PC360NLCi-11 with iMC 2.0 are excavators that offer high productivity earthmoving and precision grading in a single complete package. Building on the success of Komatsu’s pioneering fully factory-integrated machine control, these new models for the European market further … Continued

Introducing the new Komatsu PC88MR-11 Midi Excavator

February 22, 2021
PC88MR-11 Product Brochure The new Komatsu PC88MR-11 midi excavator builds on the solid foundations of the hugely successful PC88MR-10 to bring more unrivalled customer value to the midi excavator sector. The PC88MR-11’s new features deliver a significant boost to productivity, reduced fuel consumption and faster work equipment speed. The PC88MR-11 takes full advantage of Komatsu … Continued

Tests to Start for Electrification of Small and Medium Hydraulic Excavators

February 11, 2021
Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa) (hereafter “Komatsu”) has signed a collaboration agreement with Proterra Inc (Chairman and CEO: Jack Allen) (hereafter “Proterra”) of the United States, to receive the supply of Proterra’s industry-leading battery systems with the aim of having Komatsu electrify its small and medium-sized hydraulic excavators. Komatsu plans to advance the … Continued

Introducing the new Komatsu PC24MR-5 mini excavator.

January 27, 2021
PC24MR-5 Product Brochure We are pleased to announce the launch of the PC24MR‐5, the latest addition to Komatsu’s MR‐5 range. Powerful and versatile, with the latest EU Stage V engines, the MR‐5 new generation of mini excavators harnesses 100 years of Komatsu technological knowhow and worldwide resources to bring unrivalled customer values to the sector. … Continued

Marubeni-Komatsu apprentices receive ‘Stars of the Future’ awards

January 7, 2021
Each year the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) host the “Stars of the future” awards ceremony to recognise apprentice achievements and talents. In 2020, two of our apprentices won awards during the ceremony, which took place via. Zoom due to restrictions. For the second year running, Ross McLeod from Hamilton depot won the College Awards Plant … Continued