3DMC Construction receives the first Komatsu PC290LCi-11 in the UK

June 16, 2021
The name 3DMC Construction may be a new one in the industry but the two people behind the business have decades worth of industry experience including 12 years working with the latest machine control solutions. This has enabled them to create a company that optimises machine control technology in every aspect of the business from … Continued

Wordsworth Excavations receive the first Komatsu D71PXi-24 in the United Kingdom.

June 3, 2021
Wordsworth Excavations, a nationwide bulk earthworks contractor, has been embracing Komatsu’s intelligent machine control technology for some time now, with a variety of Komatsu intelligent bulldozers and excavators making up a large percentage of their fleet. Back in 2019, they were the first company in Europe to receive a PC360LCi-11 and most recently, they became … Continued

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

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