COVID-19 Update

March 25, 2020
Marubeni-Komatsu currently remains open to support our customers through the Coronavirus pandemic. We are following Government guidelines during these unprecedented times. The health and safety of our employees is of paramount importance and we have taken all necessary steps to protect them. Many of our employees are working from home where possible and remain contactable … 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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