Royal Cornwall Show 2023

May 22, 2023
STAND 505 The Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE 8-10 June With over 200 years of history, the Royal Cornwall Show 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. Our … Continued

2023 Shows

May 9, 2023
This summer we will be bringing a range of Komatsu machines to a show near you! Get your tickets and sun cream ready, come say hello and see our machines close up - we're looking forward to welcome you. Click your preferred show(s) below for full details including machines on display. ROYAL CORNWALL SHOW 8-10 … Continued

Preventing Undercarriage Damage

April 14, 2023
How can I prevent damage to my machine’s undercarriage? The undercarriage typically represents 50% of a machine’s total owning & operating costs so being aware of the contributing factors that can lead to undercarriage component damage may help keep productivity high and keep the total cost of ownership down. Lack of cleaning A build up … Continued

Komatsu Europe announces the new SubMonitor for wheel loaders

February 8, 2023
Everything at a glance: A new platform for intuitive assistance systems for maximum efficiency and safety while loading Customers tell us that to meet their continual challenges and ever-increasing operational complexity, they need solutions that deliver safety, real-time information, machine monitoring, driver assistance, production monitoring, efficiency optimization, future proofing and are easy to use for … Continued

Rubber Tracks Guide

January 26, 2023
Advantages & Disadvantages of Rubber Tracks If you are in the process of purchasing a new utility excavator, or considering switching to rubber tracks from a steel undercarriage on your machine knowing the benefits of rubber tracks and how to maintain them will help bring down costs and help the machine perform better long term. … Continued

Komatsu delivers 2,000 iMC Machines in Europe

December 21, 2022
In June, at the Hillhead fair, the 2000th Komatsu intelligent Machine Control (iMC) sale was delivered to TRU Plant, a family business based in the South East of England, and a member of the TRU7 Group. In Europe, the population of iMC machines now totals over 2,000 units, with more than 7 million customer operation … Continued

Tips to reduce your Komatsu machine’s fuel consumption

August 19, 2022
With the cost of fuel at an all-time high, it’s becoming even more necessary to find small ways to lower consumption and avoid excessive fuel expense that eat into profits. Here are a few tips to reduce fuel consumption: Daily inspections as routine This is an obvious one, but a pre-shift inspection can pinpoint issues … Continued

Pre-shift Inspection

August 18, 2022
As an excavator owner or operator, it’s advisable not to fire up your excavator from cold and start working straight away. We appreciate that time is money but its hard to ignore the long & short-term benefits of performing a routine walkaround inspection that when routine, can take as little as 15/20 minutes to perform. … Continued

Genuine Hoses

July 25, 2022
Hoses and hose assemblies are vital to the hydraulic system and must be regularly inspected and monitored for signs of wear resulting in hydraulic hose failure which limit machine operation & performance quickly.  Komatsu genuine hose assemblies are specifically engineered and tested to work as a complete system lowering operating costs and helping to reduce … Continued

SEDDRe award for the K100 boom change system

July 8, 2022
We are proud to announce that the expert trade association of the French demolition industry recently awarded their prestigious Innovation Award (bronze level) to the Komatsu K100 boom change system. Representing more than 250 corporations in the French demolition & recycling industry, the “Syndicat des Entreprises de Déconstruction, Dépollution et Recyclage“ (SEDDRe) present innovation awards … Continued
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Congratulations to our Award winning Apprentices!

HUGE congratulations are in order for our two Apprentices from the Hamilton & Cardiff Branches who have both won awards at the recent CPA UK Stars of the Future Awards 2022 Jack Howell successfully won the Wales Region Award and then went onto win the National Award for National Plant Mechanic of the Year!!! … Continued
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bauma 2022

July 6, 2022
With the last show back in 2019, bauma - the world’s leading trade fair for Construction equipment is returning in 2022 - bigger and better than ever! Known for their industry leading transformative technology, Komatsu are excited to bring a host of new machines and ground-breaking future advancements to bauma 2022 with a focus on … Continued

6 Ways to Maintain Efficiency During the Summer Months

June 28, 2022
The Summer months can offer its fair share of challenges for construction machines.  The sun, warmer temperatures and general humidity can be causes for concern – not to mention that the Summer also tends to be peak construction season putting a unique strain on the hours in the day. Marubeni Komatsu’s unique telematics system, Komtrax, … Continued
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Marubeni-Komatsu at Hillhead 2022

June 6, 2022
Stand Y3 21 - 23 June 2022 Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, SK17 9PR. FREE TICKETS Come and visit us at this years Hillhead show to see a range of the latest, innovative Komatsu construction and quarrying machines.  Our line-up includes the fuel efficient WA475-10 wheel loader with Komatsu hydraulic mechanical transmission and HB365LC-3 hybrid excavator … Continued

Royal Cornwall Show 2022

May 27, 2022
With over 200 years of history, the Royal Cornwall Show 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. We are proud to be exhibiting again with a wide range of … Continued
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Rebuild of Scotland’s largest excavator – the PC2000-8

April 11, 2022
In 2021, Marubeni-Komatsu undertook the momentous task of overhauling the biggest excavator in Scotland, the substantial PC2000-8 weighing in at an impressive 200-tonne. At 7 years old, Tarmac Dunbar recognised the need for a major refit which would extend the PC2000’s lifetime for at least another 5 years.  Playing a significant role in supplying the … Continued

Marubeni-Komatsu at Scotplant 2022

March 21, 2022
Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd are proud to be exhibiting at ScotPlant  2022 – Scotland’s biggest construction equipment trade event. With 7 different Komatsu machines on show and free entry it’s time to plan a visit into your diary! Free tickets can be booked here:   Find us at 7th Avenue, plot 2 (junction of 7th Avenue and Avenue H). 23 and 23 … Continued
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Preparing your Excavator for Spring

After what seems a long Winter season, it’s a relief to start seeing the lighter mornings & evenings, however the change of season shouldn’t mean that pre-shift maintenance should be skipped.  Here a few tips to ensure that your excavator avoids downtime:   Undercarriage: Clean the undercarriage and perform a daily visual inspection to ensure … Continued
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MK Finance Relaunch

January 12, 2022
Marubeni-Komatsu is delighted to announce a relaunch of our financial services capability with a new funding partner - Societe Generale Equipment Finance. This will be effective from 9 February 2022. Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) is one of the leading equipment and vendor finance companies in the UK, offering an innovative range of finance products … Continued

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