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

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
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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