Komatsu

Komatsu grader fleet heads to Kwazulu-Natal

Mining and construction manufacturer, Komatsu South Africa has dramatically increased its share in the local grader market following the delivery of 28 GD675-5 motor graders to the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Transport. The fleet represents...

Joy Global to call Komatsu home

The acquisition of Joy Global by Komatsu has been described as a “compelling transaction,” by Joy Global’s chief executive Ted Doheny, even under the industry pressure, which has seen a drastic drop in the demand for mining equipment....

Komatsu launches KOMTRAX Plus monitoring system

Komatsu has released its new KOMTRAX remote monitoring system designed specifically for mining equipment. The remote monitoring system, which provides access to view specific machine data via the internet on a user’s computer, enables the...

Choosing the right equipment for hire

Buying a heavy mining-class dozer is a considerable capital investment, particularly when the machine is required to earn an income in the plant hire business. Having bought several of these dozers in the past ten years since establishing Burma...

Komatsu sees equipment sales plummet in China

Komatsu, the second-largest mining and construction OEM in the world, has revealed that sales are plummeting in China due to continued depressed demand in Asia. The OEM’s sales were down 20% year-on-year in April /May, a significant drop in that...