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Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63% (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 17, 2014

We’re used to numbers—some of them in the double digits—when manufacturers talk about fuel efficiency gains in new equipment. But ...

Despite slight dip in profit during first 6 months, Komatsu revises full-year forecast upward on “brisk” equipment sales

Despite slight dip in profit during first 6 months,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 04, 2014

Sales and operating income at Komatsu are up during the first six months of the company's fiscal year, but the ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 19, 2014

Komatsu focused on reducing operating cost with the development of the company’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck, which features an EPA ...

Komatsu launches more fuel-efficient WA200-7 wheel loader with Tier 4 Interim engine, parallel z-bar linkage

Komatsu launches more fuel-efficient WA200-7 wheel...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 14, 2014

Komatsu America has launched the new WA200-7 wheel loader, which provides a 3-percent reduction in fuel usage compared to the ...

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

Komatsu announced today increases in both sales and profit during the company's first quarter ending June 31. The company reported net ...

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control...

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 01, 2014

There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design of ...

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

North Dakota diesel tech program grows 25%, adds Komatsu program

North Dakota diesel tech program grows 25%, adds...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 09, 2014

A long-standing diesel tech program in the southeast corner of North Dakota gained an additional industry partner this week. Komatsu ...

Komatsu sees profit jump 26% in FY 2013, but expects less demand in coming year

Komatsu sees profit jump 26% in FY 2013, but expects...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2014

Komatsu says an increase in demand for construction equipment in Japan, China and other regions offset a low demand for ...

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most revolutionary decade in the history of heavy equipment and truck technology

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 24, 2014

As ConExpos go, the 2014 show was a welcome shot of enthusiasm for the construction industry. But it was a ...

Komatsu shows off prototype excavator that borrows intelligent Machine Control technology from dozers (PHOTOS)

Komatsu shows off prototype excavator that borrows...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 17, 2014

Komatsu made headlines last summer with the debut of its D61i-23 intelligent Machine Control dozer—a machine with built-in GPS/GNSS controls. Getting ...

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