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PHOTOS > Tour the machines and giant halls of Bauma 2016

PHOTOS > Tour the machines and giant halls of Bauma...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2016

How big is Bauma? This big. As it is every three years, the Bauma show was held in Munich last week. ...

Komatsu unveils 3rd-generation, 36-ton HB36LC-3 hybrid excavator

Komatsu unveils 3rd-generation, 36-ton HB36LC-3 hybrid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 18, 2016

Komatsu’s European leadership used the Bauma trade show last week to introduce its latest hybrid excavator, the 36-ton-class, 271-horsepower HB365LC-3. ...

Komatsu becomes sole provider to Extreme Sandbox as equipment playground begins nationwide expansion

Komatsu becomes sole provider to Extreme Sandbox as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2016

Komatsu has inked a deal with Minnesota-based heavy equipment playground Extreme Sandbox to become that company's exclusive sponsor and equipment ...

KHL: Global construction equipment market down 16.2%; Cat retains no. 1 spot

KHL: Global construction equipment market down 16.2%;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 28, 2016

Construction manufacturers across the globe have taken a hit this past year, reports European construction publisher KHL in its releasing ...

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period of refinement

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2016

Transmissions Two types of transmissions are commonly found on wheel loaders: hydrostatic and torque converter. With torque converters, the lock-up feature ...

Komatsu intros WA600-8 loader with a better standard bucket, powertrain improvements

Komatsu intros WA600-8 loader with a better standard...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 22, 2016

Komatsu has launched a new WA600 loader the company says is faster, more productive and more fuel efficient than its ...

Chinese, mining demand drags down Komatsu sales as profit falls 11% in first 9 months of the year

Chinese, mining demand drags down Komatsu sales as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

Komatsu says its sales are brisk in North America but continued difficulty with slack demand for equipment from Chinese customers ...

Judge throws out ICP’s antitrust suit against Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo CE

Judge throws out ICP’s antitrust suit against...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

A lawsuit filed against three of the largest manufacturers of construction equipment alleging that they worked together to limit competition from ...

Komatsu intros PC45MR-5, PC55MR-5 compact excavators

Komatsu intros PC45MR-5, PC55MR-5 compact excavators

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2015

Komatsu has introduced two new compact excavators in the PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5. The two tight tail swing machines offer fuel ...

Decline in sales sends Komatsu profit tumbling 20% in first half of 2015

Decline in sales sends Komatsu profit tumbling 20% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 16, 2015

A continued lack of global demand for mining equipment and "drastically reduced" demand in China have led to reduced sales ...

Komatsu unveils D61-24 dozer with enhanced high-power, custom transmission modes (PHOTOS)

Komatsu unveils D61-24 dozer with enhanced high-power,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2015

As the EPA regulations have ramped up to Tier 4 Final status over the last few years, heavy equipment manufacturers ...

D85-18 the latest Komatsu dozer to get extra-long-life PLUS undercarriage

D85-18 the latest Komatsu dozer to get extra-long-life...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 22, 2015

Five months after launching the dozer, Komatsu has announced that its extreme wear undercarriage system is now available for the ...

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