Tag Archives: Komatsu

Komatsu Launches intelligent Machine Control Medium-sized Bulldozer Equipped with World's First Fully Automatic Blade Control

Komatsu Ltd. unveiled the D61EXi/PXi-23 medium-sized bulldozer which features the world's first* fully auto blade control at bauma 2013, an international trade fair for construction equipment in Munich, Germany on April 16. D61EXi/PXi-23 was jointly developed with TOPCON Corporation with a world proven performance of GNSS (global navigation satellite systems) surveying technology and its applications […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches New WA320-7 Wheel Loader

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the WA320-7 wheel loader. With a net horsepower of 165 hp (123 kW), the WA320-7 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emission certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches a New Addition to the Dash-10 Excavator Series

Komatsu America Corp. today introduced the PC138USLC-10 tight tail swing hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight range of 31,791 – 32,628 pounds (14,420 – 14,800 kg), the PC138USLC-10’s short tail swing radius makes it an ideal machine for confined work areas such as one lane of traffic or urban environments. The EPA Tier 4 Interim […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches New D37-23 and D39-23 Crawler Dozers

Komatsu America Corp. introduces its new line of D37-23 and D39-23 crawler dozers, developed using extensive customer input. Utilizing invaluable customer feedback, Komatsu has produced a smarter and more productive dozer that is owner and operator friendly and reduces life cycle costs. Komatsu further refined the dozer design to meet EPA Tier 4 Interim regulations […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches New WA470-7 Wheel Loader

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the WA470-7 wheel loader. With a net horsepower of 272 hp (203 kW), the WA470-7 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D125E-6 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emission certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation […]

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Construction Equipment Deconstructed: Analyzing The Industry's Top Brands by Rock & Dirt (INFOGRAPHIC)

Big construction equipment brands like, John Deere, Caterpillar and Komatsu are well-known by our society, but which brand is best? Our infographic, “Construction Equipment Deconstructed: Analyzing the Industry’s Top Brands” compares the most popular heavy-duty equipment and machinery used today. The results might surprise you. For example, one brand absolutely dominates in the categories we […]

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RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply Co., Inc. Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply: For more than 25 years, RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply has grown to be the leading construction equipment distributor in the Midwest, servicing Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, & Missouri. R&D: What type of machinery do you keep in inventory? RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply: We are a Komatsu […]

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Komatsu to Acquire Manufacturer of Forest Machine Attachments

Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Kunio Noji) (hereinafter "Komatsu") has recently decided that Komatsu Forest AB (President: Toshio Miyake) (hereinafter "KFAB"), Komatsu's wholly owned subsidiary, is going to acquire Log Max AB and Log Max, Inc., Log Max ABfs US sales company from Log Max International Holding AB (Chairman: Mr. Stig Linderholm). On a premise […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Indy Equipment has been acquired by IROCK, an Ohio based manufacturing company of crushing and screening equipment. With […]

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Komatsu Backhoe Loaders

What is a Backhoe Loader? A backhoe loader is a versatile, multipurpose machine that can be used as an excavator and as a loader and which allows you to quickly travel on the road to the jobsite. Backhoe loaders are available in various configurations, with the main difference being the steering modes (e.g., four-wheel steering […]

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Komatsu PC4000 Mining Shovel

Komatsu PC4000 hydraulic mining shovel has an operating weight between 855,500 and 879,800 pounds and a bucket capacity of 29 cubic yards. Komatsu SDA16V160E-2 diesel provides 1,875 horsepower. Electric drive is also available. Backhoe breakout force is 250,000 pounds, and loading shovel crowd force is 300,000 pounds. The excavator matches to trucks ranging from 150 […]

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Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Advanced electronics, drivetrain refinements make the case for a new machine               Volvo says its L110G and L120G models offered significant improvements over previous models, including a 25 percent increase in lifting force. As you’ve waited for the economy to turn, your wheel loaders have aged, and now those […]

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