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Komatsu hears up for busy 2020 model arrivals

15 Nov , 2019  

KKomatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales is clearing the way for what its sales director, John O’Brien says will be the arrival of ‘a slew of new 2020 model introductions’. Headlining the new models will be the arrival in Spring of an all-new PC30, a 3.5-tonnes battery powered mini excavator that balances power and performance where […]

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Roadbridge adds intelligent machine control to excavator fleet

1 Aug , 2019  

Contractor Roadbridge has committed itself to hybrid and intelligent machine control with the purchase of new Komatsu machines for service at Dublin Airport and on other projects that include a major road realignment at Collooney and the Facebook data centre in Clonee. In a multi-unit deal, their fleet is being expanded with the addition of two […]

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Komatsu PC360LCi-11 Intelligent Control Excavator launched in Ireland

18 Apr , 2019  

Komatsu’s Intelligent Machine Control was to the fore at the recent Bauma exhibition with the launch of their latest PC360LCi-11 excavator – a unit recognised as bringing benchmark technology to the construction industry and is said to deliver step changes in terms of productivity, efficiency and cost saving. Launched in Ireland through distributors McHale Plant […]

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Komastsu unveils heavy-duty demolition excavator

1 Mar , 2019  

Komatsu has released details of its latest heavy-duty demolition excavator – the 60-tonnes PC490HRD-11 model, designed with what their distributor in Ireland, McHale Plant Sales says is a ‘best in class’ working height. Highly versatile in a number of key respects, the PC490HRD-11 works as a single complete system or configured in six different working […]

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Komatsu brings sparkle to Bauma

30 Jan , 2019  

A touch of sparkle visits the Komatsu stand at the Bauma 2019 construction machinery trade fair in Munich this year with the promise of a number of ‘world premieres’, details of which will not be released until the event itself in April. Forecasting what these ‘under wraps’ developments might be, industry watchers point to the […]

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New Komatsu PW118MR-11 Wheeled Midi Excavator tackles cramped streets and narrow laneways

17 Dec , 2018  

Komatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales has introduced the all-new PW118MR-11 midi wheeled excavator – a machine said by their General Manager, Denis McGrath, after his first test drive, to be ‘very high-spec and really impressive’. Described by Komatsu as a quick and precise tight-tail midi excavator, the PW118MR-11 is driven by a powerful EU Stage […]

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New Komatsu backhoe loader launched and available

19 Nov , 2018  

Efficiency, reliability and versatility are words being used by Komatsu to describe its new WB93R-8 backhoe loader, just launched internationally and now available for sale in Ireland. With its distinctive Komatsu branding, the new unit is said by them to be ‘a perfect match between performance and efficiency’. First in a new range that comes […]

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Komatsu ‘Dash 11’ wheeled excavators arrive

3 Jul , 2018  

Latest ‘Dash 11’ versions of Komatsu’s wheeled excavator product offering have arrived on the market here and early indications are pointing to a positive reception. According to distributor McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole, interest is high and a number of deliveries are said to be ‘in the pipeline’. All powered by a EU […]

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Komatsu introduces ‘Komvision’ surround view visibility

19 Apr , 2018  

KomVision is the name given by Komatsu to its new ‘surround view’ visibility system now being fitted as a standard safety feature on all excavators. KomVision is said by Komatsu to be ‘a visual aid’ that goes beyond safety regulations. It complies with the provisions of ISO5006:2017 – the new visibility testing standard which came into force […]

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New Komatsu Midi breaks cover ahead of Irish launch

12 Mar , 2018  

With first models already available in Ireland – ahead of its official debut in April at the Intermat Fair in Paris – the new Komatsu PC80MR-5 is a model that perfectly illustrates what happens when superb design comes together with excellent comfort and superior safety to create an eye–watering challenger in what is a highly […]