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New Komatsu PW98MR-11 wheeled midi excavator unveiled

9 Sep , 2021  

Komatsu has unveiled its latest generation PW98MR-11 tight-tail wheeled midi excavator, first versions of which are now available to order. Bridging the gap between compact and construction-sized machines, it is aimed firmly at those working in the utilities sector and in confined space applications such as narrow alleys, road construction sites and sewer construction work. […]

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New Komatsu D71-24 dozer arrives

31 Aug , 2021  

The range of Komatsu products fitted with its intelligent machine control system has expanded with the arrival of its new D71-24 bulldozer, the largest in its line up to come equipped with Hydrostatic Transmission (HST). Bringing intelligent machine control to a new class of bulldozer, the D71-24 is described by Komatsu’s distributor in Ireland, John O’Brien […]

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Komatsu introduces new boom change system for high reach demolition excavator

26 Jul , 2021  

In a move appealing to contractors working in high reach demolition applications, Komatsu has announced details of a new K100 boom change system for its PC490HRD-11 excavator, enabling operators to change machine configuration in minutes from inside the cab.  With six different working configurations, the PC490HRD-11 is equipped to handle a range of demolition attachments, […]

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Komatsu unveils electric, remote controlled mini excavator

1 Jun , 2021  

In a move aimed at those engaged in indoor demolition, confined, challenging site works and disaster rescue, Komatsu has unveiled details of its first fully electric, remote-controlled mini excavator concept machine. Powered by a 31.5 kWh lithium-ion battery, the 3 tonne mini excavator has a 0.09 m3 bucket capacity and rear-swing radius of 970mm. With […]

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Intelligent machine control to the fore in new Komatsu excavators

6 May , 2021  

Two new Komatsu excavators, both with latest generation iMC 2.0 intelligent machine control, have been introduced on the European market. In Ireland – where Komatsu is distributed by McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole – focus will fall on the PC360LCi-11 version, the second model offering being its PC360NLCi-11 stable mate. Singularly one of […]

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New Komatsu launches in Ireland

25 Feb , 2021  

Komatsu has unveiled its new PC88MR-11 Midi excavator which their distributor in Ireland, McHale Plant Sales confirms is now available here. Built on the solid foundations of its hugely successful Dash-10 predecessor, the MR-11 comes with a multiplicity of features that includes cutting edge styling, lower fuel consumption, higher performance and unrivalled efficiency. A checklist […]

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Komatsu upgrades mini diggers range

11 Jan , 2021  

Komatsu has pressed the upgrade button on its four-strong MR mini diggers model range with engine enhancements that hit the target in terms of performance, economy and emissions. On models PC16MR, PC18MR, PC22MR and PR26MR, engines have moved up the scale from Dash 3 to Dash 5 level, an improvement that their distributor in Ireland, […]

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New Komatsu Midi Excavator an early-2021 arrival

17 Nov , 2020  

The ongoing drive by manufacturers to produce machines that deliver added value in terms of features designed to meet current and future regulations whilst satisfying market needs for greater productivity are factors evident in the new Komatsu PC88MR-11 midi excavator, first versions of which will arrive in Ireland from January onwards. Successor to its acclaimed […]

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Davy’s adds to Komatsu fleet

31 Mar , 2020  

Davy’s Lawnmower & Tool Hire Centre has been a thriving part of the construction, DIY, maintenance and ancillary services scene in Mayo and the North West since its establishment at the turn of the millennium. Founded by company principal, David Langan back in 2000, the business operates from modern premises situated in the Behy Road […]

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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 […]