Tag: Komatsu

Komatsu North America chairman and CEO Rod Schrader, seated at the far left during a ConExpo-Con/Agg press conference, says time will ultimately tell how electric equipment fares in various construction markets. Photo: P&Q Staff

Pushing a new power source to aggregate producers

June 6, 2023By

Electric was all the rage at ConExpo-Con/Agg, prompting industry stakeholders to discuss the legitimate opportunities for applications.

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Hydraulic breaking equipment for producers to consider

May 5, 2023By

Take a look at new rock-breaking equipment solutions from Komatsu, Okada America and NPK Construction Equipment.

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Those who visit Lile Quarry will find several pieces of Komatsu equipment within it. Says Jim Lile: “We’ve kind of converted over to Komatsu right now. We think they’re just serving us better.” Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

Komatsu tech taking center stage at ConExpo

March 17, 2023By

Komatsu’s Smart Quarry technology solutions are among the many offerings the company is showcase in Las Vegas.

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From left: Komatsu’s Rod Strader, Rod Bull, Mike Gidaspow, Tim Tripas and Doug Morris. Photo: P&Q Staff

Is electric the answer for construction equipment?

March 14, 2023By

One equipment manufacturer explored the question when asked during a ConExpo-Con/Agg press conference Tuesday.

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Komatsu North America’s Rod Schrader, who serves the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) as board chair, reflected on issues equipment manufacturers are facing during a ConExpo-Con/Agg press conference. Photo: P&Q Staff

Komatsu CEO talks inflation, supply chain at ConExpo

March 14, 2023By

Komatsu North America’s Rod Schrader reflected on business issues equipment manufacturers are facing during a Monday press conference.

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Production of the HM-400-5 articulated truck now takes place in Chattanooga, Tennesse. Photo: Komatsu

Komatsu shifts truck model’s production to Chattanooga

March 3, 2023By

Previously made in Japan, Komatsu’s manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, now produces the HM400-5 articulated truck.

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Haul truck options for the year ahead

December 29, 2022By

Check out developments from Hyundai, Komatsu, Liebherr and Rokbak that present unique opportunities to aggregate producers.

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The HB365LC-3 hybrid excavator is one of several pieces of equipment Komatsu will have on its stand at ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas. Photo: Komatsu

What to expect from Komatsu at ConExpo-Con/Agg

December 21, 2022By

Komatsu opened a window into its plans for the March 14-18 trade show in Las Vegas.

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P&Q ramping up ConExpo-Con/Agg coverage

November 25, 2022By

Although ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023 is still a few months out, the magazine’s advanced coverage of the show is already taking off.

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