Canadian Mining Journal

Komatsu America Corp

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    Expect high productivity from Komatsu’s PC5500-11 excavator

    May 3, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Productivity and longevity are two of the most important features for an open pit excavator. Komatsu has stepped up with the PC5500-11. It offers a combination of sturdy construction and advanced technology to match with 150 to 240 short ton

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    September 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

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    MINING PEOPLE: Bluestone, Eriez, FenixOro Gold, Komatsu, Rio2, Xander Resources, CIM Awards

    May 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Soraia Morais is now the CFO of Altamira Gold, replacing Michael O’Brien. Dave Dicaire has been appointed to the board of Bluestone Resources with Jim Paterson stepping down from the board. Jamie Lavigne has joined the board of Colibri Resource

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    SHOVEL: Komatsu’s P&H hybrid shovel ready for mining market

    April 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – After extensive reliability testing over the past few years, Komatsu’s P&H 2650CX hybrid shovel has accumulated nearly 22,000 hours of validation and verification, making it ready for the market. Extensive customer focus groups highlighted a need in the

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    HAULAGE: Komatsu America releases new HD785-8 haul truck

    December 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America’s new HD785-8 rigid frame off-highway haul truck, with a Tier 4 Komatsu SAA12V140E-7 engine, has the highest in class net horsepower, at 1,140 HP, in North America. With a payload capacity of 92.2 tonnes, it’s built for

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    EXCAVATOR: Komatsu PC2000-11 speed loading of trucks up to 200 tonnes

    September 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America introduces its PC2000-11 hydraulic excavator. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, the PC2000-11 has more horsepower and a new engine-pump control for faster cycle times and improved multifunction performance. “The PC2000-11 is designed

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    DOZER: Get low ground pressure with Komatsu D155AX-8 LGP

    August 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America has introduced its new 264 kW D155AX-8 LGP (low ground pressure) dozer which incorporates the proven Komatsu technology used in the D155AX-8, enhanced with two blade options and more track on the ground. With 12% wider

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    LOADER: Komatsu America introduces new WA9000-8 wheel loader

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America has introduced the WA900-8. The 116,400-kg wheel loader is equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emission regulations compliant engine. The machine is purpose-built to load about 65- to 135-tonne haul trucks with a bucket

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    TRAINING: Komatsu to acquire Immersive Technologies

    June 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Komatsu Ltd., through its wholly owned subsidiary in Australia, has agreed to acquire global mining technology and workforce optimization firm Immersive Corporation (Immersive Technologies), which specialises in increasing mine profitability by optimizing the safety and productivity of equipment

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    EXCAVATORS: Komatsu introduces two new hydraulic versions

    May 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS –  Komatsu America recently introduced the new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 Tier 4 final (T4F) emissions certified hydraulic excavators.  These new models have SAA6D170E-7 engines with two Komatsu diesel particulate filters (KDPF) that do not require diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)

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    TRUCKS: SMS deploys largest Komatsu autonomous truck in Canada

    April 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alta. – This month, SMS Equipment deployed the Komatsu 980E-4AT – the world’s largest autonomous Komatsu truck in commercial operation – to work at a Canadian mine. The Komatsu 980E-4AT is modeled after the proven workhorse 930E series.  This

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    HAULAGE: Komatsu creates autonomous haulage centre of excellence

    April 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Bringing together product, technology and service experts from across the company, Komatsu announces the launch of its global Center of Excellence (CoE) for Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS). The CoE team will be responsible for AHS strategy, planning,