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Innovation in hard rock mining from Komatsu

by Staff Writer

Listening to what our customers need has led to new machines with innovative enhancements, designed to help optimize hard rock mining operations.

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P&H 206 shovel introduced in 1920

100 years of manufacturing P&H shovels

by Leah Harnack

The first P&H shovel was introduced in 1920 and a century later, Komatsu employees continue the legacy of innovation.

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Komatsu pumpkin carving templates

Carve the coolest pumpkin on the block

by Staff Writer

Create a cool pumpkin. Download a Komatsu pumpkin carving template of one of your favorite machines from the construction, mining or forestry industry.

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Women in Engineering at Komatsu

Women in engineering: A career at Komatsu

by Leah Harnack

We recognize how our women in engineering contribute in making Komatsu a better and more innovative place to be. There are a wide variety of career options available and our employees know their work is shaping the future of society.

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Komastu virtual training

Komatsu training is virtually everywhere

by Greg Swiderski

Komatsu can tailor a mining operator training curriculum to meets your needs. Got an hour twice a week? Need to split into every other week? Whatever your schedule, we will make it work for you and your team, and it’s all virtual!

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Komatsu executives planting trees in Appalachia

Our sustainable future together is essential business

by Jill Rick

Komatsu’s commitment to creating a sustainable future is reflected in our actions internally and externally, and something we seek to strengthen with each opportunity to do more. We are committed to working toward reducing carbon emissions and environmental impact throughout our value chain.

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P&H 2650CX hybrid shovel using hydraulic power to open bucket

Hybrid shovels: A new level of reliability and efficiency

by Leah Harnack

Komatsu engineering brought together the reliability of P&H rope shovels, the flexibility of Komatsu hydraulic excavators, and the technology of Komatsu electric drive wheel loaders to develop something revolutionary for the mining industry in the P&H 2650CX Hybrid Shovel.

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Operator in Komatsu blasthole drill feature image

Operator comfort and your bottom line

by Staff Writer

Heavy equipment designs reflect the importance of ergonomics on productivity. Uncomfortable operators become fatigued operators and fatigue of any kind poses a workplace hazard, as well as reduced productivity.

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SmartSolutions from Komatsu Mining

The future of mining: Four trends for tomorrow's success

by Staff Writer

The increasing demand for minerals and metals is pushing the digital transformation and new technologies that are transforming mining to be more efficient, more economical, safer and less impactful on the environment.

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Mining potash

Uses of minerals in everyday life

by Staff Writer

Everything society depends on is either grown, made from minerals, or relies on minerals for its production and advances in electronics, in particular, are driving the recent explosion in mineral usage. Today’s mining supports the achievements of tomorrow.

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