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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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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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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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P&H facility preview image

Pawling & Harnischfeger: A legacy in manufacturing

by Leah Harnack

Started by Pawling and Harnischfeger’s drive to understand customer needs and apply materials and processes to provide optimum performance value, the P&H brand has come to be recognized as a symbol of quality and service.

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P&H L-1350 wheel loader

Komatsu’s new Electric Drive Innovation Center focuses expanding the capabilities of SR Technology

by Staff Writer

Breakthroughs do not come out of nowhere. They are born out of years of hard work and they happen in places like Komatsu’s new Electric Drive Innovation Center located in Longview, Texas, U.S.

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Komatsu mining trucks

Komatsu's massive mining haul trucks made in Peoria

by Leah Harnack

This truck is massive. It’s larger than a 3,000-square-foot, 2-story house. That’s how Jim Mathis, manufacturing operations general manager- Peoria, described the largest of the mining haul trucks being manufactured at Komatsu America Corp.’s facility in Peoria, Illinois.

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