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Komatsu going for gold at Diesel Dirt & Turf

Komatsu is back as Gold Sponsor of Diesel, Dirt and Turf Expo for another year, with new machinery and Retrofit kits on display

Komatsu is back again as the Gold Sponsor of the Diesel Dirt and Turf Expo, taking place April 12–14 at Sydney Dragway, with the team excited to showcase the next steps in Komatsu’s electric offering to Australian customers.

Located at Stand B1, on the aptly named Komatsu Street, Komatsu will have one of the largest displays of machinery and technology at the expo, with everything from excavators to wheel loaders and graders on display.

Komatsu sales manager – central region Chris Moroz says Diesel Dirt & Turf is a great opportunity to showcase Komatsu’s latest equipment and technology, which this year includes two electric excavators for customers to get a first look at.

“The PC210LCE-11 hydraulic electric excavator prototype will have its first official appearance at the expo, alongside the PC33E-6 electric mini excavator,” Moroz says.

“Both these pieces of equipment are battery-powered and deliver zero-emissions, without compromising on productivity or comfort – something that is a big focus for us as a brand as we work towards a more sustainable future.”

The PC210LCE-11 hydraulic electric excavator prototype will be on show for the first time in Australia at DDT. Image: Komatsu

Komatsu has committed to reaching zero carbon emissions by 2050 and taking its carbon dioxide emissions from product operations to half their 2010 levels.

“We’re excited to have them both on the ground and get real time feedback from customers and attendees on what they think of the machines, before they head off on a roadshow right across the country,” Moroz says.

Komatsu will also have some of its Smart Construction offerings on display, with a Retrofit Kit (RFK-3DMG) on the PC138US-11 mid-sized excavator. Moroz says RFK-3DMGs allow conventional machinery to perform digital construction techniques, using features such as 3D machine guidance, payload management and 3D construction data collection.

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“RFK-3DMG can be fitted to a variety of machine sizes, makes and models, including older machines, making it an appealing addition for many attendees at Diesel Dirt & Turf, who come from a variety of businesses, whether that is large earthmoving fleets to smaller weekenders looking for their next piece of DIY equipment,” he says.

“We’re excited to have these machines on site for all to have a look at and showcase Komatsu’s latest innovations.”

For those interested in a career with the global machinery brand, the Komatsu team will be on site to chat about the opportunities and roles available with the award-winning company.

“We’re always on the lookout for more people to join our team, whether that be in service tech roles, sales, IT, or even engineering and white-collar roles,” Moroz says.

“The opportunities at Komatsu are endless. So come by Stand B1, and find out more about Komatsu, its products and services, and its people. We look forward to seeing you there.”

For more information on Komatsu’s electric and Retrofit Kit offering, visit: komatsu.com.au

Komatsu employs virtual reality as part of its training for new employees. For info on opportunities available, speak to the team on stand B1. Image: Komatsu
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