Komatsu NZ host demo days

Komatsu NZ has been showcasing the intelligent machine control functionality on its excavator and dozer products by holding a series of demo days around the country. On Friday morning at East Tamaki the Komatsu banners were flying nice and early at the demo site at the corner of Cryers Road & Bruce Roderick Drive. Intelligent…

Komatsu case-study: BG Contracting

The contractor using New Zealand’s first Komatsu iMC (intelligent Machine Control) excavator is finding its fully integrated system is delivering significant productivity, safety and cost-saving benefits – even when compared with existing “bolt-on” GPS- based excavator indicate systems. Komatsu’s newly released PC210LCi-10 iMC excavator(pictured) was purchased by Dunedin- based Clarke Machine Hire – One of…

New series of hydraulic breakers for Volvo’s excavator range

The new series of hydraulic breakers for compact equipment are durable enough for a wide range of applications and provide consistent impact frequency and power for greater productivity. The six breakers in Volvo Construction Equipment’s HB02 to HB08 series complement any compact excavator weighing under 10 tonnes. Ranging from 130kg to 512kg, Volvo HB02 to…

Workwear supplement- November’s Contractor

In November’s Contractor magazine we’re running a feature on workwear- from head to toe. What’s the deal with work clothing on a large civil works site, or on a subdivision drainage job? What’s one set of overalls from the next? Well in 2017 employers are responsible for making sure that these overalls and earmuffs fit…