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Komatsu to increase its autonomous trucks fleet in 2020

Komatsu expects to have over 240 autonomous trucks operating commercially in the world by March 2020, going from its 3 current customers, including Gabriela Mistral mine site in Chile, to more than 6. That is what Darko Louit, Komatsu Cummins Group’s CEO, stated during his participation in the “New Ground-Breaking Technologies for Mining” seminar, held […]

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Komatsu presented the latest news on mining autonomy; new technologies, improved safety, and solution integration stood out

The company, nation and worldwide leader in autonomy within the mining industry, organized “The Road to Autonomy” roadshow, where the latest platforms of the area were presented. In August, during the celebration of “Mining Month”, Komatsu Group and its companies, Modular Mining, Mineware, and Komatsu Mining Corporation, carried out “The Road to Autonomy” roadshow, with […]

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Komatsu Cummins leads the machinery sector in recruiting and retaining talents in Merco 2019 ranking

Santiago: The Komatsu Cummins Group achieved great progress and growth regarding companies with the greatest capacity to recruit and retain talent, according to the 2019 report prepared in Chile by Merco (Corporate Reputation Business Monitor, by its initials in Spanish). The group was situated by the entity in the 15th place, which involves a major […]

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First Educational and Productive Center for the SENAME is opened in Tiltil

The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, Hernán Larraín, with representatives from the National Minors Service (SENAME, according to its initials in Spanish), UNICEF, and Komatsu Cummins Group, among other attendees, opened the first Educational and Productive Centre on June 21st for young people who committed crimes. This Center is located in the North Metropolitan […]

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Komatsu Cummins adds electromobility to its logistic activities

Komatsu Cummins Group introduced its first 100% electric vans for logistic operations within the spare part green distribution plan for Metropolitan Region’s customers. Two of this type of vehicles are going to be used to deliver products for more than 290 customers of 10 communes of the Metropolitan Region: Lampa, Quilicura, Colina, Huechuraba, Pudahuel, Santiago […]

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Launching of PC210LC-10M0 in Santiago: Komatsu introduces new version of its icon excavator

Santiago. With a showroom carried out at Lo Boza facilities, Komatsu Chile introduced the new line of hydraulic excavators corresponding to the PC 210LC-10MO equipment. It is a differentiation that updates the PC200LC-8M0 model and its variants, which is one of the company’s iconic equipment being the best-selling in the country since it was introduced in […]

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Komatsu Cummins Group, CEDUC UCN and Los Pelambres mine inaugurate repair shops to strengthen technical education in Choapa province

Nearly fifty students of the “Higher Education Technician in Heavy Equipment Mechanics” program taught by CEDUC UCN are part of the first generation of beneficiaries of the Technical Education for Communities (TEC) program, supported, in Chile, by Komatsu Cummins Group, Los Pelambres Mine and also the educational institution’s staff. The Choapa campus of CEDUC UCN […]

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Komatsu introduces first hybrid LHD in El Teniente Mine

Last month, on April, an avant-garde mining equipment for underground mines was introduced by Komatsu in El Teniente Division. The Load-Haul-Dump (LHD) unit will operate for the first time with a SR hybrid transmission, it does not have a gearbox nor mechanical actuated components, and uses diesel only for driving electricity generation. The equipment, a […]

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Komatsu rose 26 positions in MERCO’s ranking measuring responsibility and corporate governance

Komatsu Cummins Group rose the respectable amount of 26 positions in Merco’s (Monitor Empresarial de Reputación Corporativa, by its initials in Spanish) ranking, landing in the 72nd place among the most responsible companies and with the best corporate governance in Chile. It should be noted that in 2017’s measurement, Komatsu was ranked 98. For Jaime […]

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Komatsu creates Autonomous Haulage Center of Excellence

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 Tucson, Arizona-based CoE team will be responsible for AHS strategy, planning, marketing, sales support and training; enabling Komatsu to respond faster to customers’ needs in the rapidly […]

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Komatsu Cummins Group supports communities from the Norte Grande region during the emergency

After one of the heaviest downpours in recent history collapsed the infrastructure of the cities in the Norte Grande region, leaving hundreds of victims and the streets destroyed, Komatsu Cummins Group, driven by the commitment towards the communities where it operates, immediately helped the affected locations. The first action of north-based offices of Komatsu was […]

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Komatsu changes its sales growth expectations for the mining industry to ‘moderated’

*Interview included in El Mercurio newspaper edition issued on 12-02-2019. Although the supplying company foresees the local industry is going to be more active, it will still be less than what it experienced during the last copper price drop. Komatsu’s expectations towards the mining business growth for this year are limited, following the figures given […]

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Komatsu Cummins Group received the GHG Quantification Certification from the Huella Chile Program

Komatsu Cummins Group received a certification from Huella Chile Program of the Ministry for the Environment, whose main goal is to promote GHG (Greenhouse Gases) management in public and private companies in order to reduce the country´s total emissions. The ceremony was attended by the Minister for the Environment, Carolina Schmidt, companies from different sectors […]

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Universidad de Antofagasta and Komatsu sign an agreement for Research and Development

A new agreement was signed between Universidad de Antofagasta and Komatsu, and it was carried out at the University´s campus, to strengthen the Research and Development (R&D) activities within the region. The main goal of the agreement is to create research, development and innovation projects to benefit the most important mining region in the country. […]

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Komatsu climbed 15 positions in MERCO ranking measuring corporate reputation

This recognition was presented on the 9th edition of the Merco Empresas ranking, launched on November the 20th and announced through El Mercurio newspaper.  After its first year of external communication work, Komatsu went up 15 positions in the Merco Empresas ranking and reached the 85th place among the Chilean companies with best corporate reputation. […]

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Atacama Solar Car Race 2018: Takai Urban car finishes its participation

On October 28, in the city of Arica, the journey of the Takai Urban solar car ended, a technological project supported by Komatsu which led a group of students from Universidad de Antofagasta and Universidad Católica del Norte to live a valuable experience regarding the development of sustainable technologies, gaining significant knowledge from the Reman […]

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Komatsu is part of the International Mining Congress 2018

The International Mining Congress 2018 (CIMIT) was held in Iquique on August 29th and 30th, , which included lectures and meetings with interesting keynote speakers, an industry fair, and business meeting rounds, involving mining suppliers and principal companies. Issues related to Technology, Innovation, Sustainability, Mining Safety and Inclusive Mining were addressed in this instance. Komatsu […]

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Steel Ferrovial acquires two Komatsu machines for its operations at Radomiro Tomic

The steel company Steel Ferrovial, through its Broadspectrum subsidiary, acquired two Komatsu loaders, model WA500-6, to operate as cable reels in the operations the client holds at the Radomiro Tomic site. “Steel Ferrovial trusted our brand, due to the good performance obtained with Komatsu loaders model WA600-6, which currently operate as tire handlers at Codelco […]

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Phibrand Ranking 2018: Komatsu obtains award in underground mining

A total of 16 companies supplying the mining industry were recognized last Monday, August 22nd, at the Phibrand Ranking 2018, which measures the perception of companies in the Large Mining industry in Chile regarding their suppliers, and in which Komatsu received an award for the best performance in the Underground Cargo and Transport category. It […]

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The National Safety Council rewards Komatsu for safety prevention

The National Safety Council (CNS), an organization that has the goal of promoting and creating a preventive safety culture in all production areas of the country since 1953, recognized Komatsu for its work in this field. Specifically, the recognitions correspond to awards for achieving over one million man-hours without any accidents in various sites and […]

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Komatsu takes part in a Clean Production Agreement in Antofagasta

Komatsu entered into the Clean Production Agreement (APL) of the Industrial District of Antofagasta, an initiative coordinated with the Agency for Sustainability and Climate Change and involving eight other companies in the area. The ceremony was attended by local leaders of the area, representatives of the companies and authorities, such as the intendant of the […]

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Komatsu receives plot to install a new remanufacturing plant in La Negra sector

Komatsu and the Ministry of National Assets subscribed the decree authorizing the onerous concession of the land where the Company’s future remanufacturing plant will be located in La Negra Norte industrial center, located 20 kilometers from Antofagasta. The land –six hectares– was awarded to Komatsu after winning the tender invited by said ministry. With an […]

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Komatsu participates in Automining 2018

Hotel Santiago hosted the sixth International Congress on Automation in Mining, 2018. Two conferences marked Komatsu Chile’s presence. This encounter gives mining related organizations the chance to inform about their projects and innovations in respect of Control, Automation and Robotics systems focused on the development of mining operations. The first Komatsu conference was “An approach […]

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Mining Skills Council Grants Quality Certification to Komatsu’s Maintainers Program

The Maintainers Program of Komatsu received the quality certification granted by the Mining Skills Council (CCM, by its initials in Spanish) at a ceremony held at the Mining Council headquarters in Santiago. CCM is an initiative by the Mining Council whose objective is to supply information, standards and tools to adapt the formation of technicians […]

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Komatsu, Cummins and Minera Los Pelambres enter into agreement to develop abilities of technicians of Centro de Formación Técnica Ceduc UCN

In accordance with the sustainable development of the business, past Friday June 22nd, Carlos Soto, General Manager of Komatsu Chile, Fabio Magrin, General Manager of Distribuidora Cummins, Mauricio Larraín, General Manager of Minera Los Pelambres and Carlos Sainz, Executive Director of Centro de Educación y Capacitación de Universidad Católica del Norte (CEDUC UCN), entered into […]

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Students of the Japanese School visited the Komatsu Training Center

Students from the Japanese School of Lo Barnechea visited the Komatsu Training Center (CFK by its initials in Spanish) and the Construction and Forestry facilities in May, with the objective of learning on-site about the Company of Japanese origin. The peculiarity of this school is that its students are Japanese children residing in Chile. The […]

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Komatsu Chile opens new facilities in Alto Hospicio to enhance its services in mining and construction

In the frame of an investment program of US$100 million, which is being carried out in the country, Komatsu Chile opened their new facilities in the Tarapacá Region, in the Industrial Park Los Cóndores, in the commune of Alto Hospicio. In a total surface of 50,000 m2 of land, the infrastructure built exceeds the 6,800 […]

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Komatsu consolidates its leadership in autonomous technology with higher performance of its equipment

The autonomous trucks of Komatsu have 10 years of operative experience in global big mining. The decade has a special flavor for Chile, world’s main supplier of copper, as it was in the Gabriela Mistral Division of Codelco, in the Antofagasta region, where its use started in January of 2008. In the present, more than […]

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Komatsu destaca su experiencia en tecnología autónoma en EXPOMIN 2018

La compañía es la única con equipos autónomos operando en el país, en la División Gabriela Mistral de Codelco.   La próxima edición de EXPOMIN, la feria y congreso sobre minería más importante de Latinoamérica, se realizará entre el 23 y 27 de abril en el Centro de Convenciones Espacio Riesco, Santiago, y reunirá a […]

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Komatsu to acquire Quadco & Southstar operations

On January 26, 2018, Komatsu Ltd. signed an agreement to acquire from Prenbec Equipment Inc. (CEO: Charles MacLennan), a company based in Quebec, Canada, the Quadco and Southstar forestry attachment operations, excluding the forestry equipment businesses of Tanguay and Forespro delimbers. The acquisition will be made through a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu in the […]

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Komatsu celebrates 10th anniversary of commercial deployment of Autonomous Haulage System (AHS)

Komatsu is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the commercial deployment of its Autonomous Haulage System (hereafter “AHS”). Today, more than 100 AHS trucks operate in Australia, North and South America. Based on the 10-year proven record of safety, productivity, environmental resistance and system flexibility in an array of mining environments, Komatsu plans to accelerate the […]

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Komatsu Global’s President visits the facilities of Komatsu in Chile

Whilst visiting our country, Komatsu Ltd’s President and CEO, Tetsuji Ohashi, had a broad agenda in order to fulfill with all his appointments. During the visit, he had the opportunity to talk to the main executives of the Komatsu Group, went over the new facilities of Komatsu Reman Center Chile in Lo Boza and held […]

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Komatsu opens the biggest Remanufacture Center in Latin America

Engaged with innovation, technology and sustainable growth of the mining activity and the economy of the country, Komatsu opened on last October 3 the biggest Manufacture Center in Latin America, in the district of Pudahuel, Santiago. In this occasion we had the visit of the Minister of Mining, Aurora Williams; Japan’s Ambassador, Yoshi Hiraishi; Quilicura’s […]

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Frequently asked questions about Joy Global acquisition

1. Why did Komatsu acquire Joy Global? Combining our highly complementary products and services will allow us to offer a full line of enhanced solutions to the mining market. We now have the opportunity to leverage the best of both companies to become an even stronger mining solutions and services provider for our customers. 2. […]

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Komatsu acquires Joy Global to expand mining business

Joy Global Inc. will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp., headquarters remains in Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee, WI, USA – April 5, 2017 – Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. (TYO: 6301) (“Komatsu”) has completed its acquisition of Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) (“Joy Global”), a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions. Retaining its headquarters […]

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Komatsu Latinoamérica introduce minicargador de construcción en la región.

Como parte del compromiso asumido por Komatsu Latinoamérica con clientes y distribuidores de ampliar la gama de productos para la construcción a nivel regional, en agosto la Compañía lanzó al mercado el minicargador modelo SK820-5 fabricado en Europa por Komatsu Italy Manufacturing (KIM).

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Destacada participación de Komatsu en MINExpo 2016.

MINExpo International es el mayor encuentro del sector minero que se realiza cada 4 años en Las Vegas, EE.UU. Es la instancia donde fabricantes de equipos, prestadores de servicios para la minería, empresas consultoras y otras, muestran sus productos al mercado; y los clientes se interiorizan en los desarrollos tecnológicos de la industria de proveedores de equipos para la minería, como el nuevo camión autónomo de Komatsu.

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Lanzamiento nuevo sitio Web Komatsu Latinoamérica.

Tras varios meses de arduo trabajo por parte de un equipo multidisciplinario, Komatsu lanza su nueva página web regional, una plataforma robusta y poderosa que fortalece el negocio de los equipos, servicios, y el soporte al cliente y a los distribuidores.

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