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  • 17 Feb 2022 Big jobs with compact equipment – The new SK19 mini excavator provides the ideal combination of performance and functionality

    Small and restricted jobsites, such as residential areas and inside buildings, require machinery that delivers high performance as well as a small working footprint. The all-new Kobelco SK19 mini excavator combines a compact body with a high-output engine for high power and efficient operation, excellent stability with superior weight distribution and a well-designed, comfortable cab....

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  • 20 Jan 2022 Getting into the community spirit!

    As a major business and employer based in Almere, The Netherlands, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is passionate about giving back to the local community. In 2022, KCME hopes to support numerous initiatives in the region, and has recently pledged to sponsor a local sports club. Sporting Almere is an amateur soccer club established...

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  • 08 Nov 2021 Kobelco Construction Machinery makes its debut at SMOPYC 2021

    The Japanese manufacturer is pleased to announce its attendance at the rescheduled Spanish construction exhibition on 17-20 November Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is pleased to reaffirm its commitment to the Spanish market by attending the forthcoming SMOPYC exhibition in Zaragoza, Spain on 17-20 November. Following a period of growth across its Spanish dealer...

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  • 19 Oct 2021 Kobelco Reaches Production of 300,000 Hydraulic Excavators at Hiroshima Factory

    Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, held a ceremony at its Itsukaichi Factory in Hiroshima, Japan to celebrate production of the 300,000th excavator at the factory. In April 1983, Kobe Steel, Ltd., acquired the shares of Yutani Heavy Industries, Ltd. and established a hydraulic excavator development and production site in Hiroshima. Later, through...

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  • 07 Sep 2021 Easy maintenance the Kobelco way

      We pride ourselves on developing high quality, high performance construction machinery that is easy for the customer to maintain themselves. From the improved layout of our machines’ radiator and cooling systems, to easy-access features such as walkways to aid routine inspections, our excavators are built with the operator in mind. To ensure your Kobelco...

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  • 27 Aug 2021 New Kobelco CKE1350s for HS2’s OOC

    Sub-contractor SB3 is using four Kobelco CKE1350 crawler cranes at High Speed 2’s Old Oak Common during construction of the station box. The SB3 joint venture (Soletanche Bachy, Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering), working for the Balfour Beatty, Vinci, Systra (BBVS) joint venture at the £1 billion Old Oak Common (OOC) main station, is using four...

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  • 24 Aug 2021 Fully equipped Hybrid SK210HLC-10 with 2 piece boom in the Netherlands

    Baars Contractor and Transport from Nieuwland in the Netherlands has just received a Kobelco SK210HLC-10 Hybrid crawler excavator with two-piece boom through authorised Kobelco dealer, the Kemp Group. The SK210HLC-10 is equipped with a large 25kW performance electric assisting generator using an electric motor in combination with Lithium Ion battery technology, making it the most...

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  • 20 Aug 2021 TP Equipement hits milestone sales with Kobelco SK75SR-7

    Borne from several years of research and development, including valuable feedback from the European market on the previous SK75SR-3, the next generation Kobelco SK75SR-7 has proved itself to be a popular model for small construction projects, utilities and landscaping. The midi excavator, which was launched three years ago has been a particularly popular choice for...

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  • Thirty years strong for Kobelco and EMB Baumaschinen

    20 Aug 2021 Thirty years strong for Kobelco and EMB Baumaschinen

    When Kobelco Construction Machinery re-established itself in Europe in 2013, the manufacturer looked to the German-speaking markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland to recruit dealers. This ‘D-A-CH’ region started with just five dealers and a small portfolio of 11 Kobelco models, but today, Kobelco’s presence has grown to 12 dealers servicing more than 50 regional...

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  • 04 Aug 2021 Blanchard TP: a culture developed by service

    Since Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V.’s re-establishment in Europe eight years ago, the manufacturer has amassed a network of over 60 dealers across Europe and its territories – many of whom had already been loyal to the Kobelco brand as part of its previous alliance with New Holland. However, there was one company, Blanchard, based...

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