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  • 09 Feb 2021 Sustainable growth for the German market

    Despite a difficult year for the construction industry, 2020 was a year of stabilisation for Kobelco, and in particular, for the German market.  “Like all of our competitors in the individual market segments of light to heavy crawler excavators, the coronavirus crisis hit us very suddenly in the first quarter of 2020,” explains Hanns Renz,...

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  • 27 Jan 2021 Kobelco Construction Machinery expands operations across Italy

    Japanese manufacturer continues to strengthen dealer network in Europe While 2020 has been no ordinary year, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) has worked hard to continue pursuing opportunities for growth in key European markets. With this in mind, the Japanese manufacturer is pleased to announce its expansion of operations in Italy, including the addition...

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  • 05 Jan 2021 Kobelco Used Crane Finder now available at kobelco-europe.com

    Kobelco Cranes is pleased to announce the launch of the Kobelco Used Crane Finder at https://www.kobelco-europe.com/used-crane-services/. Initially launched earlier this year, the service is designed to help connect Kobelco Cranes’ customers who are looking to buy or sell a crane, with potential buyers and sellers across the EAME (Europe, Africa and the Middle East) region....

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  • 29 Oct 2020 Kobelco mini – short in stature, big on performance

    Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V (KCME) relaunches SK45SRX-6E and SK55SRX-6E mini excavators with Stage V Emissions compliance As a construction manufacturer specialising in excavator development, Kobelco understands the important role mini machines play in landscaping, utilities and small construction projects, as well as on larger job sites where they also provide key support. The Japanese manufacturer’s mini excavators may...

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  • 09 Oct 2020 Kobelco re-launches SK17SR-3E mini excavator

    Japanese manufacturer’s new model includes several new design features Kobelco is renowned as a leading manufacturer of excavators from 1t up to 90t but is particularly dedicated to the development of its mini excavator line-up. Even once a machine has been launched, Kobelco’s product development team works closely with dealers and customers to further develop...

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  • 13 Jul 2020 New ED160BR-7 – Multi-purpose operation meets elegant design

    Renowned for its dual-purpose capabilities, the Kobelco ED160BR Blade Runner offers increased productivity and efficiency on job sites by enabling operators to excavate and dozer terrain all with one machine. The all-new ED160BR-7, which is now available in Europe, builds on the success of its predecessors to deliver further improvements through excellence in operability, comfort...

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  • 07 Jul 2020 Kobelco launches SK140SRL-7 for forestry and logging applications

    Following the arrival of the Kobelco SK140SRLC-7 earlier this year, Kobelco Europe is pleased to announce the introduction of a logging specification variant.   Like all next-generation Kobelco machines, the SK140SRL-7 has been designed to deliver greater efficiency and productivity with increased power and speed, as well as improvements in design for enhanced operator-based comfort...

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  • 30 Apr 2020 New Kobelco SK130LC-11 sets a high standard in the 12-14 tonne excavator segment

    Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is pleased to announce the arrival of the SK130LC-11 – a Japanese manufactured excavator that extends Kobelco quality, economy and reliability within the 12-14 tonne operating segment.   The Kobelco SK130LC-11 sets standards high as a direct result of precise manufacturing and high-tech design, with customer feedback also being...

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  • 28 Apr 2020 Kobelco Construction Machinery continues to expand French network

    Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is pleased to announce the expansion of its French network with six new authorised dealer partners. Neomat, Gap Sud Mécanique, Comet Loc, ACHD, Serge Monod Equipement and Kobest joined the KCME network at the start of 2020, providing improved coverage of France and demonstrating KCME’s commitment to better servicing...

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  • 21 Apr 2020 Danish Agro group’s acquisition of Baltic machinery companies approved

    The European competition authorities has just approved Danish Agros groups acquisition of the remaining 55 % shares in the three Baltic CLAAS machinery dealer companies AS Konekesko Eesti, SIA Konekesko Latvija and UAB Konekesko Lietuva. 31 March 2020 Closing of the deal will happen today 31 March. The approval was given as all conditions were...

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