All Japan Articles

SmartEquip launches in Japan
E-procurement network now available in Japan through partnership with Diamond Construction Equipment
Design award for Tadano truck mount
Japan’s IDEA recognised the 32m AT-320XTG for its compactness and redesigned, lighweight boom 
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
Trackunit expands in Asia Pacific
New offices and senior appointment in the region for Trackunit
Trackunit expands into Asia Pacific
Telematics company Trackunit has opened a regional HQ in Singapore, appoints a new SVP 
Komatsu celebrates 100th anniversary
Manufacturer marks centenary with a new community facility, employee project and a commemorative website 
Nishio leads on remote operation trials
The remote operation pilot project is being led by Nishio Rent All, contractor Kato Construction Co Ltd and Hitachi
Kanamoto profits hit by Covid-19
Kanamoto’s construction rental division saw a 22.1% fall in operating profits in the year to 31 October
Aggreko’s Tokyo Olympics contract increases in value
Contract revisions for the Tokyo Olympics will see the project revenues increase from US$250m to $315m
ZTR expands into Japan
Telematics provider ZTR is opening a new office in Japan as part of its 2021 global expansion plan
Regional report: Turbulent times in Japan
Restoration work following natural disasters is helping to buoy demand during pandemic  
Kobelco celebrates 90th anniversary
Japanese demolition equipment manufacturer introduced its electric mining shovel in 1930
Tsurumi gives free technical online training
Japanese pump manufacturer enables users to carry out equipment maintenance themselves
Makita offers more powerful cordless tools
New XGT 40V Max range of cordless power tools said to be on a par with corded and petrol tools
Nishio’s events rental taking a hit
After a strong first half to the financial year, the Japanese rental firm is expecting a drop
Major Japanese construction contractors halt work
Construction work halted as PM Shinzo Abe expands state of emergency nationwide
Takeuchi unveils redesigned loader
Japanese manufacturer offers ‘versatility and efficiency’ with updated loader
Hitachi responds to declining demand worldwide
Hitachi says it will ‘adjust production’ at its four Japanese plants in response to a decline in demand globally
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