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Komatsu acquires GHH group


Komatsu has completed its acquisition of GHH Group GmbH, a manufacturer of underground mining, tunnelling and special civil engineering equipment headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

GHH’s wide range of equipment, focused on load haul dumpers and articulated dump trucks, will enhance Komatsu’s growing underground mining product offerings. This includes aftermarket parts and service support through the entire lifetime of the equipment.

Komatsu Mining Business Division President Peter Salditt said the new combined team would work together to expand offerings and increase customer access to products in new territories.

“We are excited to start collaborating to add value to our customers’ operations,” he said.

Komatsu is committed to expanding its underground mining offerings for global customers. By adding GHH’s factories and rebuild facilities in key markets in Europe, Southern Africa, India and Chile, the company will work to strengthen production and service capabilities for customers.

With this strategic investment in leading products, solutions and talent, Komatsu is excited to further strengthen its position in underground mining as it seeks to support new and existing customer operations worldwide.

About Komatsu

Komatsu develops and supplies technologies, equipment and services for the construction, mining, forklift, industrial and forestry markets.

For more than a century, the company has been creating value for its customers through manufacturing and technology innovation, partnering with others to empower a sustainable future where people, business and the planet thrive together.

About GHH

GHH products support mining houses and contractors worldwide in the loading and haulage, drilling and bolting as well as utility vehicle support in their underground mining operations. GHH provides products for various applications from low profile to narrow vein to mid seam mass mining operations.

In civil projects the products are used for the construction of road, railway and hydropower tunnels.

The special purpose vehicles are manufactured to customer specifications for different requirements, whether it is for soft or hard rock applications.


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