Komatsu and BIA where pleased to welcome key mining actors at the Innovation Event last week in Japan.
Top management from Komatsu and BIA have shared the future vision of Komatsu Mining worldwide as well as the latest development in Africa to support customers’ operation.
Customers have benefit from guided tour of Komatsu Ibaraki plant where large Rigid Dump Trucks, Wheel Loaders and Motor Graders are manufactured.
Development team and product specialists have given some insight about new products and latest technologies including but not limited to autonomous haulage vehicle, intelligent machines and safety features such as KomVision which will be fitted as standard in the new coming models providing a real-time view of the surrounding of the machine on the cab monitor.
To complement Komatsu’s offer on innovation & technology, BIA have presented SmartFleet which provide innovative solutions to construction and mining customers with job site digitalization and consulting and health monitoring :
- Machine Control : in partnership with Topcon, SmartFleet provides a comprehensive solution of survey and machine control making customer operation easier, safer, faster and better.
- Data Management : With a live demonstration of the homemade multi-brand data management platform, customers have appreciate the benefit of SmartFleet Data which incorporates the equipment data and display it in dynamic dashboards. The information provided allow customers to take efficient actions in their operation decreasing costs and increasing production & safety. To assist customer to take advantage of the data in their daily operation, SmartFleet offers analysis and remote or on-site recommendation.
With a heavy load of precious business information shared, the week have ended by a networking event where participant and organizers had the opportunity to develop their networking in a casual atmosphere.
Participant quote : « The presentations was of great quality and very useful for us as customers. I was very impressed with the factory visit and understand why the high and outstanding quality of the Komatsu equipment”