The PC138US-10 is a zero tailswing 14-tonne machine for busy urban environments or working in a single traffic lane.
This machine has the latest Stage IIIB engine for reduced emissions. Komatsu claims fuel consumption savings of up to 22% on the previous model.
One Call Hire has taken it with the optional dozer blade rubber Roadliner track shoes.
One Call Hire has a track record of being first in the queue for new machines of this size. It also purchased the first Caterpillar 312E and Hitachi ZX135US Stage IIIB powered machines sold in this country in April 2012 and January 2013 respectively.
The company reports that 70% of its excavator fleet is now Stage IIIB compliant with 100% forecast compliant by November 2013.