Komatsu dumper completes 60,000 hours at Tata Steel mine

Equipment India

The Komatsu HD785 dumper supplied by L&T has crossed 60,000 hours at Tata Steel’s Noamundi Iron Ore Mines to create history. Larsen & Toubro had delivered and commissioned the first batch of Komatsu HD785 dump trucks way back in 2008. One of these dumpers (Serial no N10029) crossed 60,000 hours in July 2020 at the Noamundi Iron Ore Mines, creating history in Komatsu’s journey in India. This is the first mining truck in the iron ore mining industry in India to achieve this feat. During its 60,000 hours of operation, the HD785 dumper completed 129,637 trips and hauled 12.48-million-ton material with 94 per cent equipment availability. “Komatsu products are known for their superior quality