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by Nick Drew  |  Wed 09 Dec 2020

All Singing All Dancing Kobleco Makes the Cut

Plantforce Rentals has put together a global first with Kobelco, Leica Geosystems and SMP Parts, which has been recently tested on a BAM civils site in the UK.

All Singing All Dancing Kobleco Makes the Cut

The Kobelco SK210 has been fitted with the brand new innovative MC1 GPS machine control platform, that integrates with an SMP tiltrotator to provide a semi-automated excavator solution.

This is technology and collaboration at its best, delivering outstanding performance, safety and efficiency benefits.

In the video below Peter Haddock talks to experienced operator, Chris Mitchell about his first impressions and how this solution will be supporting him in his role onsite.

It's also a first for equipment dealer Molson Equipment, who is the UK dealer for both the Kobelco brand and SMP tiltrotator.

Plantforce operations director Sam Mercer said: “We are very excited to see the future of machine control advancing at such a fast rate for our customers, and as a supplier to some of the largest infrastructure projects we feel it’s our duty to push such innovations to the forefront of the industry.”

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