Komatsu & Topcon: Showcase New Technologies in Future Construction Jobsites

Posted on 09 Jan. 2019

Wednesday 5th, December, Komatsu Middle East FZE and Topcon Positioning Group have jointly organized the “2018 Technology Day” to showcase their latest technologies for construction site management. 

The event, which took place near the Jebel Ali Shooting club, demonstrated and simulated earthmoving processes on a realistic construction site. Showing how state-of-the-art technology can optimize machine productivity, workflow and reduce operating cost.

Over 180 Visitors from UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Egypt, Pakistan and Turkey attended full day informative lectures, watched live demonstrations and had face-to-face discussions with industry experts from Komatsu and Topcon.

Live demonstrations included Komatsu’s D155A-6R bulldozer, GD755-5R motor grader and PC220-8M0 hydraulic excavator. All equipped with Topcon’s latest machine control systems.

Speaking at the event, Mr. Ashraf Hashish – Sr. GM of Marketing in Komatsu Middle East FZE – expects the growth trend to continue in UAE for the next three years especially with the AED 50 Billion stimulus package announced by the Abu Dhabi government earlier this year.

Mr. Ashraf Hashish

Sr. GM of Marketing in Komatsu Middle East FZE

Komatsu and Topcon partnered in order to introduce machine control solutions which will enable our customers to increase their productivity and decrease their operating costs even with new or low-skilled operators 

John Fahy

Construction Regional Sales Manager in Topcon Positioning Group

Today, conventional construction methods are time and material-consuming and can have a negative impact on the project cost. Contractors will have to turn to technology like Topcon in order to get the jobs done quicker and with less cost.