Komatsu Previews the 930E-5 Mining Haul Truck

930E-5 combines new Tier 4 Final engine, up to five percent less fuel consumed with world’s best-selling ultra-class mining truck features

LAS VEGAS — Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, previewed the 930E-5 haul truck at MINExpo today. Scheduled for availability in the second half of 2017, the 930E-5 joins a 930 line that is the world’s most popular for ultra-class mining trucks, with more than 1900 sold worldwide.

With a 2,700 HP, SSDA16V160-4, Tier 4 Final engine, owners can expect up to five percent less full consumed and a 320-ton payload. The 930E-5 builds on a long history of success with electric drive trucks, and reinforces Komatsu’s position as a global leader in the ultra-class mining truck market.

The 930E-5 is a good match in large-scale mining applications with big bucket shovels (49-55 yd3) – such as Komatsu’s PC7000 and PC8000, loading out in six or five  passes, respectively, depending on bucket size and material density.

Examples of 930-5 features designed to improve truck performance and lower cost per ton include:

  • A powerful, 16 cylinder, Komatsu SSDA18V160-4, Tier 4 Final engine, utilizing DEF and SCR technology instead of mufflers for improved noise reduction.

  • Commonality between Tier 2 and Tier 4 engines, keeping reliability high and maintenance costs low.

  • Integration of DEF tank reservoir and delivery lines, plus level and quality sensors.

  • DEF tank designed to perform in freezing conditions:

o Thaw capability to flow DEF within 70 minutes of equipment start

o Thermostatically controlled engine coolant loop in DEF sump head

o Heated lines from DEF tank to SCR unit

  • Lower total fluid cost, compared to Tier 2 engine.

  • Fuel Saver Technology.

  • Tight, 48.9 ft (14.9m) turning radius.

  • Electric driven fan for wheel motor and control cabinet cooling to reduce horsepower loss and provide on-demand auxiliary cooling to meet thermal demand.

A variety of options and standard features further enhance the convenience and cost saving ability of the 930E-5. These include:

  • Ergonomically designed cab with an ultra-quiet, operator exposure sound level.

  • User friendly display for payload information, fault codes and maintenance items.

  • KomTrax Plus® – a complete service and support program that comes standard, this machine monitoring system uses a satellite-based communications system to offer a new vision for monitoring the 930E-5.

o By providing insight to critical operating metrics, the user monitors key performance indicators that drive increased availability, lower operating costs and maximize fuel efficiency.

  • PLM IV™ (payload monitoring system) – able to store up to 20,480 downloadable records of data, including payload, cycle times, load count and fault codes, this system serves as a critical tool to monitor truck production and prevent overload conditions that place unwarranted stress on components.

o The PLM IV™ uses a simple web interface for download and connects to other chassis systems utilizing Ethernet, CAN bus and USB technology.

  • A ground-level isolation station utilizes lock out/tag out functional switches to isolate machine power, restrict starter engagement or disable propulsion.

For more information on the new 930E-5, please contact your local authorized Komatsu distributor or go to Please visit the Komatsu booth in Las Vegas at MinExpo® 2016, September 26th – 28th, booth number 7021 in the central exhibit hall.

About Komatsu America

Komatsu America Corp. is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., the world’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction, mining and compact construction equipment. Komatsu America also serves forklift and forestry markets. Through its distributor network, Komatsu offers a state-of-the-art parts and service program to support its equipment. Komatsu has proudly provided high-quality reliable products for nearly a century. Visit the website at for more information.

Komatsu®, KOMTRAX®, and Komatsu CARE® are registered trademarks of Komatsu, Ltd.  Komatsu America Corp. is an authorized licensee of Komatsu Ltd.  All other trademarks and service marks used herein are the property of Komatsu Ltd., Komatsu America Corp., or their respective owners or licensees.  


Raleigh Floyd Jr.


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