Komatsu Mining has acquired Timberock International in Ontario, Canada, to support the growth of its hard rock drilling and bolting solutions for mining customers worldwide.
Komatsu says the addition of Timerock will allow it to offer a complete range of hard rock drilling feed and bolting head products and additional capabilities in drifter repairs.
Josh Wagner, vice president of Komatsu Mining hard rock solutions, says: “Timberock’s history of customer driven product innovation and focus on service makes them a great complement to our existing business. This acquisition expands our range of offerings for drilling and bolting products, and provides exciting product development and synergy opportunities.”
Komatsu’s suite of underground hard rock offerings includes hydraulic jumbo drills, in-the-hole production drills, drifters, loaders, trucks, raiseboring tools and blasthole drilling tools.