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03Feb94 UK: KOMATSU GREEN LINE PAIR MAKE THEIR DEBUT - NEW EXCAVATORS. Marubeni-Komatsu has unveiled the first models in the Dash 7 Komatsu mini excavator line-up - the PC05 and the PC07.Called the Green Line, because of their distinctive colour scheme, the 1.36 tonne PC05 and 1.6 tonne PC07 lead the seven-model range.The Italian-built machines (the Green Line is made by FAI in which Komatsu has a share) will range from the PC05 to a 9.5 tonne midi model called the PC95. This will be available in wheeled or tracked variants arriving in the UK this month.The full range can be seen for the first time at Intermat in Paris in April.The PC05 is powered by a 14 PS diesel engine while the slightly larger machine uses a 15.5 PS version. Both models have three pump hydraulic systems with full servo controls. They are available with full cabs or a rear mounted canopy.Dozer blades and rubber tracks are also standard features with steel running gear optional.Marubeni-Komatsu claimed 6.4 per cent of the rapidly growing UK mini market in 1993 (the sector reached more than 2,000 units compared with 1,300 in 1992). The company is hoping for an increased share this year with a wider product line and more dealers being added to its 25-strong network.Komatsu Europe says that it achieved an 11 per cent share of the European mini market while the company claims 24 per cent of the world mini excavator sector.Marubeni also chose to show off smaller members of the Furukawa range of hydraulic breakers, including a new low noise HB2GLN fitted to the PC07. CONSTRUCTION NEWS