In Japanese Kanji characters (日立), Hitachi means Sunrise

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Hitachi Construction Machinery

Founded in 1910

Founded in 1910

The Hitachi Group was founded in 1910 by Namihei Odaira, a Japanese electrical engineer determined to produce original products and technologies in Japan. Over the years, the Hitachi Group has grown to supply products and services that meet society’s demands across diverse industries.

Hitachi is now a respected global infrastructure solutions company with more than 320,000 employees worldwide from humble beginnings. Although more than 100 years have passed, Mr Odaira’s drive to innovate still permeates Hitachi today, with many game-changing products among its achievements.

Hitachi Construction Machinery

Meeting tomorrow’s challenges

Meeting tomorrow’s challenges

Today, Hitachi leverages its diverse range of expertise to drive its social innovation business globally.

Through this Social Innovation Business, Hitachi aims to refine technologies and develop new ones to meet tomorrow’s challenges and create value that will last for future generations. Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business is already helping customers reach business goals.

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Brand Essence

Contribute to society with superior products.

Hitachi founder Namihei Odaira’s sincere belief to “Contribute to society through the development of superior, original technology and products” has been handed down to the Hitachi Group today to form Hitachi’s Mission.

Hitachi’s century-long history is one of giving shape to this Mission and of supporting society, and realizing a more comfortable and safer world through our technologies and products.

Harmony, Sincerity & Pioneering Spirit.

Our Values emulate the founding spirit of Hitachi, and have been embraced with care and guided by our predecessors for over a century. This spirit resonates through the way we think and operate as we collectively strive to deliver solutions that create new value globally.

Delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges.

The Vision is an expression of what the Hitachi Group aims to become in the future: to achieve greater advancements, to address today’s global challenges in resources, energy and the environment, and build a sustainable society.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

CSR is a key principle in Hitachi’s operating strategy to enhance the synergy between society and business. We are proud to be actively involved in the communities that we share in our national network, making a difference through our support in healthcare, education and societal connectedness. We commit to enriching communities toward improved and sustainable futures through our support of The Humpty Dumpty Foundation, Roy Hill Community Foundation, Clontarf Foundation and Beyond Blue, Cancer research, as well as university internships.

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (HCM)

HCM is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, headquartered in Japan with over 20,000 staff globally. HCM market their products worldwide through a global network of company-owned and independent dealers and branches.

HCM manufactures hydraulic excavators from the smallest mini to the largest 780-tonne class, rigid frame mining dump trucks, and a wide range of wheel loaders. Manufacturing facilities are located in Japan, Brazil*, Canada, China, Holland, Indonesia, Russia and the USA*. *Joint ventures.

Built Tough

Humanising technology, global brand local presence

Our customers are at the heart of our machines. Our Built Tough video series explores and celebrates the diverse and rich stories behind the Orange Family.

Our customers come from a diverse range of backgrounds and locations across Australia, utilising Hitachi and Bell products in different applications whilst putting the reliability and productivity of our legacy to the test. We capture this relationship in a series of Built Tough episodes, showcasing our #Orangefamily.

From Savage River in Tasmania with Grange Resources, featuring the EX3600-6 mining excavator in the middle of a Tarkine Forest. Grange works very hard in maintaining the environment around them whilst operating a 50-year old iron-ore magnetite mine in a large open pit. The mine is renowned for innovation as being the first of its kind to run a slurry pipeline, generating 2.5 million tonnes of iron ore. Hitachi has been an integral part of developing their remote equipment range to improve the productivity of the mine over the past 8 years.

Over to the construction industry, women are increasingly becoming a force to reckon with taking on roles that have been notoriously male dominate. Meet Roxanne from Axle’s Earthmoving in Queensland, working as an operator on Hitachi equipment. She’s built her career on remaining level-headed and unnerved by the dynamic environment a construction site presents. Finding it a liberating and rewarding career path, she doesn’t mind some of the odd looks and is there to get the job done – she’s built tough!

Hitachi products are also widely used within the waste and recycling industry, with our customer BMI Resource Recovery operating a ZW730 wheel loader to assist their operations in helping reduce landfill and reuse products from construction sites. The loaders are vital in their responsibility to maintain the sites supply and demand with customers coming in and out of the yard.

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Community Engagement

In an effort to build healthier communities, HCA support key charities: The Clontarf Foundation, Roy Hill Community Foundation, The Humpty Dumpty Foundation, and Mental Health and Cancer Awareness.

Our Community Engagement.

The Clontarf Foundation makes a difference to the lives of young indigenous boys across Australia living in negatively affected communities by offering positive experiences, aspirations and changing harmful cycles. Clontarf Academies provide mentoring opportunities to its students to improve discipline, life skills, self-esteem and education. Progress is gauged by the student’s choices and participation in the program elements and rewarded with experiences that lead to tangible outcomes. Hitachi is proud to sponsor and support Clontarf Foundation by engaging in our business through excursions, work experience, traineeships through to full-time employment, from the relationship, connecting students to participate meaningfully in society.

Roy Hill Community Foundation provides lasting outcomes for indigenous communities by delivering technology in medical care, better futures through education and mentoring, and supporting indigenous arts and culture. We are proud to share a great business mining partnership with Roy Hill in the Pilbara Region and extend our support to its indigenous communities.

The Humpty Dumpty Foundation provides a means for hospitals to receive much needed medical equipment to paediatric wards across Australia. Hitachi is proud to partner with Humpty and provides positive contributions to the communities in which we operate. Since 2012 we have been delighted to be in a position to be able to supply $100,000 of medical equipment annually to paediatric units nationally, in locations where our branches and employees operate nationally. Our longstanding partnership helps improve the lives and outcomes of children in hospital and their families.

Mental Health and Cancer Awareness are important factors in building healthier communities and encouraging early intervention. Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) supports foundations that minimise the population’s largest killers through medical research and programs for those affected. Through annual donations and community events, we are proud to support to help build awareness, education, and conversations around the importance of the resources, treatments, and support they offer.

Our Community Engagement

“Thank You, Hitachi.”

A special message from the Humpty Dumpty Foundation.

We Inspire

Hitachi Green

Environmental commitment.

We are committed to reducing the environmental impact from our day to day business activities to help leave the world in a better place. This includes steps to decrease energy usage, minimise the burden on landfills, increase our machines’ fuel efficiency, and offset the effects of our emissions.

Our core initiatives.

Since 2012 we have been investing in biodiversification initiatives, offsetting the effects of CO2 produced from our fleet vehicles, business travel and national energy consumption. Our branch facilities are fitted with energy-efficient installations, including LED lighting, energy-efficient appliances, rainwater harvesting and solar power at selected sites. Since 2012 we have been investing in biodiversification initiatives, offsetting the effects of CO2 produced from our fleet vehicles, business travel and national energy consumption. Our branch facilities are fitted with energy-efficient installations, including LED lighting, energy-efficient appliances, rainwater harvesting and solar power at selected sites.

Minimal emissions & improved waste management

The introduction of fuel-efficient vehicles ensures our fleet runs with minimal emissions. Additionally, improved waste management and recycling practices together help reduce our carbon footprint. Our Reman facilities offer cost-saving options on quality components. With the added benefit of saving on materials, production resources and environmental burden, Hitachi Construction Machinery’s Reman facilities have the capabilities to remanufacture used components to OEM specifications. Hitachi’s policies and initiatives collectively contribute to ensuring we leave the world a better place for future generations.

Environmental Responsibility

Hitachi’s commitment to reduce the environmental impact

We are committed to reducing the environmental impact from our day to day business activities to help leave the world in a better place.

"Since 2012 we have been investing in biodiversification initiatives, offsetting the effects of CO2 produced from our fleet vehicles, business travel and national energy consumption."
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Social Innovation

Powering Good

Social Innovation addresses the world’s social and environmental needs. It’s bigger than an individual or a company. Social Innovation requires businesses and the entire society to work together toward a common goal. At Hitachi, we collaborate with our partners to make what is “Good” for the world that it needs a reality. We believe the goal of Hitachi’s Social Innovation can be summed up with two simple words: Powering Good.

CREATING A SUSTAINABLE WORLD
The challenges around us can seem difficult to overcome. In the business economy, in the society, and in the environment. Even within a company, it presents us with these challenges. But when we come together and think on a global scale, we can create novel solutions to social problems. We can power good not just for this generation but for generations to come.

THE POWER BEHIND POWERING GOOD
By combining advanced Information Technology (IT) with Operational Technology (OT) and Products, our Social Innovation Business enables us to resolve issues faced by society and our partners for the betterment of all.

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