Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

May 30, 2006
Kobelco Construction Machinery provides aid to area hit by central Java earthquake

We extend our sincere sympathy to the victims suffering from the strong earthquake that struck central Java in Indonesia.

Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. and its group companies, Kobelco International (S) Co., Ltd. in Singapore and PT Daya Kobelco Construction Machinery Indonesia, decided to donate US$100,000 worth of aid to the Provincial Government of Yogyakarta Special Territory. This aid includes a 20-ton-class hydraulic excavator with operator and fuel at no cost.

Kobelco hopes that the disaster-hit area will recover soon.

Description of Photo:
A Kobelco SK200 hydraulic excavator is being readied for delivery.

Description of Photo:
Kobelco International's Managing Director Takehiko Nakai (left) and Daya Kobelco's Managing Director Mahendra Rahadian (right) present the excavator to Yogyakarta Governor Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X (center) on June 12.