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Press releases | 10/22/2021

Third Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane delivered to Felbermayr

A Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane in its smart blue livery left the factory in Ehingen in early summer. Its destination – Austria. Its job – wind turbine erection. Its new owner – Felbermayr Holding GmbH. This was the third of these modern 1000 tonne cranes bought by the family run business, which operates throughout Europe. The powerful crawler crane was supplied with all the latest features, including the VarioTray detachable suspended ballast and the V-Frame hydraulically adjustable folding frame. Felbermayr has already placed an order for another large Liebherr crane in the form of an LR 1800-1.0. This will be delivered shortly. Find out more

Press releases | 10/21/2021

Montejo erects wind turbines in Colombia using LR 1600/2-W

The first ever new crawler crane from the Liebherr plant in Ehingen has been sold to Colombia – Transportes Montejo ordered a LR 1600/2-W crawler crane with narrow track gear and a lifting capacity of 600 tonnes for erecting new wind turbines. The company specialises in power plants of all types. The main factors behind choosing the crane were its high lifting capacity, short lead time and the outstanding level of Liebherr after-sales service available in Colombia. Find out more

Press releases | 10/12/2021

Elephant rescue in the River Wupper – LTF 1045-4.1 hoists Tuffi back onto her plinth

The “Tuffi” elephant sturgeon stone has been back on its plinth since the end of September. The floods in July had torn the sculpture out of its anchoring in the River Wupper. Wilden Kran-Vermietung GmbH supported the rescue action using a Liebherr LTF 1045-4.1 truck mounted telescopic crane. It hoisted the artwork weighing 3.5 tonne and measuring 1.8 metres in height out of the water and put back in its original position in the river below the Wuppertal suspension railway. Find out more

Press releases | 09/28/2021

Crane fleet expansion – Baumann takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3 mobile crane

Viktor Baumann GmbH & Co. KG from Bornheim has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1150 5.3 mobile crane. The crane and heavy haulage contractor from the south of North Rhine Westphalia intends to use the 150 tonne machine to expand its range of services with 5-axle cranes. The compact dimensions of the LTM 1150-5.3 and its 66 metre telescopic boom were the main criteria behind the decision to buy it. Find out more

Press releases | 09/23/2021

“Blue Beast” makes its debut – first Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 for ALL Erection & Crane Rental

The newly delivered LTM 1650-8.1, called the “Blue Beast” performed its first lift for ALL Erection & Crane Rental. Delivering an outstanding performance at the first job site, the equipment specialist from ALL is looking forward to the upcoming jobs with the new 700 t ( 770 US-t) crane. Find out more

Press releases | 09/17/2021

More power in the Caribbean: Força strengthens crane fleet with Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1

The crane and heavy haulage company Força Diseño & Ingenieria SRL from the Dominican Republic has almost doubled its range of lifting power for crane work: a new addition to the fleet is an LTM 1400-7.1 with a maximum lifting capacity of 400 tonnes. Previously, the 220-tonne LTM 1220-5.2 was the company's most powerful crane. Força now operates one of the largest mobile cranes in the entire Caribbean. Find out more

Press releases | 09/16/2021

Powerful start: New crawler crane from Liebherr is here

Time for something new! With the LR 1700-1.0, the Liebherr factory in Ehingen is bringing a worthy successor to the successful LR 1600/2 and the result of its latest developments in innovative crawler crane technology onto the market. A highly efficient powerhouse is coming to construction sites. The first of these are two machines – delivered recently to the German crane companies Hofmann (Paderborn) and Wasel (Bergheim near Cologne). Find out more

Press releases | 09/14/2021

Première in Africa: Allied Crane Hire takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 mobile crane

Liebherr has delivered the first LTM 1230-5.1 mobile crane to the African continent. It went to the crane and heavy transport company Allied Crane Hire, based in Cape Town, South Africa. The long telescopic boom of the 230-tonne crane and technical innovations such as VarioBallast®, VarioBase® and the Liebherr Single Engine Concept were important decision-making criteria. Find out more

Press releases | 09/07/2021

LTM 1450-8.1 from Advanced Cranes dismantles weir in Victoria

The restricted set-up area for a crane made this job a real challenge – an LTM 1450-8.1 from Australian crane contractor Advanced Cranes and Rigging dismantled a weir in Maffra. The hoisting equipment on the 60 year old structure and its concrete bridge were replaced. The weir is on Macalister River, around 200 kilometres east of Melbourne. Find out more

Press releases | 08/30/2021

Darcy Pacheco increases capacities with a new LTM 1750-9.1

Cargo handling and special transport company Darcy Pacheco Soluções de Peso received its newest mobile crane: the 800-tonne-capacity giant LTM 1750-9.1 arrived in Brazil on June, 10th. Here the 9-axle-crane debuts its operations in maintenance of a thermoelectric plant in the northeast of the country. Darcy Pacheco ordered the heavy-duty crane with telescopic boom extension and 91 metre luffing jib. Find out more

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