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Press releases | 02/25/2021

Guindastes Tatuapé enlarges fleet with new LTM 1500-8.1 after 30 years of great partnership with Liebherr

Guindastes Tatuapé, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, purchased a new LTM 1500-8.1. The 8-axle giant is the 27th crane Tatuapé bought from Liebherr in the last 20 years. Being one of the largest crane rental companies in Brazil, Tatuapé has a growing fleet of mobile cranes, operating throughout Brazil and the surrounding countries in South America. The new 500 t crane will first serve in the assembling of a pulp and paper mill. Find out more

Press releases | 02/23/2021

Expanding the fleet – Darcy Pacheco takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1

Darcy Pacheco Soluções de Peso, one of the most important cargo handling company in Brazil, has invested in a new LTM 1500-8.1. The company has had extremely positive experience with the Liebherr 500 tonne crane and is impressed with its reliability. The LTM 1500-8.1 is the most successful crane in its class. The large crane will tackle jobs in industry, infrastructure projects and the assembly of wind turbines for Darcy Pacheco. Find out more

Press releases | 02/22/2021

Liebherr crane package for Krandienst Schulz

Krandienst Schulz GmbH & Co. KG has placed an order with Liebherr for a package of nine mobile cranes with lifting capacities ranging from 60 to 650 tonnes. The new cranes will enable the Hamburg-based company to expand its fleet to meet increasing demand around the city and its new branch in Stade. Find out more

Press releases | 02/17/2021

Wasel takes delivery of new Liebherr LTM 1650 8.1 mobile crane and orders new LR 1700 1.0 crawler crane

Wasel GmbH has taken delivery of a new LTM 1650-8.1 at the Liebherr Plant in Ehingen. The new crane strengthens the mobile crane fleet at the crane and heavy haulage contractor based in Bergheim. At the same time, Wasel ordered a new LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane. The excellent concept and high performance of the new 700 tonne lattice boom crane, which Liebherr only launched recently, were key features behind the decision. Find out more

Press releases | 02/15/2021

Mobile and powerful – Liebherr unveils new 700-tonne LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane

After 12 years and over 200 units produced, Liebherr’s successful LR 1600/2 crawler crane now has a successor – the design of the LR 1700-1.0 with a maximum lifting capacity of 700 tonnes is based on its 600 tonne predecessor and features similar dimensions. In many respects, the new crane even exceeds the performance of the LR 1750/2. The first models of the new crane will be delivered around mid-2021, around the same time as the final LR 1600/2 units will be delivered. As deliveries of the LR 1750/2 will also cease after almost 20 years of production, the powerful LR 1700-1.0 will also assume its position below the 800 tonne LR 1800-1.0. Find out more

Press releases | 02/11/2021

Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 mobile crane installs elevator shaft against the backdrop of the Frankfurt skyline

Passers-by were treated to a rather rare site in a pedestrian zone at the end of January in Frankfurt city centre – a 5-axle mobile crane extended its long telescopic boom high above the fronts of the buildings. Hanging from its hook were components of an elevator shaft which had to be installed at the rear of one of the buildings. The red crane was the Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 operated by Frankfurt-based crane and heavy haulage specialist Autodienst West Ganske GmbH (ADW). Find out more

Press releases | 02/09/2021

Schwientek takes delivery of new LTM 1120-4.1 from Liebherr

Mobile crane and recovery contractor Schwientek & Sohn based in Leverkusen has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 mobile crane. It is the first of Liebherr’s new 120 tonne crane in Germany. Liebherr unveiled the prototype at the Conexpo in Las Vegas in March 2020 with the slogan “There’s nothing more on 4!”. It is the most powerful 4-axle all-terrain crane that has ever been built and delivers a level of performance which was previously the domain of 5-axle cranes. Find out more

Press releases | 02/01/2021

Job-sharing at Bracht – LTM 1450-8.1 fast-erecting crane impresses in tandem hoists

Liebherr designed its 8-axle LTM 1450-8.1 crane for worldwide cost-effective mobility and fast, easy setup on site. It is capable of travelling on public roads with a 12-tonne axle load including its complete 85 metre telescopic boom, all four outriggers and the hoist winch. This enables it to be prepared for use very quickly once it reaches the site. It also means that two of these fast-erecting cranes completing hoists in tandem can sometimes be more economical than using a single large crane. In fact, this is a recurrent theme at crane and heavy haulage specialist Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung GmbH. Find out more

Press releases | 01/28/2021

Made to measure – LTM 1100-4.2 from Tage Kristensen in action on a narrow pier in Hanstholm

Operating on a very narrow strip, the Liebherr LTM 1100-4.2 mobile crane from Danish crane contractor Tage Kristensen A/S relocated concrete components on the pier at Hanstholm, Denmark. Full concentration was required throughout the 8-hour job. Due to a lack of space, only one of the four outriggers could be fully extended. However, VarioBase® ensured that the job could be completed safely. Find out more

Press releases | 01/14/2021

New alternative – fast telescoping using rope pull technology for Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane

Liebherr has developed another option for its successful LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane – in future crane contractors will have the choice between the existing 36 metre telescopic boom with the TELEMATIK fast cycle telescoping system and a new 31 metre boom featuring rope extension technology. The first machines with the new telescopic boom will be delivered in the second half of 2021. Find out more

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