01/17/2018 Al Faris places major order for 25 Liebherr mobile cranes

  • Al Faris celebrates 25th anniversary
  • Among the 25 new Liebherr cranes for Al Faris are twelve LRT rough-terrain cranes
  • The company based in Dubai is one of the largest crane rental companies in the world

Liebherr has received a major order from Al Faris Equipment Rentals: the company based in Dubai, UAE has ordered 25 new Liebherr mobile cranes to mark its 25th anniversary. The order includes twelve models of the brand new Liebherr LRT 1090-2.1 and LRT 1100-2.1 rough-terrain cranes. The first cranes from the order are due to be delivered late last year.

Al Faris runs almost 400 Liebherr mobile cranes.

Al Faris runs almost 400 Liebherr mobile cranes.

Al Faris is one of the largest Liebherr customers in the world and currently has around 400 Liebherr cranes in its fleet. This major order for 25 mobile cranes equates to a total value of around 18 million euros. It includes five LTM 1070-4.2, two LTM 1130-5.1, six LTM 1160-5.2 and four LRT 1090-2.1 plus eight LRT 1100-2.1 rough-terrain cranes.

Liebherr has added the rough-terrain cranes as a new series to its product portfolio with the 90-tonne LRT 1090-2.1 and 100-tonne LRT 1100-2.1 being unveiled for the first time in March 2017 at the Conexpo in Las Vegas. In addition to their capacity, they feature high safety standards and simple, intuitive operation. They include the VarioBase® variable support base as standard. The LRT cranes are powerful, robust and suitable for off-road use. They have also been designed to ensure low-cost transport throughout the world.

The Al Faris Group, based in Dubai, UAE, was founded in 1992 and recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, able to look back at a successful company history. Al Faris is the largest crane and transport vehicle rental company in the whole of the Middle East and one of the largest in the world. The core competence of the Al Faris Group is mobile crane rental. The company has a 3200-strong workforce based at five sites in the UAE and in Saudi Arabia.