Press releases | 09/15/2016 LTM 11200-9.1 hoists excavators over the roofs of Lyon –S.E Levage places its trust in Liebherr for used cranes as well

  • S.E Levage operates the largest telescopic mobile crane in France
  • LTM 11200-9.1 hoists Liebherr excavators weighing up to 58 tonnes into a yard
  • New Liebherr used machine portal available on the internet

Since April this year French crane contractor S.E Levage has been operating the largest telescopic mobile crane in the country, a Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1. S.E Levage decided to buy a used crane. And since buying a used crane involves a good deal of trust, S.E Levage bought direct from the manufacturer, from Liebherr. The LTM 11200-9.1 was completely refurbished and finished in the customer's colours with full livery. Crane driver Christophe Thenery says: "The crane was like new when we took delivery at the Liebherr plant in Ehingen.

The Y guying enables enormous increases in lifting capacity

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The LTM 11200-9.1 is ballasted with 160 tonnes of counterweights.

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Enough space for full outrigger width on the road between the historic buildings

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For its fourth job the LTM 11200-9.1 had to go to the centre of Lyon. Two Liebherr excavators had to be hoisted into a yard for demolition work. The 9-axle machine was assembled with 160 tonnes of ballast to hoist the loads of up to 58 tonnes. The road width between the historic buildings allowed all the outriggers to be fully extended for a support base of 13 metres x 13 metres. The Y telescopic guying was installed and the boom extended to 70 metres to enable the crane to hoist the heavy excavators and equipment high over the buildings.

LTM 11200-9.1 telescopic mobile crane – a mobile crane for universal use

The LTM 11200-9.1 is the most powerful telescopic mobile crane on the market. At the same time its telescopic boom is one of the longest in the world at 100 metres. Lattice extensions and a luffing jib enable it to achieve hoist heights of up to 188 metres. The Liebherr 9-axle crane stands out due to its enormous operational flexibility. In addition to wind turbine applications, it is ideal for a very wide range of jobs in industry and for infrastructure projects. Significant increases in lifting capacity can be achieved using the Y telescopic guying. The 1200-tonne machine also has a luffing lattice jib up to 126 metres in length to tackle particularly high hoist heights or radii. – Liebherr used machine portal available on the internet

Customers can find a wide range of used cranes, earthmoving machines, attachments and spare parts at Liebherr. From used machines to accessories, Liebherr sells low-cost alternatives to new products. In addition to Liebherr machines, the range also includes models from other manufacturers. Liebherr recently gave its online machine portal for used cranes a thorough overhaul. All the used cranes available for sale from the company are now available on this internet platform.

Improved filter options enable users to select and find the machines they need with greater accuracy. Users also have the facility to place products onto their personal wishlist on the new website. This enables them to compare the main data of a range of cranes. The new web design makes it possible to include many more photographs than previously, including large format ones. This enables potential customers to gain a better impression of the used cranes.

Crane and heavy haulage contractor S.E Levage

French crane and heavy haulage contractor S.E Levage employs 85 people and has seven branches in the Rhone Alpes region and one in Geneva, Switzerland. Its fleet consists of 14 mobile cranes with lifting capacities ranging from 35 to 1200 tonnes, with over 30 of them bearing the Liebherr logo. The company also has 18 loading cranes and 10 heavy haulage units.


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Wolfgang Beringer

Marketing and Communication

Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH

Dr.-Hans-Liebherr-Straße 1

89584 Ehingen