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Press releases | 11/12/2021

CMI Energia acquires first LR 1600/2 in Honduras

Being the first Liebherr crawler crane for CMI Energia, the LR 1600/2 will play an important role for the central american energy company. Already owning a small fleet of Liebherr LTM mobile cranes, the 600 t crawler will be used for maintenace work in wind parks as well as for repowering and new installation of wind turbines in Central America. Find out more

Press releases | 11/11/2021

A last goodbye – Last Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane goes to LOCAR

The end of an era – the last LTM 1500-8.1 left the Liebherr plant in Ehingen at the end of September. The 626th model of the most successful large crane of all time started its journey to South America. When it arrived, Brazilian crane, heavy haulage and lifting platform contractor LOCAR took delivery of the 500 tonne machine at its office in Serra in the state of Espírito Santo. The new LTM 1500-8.1 is the seventh of these cranes that LOCAR has bought over the last few years. Find out more

Press releases | 11/10/2021

Premiere in Canada – Guay takes delivery of its first two LTM 1110-5.1 mobile cranes

Crane and heavy haulage contractor Guay Inc. has taken delivery of two Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 cranes. They are the first cranes of this type in Canada. The 60 meter (197 ft) telescopic boom and high lifting capacities of the Liebherr 110 tonne (125 US-tons) machine were important criteria behind the Québec-based company buying the cranes. The new cranes will replace ageing 120 tonne (135 US-tons) cranes in Guay’s fleet, which comprises more than 500 cranes of different types. Find out more

Press releases | 11/09/2021

Travelling up to the treeline with snow chains

In Austria, work is currently proceeding at full speed on the "Salzburg line", the country's most important electricity infrastructure project. The Salzburg line runs for a total length of 128 kilometres through the province of Salzburg in partly alpine terrain. The Liebherr mobile cranes working on the construction of the massive electricity pylons have had to access sites at altitudes of up to 1800 metres above sea level. Find out more

Press releases | 11/09/2021

The new weightlifter: LR 1400 SX

“This is a big step for our location,” says Gerhard Frainer, Managing Director for Sales. “The request for a larger crane came from the market.” With the new LR 1400 SX, Liebherr-Werk Nenzing Gmbh extends its range of crawler cranes to include lifting capacities of up to 400 t. Especially satisfying: the first customers are already using the new model. Find out more

Press releases | 11/03/2021

Rounding off the portfolio – Seeland decides to purchase the Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3

Gustav Seeland GmbH has purchased a 150 tonne mobile crane to meet high demand. A Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3 has now rounded off the Hamburg-based crane and heavy haulage contractor’s portfolio. The very latest crane technology and long term partnership were key factors in choosing Liebherr once again. Find out more

Press releases | 10/29/2021

The end of an era – the last LR 1600/2 leaves the Liebherr Plant in Ehingen

The end of an era after 220 models built – production of one of Liebherr’s most successful crawler cranes is being discontinued. The last LR 1600/2, which was primarily designed and used for wind power jobs, will be delivered at the end of October. Its successor is the LR 1700-1.0, which Liebherr launched in June 2021 and which has already become very popular all over the world as the new standard in the crawler crane segment for wind power. Find out more

Press releases | 10/27/2021

Unique – Dźwig-Mar takes delivery of the first LTM 1650-8.1 in Poland

“The LTM 1650-8.1 has a unique design and concept. It is variable and powerful, yet compact”, says Marcin Zielonka, Managing Director at Dźwig-Mar s.c. The Polish crane and heavy haulage contractor took delivery of the first LTM 1650-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr in Poland. The new crane will upgrade the company’s fleet which consists of over thirty Liebherr cranes. Find out more

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

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