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Press releases | 01/18/2022

Modernisation and expansion – Schuch buys 15 new Liebherr mobile cranes

Crane and heavy haulage contractor Schuch is modernising and expanding its mobile crane fleet. With this in mind, the company, which has several outlets in the Rhine-Main and Rhine-Neckar conurbations, has ordered 15 new mobile cranes from Liebherr with lifting capacities between 90 and 750 tonnes. The company is readying itself to face current and future challenges on the market by means of continuous new and replacement purchases as well as innovative crane technology. Schuch has already taken delivery of the first of these cranes with the delivery of the last ones being scheduled for the end of 2023. Find out more

Press releases | 01/13/2022

Liebherr appoints Dr. Tim Gerhardt as new Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co.

Dr. Tim Gerhardt, an experienced business executive within the Liebherr Group has joined Liebherr USA. Co. as one of the new Managing Directors for the U.S. operations. Dr. Tim Gerhardt shares Liebherr USA, Co. executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, Managing Director for Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director for the construction equipment product segment in Newport News, VA. Find out more

Press releases | 12/22/2021

Number 27 in the company’s 27th year – Ullrich takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

Ullrich Krane GmbH has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane. The 60 tonne machine will supplement the crane fleet in the segment between 50 and 90 tonnes. It is the 27th crane that the Chemnitz-based company has bought from Liebherr during its 27 year history. Ullrich has exclusively operated Liebherr mobile cranes since it opened for business. Find out more

Press releases | 12/17/2021

Fleet addition: new Liebherr LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane for Eurogrúas 2000

Spanish crane and heavy lift company Eurogrúas 2000 has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane. The new 700-tonne crane replaces a 600-tonne crawler crane that the Spanish company mainly used in the wind power sector. Eurogruas 2000 chose the LR 1700-1.0 because "the machine fits perfectly with the requirements of this market in terms of the weight and height of the current wind turbines", says Javier Sato, partner of Eurogrúas 2000. The new investment goes hand in hand with the company's strategy of always keeping its machinery technically up-to-date. Find out more

Press releases | 12/13/2021

100 percent Liebherr: Hess extends fleet with LTM 1150-5.3

Düsseldorf-based company Hess GmbH has strengthened its crane fleet with a Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3 mobile crane. This specialist contractor for company relocations, machine installation and machine transport services has its own crane department. This is responsible both for the rental and for the use of the cranes for its own machine installation work. Hess relies 100 percent on Liebherr mobile cranes. Find out more

Press releases | 12/09/2021

Most powerful crane in the fleet – Wasel extends crawler crane portfolio with LR 11000

Wasel GmbH has taken delivery of a Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane to add to its growing fleet of lattice boom cranes. The 1000 tonne crane is the fifth and most powerful lattice boom crane operated by the Bergheim-based company. The LR 11000 passed its first test with flying colours at a wind farm in North Rhine-Westphalia. Find out more

Press releases | 12/08/2021

Bridge building with AS Manutention’s new LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane

Job successfully completed in Amiens, France – a new LTM 1750-9.1 from AS Manutention recently installed a pedestrian bridge. The pedestrian bridge was completed after just two days at the site. The investment in this Liebherr heavy duty crane with a lifting capacity of 800 tonnes, sees AS Manutention create a new division – ASM Heavy Lift. Find out more

Press releases | 12/06/2021

Blade replacement at a wind farm – tandem hoist by Liebherr mobile cranes

Crane and transport contractor Grúas Ibarrondo took two Liebherr mobile cranes, an LTM 1750-9.1 and an LTM 1650-8.1, the first in Spain, to the Experimental Cener-Alaiz wind farm in Navarra, Spain, to replace three rotor blades on a wind turbine. The 650 tonne crane has been added to the Grúas Ibarrondo fleet and will strengthen the company’s position on the market. Find out more

Press releases | 12/01/2021

Night shift at the steelworks

Modification of a large crane system at the ArcelorMittal steelworks in Eisenhüttenstadt – crane rental contractor H.-J. Nolte Auto-Krane based in Hanover travelled to the German-Polish border region with two Liebherr LG 1750 cranes. These powerful lattice boom mobile cranes had to hoist a gantry crane to enable a second gantry crane to be rolled past underneath it. The total gross load case for the tandem hoist was 620 tonnes. Find out more

Press releases | 11/30/2021

Closing the gap – Colonia takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1110 5.1 mobile crane

Colonia Spezialfahrzeuge Gottfried Schönges GmbH & Co. KG has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 mobile crane. The Cologne-based company will use the new 110 tonne crane to replace an LTM 1100/1, thus closing a gap between 100 and 130 tonne machines in its fleet. The successful combination of performance, compact dimensions and length was behind the decision to buy the LTM 1110-5.1. Find out more

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