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Press releases | 02/21/2020

Decision for the performance, low fuel consumption and comfort: Rokemann buys Liebherr R 924 G8 crawler excavator

"With its great versatility and optimal performance, the R 924 G8 fully meets our requirements", says Maxime Enderlin, son of the founder of Rokemann, summing up his decision for Liebherr. The Alsatian company decided on the new crawler excavator generation from Liebherr for various excavation and earthmoving jobs. The contractor is impressed by the efficiency and performance of these machines and appreciates the stability, comfort and versatility of the R 924 G8. Find out more

Press releases | 02/20/2020

Liebherr continues its commitment to research as one of the main sponsors of the reference construction site on the West Campus in Aachen

The Center Construction Robotics, of which the Liebherr Tower Cranes division is a founding member, enables science and industry to conduct research under real conditions. Find out more

Press releases | 02/19/2020

Liebherr MK 88 Plus mobile construction crane masters 1,600 lifts in the Swiss Alps

In the autumn of last year, a crane operation of epic proportions was required for one of the largest infrastructure projects currently under way in Switzerland. Under considerable time pressure, a new 900-square-metre base structure needed to be constructed for the new imposing Lake Grimsel arch dam in the Alps before the onset of winter. A large-scale concrete mixing plant is due to be built on the base this spring. The construction company Frutiger AG is involved in the project and in October deployed its MK 88 Plus Liebherr mobile construction crane to the construction site, located at an altitude of almost 2,000 metres, for this Alpine assignment. Find out more

Press releases | 02/18/2020

“That was close!” Historical Bridge Turns into a Challenge

The renovation of a historical railway bridge calls for a spectacular assignment in Switzerland. What is so special about it? The challenges began even before a single metre was drilled for the deep foundations. Find out more

Press releases | 02/17/2020

Maximum lifting capacity on four axles – Liebherr unveils the new LTM 1120 4.1 at the Conexpo in Las Vegas

Liebherr will be unveiling its new LTM 1120-4.1 at the CONEXPO in Las Vegas using the slogan “There’s nothing more on 4!” It is the most powerful 4-axle all-terrain crane ever built. The new 135 US ton (120 t) machine breaks into a performance class which has previously been the sole preserve of 5-axle cranes. As far as boom length is concerned, it is on a par with 240 US-ton (200 t) class cranes as its 217 ft (66 m) telescopic boom is the longest ever to be installed on a 4-axle mobile crane. Liebherr will start deliveries of the new LTM 1120-4.1 in autumn 2020. Find out more

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Press releases | 02/17/2020

First Liebherr portal slewing crane in the US

North Carolina Ports opted for a new Liebherr portals lewing crane type LPS 420. The multi purpose machine is equipped with a special designed curve traveling gear that allows the crane to travel a 90 degree curve with a inner radius of 90 metres. The fully assembled crane was handed over in autumn 2019. Find out more

Press releases | 02/13/2020

Two years on a major construction site – LTR 1060 in flexible action on a site measuring 1.2 km

An ambitious infrastructure project has been ongoing in Berne, Switzerland for the last three years. There is demand to massively increase capacity for rail travel. To cover this, an additional four-track railway station for regional trains will be built under the existing central station in Berne by 2027. A Liebherr LTR 1060 crawler crane owned by construction group Frutiger AG has been providing excellent service for around a year on one of the many track sections which have been adjusted and expanded for this project. Find out more

Press releases | 02/12/2020

Picked up in person: Poland’s first Liebherr Fibre Crane

The first ever tower crane with fibre rope for Poland: A 240 EC-B 10 Fibre has been dispatched and delivered to the Polish company Mazur Zurawie Sp. z o. o. Mazur and company representatives travelled to Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH in Germany specifically for this much-anticipated event. Find out more

Press releases | 02/10/2020

Liebherr MK 88 mobile construction crane handover in Guadeloupe

Maxilevage, a small French lifting and transport company based in Guadeloupe, has opted for Liebherr for the first time, taking delivery of an MK 88 mobile construction crane. Find out more

Press releases | 02/07/2020

A Liebherr Mobilmix 3.5 produces the concrete for the largest lock in the world

A highly mobile concrete mixing plant proves its capabilities at the lock construction site in the Netherlands. Find out more

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