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Press releases | 10/22/2021

Liebherr spare parts for overhaul of CTA’s 5000-series level control systems

Liebherr-Transportation Systems will deliver spare parts for the overhaul of the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) electro-hydraulic level control systems, which were developed and manufactured by Liebherr for the 5000-series rail vehicles. Delivery has already started this year and will be completed by the beginning of 2025. The system overhauls will be carried out in the workshops of the CTA Rail Maintenance Facility in Skokie, Illinois (USA) by the CTA service team. 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

Press releases | 10/18/2021

Modern Liebherr mixing plant of type Betomix 2.5 in operation in Berlin

A new Betomix 2.5 mixing plant from Liebherr has been in operation for Heidelberger Beton GmbH since summer 2020. The plant is equipped to the highest safety standards. The ready-mixed concrete plant supplies quality concrete to the Berlin region. Find out more

Press releases | 10/14/2021

MAHLE Powertrain collaborates with Liebherr to co-develop active pre-chamber technology for heavy-duty hydrogen-fuelled engines

Liebherr Machines Bulle SA has announced early trial results using MAHLE Jet Ignition (MJI) in the development of hydrogen-fuelled internal combustion engines. It proved to be a successful ignition source for hydrogen without the need to reduce compression ratios, unlocking the potential of hydrogen as a carbon-neutral fuel for the heavy-duty engine sector. Find out more

Press releases | 10/12/2021

Elephant rescue in the River Wupper – LTF 1045-4.1 hoists Tuffi back onto her plinth

The “Tuffi” elephant sturgeon stone has been back on its plinth since the end of September. The floods in July had torn the sculpture out of its anchoring in the River Wupper. Wilden Kran-Vermietung GmbH supported the rescue action using a Liebherr LTF 1045-4.1 truck mounted telescopic crane. It hoisted the artwork weighing 3.5 tonne and measuring 1.8 metres in height out of the water and put back in its original position in the river below the Wuppertal suspension railway. Find out more

Press releases | 10/11/2021

Liebherr to supply thrust reverser actuation system for Rolls-Royce Pearl® 10X engine

Liebherr-Aerospace has been selected by Spirit AeroSystems to supply the thrust reverser actuation system for the Rolls-Royce Pearl® 10X engine. It is the first thrust reverser actuation system contract for Liebherr and thus marks an important milestone in the company’s history. Find out more

Press releases | 10/11/2021

New York: Liebherr 125 K crane erects eight-storey residential building

Maximum reach, an external cab and a special paint finish: The American customer Extreme Construction Inc. has opted for the Liebherr 125 K crane for the construction of an apartment building near New York. It’s the largest fast-erecting crane in its class and has been specifically designed for residential, industrial and road construction purposes. Find out more

News | 10/08/2021

Looping the cosmic loop

At the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, one of the largest research facilities on the development of the universe, from the Big Bang to the present day, is being built: FAIR. The heart of the facility is a 1.1-kilometer-long particle accelerator. A structure with cosmic dimensions... Find out more

Press releases | 10/07/2021

Health Management: Two new contracts for Liebherr Analytics Solutions

Two new airlines, airBaltic and SWISS, will benefit from the health management services developed and offered by Liebherr-Aerospace. The airlines will take advantage of a growing set of predictive maintenance algorithms and trend monitoring applications. Find out more

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