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Press releases | 04/09/2021

Two new local zero emission excavators from Liebherr: R 976-E and R 980 SME-E electric crawler excavators

The R 976-E electric crawler excavator, along with the R 980 SME-E, replaces the ER 974 B for mine and quarry extraction. The latest electric excavators to be developed and produced by Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar, France, they are not just converted diesel machines. The excavators and their electric power system were designed and produced entirely by Liebherr. Find out more

Press releases | 03/30/2021

The new MK 73-3.1 mobile construction crane from Liebherr: a compact taxi crane with optimal reach

The new MK 73-3.1 mobile construction crane is the smallest in Liebherr’s mobile construction crane family and complements the crane series comprising the MK 88-4.1 and MK 140. The compact 3-axle crane is the answer to market demands for a small, compact and agile mobile construction crane that is fast and flexible in operation. Find out more

Press releases | 03/26/2021

Service made Simple: New SCR parts kit

Liebherr expands its range of useful modular tool and parts boxes to assist with the efficient repair of machines in the field. The SCR parts kit is fully equipped with the necessary parts, including step-by-step guide, to enable the immediate repair of SCR systems of Stage IV/Tier 4F and Stage V machines by site staff. The kit is available for all crawler cranes up to capacities of 300 t, duty cycle crawler cranes and deep foundation equipment, as well as mobile harbour cranes and reachstackers, which comply with these emission standards. Find out more

Press releases | 03/24/2021

The foundations for Norway’s longest railway bridge

An extreme inclination and execution from a barge: the foundation piles for the railway bridge in Minnevika are a challenge. The specialists from Aarsleff Ground Engineering found the right machine for the job in Liebherr’s LRH series. The whole project is writing a chapter in Norway’s Book of Superlatives. Find out more

Press releases | 03/12/2021

Top-class logistics: 25 Liebherr tower cranes at work on the Überseequartier district in Hamburg’s HafenCity area

25 Liebherr tower cranes are involved in the construction of the Überseequartier, a new district in Hamburg. This is part of the well-known HafenCity urban development project and comprises 14 buildings of various types. Liebherr is working closely with dealer Feurig and contractor Züblin on the project’s planning and implementation. Find out more

Press releases | 03/05/2021

Model update: Liebherr introduces performance increase to L 550 and L 556 XPower® wheel loaders

In the five years since their debut, Liebherr’s XPower® large wheel loaders have established themselves as forerunners in terms of fuel efficiency and stability. Liebherr is now updating two models in the series - the L 550 XPower® and L 556 XPower®. To further boost performance, Liebherr has reinforced the lift arms and overhauled the working hydraulics. Innovations also include increased tip load, breakout force and engine power. The two performance-optimised models are now available to order from all Liebherr sales partners. Find out more

Press releases | 03/03/2021

Liebherr Powerbloc proves its value in concrete pumping

The advantages of the innovative Powerbloc technology convince the customers in daily use on construction sites. Following the presentation of the world first Liebherr-Powerbloc at Bauma 2019, the truck mounted concrete pump 42 XXT with the Powerbloc pump unit was able to demonstrate its capabilities several times. Find out more

Press releases | 02/26/2021

Liebherr-France SAS: the largest Liebherr demolition excavator ever built handed over to AWR Abbruch GmbH

The official handover of the key to the machine took place in the presence of the General Management of Liebherr-France SAS and Mrs Brigitte Klinkert (Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue). Find out more

Press releases | 02/24/2021

Belgium: Ijzerland opts for R 944 C High Rise electric crawler excavator

Ijzerland, the Belgian specialist in recycling scrap metal, was on the hunt for a versatile machine that would generate zero emissions on site. In order to guarantee employee satisfaction, the excavator was also required to unite precision with comfort. Find out more

Press releases | 02/18/2021

A world first in Great Britain: delivery of Liebherr’s first hydraulic excavator with a factory-fitted Leica Geosystems machine control system

Liebherr and Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, have been partners in the machine control systems area since last year. A Liebherr R 934 G8 crawler excavator, the first hydraulic excavator with a factory-fitted Leica Geosystems machine control system, has been delivered to our customer Brad-Pave in Great Britain. Find out more

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