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Press releases | 12/01/2020

World Premiere: Three new Machines and one new Design

Innovations have been the driving force at Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH from the very beginning. The year 2020 is no exception. Product developments are in full swing. Today three new machines from the fields deep foundation, material handling and lifting could be unveiled in our online presentation. What was striking about it: all models gleam in a new design. Find out more

Press releases | 11/30/2020

The 40,000th Liebherr mobile crane ever goes to Poland

Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH celebrates the delivery of its 40,000th mobile crane. An LRT 1100-2.1 rough terrain crane was officially handed over to Polish energy company PGE GiEK on 10 November – in virtual form due to the coronavirus pandemic. Liebherr first opened its plant for mobile cranes in Ehingen in 1969 and supplied its 20,000th crane in 2006. Number 30,000 followed just eight years later. The next 10,000 cranes were built in just six years. Find out more

Press releases | 11/26/2020

Liebherr MK 88 Plus mobile construction crane in Rotterdam: cost-effective and quiet continuous operation using site power

A Liebherr MK 88 Plus mobile construction crane from Dutch crane hire company Boekestijn was in operation for three months in Rotterdam for the construction of a new plant for recycling asphalt material. Noteworthy: the flexible crane operated continuously in site power mode on the construction site in the Dutch port metropolis. Find out more

Press releases | 11/25/2020

LTM 1050-3.1 makes “Muse” art project possible by hoisting a grand piano into a forest clearing

ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik GmbH received an order for a very unusual job in spring 2020 – a valuable grand piano had to be hoisted into a cleared section of forest near Erolzheim in southern Germany and set up there to be played. The order was placed by Andreas Reiner, a German photographer and artist, known by the name Sichtlich Mensch. He was producing the “Muse” project in this clearing – a short film about humanity and vulnerability. Find out more

Press releases | 11/24/2020

Schuch expands fleet with three new Liebherr mobile cranes

Crane contractor Schuch is modernising its fleet with three new Liebherr mobile cranes. The LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane and two LTM 1070-4.2 mobile cranes have been added to the Schuch Group fleet in Germany. 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. Find out more

Press releases | 11/23/2020

Liebherr Performance Days Europe: Real life meets virtual Tech Arena

Experience gear technology and automation systems virtually. Visit us from December 01 - 03, 2020! With Performance Days, Liebherr created an event that is synonymous with innovation, technology and networking. Liebherr will be using the Tech Arena as a platform to present new products, host live talks and a platform for technological exchange. Find out more

News | 11/19/2020

An investment for the future: Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse receives new machine with Rotary Loading System

The high capacity five-axis machining center with Rotary Loading System has been jointly developed by Liebherr-Verzahntechnik and Liebherr-Aerospace. Find out more

Press releases | 11/19/2020

Bridge-builder – LR 1800-1.0 links previously divided Berlin neighbourhoods of Moabit and Mitte

“What belongs together will grow together” was how Willy Brandt, the former German Chancellor, described the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989. Over 30 years later, another example of how the country is still growing together was played out in Berlin. By completing its very first job, the new Liebherr LR 1800-1.0 crawler crane owned by crane and heavy haulage contractor MaxiKraft played a major role in this process. Find out more

Press releases | 11/18/2020

“Expectations were high” – new LB Series in operation

The company Kurt Motz Baubetriebsgesellschaft GmbH in Illertissen (Germany) decided on 5 machines from Liebherr’s brand new series of drilling rigs. Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH recently handed over the key for the LB 45, which is already successfully operating on its first jobsite. Find out more

Press releases | 11/17/2020

Extraordinary project – Liebherr 5-axle crane floated to site on a barge

It was not the job but accessing the site which posed a major challenge to crane contractor Movitram Grúas in Colombia. An LTM 1220-5.2 was required in the mountainous, forested coffee region to install a bridge. Movitram Grúas did everything it could possibly do to get the crane to the remote site. This included the Liebherr 220 tonne crane undergoing an eight kilometre river voyage on a barge on the Rio Cauca. Movitram Grúas S.A.S. based in Pereira, Dosquebradas, Risaralda, Colombia, provides integrated solutions for hoisting and transport work in the coffee region of Colombia. Find out more

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