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Press releases | 01/19/2021

In case of imminent accident, new brake assistant for Liebherr wheel loaders reduces stopping distance

Active personnel detection is an innovative assistance system for the Liebherr L 526 to L 586 XPower® range of wheel loaders. Liebherr has now added two extra functions - the brake assistant and incident map - to active personnel detection. The brake assistant automatically slows the speed of the wheel loader to a standstill the moment the active personnel detection issues a warning signal. The incident map displays potential risk zones on the site using GPS data in LiDAT - Liebherr’s in-house transfer and location system. Find out more

Press releases | 01/18/2021

Digitalization in deep foundation work: The positioning system LIPOS ® supports continuous flight auger drilling

Every building stands on a solid foundation that bears the whole weight. However, when the ground below is too soft or unstable, qualified deep foundation specialists come into play in order to provide the required ground bearing capacity. With the LIPOS system, Liebherr equips the deep foundation specialists with a tool that simplifies the task in various ways. Find out more

News | 01/15/2021

Largest Liebherr material handling machine in France delivered

The largest Liebherr material handling machine to be delivered in France to date, an LH 110 M Port Litronic, will be operated at the harbour of Villefranche-sur-Saône in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, near Lyon. The harbour is located directly on the wide-gauge axis of the Rhône-Saône rivers, acting as a trimodal location linking waterways, road and rail carriers across the whole of France. Find out more

Press releases | 01/14/2021

New alternative – fast telescoping using rope pull technology for Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane

Liebherr has developed another option for its successful LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane – in future crane contractors will have the choice between the existing 36 metre telescopic boom with the TELEMATIK fast cycle telescoping system and a new 31 metre boom featuring rope extension technology. The first machines with the new telescopic boom will be delivered in the second half of 2021. Find out more

Press releases | 01/12/2021

World class – Team Liebherr plays at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

Legendary football stadium Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid is currently being refurbished. It will reopen in 2022 in the form of a superb, ultra-modern stadium with a wide range of positive features. The professionals at Spanish championship record holders Real Madrid CF have therefore had to leave the pitch – to be replaced by a whole team of cranes and construction machinery, playing a fascinating game, featuring an LR 1800-1.0 from Eurogruas 2000 together with an LR 1600/2 and an LR 1600/2-W from Gruas Aguilar. Find out more

Press releases | 01/11/2021

Wagstaff chooses 900 ton Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 with new software upgrade for critical lift

A Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 with a new crane software upgrade kit provided the lifting power for Wagstaff Crane Service during an expansion project at the Hunstman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. Find out more

Press releases | 01/11/2021

Order for 33 G-BKF armoured recovery and crane vehicles for the Bundeswehr completed

In June 2017, Liebherr received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to deliver a total of 71 armoured mobile and recovery cranes worth around 150 million euros. The final two of the total of 33 type G-BKF armoured recovery cranes left the Liebherr plant in Ehingen on 10 December. The majority of the total of 38 type G-LTM armoured mobile cranes have also been delivered. The final six machines are scheduled for delivery in 2021. Find out more

Press releases | 01/07/2021

12 crawler excavators for HM-Entreprenør A/S

The Danish company HM-Entreprenør is based just 1.5 km from the headquarters of the JMM Group, Liebherr’s Danish distributor. In 2017, HM-Entreprenør ordered 12 machines from Generation 6. Following the Bauma construction industry trade fair in 2019 in Munich, the company acquired 12 new Liebherr crawler excavators to replace Generation 6 excavators, and in early 2021 more excavators will be delivered. Find out more

News | 12/22/2020

Liebherr-Aerospace among the Best Suppliers of Embraer

Liebherr has been honored with Supplier Awards in two categories during this year’s Embraer Suppliers Conference. Find out more

Press releases | 12/22/2020

ATR 42/72 Entry into Service – Liebherr with New Air Management System on Board

The new integrated air management system developed and manufactured by Liebherr-Aerospace entered into service with ASL Airlines Ireland – on behalf of FedEx – on December 15th, 2020, during the first commercial flight of ATR’s 42/72 aircraft family. The newly enhanced system improves on-board comfort for passengers and crew while at the same time substantially reducing operational costs. Find out more

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