News | 02.08.2018
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
National Plant & Equipment has purchased two Liebherr R 996B excavators, adding to its already large and ever-growing fleet of over 250 items of mining equipment.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
Another R 9800 for Goonyella Riverside Fleet
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) welcomed a new R 9800 to their fleet at Goonyella Riverside coal mine in March to add to their three existing R 9800s on site.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
Handcrafted R 9800 Model impressed in Perth
The incredible R 9800 mining excavator model pictured, handcrafted by fan Ron Smith, was on display at the Liebherr Redcliffe Branch earlier this year.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
Redcliffe Art Sculpture Unveiled
As part of the development approval for the Parts Warehouse at the Liebherr-Australia Perth facility, the City of Belmont required Liebherr to contribute to their Public Art Scheme.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
Maritime Cranes’ first LHM Crane Relocation in Australia
Liebherr-Australia Maritime Cranes Division was recently involved in its first relocation of an LHM Crane within an Australian port, instigated by the introduction of LHM cranes into Maritime’s product portfolio in Australia.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
L 556 XPower® Delivered to Fulton Hogan in New Zealand
Fulton Hogan, who has been building roads, ports, airports, infrastructure and property throughout Australasia for more than 80 years, recently took delivery of a L 556 XPower® at their Sand Plant in Tauranga, New Zealand.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
QUBE orders LHM 420 for Bell Bay, Tasmania
Earlier this year, Qube, a major port solutions provider in Australia, ordered a new LHM 420 for the port in Bell Bay, Tasmania.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
Third Liebherr Wheel Loader for Jordan Rail
Jordan Rail Pty. Ltd. took delivery of their third Liebherr wheel loader in Western Victoria in March 2018. The L 550 XPower®, equipped with industrial linkage and quick hitch to accommodate diverse attachments like buckets, forks and crane jibs, will work in rail maintenance and rail construction applications throughout Victoria.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
Two LH 30 Material Handlers delivered to Metalco
New Zealand based scrap metal recycler, Metalco Recyclers Ltd, recently took delivery of two Liebherr LH 30 M Material Handlers at their main steel processing yard in Te Puke on the North Island.Find out more
News | 01.06.2018
Boom for Adelaide Workshop
The Liebherr-Australia Adelaide Fabrication Shop is currently experiencing an increase in workload with mining buckets consistently being delivered for both our customers’ ongoing requirements and for new machine deliveries.Find out more
News | 12.04.2018
Liebherr achieves the highest turnover in the Group's history
In 2017, the Liebherr Group achieved the highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales of € 9,845 million. Compared to the previous year, the family-run company increased its revenue by 9.3%. The Group is expecting further sales growth for 2018.Find out more
News | 04.12.2017
Australia’s first R 950 Tunnel Excavators delivered into NSW
The NSW infrastructure boom is well underway with an unprecedented amount of projects on the move providing many job opportunities and improvements in various locations across the state.Find out more
News | 17.11.2017
Liebherr Mining Facilities Certification
In 2014, Liebherr Mining Division recognised the need for more harmonised and updated business processes to meet ever-changing customer, technical quality and business needs in a challenging global mining environment.Find out more
News | 12.10.2017
Cleanaway choose Liebherr
Liebherr-Australia’s Earthmoving division has recently continued its success with Cleanaway, Australia’s leading waste management, recycling and industrial services company, operating a national network of unique collection, processing, treatment and landfill assets from over 200 locations across Australia, after being awarded a substantial amount of new Liebherr waste and recycling mobile equipment for its upcoming Brisbane City Council Contract which is due to commence in mid-2018.Find out more
News | 29.09.2017
Liebherr-Australia Delivers the First Custom-Made R 9800 HP Bucket
After several months of customer engagement, planning and design modifications, Liebherr Mt Thorley, Liebherr Colmar and the Liebherr Fabrication Shop in Adelaide have successfully combined their innate customer and product knowledge to design and commercialise second fit bucket solutions for both Thiess Mt Owen and Glencore Mangoola.Find out more
News | 04.09.2017
Evolution Mining adds Liebherr R 9400 mining excavator to Lake Cowal Fleet
Evolution Mining has recently taken delivery of a new Liebherr R 9400 excavator at their Lake Cowal gold operation near West Wyalong in far western NSW.Find out more
News | 19.08.2017
Veolia introduces Liebherr into their fleet
Veolia, the global waste management organisation, discussed Liebherr machinery’s input to achieving their safety, efficiency and sustainability goals in an article in the August Issue of Earthmoving Equipment Magazine.
News | 12.08.2017
Liebherr equipment at Adelaide Resource Recovery Centre
A feature story on the Adelaide Resource Recovery Centre and their use of Liebherr LH 22, LH 24 and L 586 XPower® machines was published in the August Issue of Earthmoving Equipment Magazine.
News | 24.07.2017
Downer delivers Australia’s newest R 9800 Mining Excavator
Downer Mining recently purchased a Liebherr R 9800 BH excavator for its BMA Goonyella contract mining operations. The new machine added to the fleet of Liebherr excavators purchased since 2009, which includes four R 9800 BH excavators and four R 9400 excavators, used in both coal and iron ore applications.
News | 21.07.2017
Perth branch wins 2nd place at BHP HSEC Awards
Congratulations to the team at Perth’s Mining branch who received 2nd place at the BHP Iron Ore Contractor HSEC Awards, for improving the safety and efficiency of the R 9400 engine module replacement.
News | 08.07.2017
Modular Milestone for Liebherr-Australia
Liebherr-Australia’s Perth-based Modular Maintenance Program has achieved a monumental milestone of successfully supplying the fiftieth and fifty-first Power Pack Modules (R 996 B and R 9400 Mining Excavators) since the program began in 2015.
News | 07.07.2017
QCoal see arrival of their new R 996 B Mining Excavator
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics kindly invited the Liebherr sales team and our future customers QCoal to take a tour of the M/V Thalatta, which transported their new R 996 B Mining Excavator from Europe to Brisbane.
News | 07.06.2017
Minister Visit in Sydney
In June, Andrew Esquilant (Liebherr-Australia General Manager Mobile Cranes) met with the Minister for Roads, Maritime & Freight the Honorable Melinda Pavey MP, her colleagues, and CEO of the Crane Industry Council of Australia, Brandon Hitch.
News | 26.04.2017
The Liebherr Group achieved €9,009 million turnover in business year 2016
In 2016, in a difficult market environment Liebherr achieved the third-highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales of €9,009 million. Compared to the record year of 2015, this represents a decrease of €228 million or 2.5%.
News | 24.04.2017
Liebherr-Australia at Diesel, Dirt & Turf Expo
The Earthmoving & Material Handling division of Liebherr-Australia displayed seven machines in a 500m² outdoor stand, including the L 546 Wheel Loader, L 556 XPower® Wheel Loader, L 580 XPower® Wheel Loader, PR 736 Dozer, LR 634 Crawler Loader, R 922 Crawler Excavator, and LH 24 M Material Handler.
News | 20.03.2017
Glencore’s Bulga welcomes third Liebherr excavator in 12 months
Bulga Open Cut, a key asset of Glencore Coal Assets, and a strategic site to Liebherr-Australia’s Mt Thorley branch, proudly welcomed the first Liebherr R 9100 commissioned in the Hunter Valley on 20 March 2017.
News | 10.02.2017
A 922 Rail Excavator impresses DPTI Adelaide
Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) Rail Maintenance Division in Adelaide called a tender for a Road Rail excavator that was to meet a list of requirements.
News | 20.01.2017
Perth branch leads the way to Safety through Innovation
Liebherr-Australia Perth branch was recently recognised as gaining Second place in the Innovation Category for the 2016 IFAP/CGU Safe Way Awards.
News | 10.01.2017
Rocky Point Mulching – Australian Farmer Of The Year 2016 Winners
Rocky Point Mulching is a third-generation family owned and operated business, which focuses on environmental sustainability, renewable resources and recovery development.
News | 15.12.2016
Moolarben and Mt Thorley branch deliver the first repowered R 996 B mining excavator in the Hunter Valley
In a long standing tradition of collaboration between Moolarben Coal Operations (MCO) and Liebherr-Australia Pty. Ltd., the first R 996 B engine repower module was performed successfully this spring. In keeping with the six pillars that define Liebherr Mining, the genesis of this initiative came from a shared desire for efficiency, reliability and customer service.
News | 14.12.2016
Veolia chooses Liebherr for Sydney Waste sites#
Veolia have recently taken delivery of a fleet of Liebherr wheel loaders and material handlers for a number of their existing and new Veolia waste sites in the Sydney Metro area.
News | 06.10.2016
35 Years of Liebherr-Australia
In October, Liebherr-Australia celebrates 35 years of incorporation and, in this time, has seen a steady, continual growth and expansion of divisions, branches, and products.
News | 08.09.2016
Liebherr R 9150 mining excavator early performance ‘very encouraging’ at Mt Magnet, says Watpac
Watpac continues to embrace some of the mining industry’s latest technologies by adding Australia’s first Liebherr R 9150 mining excavator carrying out load and haul duties to their mining fleet.
News | 22.07.2016
Liebherr T 264 mining truck hits Australia!
Liebherr-Australia has just received five new 240 tonne T 264 off highway mining trucks in Australia, which will be assembled and available for inspection in Mackay by interested parties.
News | 01.07.2016
XPower - The new Liebherr Wheel Loader Generation
Liebherr XPower is an integrated, innovative machine concept that sets new standards in terms of fuel efficiency, performance, robust design and comfort.
News | 28.06.2016
Second Bucket Created for R 9150 mining excavator
A 4.4m3 scaling bucket was fabricated under direction by a valued Liebherr customer in the Pilbara. This scaling bucket will be used to clean ditches around the coarse ore stockpile and the client is easily able to interchange this with the 5.4m3 digging bucket already in use on the machine.
News | 27.06.2016
Landmark delivery – R 9150 mining excavator
The Liebherr-Australia Pty. Ltd. branch in Perth has delivered the first R 9150 backhoe unit into the Pilbara area of Western Australia, known for its dry harsh landscapes and vast mineral deposits.
News | 20.06.2016
First-class Crane Training
As a global market leader for Mobile cranes, the newly formed Training Department support both employees and customers by offering courses by Liebherr factory trained employees.
News | 16.06.2016
The first in a line of legends still going strong!
As Liebherr Australia looks back at its 35 years of successfully serving the Australian industry, it is pertinent to take a look at the machines that helped shape our standing.
News | 15.06.2016
Liebherr Group’s turnover in the 2015 business year reaches a total of 9,237 million €
Liebherr’s total turnover in 2015 was 9,237 million €, the highest figure in the Group’s history and an increase of 414 million € or 4.7 % compared with the previous year.
News | 03.05.2016
Liebherr-Australia Earthmoving Tour to Europe
In April, three Liebherr-Australia and New Zealand employees from the Earthmoving division took 15 high priority Earthmoving customers and partners on a 10-day tour of Europe.
News | 08.03.2016
Earthmoving Division has Major Customer Success
Liebherr-Australia Earthmoving Division has had success in their earthmoving, material handling and waste sectors.
News | 02.03.2016
Liebherr-Australia National Apprentice for 2015
At the end of 2015, the National Apprentice of the Year was announced.
News | 01.03.2016
Liebherr-Australia and The Bloomfield Group – partnering for a world-first
The new Liebherr PR 776 mining dozer has been undergoing rigorous performance, structural, and competitor testing at Rix’s Creek mine, owned by The Bloomfield Group.
News | 13.01.2016
Liebherr-Australia Adelaide Mining Operations now ISO 9001 certified
Hard work and dedication over a period of months has meant that the Liebherr-Australia Adelaide Mining Operations are now ISO 9001 quality certified.
News | 28.12.2015
Richgro Look to Liebherr
Proudly Australian owned and family operated over four generations, Richgro’s mission is to create great gardens in an environmentally responsible manner with quality, innovative products for all Australian gardeners.
News | 23.12.2015
Another Liebherr in the Valley
Over the past four years Maitland City Council had considerations with the life expectancy of its landfill: predominantly due to the site reaching its capacity, factoring a growing Local Government Area population and compaction issues, the Mount Vincent waste landfill site had only two years life left.
News | 22.12.2015
Raw Metal Corp Picks Up Liebherr Material Handlers
The Liebherr material handler is specifically designed for operating in the scrap metal industry, and it delivers unrivalled levels of reliability and running costs per hour and is the latest addition to the state-of-the art machinery and infrastructure at Raw Metal Corp.
News | 21.12.2015
Toll Transport Partnership
Mid-year, Liebherr-Australia commenced a new contract with Toll to supply a range of logistics services across four operating divisions of the Toll Group.
News | 20.12.2015
Mobile Harbour Crane Deliveries
In 2015, Liebherr delivered two new mobile harbour cranes to Australia and New Zealand. In Australia, Qube Ports enhanced their fleet in Darwin where an LHM 550 started operation earlier this year.
News | 18.12.2015
Liebherr and Thiess work together for Children’s TV show
Earlier in the year, Liebherr-Australia were approached by a German film company, Mingamedia, on behalf of one of their programs, Krasse Kolosse.
News | 17.12.2015
Safety Award for LTI Free Period
Liebherr-Australia is pleased to announce that our Perth Mining branch has received a prestigious Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention (IFAP) Gold Safety Award for the fourth consecutive year!
News | 25.11.215
Liebherr-Australia welcomes 100th T 282 truck among fleet of 14
Earlier in the year, Liebherr-Australia welcomed the arrival of the country’s 100th T 282 ultra-class haul truck. This milestone unit was part of a delivery of large fleet of fourteen (14) T 282 C ultra-class haul trucks to a valued customer in the coal-rich Bowen Basin in North Queensland.