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Press releases | 11/25/2021

Engineered for the future, built on experience – Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 mobile crane

1 becomes 2 because of 3 – the Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 mobile crane has become the LTM 1110 5.2 because it has three completely new features – the crane control system, the driver's cab and the gearbox. The Liebherr 110 tonne crane, which was first unveiled at Bauma 2019, features the new driver's cab also unveiled at the trade show in prototype form, Liebherr’s new LICCON3 crane control system and also the recently announced ZF TraXon DynamicPerform gearbox. The oil-cooled multi-disk clutch is also new. It has now undergone intensive testing and is now ready for series production. This means that the new LTM 1110-5.2 combines existing strengths with pioneering innovations to deliver greater safety and comfort. To go with these new features, Liebherr is launching a completely new standard crane design, which marks the future for its all-terrain series. Find out more

Press releases | 11/24/2021

New cranes to celebrate company anniversary – Hanyš updates fleet with Liebherr cranes

By the end of 2021, Czech crane rental and heavy haulage contractor Hanyš will have almost 100 Liebherr cranes at its yard. And the fleet will continue to grow – 18 more Liebherr cranes will be added in the year of the company’s 30th anniversary. Find out more

Press releases | 11/18/2021

Premiere – first Liebherr compact cranes with rope pull technology delivered

Liebherr first unveiled the LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane with a second boom version in December 2020. Since then, customers have been able to choose between the TELEMATIK and rope pull mechanism versions for the compact 50 tonne model. The launch of this crane sees Liebherr round off its portfolio in the compact crane segment. The very first models of this new version were handed over to crane rental contractors Wasel in Germany and Felbermayr in Austria during October. Find out more

Press releases | 11/17/2021

Eineder modernises crane fleet with Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane

Autodienst Eineder GmbH has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane. It will replace an older 220 tonne crane in the Bavarian company’s fleet. The high performance and compact dimensions of the new 250 tonne crane and the possibility of obtaining road licences for 5-axle mobile cranes quickly in Bavaria were major criteria behind the decision. The LTM 1250-5.1 has been one of the most in-demand telescopic mobile cranes from Liebherr for a number of years. Find out more

Press releases | 11/16/2021

Successful in Latin America – high number of Liebherr mobile cranes heading for Chile

There is high demand for mobile cranes in Latin America for the mining industry and for erecting wind turbines. Liebherr is based close to its customers in the region and also delivers reliable after sales service. The global market leader has delivered an above average number of mobile cranes to Chile this year, in particular. Find out more

Press releases | 11/12/2021

CMI Energia acquires first LR 1600/2 in Honduras

Being the first Liebherr crawler crane for CMI Energia, the LR 1600/2 will play an important role for the central american energy company. Already owning a small fleet of Liebherr LTM mobile cranes, the 600 t crawler will be used for maintenace work in wind parks as well as for repowering and new installation of wind turbines in Central America. Find out more

Press releases | 11/11/2021

A last goodbye – Last Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane goes to LOCAR

The end of an era – the last LTM 1500-8.1 left the Liebherr plant in Ehingen at the end of September. The 626th model of the most successful large crane of all time started its journey to South America. When it arrived, Brazilian crane, heavy haulage and lifting platform contractor LOCAR took delivery of the 500 tonne machine at its office in Serra in the state of Espírito Santo. The new LTM 1500-8.1 is the seventh of these cranes that LOCAR has bought over the last few years. Find out more

Press releases | 11/10/2021

Premiere in Canada – Guay takes delivery of its first two LTM 1110-5.1 mobile cranes

Crane and heavy haulage contractor Guay Inc. has taken delivery of two Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 cranes. They are the first cranes of this type in Canada. The 60 meter (197 ft) telescopic boom and high lifting capacities of the Liebherr 110 tonne (125 US-tons) machine were important criteria behind the Québec-based company buying the cranes. The new cranes will replace ageing 120 tonne (135 US-tons) cranes in Guay’s fleet, which comprises more than 500 cranes of different types. Find out more

Press releases | 11/09/2021

Travelling up to the treeline with snow chains

In Austria, work is currently proceeding at full speed on the "Salzburg line", the country's most important electricity infrastructure project. The Salzburg line runs for a total length of 128 kilometres through the province of Salzburg in partly alpine terrain. The Liebherr mobile cranes working on the construction of the massive electricity pylons have had to access sites at altitudes of up to 1800 metres above sea level. Find out more

Press releases | 11/09/2021

The new weightlifter: LR 1400 SX

“This is a big step for our location,” says Gerhard Frainer, Managing Director for Sales. “The request for a larger crane came from the market.” With the new LR 1400 SX, Liebherr-Werk Nenzing Gmbh extends its range of crawler cranes to include lifting capacities of up to 400 t. Especially satisfying: the first customers are already using the new model. Find out more

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