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Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS

Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS manufactures Liebherr’s entire range of mining excavators as well as the T 236 100-tonne haul truck. Founded in 2011 in Colmar, France, this factory is dedicated to producing equipment that can handle the unique challenges of open-cast mining. Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS benefits from our more than 50 years’ experience producing hydraulic excavators.

The mining equipment manufactured at Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS is used to mine a range of commodities including gold, diamonds, platinum, coal, iron ore, and copper all over the world!

Mining excavators from Colmar are used widely in open-cast mining.
Mining excavators from Colmar are used widely in open-cast mining.

Large hydraulic excavators for extreme conditions

Absolutely enormous excavators are produced in Colmar. The largest excavator produced by Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS is a giant: the R 9800 is 11 metres high and, with an operating weight of 800 tonnes, it’s nearly three times the weight of an Airbus A380. Just like the other giant hydraulic excavators from Colmar, the R 9800 is used in extreme conditions all around the world to move commodities like iron ore, copper, coal, and diamond.

Vertical integration means unmatched quality

Liebherr’s high degree of vertical integration, plus the use of carefully selected components from 100 specialty suppliers, enhances the value of products from Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS. Using quality components manufactured by Liebherr – such as electronics, control technology, traction, and turning drives – optimises the reliability and performance of our mining excavators. Plus, our active involvement in the entire life cycle of our excavators – from conception, to manufacture, to assembly and beyond – means we’re uniquely placed to ensure the exceptional quality of our machines. No wonder equipment from Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS is in demand throughout the world and used on all continents!

Facts and figures

  • Founded: 2011
  • Workforce: 660
  • Total area: 170,000 m²
  • Built-up area: 42,700 m²
  • Production capacity: Approximately 250 mining excavators annually


Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS

49 rue Frédéric Hartmann
CS 50038
68025 Colmar Cedex

Press contact

Gregory  Schuh

Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS

49 rue Frédéric Hartmann

68025 Colmar Cedex


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