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Press releases | 01/25/2022

New NC-B 12-70 demonstrates its strength in Saudi Arabia

The most powerful Flat-Top crane of Liebherr’s NC-B series is currently on its first job in Medina (Saudi Arabia), where it is part of a museum construction project. This twelve-tonne model is Liebherr’s latest addition to its NC-B series, which is designed for price-sensitive markets and customers. Thanks to its long reach, the NC-B 12-70 is suitable for both cast-in-place concrete construction as well as for the precise lifting of heavy prefabricated parts. It is available for order now. Find out more

Press releases | 01/13/2022

Liebherr appoints Dr. Tim Gerhardt as new Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co.

Dr. Tim Gerhardt, an experienced business executive within the Liebherr Group has joined Liebherr USA. Co. as one of the new Managing Directors for the U.S. operations. Dr. Tim Gerhardt shares Liebherr USA, Co. executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, Managing Director for Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director for the construction equipment product segment in Newport News, VA. Find out more

Press releases | 12/15/2021

In the spotlight: Liebherr cranes help create impressive stage sets

LED cubes instead of concrete blocks, Roman antiquity instead of modern apartments, culture instead of construction sites: Liebherr cranes help to build and dismantle sets, and are even sometimes part of the production, so that theatres across Europe are never left with an empty stage. From bottom- and top-slewing cranes to mobile construction cranes, various machine types have impressed with their intelligent assistance systems, long reach and high load capacity in Verona, Frankfurt and Bregenz this season. Find out more

Press releases | 11/04/2021

Liebherr tower cranes get new touch display with smart operating system

It’s essential for crane operators to have key operating settings in view at all times to ensure safe and precise lifting – and these need to be presented with clarity. Along with its intuitive TC-OS user interface, the new-generation EMS-4 brings together these two requirements in a twelve-inch display. Crane operators and assembly engineers will now be able to navigate their way through a menu structure geared to their needs via multi-touch technology Find out more

Press releases | 10/11/2021

New York: Liebherr 125 K crane erects eight-storey residential building

Maximum reach, an external cab and a special paint finish: The American customer Extreme Construction Inc. has opted for the Liebherr 125 K crane for the construction of an apartment building near New York. It’s the largest fast-erecting crane in its class and has been specifically designed for residential, industrial and road construction purposes. Find out more

News | 10/08/2021

Looping the cosmic loop

At the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, one of the largest research facilities on the development of the universe, from the Big Bang to the present day, is being built: FAIR. The heart of the facility is a 1.1-kilometer-long particle accelerator. A structure with cosmic dimensions... Find out more

Press releases | 08/31/2021

Smart support from Liebherr High-Top crane boosts production

Powerful, space-saving and solid – this is how Antonio Basso S.p.A, an Italian manufacturer of pre-cast concrete parts, describes the 1000 EC-H 50 Litronic crane from Liebherr. The crane moves pre-cast concrete parts weighing several tonnes on a daily basis at the company’s headquarters in Treviso and is intelligently networked with the ERP system there. The incline of the on-site crane track also played a pivotal role in opting for the new machine from Liebherr. Find out more

Press releases | 08/09/2021

Liebherr sells its 2000th 34 K fast-erecting crane

Liebherr has sold its 2000th 34 K fast-erecting crane to Mathis Bau AG. The Swiss construction and transport company is a long-standing customer of the construction machinery manufacturer and already uses several Liebherr cranes in its diverse areas of operation. Find out more

Press releases | 08/06/2021

Liebherr fast-erecting crane 34 K at work on the tallest building in the Benelux region

The Liebherr 34 K crane, part of the rental fleet of Netherlands-based crane specialist Van der Spek Vianen B.V., had been commissioned to work on the tallest building in the Benelux region by customer Civiele technieken deBoer bv. An overhead crane had been used to lift the bottom-slewing crane 190 metres into the air, where the roof of a lifting platform was dismantled. Find out more

News | 08/03/2021

Kai Friedrich appointed new Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co.

Liebherr is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co., the sales and service organization based in Newport News, Virginia. Friedrich will be taking over the role previously held by Peter Mayr. Find out more

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