Electric aviation launches

Electric aviation launches

Better energy supplies, lighter weights and more efficient aircraft all round: Liebherr has started conducting major research into electric systems at three different sites which could revolutionise the field of aviation in the near future.

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All things new

All things new

After five years of development, Liebherr-France is ushering in a new era for crawler excavators. The 8th generation of this heavy-duty machine is a technological revolution both in terms of the machinery and the production process

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Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

Head of Construction Werner Haas works hand in hand with his son Julian at Bauma 2019 to build one of the largest exhibition booth in the world.

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Alternative drive systems

Alternative drive systems

Where are we heading in terms of drive system technologies? Dipl.-Ing (TU) Klaus Graner, Managing Director and Head of Drive System Technology at Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH, looks at the evidence.

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In one line

In one line

Working methods in technical construction have changed in recent decades, but engineers’ enthusiasm for innovation remains the same today.

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Great things are happening

Great things are happening

Liebherr is currently building the largest offshore crane so far. Dr. Krappinger, Technical Managing Director of the Maritime Cranes division, reports on the progress of construction and challenges.

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Come join the Revolution!

Come join the Revolution!

INTUSI, a new piece of control technology, marks a revolution in machine communication. It was created in a joint development project of the Technical University (TU) Dresden and Liebherr.

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Skilled workers are made

Skilled workers are made

Eleven training programs, 10,500 m2 surface for apprenticeship and 4,500 m2 training area for apprentices: Since its foundation in 2008, the Liebherr Academy in Rostock has prepared more than 300 aprentices for the challenges of the future. Learn in our story what Lars Pröhl and his colleagues at the Academy do about the skills shortage.

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At icy heights

At icy heights

Good planning and fast, reliable service are required to complete major projects in a timely manner. The team of Tower Crane Solutions and service engineer Ivan Dukin ensure that Europe's tallest building can be completed even in extreme weather conditions. We take a look back.

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Smart is cooler

Smart is cooler

Miriam Hunger is a real sports freak. This is not by chance, since she grew up in a family of world champions in karate. But when it comes to sports, the right food also plays an important role. In order to be able to plan her meals in an optimal manner, she always takes her fridge with her. How this works? Check out in the story!

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Everything under control

Everything under control

Downtime is lost time for every entrepreneur. To keep it as low as possible, the earthmoving division has built a globally functioning, lightning-fast and perfectly coordinated service network. This also works for service missions in the middle of the Swedish forest.

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To the future

To the future

Traffic jams, smog, crowding in the metro. The transport network of the French capital is completely overloaded. The infrastructure project Grand Paris is intended to prevent gridlock. Liebherr construction machines help to improve the connection between Paris and the surrounding suburbs. Find out here, how demanding the work in the middle of this densely populated metropolitan area is.

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Revolution on the Erzberg

Revolution on the Erzberg

Mining trucks are the heavyweights among their kind. In the 100-ton class Liebherr has now started to flex its muscles with its first diesel-electric drive. Check out which challenges the machine has to master when used on the Erzberg and how special the guys are who work with it.

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The water detectives

The water detectives

The hardly noticeable moisture measurement sensors were developed 30 years ago for mixing plants and concrete pumps. Today Liebherr moisture measurement systems are indispensable to many industrial and agricultural processes. In which industries the sensors are used today and how they continue to be researched, you can find out here.

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Up in the clouds

Up in the clouds

Everything is extreme on Germany's highest construction site. Anyone working here at almost 3,000 meters must be cast from a very special mold. Just as the 150 EC-B from Liebherr has been faithfully serving its purpose in all weathers for the past two years. Here you can see what special challenges the construction of the new cable car on the Zugspitze has placed on man and machine.

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Energy transition 2.0

Energy transition 2.0

The highest wind turbines with 246,5 metres. A pilot project which will for the first time make green energy storable and thus available on a flexible basis. One of the most exciting chapters in the future of Germany's energy transition is being written near Schwäbisch Hall – with the help of Liebherr cranes.

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"Charge the hoses!"

"Charge the hoses!"

The ultimate vehicle: 4,500 litres of fire-extinguishing water, 400 litres of foam, nine crew members on board, plus all the tools and hydraulic rescue equipment. The fire service can always be relied on. One reason is because Rosenbauer fits its vehicles with high-performance pumps using Liebherr technology.

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Out of love for technology

Out of love for technology

Hans Eisele has been working for Liebherr, where he normally spends his time fitting state-of-the-art concrete mixing trucks with mixer drums, for 37 years. Today, however, he is dealing with an "old-timer", a 1977 Liebherr truck mixer.

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Reaching into the depths

Reaching into the depths

In a high alpine setting, duty cycle crawler crane operator Yann Blouet excavates sediment from the depths of a reservoir to keep a power plant running. The site in the mountains has all the ingredients for a great adventure.

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Ready for animal action

Ready for animal action

Dortmund Zoo now features a very striking "beast of burden". It looks like a giraffe, burrows like a meerkat, is armed like a rhinoceros and moves as sure-footedly as a Himalayan tahr.

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Intelligence is cool

Intelligence is cool

"Hey Mia, is there still milk in the fridge?" – "The inventory says there's one carton!" When Miriam Hunger talks to her fridge, she's not actually thirsty. She is a member of Liebherr’s "digitalisation" team.

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Print & fly

Print & fly

Producing a complete aircraft using a 3D printer? That stage has not yet been reached. However, a team of researchers at Liebherr is gradually getting closer to achieving this dream – working in tandem with evolution.

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