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Press releases | 10/31/2019

Liebherr’s 125 K: the largest fast-erecting crane in its class at work in Switzerland

The crane hire company Vogel Kranvermietung GmbH expands its rental fleet with a Liebherr 125 K fast-erecting crane. With a radius of 55 metres and a maximum hook height of 65.5 metres, it is currently the largest fast-erecting crane on the market. The handover to Vogel Kranvermietung GmbH took place in September. During his visit to this year’s Bauma in Munich, owner Joseph Vogel was impressed by the 125 K fast-erecting crane’s innovative features, and consequently decided to invest in his company’s future. Find out more

Press releases | 10/16/2019

Liebherr supplies a package of five fast-erecting cranes to Japan

The Japanese crane company Cranetal Noda has taken delivery of five Liebherr fast-erecting cranes of the 53 K/J type and thus extended its fleet once more with tower cranes from Liebherr. The cranes have been adapted especially to the Japanese market. In 2016, the company had already bought five 42 K/J. Find out more

Press releases | 09/04/2019

At eye level with treetops: Liebherr tower crane supports climate research project

A 150 EC-B 8 Litronic PT Flat-Top crane is the centrepiece of a climate research project in Hölstein near Basel. Thanks to the Liebherr tower crane optimised for passenger transport, the scientists can study the leaves in cages floating between the treetops. Find out more

Press releases | 08/27/2019

Liebherr tower cranes build residential project in the heart of São Paulo

Six 85 EC-B 5b Liebherr tower cranes are building more than just a residential district in São Paulo, the capital of the Brazilian state of the same name. The 48 towers, each with 18 floors, will comprise around 7,000 residential units, a day care centre, a police station and much more. The area between the towers will offer space for various recreational facilities such as parks and playgrounds. Find out more

Press releases | 08/19/2019

First mobile tower crane from Liebherr turns 70

In 1949 the rebuilding process in Germany and Europe is in full swing. The construction workers had to manually load stones, mortar, cement or bricks from the trucks for building apartments and industrial facilities. Because in postwar Germany there were very few cranes and the few that existed were made from iron and cast steel and were extremely heavy. The building was time-consuming, meaning that cranes were only used occasionally on construction sites. Find out more

Press releases | 04/08/2019

Further Development of the MyLiebherr Online Portal

Customers, service partners and Liebherr employees can access an extensive range of online services provided by the Liebherr Group via the MyLiebherr platform. Various additions and new features are also in the pipeline. Find out more

Press releases | 04/04/2019

Milestone reached on new Liebherr USA Co. headquarters construction project

The final piece of structural steel was recently installed at the Liebherr USA, Co. new headquarters building – a significant construction milestone. Work is on schedule for completion in 2020. Find out more

Press releases | 01/28/2019

Liebherr introduces new EC-B series

Liebherr presents a new Flat-Top series at Bauma, the construction machinery trade fair in Munich. Three of the eight units are equipped with fibre rope and therefore have ‘fibre’ added to their product title. Find out more

Press releases | 01/28/2019

Liebherr 125 K: the largest fast-erecting crane in its class

Liebherr will present a new fast-erecting crane at Bauma 2019: the 125 K. With a radius of 55 metres and a maximum hook height of 65.5 metres, it is currently the largest fast-erecting crane on the market. Find out more

Press releases | 11/20/2018

Liebherr Tower Cranes concludes test phase for its first high-tensile fibre ropes

Working with Austrian rope manufacturer, Teufelberger, Liebherr has developed a new type of high-tensile fibre rope for hoisting applications which will increase the lifting capacity. Find out more

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