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Press releases | 01/28/2022

In Spain's largest wind farm: Transbiaga with three Liebherr LG 1750s in operation

Working in Spain's largest wind farm: the crane and heavy transport company Transbiaga is working with three new Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes in the wind farm Gecama. There, 67 wind turbines with a hub height of 120 metres are being erected to feed energy from renewable sources into the national power grid. Find out more

Press releases | 01/27/2022

New customer – Levantek adds Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 mobile crane to its fleet

Mexican crane contractor Levantek has taken delivery of its first Liebherr crane. The LTM 1160 5.2 all-terrain crane is now the company’s most powerful mobile crane. Rising demand from customers for greater hoisting capacities was the main factor behind the investment in the 180 tonne crane. The good reputation of the Liebherr brand and a visit by company owner Ferdinando Paez Trevino to the mobile crane production plant in Ehingen were the final steps in the decision-making process before the order was placed for the LTM 1160-5.2. Find out more

Press releases | 01/24/2022

Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 installs bridge in area struck by disaster

The Bielefeld branch of the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) has hoisted a 46 tonne temporary prefabricated bridge over the River Erft using an LTM 1650-8.1. It will replace the bridge that was destroyed and washed away by the severe flooding in summer 2021. It means that car drivers and pedestrians in the south-west of the district capital will once again be able to cross the River Erft. The temporary bridge has sufficient capacity to carry vehicles weighing up to 30 tonnes. It is an important signal for the local population to show that restoration work is progressing and is due to remain in place for around one year until the brand new Erft bridge is ready for installation. Find out more

Press releases | 01/19/2022

Reaching new heights – Liebherr unveils mobile crane with 90 metre telescopic boom – the new LTM 1300-6.3

Unveiling the LTM 1300-6.3 also sees Liebherr set a new world record – never before has a mobile crane been able to carry a 90 metre telescopic boom with an axle load of just 12 tonnes. The new 300 tonne model will add to the portfolio of Liebherr 6-axle cranes. It is a versatile, economical fast-erecting crane with a peerless telescopic boom length. The latest Liebherr innovations are included to enable the LTM 1300-6.3 to deliver economical, safe, powerful crane operation – ECOmode, ECOdrive, VarioBase®Plus, VarioBallast®, Auto-Ballast, single-engine concept and wind speed load charts. The LTM 1300-6.2 will remain in the portfolio as the entry point model into the class of luffing jib cranes. Find out more

Press releases | 01/19/2022

HVO as an alternative fuel at Liebherr

Cleaner drive concepts for vehicles and machines are becoming more important than ever in order to reduce CO2 emissions. Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils (HVO) play an important role at Liebherr. HVO is an alternative fuel which can now be used in the majority of the Liebherr construction machines, cranes and mining equipment in pure form or in addition to fossil diesel. Find out more

Press releases | 01/18/2022

Modernisation and expansion – Schuch buys 15 new Liebherr mobile cranes

Crane and heavy haulage contractor Schuch is modernising and expanding its mobile crane fleet. With this in mind, the company, which has several outlets in the Rhine-Main and Rhine-Neckar conurbations, has ordered 15 new mobile cranes from Liebherr with lifting capacities between 90 and 750 tonnes. The company is readying itself to face current and future challenges on the market by means of continuous new and replacement purchases as well as innovative crane technology. Schuch has already taken delivery of the first of these cranes with the delivery of the last ones being scheduled for the end of 2023. 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 | 12/22/2021

Number 27 in the company’s 27th year – Ullrich takes delivery of Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

Ullrich Krane GmbH has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane. The 60 tonne machine will supplement the crane fleet in the segment between 50 and 90 tonnes. It is the 27th crane that the Chemnitz-based company has bought from Liebherr during its 27 year history. Ullrich has exclusively operated Liebherr mobile cranes since it opened for business. Find out more

Press releases | 12/17/2021

Fleet addition: new Liebherr LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane for Eurogrúas 2000

Spanish crane and heavy lift company Eurogrúas 2000 has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane. The new 700-tonne crane replaces a 600-tonne crawler crane that the Spanish company mainly used in the wind power sector. Eurogruas 2000 chose the LR 1700-1.0 because "the machine fits perfectly with the requirements of this market in terms of the weight and height of the current wind turbines", says Javier Sato, partner of Eurogrúas 2000. The new investment goes hand in hand with the company's strategy of always keeping its machinery technically up-to-date. Find out more

Press releases | 12/13/2021

100 percent Liebherr: Hess extends fleet with LTM 1150-5.3

Düsseldorf-based company Hess GmbH has strengthened its crane fleet with a Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3 mobile crane. This specialist contractor for company relocations, machine installation and machine transport services has its own crane department. This is responsible both for the rental and for the use of the cranes for its own machine installation work. Hess relies 100 percent on Liebherr mobile cranes. Find out more

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