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News | 03/11/2024

Digging for knowledge with Liebherr Mining

Within the mining industry, Liebherr has a reputation for manufacturing high-quality equipment that delivers excellent onsite performance and reliability. However, for customers to achieve optimal results with their Liebherr machines, it’s imperative that their people on the ground receive the right training to both operate and maintain this equipment. This is where people like Alexandre Pontes come in. Find out more

News | 01/24/2024

Liebherr and Fortescue repower R 9400 excavator to electric configuration

Liebherr Mining and Fortescue have successfully converted an   excavator from a diesel to an electric powertrain. Find out more

News | 01/18/2024

Liebherr delivers dozers for Mines Up

Liebherr Mining supplied five PR 776 dozers to Mines Up to work at the Tavan Tolgoi coking coal mine in Mongolia. Find out more

Press releases | 01/03/2024

Liebherr to exhibit at MINEXCHANGE 2024 SME Annual Conference and EXPO

Liebherr mining will be exhibiting at the 2024 SME Annual Conference and Expo in February 2024. Find out more

Press releases | 12/14/2023

Fortescue deploys Australia’s first operational electric excavator with the Liebherr R 9400 E

In December 2023, Liebherr-Australia commissioned an R 9400 E 400-tonne electric excavator for Fortescue at their Cloudbreak iron ore mining operation in Western Australia. This excavator represents the first newly built operational electric excavator in the country. The R 9400 E backhoe excavator is equipped with the Liebherr cable reeler, enabling increased maneuvrability and optimised safety on site. Find out more

News | 10/31/2023

Fortescue receives first T 264 haul trucks

In October, Liebherr Mining delivered the first T 264 haul truck to Fortescue’s Eliwana mine site in the Pilbara, Western Australia. These trucks form part of a deal for 120 zero emission T 264 trucks to be deployed to Fortescue by 2030. The initial delivered units will be diesel powered and converted to Fortescue’s in-house battery solution – developed by Fortescue WAE – before the end of the decade. Find out more

Press releases | 10/17/2023

Training at Liebherr: pursuing a new chapter in life with unwavering commitment

In September, Liebherr welcomed over 400 new trainees at various Group sites in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France. The range of apprenticeships at Liebherr is wide, but no matter the product segment – whether technical or commercial – skilled young talents are taking the next steps in pursuing a new chapter in their lives. Liebherr offers the ideal environment and conditions for this. Find out more

News | 09/12/2023

Restored, not retired: Liebherr R 996 mining excavator overhauled for maximum service life

In late July, a fully refurbished R 996 excavator went to work at Yancoal’s Cameby Downs mine in Queensland, Australia. This machine had originally served at Yancoal’s Yarrabee mine for almost 13 years before the mining company made the decision to completely overhaul the machine. Find out more

Press releases | 09/06/2023

The Liebherr R 9300 makes its Australian debut

The first Liebherr R 9300 mining excavator to hit Australian soil was commissioned in late August at the Karlawinda Gold Project, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. MACA – a global contractor that works within the mining, construction, and process engineering sectors – is excited to welcome this machine to its growing Liebherr excavator fleet. Find out more

Press releases | 08/29/2023

Liebherr deploys autonomous haulage fleet for onsite validation

Having completed comprehensive internal validation of their Autonomous Haulage Solution (AHS) at Liebherr’s Mining Technology Development Centre in the USA, Liebherr Mining has announced that it has deployed a fleet of four T 264 trucks to support onsite validation. This onsite validation marks a new stage of Liebherr’s strategy to accelerate development of a new autonomy product for the mining industry. Find out more

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