News | 29.03.2021

Liebherr legacy lives on with R 9600 excavator

Liebherr-Australia has supported the first units of the new R 9600 excavator since early 2020.

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News | 22.02.2021

Service a key component of Liebherr milestones

Despite the challenges of 2020, Liebherr-Australia achieved record breaking results in their sales and service departments.

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News | 14.12.2020

R 994B Rebuild for Premier Coal in Perth

Liebherr-Australia has given a new life to Premier Coal’s R 994B excavator, undertaking a complete rebuild of the 62,000-hour machine.

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News | 09.11.2020

Liebherr manufactures 100,000th hydraulic hoserward

Liebherr-Australia reached a milestone 100,000 hydraulic hoses manufactured at their Adelaide facility in November.

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News | 26.10.2020

Griffin Coal drives Liebherr dozer dream forward

Griffin Coal’s PR 776 dozer performs in Western Australia.

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News | 17.09.2020

National Group supplies Liebherr R 9200 excavator to NSW gold mine

National Group has purchased an R 9200 excavator for a gold mine in New South Wales, Australia.

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News | 15.09.2020

MacKellar diversifies Liebherr fleet to drive growth

Five 240 tonne T 264 trucks have proven a success for customer MacKellar Mining at a Queensland coal mine.

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News | 01.09.2020

Liebherr Mining excels with continuous improvement program

Liebherr Mining continues to reap rewards from its internal continuous improvement auditing process, the Service Excellence program.

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News | 22.06.2020

Liebherr remanufactures aftersales vision

Liebherr-Australia’s remanufacturing program has made significant positive contributions to the business, customers, and to the environment since its introduction.

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News | 01.05.2020

Liebherr strengthens Technical Support in Australia

Liebherr-Australia has expanded the Technical Support function in Australia with the introduction of new roles.

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News | 01.03.2020

MACA, Liebherr consolidate partnership

Three R 9200s were delivered to MACA in early 2020.

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News | 01.02.2020

Liebherr lines up the workers of tomorrow

Liebherr-Australia launches new Apprentice Program.

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News | 01.12.2019

500th bucket manufactured in Adelaide facility

Fabrication department clocks up exciting milestone.

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News | 01.12.2019

Liebherr takes training focus to another level

Liebherr-Australia celebrates the opening of new training centre and training program to their customers.

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News | 15.11.2019

Australian Border Force Accreditation

Liebherr-Australia becomes and accredited Trusted Trader.

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News | 01.11.2019

MACA Cancer 200 round up

Teaser Team Liebherr record for MACA Cancer 200.

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News | 01.09.2019

Celebrating 2 years LTI Free at Mount Thorley

Safety milestone for Liebherr-Australia branch.

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News | 15.08.2019

Modular maintenance guides Liebherr aftersales service

Liebherr-Australia’s approach to aftersales maintenance has greatly improved machine downtime, proving highly valuable for customers.

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News | 15.06.2019

Liebherr links the Australian mining landscape with Europe

Recap Liebherr-Australia’s Bauma and European Factory Tour Experience

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News | 01.06.2019

Liebherr loads productivity into latest excavators

Liebherr-Australia discusses the launch of the R 9100B and R 9150B.

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News | 27.03.2019

BHP’s Mt Arthur Coal welcomes first 800 tonne excavators

Two R 9800 excavators have been added to the Mt Arthur Coal fleet

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News | 15.03.2019

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

The new locally controlled process allows for decreased incurred costs and delays.

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News | 01.02.2019

BGC welcomes an R 9800

Liebherr-Australia has delivered BGC’s first R 9800 in New South Wales.

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News | 01.01.2019

Tower Cranes Division Introduced to Liebherr-Australia

Liebherr-Australia welcomes Morrow Equipment Co. as the new Tower Crane Division.

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News | 21.12.2018

Apprentice of the Year Awards

Liebherr-Australia presents their 2018 Apprentice of the Year Awards.

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News | 17.12.2018

Crane Deliveries in New Zealand

Liebherr-Australia Mobile and Crane Divisions experienced a successful year in 2018 supporting our existing and new customers in New Zealand.

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News | 14.12.2018

Big year for Qube Bulk

Qube Bulk has welcomed an L 586 XPower® Wheel Loader, the 18th Liebherr machine in their fleet.

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News | 14.12.2018

Liebherr Batch Plant Wheel Loaders for Boral

Boral increases their Liebherr loader fleet to seven, with the addition of new wheel loaders.

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News | 04.12.2018

Earthtrack Solutions’ A 922 Railroader at Sydney Harbour Bridge

A Liebherr A 922 completed work on the Australian icon, the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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News | 03.12.2018

Delivery of the biggest All-Terrain Mobile Crane into Australia

The largest All-Terrain Mobile Crane in the southern hemisphere has arrived in Adelaide for MAX Cranes.

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News | 01.12.2018

Set to break records

An R 994B in NSW is the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere.

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News | 22.11.2018

Five Liebherr T 282 C Ultra-Class Trucks Delivered in Australia

The final five T 282 C’s ever produced by Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co. in Virginia (USA) have been delivered to Peak Downs Mine in Queensland, Australia.

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News | 19.11.2018

Milestone for Liebherr 91EC

A Liebherr 91EC Tower Crane celebrates 20 years of service.

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News | 12.11.2018

Downer welcomes R 9400

Downer’s recent addition of a R 9400 to their fleet in WA received praise for Liebherr-Australia’s build team.

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News | 12.11.2018

Andrew Esquilant inducted into CICA Hall of Fame

Liebherr-Australia Board Member, Andrew Esquilant, has been honoured by CICA with his induction into their Hall of Fame.

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News | 06.11.2018

PR 766 Delivery in Victoria

Victoria receives delivery of a new PR 766 dozer.

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News | 26.10.2018

A 918 for Civil Construction in New Zealand

Civil Construction adds an A 918 Wheeled Excavator to their Fleet in New Zealand.

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News | 07.09.2018

XPower® showcased in Sydney’s North

Earthmoving Equipment Magazine showcases the Liebherr L 556 XPower®.

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News | 17.08.2018

HS 895 HD performing well in Victorian Sand Quarry

The gamble for Liebherr-Australia’s Crawler Crane Division to bring the largest heavy duty crawler crane to Australia has paid off for Liebherr and our customer.

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News | 16.08.2018

TENEX adds Liebherr to their fleet

Rail maintenance provider, TENEX Rail, receives delivery of three Liebherr machines to Victoria.

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News | 14.08.2018

Cleanaway adds to Liebherr fleet in Brisbane

Eight new machines including dozer, material handlers and wheel loaders, have been delivered to Cleanaway in Brisbane.

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News | 13.08.2018

Australia to welcome largest Mobile Crane in Southern Hemisphere

The largest crane in the southern hemisphere is soon to land in Australia.

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News | 02.08.2018

Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator

National Plant & Equipment has purchased two Liebherr R 996B excavators, adding to its already large and ever-growing fleet of over 250 items of mining equipment.

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News | 16.07.2018

Another Mobile Harbour Crane for Qube

Qube orders its ninth Liebherr harbour crane, an LHM 550.

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News | 16.07.2018

Joyce Kranes orders first Liebherr Maritime Crane

First Liebherr Maritime Crane for Joyce Kranes.

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News | 27.06.2018

Macmahon takes delivery of first R 9800

Byerwen Coal Mine and Macmahon contractors have welcomes their first R 9800.

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News | 01.06.2018

Liebherr wins at Safe Way Awards

Liebherr takes home the Platinum Award and Innovation Award at this year’s Safe Way Awards.

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News | 01.06.2018

Another R 9800 for Goonyella Riverside Fleet

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) welcomed a new R 9800 to their fleet at Goonyella Riverside coal mine in March to add to their three existing R 9800s on site.

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News | 01.06.2018

Handcrafted R 9800 Model impressed in Perth

The incredible R 9800 mining excavator model pictured, handcrafted by fan Ron Smith, was on display at the Liebherr Redcliffe Branch earlier this year.

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News | 01.06.2018

Redcliffe Art Sculpture Unveiled

As part of the development approval for the Parts Warehouse at the Liebherr-Australia Perth facility, the City of Belmont required Liebherr to contribute to their Public Art Scheme.

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News | 01.06.2018

Maritime Cranes’ first LHM Crane Relocation in Australia

Liebherr-Australia Maritime Cranes Division was recently involved in its first relocation of an LHM Crane within an Australian port, instigated by the introduction of LHM cranes into Maritime’s product portfolio in Australia.

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News | 01.06.2018

L 556 XPower® Delivered to Fulton Hogan in New Zealand

Fulton Hogan, who has been building roads, ports, airports, infrastructure and property throughout Australasia for more than 80 years, recently took delivery of a L 556 XPower® at their Sand Plant in Tauranga, New Zealand.

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News | 01.06.2018

QUBE orders LHM 420 for Bell Bay, Tasmania

Earlier this year, Qube, a major port solutions provider in Australia, ordered a new LHM 420 for the port in Bell Bay, Tasmania.

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News | 01.06.2018

Third Liebherr Wheel Loader for Jordan Rail

Jordan Rail Pty. Ltd. took delivery of their third Liebherr wheel loader in Western Victoria in March 2018. The L 550 XPower®, equipped with industrial linkage and quick hitch to accommodate diverse attachments like buckets, forks and crane jibs, will work in rail maintenance and rail construction applications throughout Victoria.

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News | 01.06.2018

Two LH 30 Material Handlers delivered to Metalco

New Zealand based scrap metal recycler, Metalco Recyclers Ltd, recently took delivery of two Liebherr LH 30 M Material Handlers at their main steel processing yard in Te Puke on the North Island.

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News | 01.06.2018

Boom for Adelaide Workshop

The Liebherr-Australia Adelaide Fabrication Shop is currently experiencing an increase in workload with mining buckets consistently being delivered for both our customers’ ongoing requirements and for new machine deliveries.

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News | 12.04.2018

Liebherr achieves the highest turnover in the Group's history

In 2017, the Liebherr Group achieved the highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales of € 9,845 million. Compared to the previous year, the family-run company increased its revenue by 9.3%. The Group is expecting further sales growth for 2018.

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News | 09.04.2018

BGC recognises outstanding Customer Support

Liebherr employees demonstrate excellent customer support for BGC.

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News | 04.12.2017

Australia’s first R 950 Tunnel Excavators delivered into NSW

The NSW infrastructure boom is well underway with an unprecedented amount of projects on the move providing many job opportunities and improvements in various locations across the state.

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News | 17.11.2017

Liebherr Mining Facilities Certification

In 2014, Liebherr Mining Division recognised the need for more harmonised and updated business processes to meet ever-changing customer, technical quality and business needs in a challenging global mining environment.

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News | 12.10.2017

Cleanaway choose Liebherr

Liebherr-Australia’s Earthmoving division has recently continued its success with Cleanaway, Australia’s leading waste management, recycling and industrial services company, operating a national network of unique collection, processing, treatment and landfill assets from over 200 locations across Australia, after being awarded a substantial amount of new Liebherr waste and recycling mobile equipment for its upcoming Brisbane City Council Contract which is due to commence in mid-2018.

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News | 29.09.2017

Liebherr-Australia Delivers the First Custom-Made R 9800 HP Bucket

After several months of customer engagement, planning and design modifications, Liebherr Mt Thorley, Liebherr Colmar and the Liebherr Fabrication Shop in Adelaide have successfully combined their innate customer and product knowledge to design and commercialise second fit bucket solutions for both Thiess Mt Owen and Glencore Mangoola.

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News | 04.09.2017

Evolution Mining adds Liebherr R 9400 mining excavator to Lake Cowal Fleet

Evolution Mining has recently taken delivery of a new Liebherr R 9400 excavator at their Lake Cowal gold operation near West Wyalong in far western NSW.

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News | 19.08.2017

Veolia introduces Liebherr into their fleet

Veolia, the global waste management organisation, discussed Liebherr machinery’s input to achieving their safety, efficiency and sustainability goals in an article in the August Issue of Earthmoving Equipment Magazine.

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News | 12.08.2017

Liebherr equipment at Adelaide Resource Recovery Centre

A feature story on the Adelaide Resource Recovery Centre and their use of Liebherr LH 22, LH 24 and L 586 XPower® machines was published in the August Issue of Earthmoving Equipment Magazine.

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News | 24.07.2017

Downer delivers Australia’s newest R 9800 Mining Excavator

Downer Mining recently purchased a Liebherr R 9800 BH excavator for its BMA Goonyella contract mining operations. The new machine added to the fleet of Liebherr excavators purchased since 2009, which includes four R 9800 BH excavators and four R 9400 excavators, used in both coal and iron ore applications.

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News | 21.07.2017

Perth branch wins 2nd place at BHP HSEC Awards

Congratulations to the team at Perth’s Mining branch who received 2nd place at the BHP Iron Ore Contractor HSEC Awards, for improving the safety and efficiency of the R 9400 engine module replacement.

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News | 08.07.2017

Modular Milestone for Liebherr-Australia

Liebherr-Australia’s Perth-based Modular Maintenance Program has achieved a monumental milestone of successfully supplying the fiftieth and fifty-first Power Pack Modules (R 996 B and R 9400 Mining Excavators) since the program began in 2015.

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News | 07.07.2017

QCoal see arrival of their new R 996 B Mining Excavator

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics kindly invited the Liebherr sales team and our future customers QCoal to take a tour of the M/V Thalatta, which transported their new R 996 B Mining Excavator from Europe to Brisbane.

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News | 07.06.2017

Minister Visit in Sydney

In June, Andrew Esquilant (Liebherr-Australia General Manager Mobile Cranes) met with the Minister for Roads, Maritime & Freight the Honorable Melinda Pavey MP, her colleagues, and CEO of the Crane Industry Council of Australia, Brandon Hitch.

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News | 26.04.2017

The Liebherr Group achieved €9,009 million turnover in business year 2016

In 2016, in a difficult market environment Liebherr achieved the third-highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales of €9,009 million. Compared to the record year of 2015, this represents a decrease of €228 million or 2.5%.

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News | 24.04.2017

Liebherr-Australia at Diesel, Dirt & Turf Expo

The Earthmoving & Material Handling division of Liebherr-Australia displayed seven machines in a 500m² outdoor stand, including the L 546 Wheel Loader, L 556 XPower® Wheel Loader, L 580 XPower® Wheel Loader, PR 736 Dozer, LR 634 Crawler Loader, R 922 Crawler Excavator, and LH 24 M Material Handler.

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News | 20.03.2017

Glencore’s Bulga welcomes third Liebherr excavator in 12 months

Bulga Open Cut, a key asset of Glencore Coal Assets, and a strategic site to Liebherr-Australia’s Mt Thorley branch, proudly welcomed the first Liebherr R 9100 commissioned in the Hunter Valley on 20 March 2017.

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News | 10.02.2017

A 922 Rail Excavator impresses DPTI Adelaide

Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) Rail Maintenance Division in Adelaide called a tender for a Road Rail excavator that was to meet a list of requirements.

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News | 20.01.2017

Perth branch leads the way to Safety through Innovation

Liebherr-Australia Perth branch was recently recognised as gaining Second place in the Innovation Category for the 2016 IFAP/CGU Safe Way Awards.

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News | 10.01.2017

Rocky Point Mulching – Australian Farmer Of The Year 2016 Winners

Rocky Point Mulching is a third-generation family owned and operated business, which focuses on environmental sustainability, renewable resources and recovery development.

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News | 15.12.2016

Moolarben and Mt Thorley branch deliver the first repowered R 996 B mining excavator in the Hunter Valley

In a long standing tradition of collaboration between Moolarben Coal Operations (MCO) and Liebherr-Australia Pty. Ltd., the first R 996 B engine repower module was performed successfully this spring. In keeping with the six pillars that define Liebherr Mining, the genesis of this initiative came from a shared desire for efficiency, reliability and customer service.

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News | 14.12.2016

Veolia chooses Liebherr for Sydney Waste sites#

Veolia have recently taken delivery of a fleet of Liebherr wheel loaders and material handlers for a number of their existing and new Veolia waste sites in the Sydney Metro area.

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News | 06.10.2016

35 Years of Liebherr-Australia

In October, Liebherr-Australia celebrates 35 years of incorporation and, in this time, has seen a steady, continual growth and expansion of divisions, branches, and products.

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News | 08.09.2016

Liebherr R 9150 mining excavator early performance ‘very encouraging’ at Mt Magnet, says Watpac

Watpac continues to embrace some of the mining industry’s latest technologies by adding Australia’s first Liebherr R 9150 mining excavator carrying out load and haul duties to their mining fleet.

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News | 22.07.2016

Liebherr T 264 mining truck hits Australia!

Liebherr-Australia has just received five new 240 tonne T 264 off highway mining trucks in Australia, which will be assembled and available for inspection in Mackay by interested parties.

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News | 01.07.2016

XPower - The new Liebherr Wheel Loader Generation

Liebherr XPower is an integrated, innovative machine concept that sets new standards in terms of fuel efficiency, performance, robust design and comfort.

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News | 28.06.2016

Second Bucket Created for R 9150 mining excavator

A 4.4m3 scaling bucket was fabricated under direction by a valued Liebherr customer in the Pilbara. This scaling bucket will be used to clean ditches around the coarse ore stockpile and the client is easily able to interchange this with the 5.4m3 digging bucket already in use on the machine.

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News | 27.06.2016

Landmark delivery – R 9150 mining excavator

The Liebherr-Australia Pty. Ltd. branch in Perth has delivered the first R 9150 backhoe unit into the Pilbara area of Western Australia, known for its dry harsh landscapes and vast mineral deposits.

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News | 20.06.2016

First-class Crane Training

As a global market leader for Mobile cranes, the newly formed Training Department support both employees and customers by offering courses by Liebherr factory trained employees.

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News | 16.06.2016

The first in a line of legends still going strong!

As Liebherr Australia looks back at its 35 years of successfully serving the Australian industry, it is pertinent to take a look at the machines that helped shape our standing.

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News | 15.06.2016

Liebherr Group’s turnover in the 2015 business year reaches a total of 9,237 million €

Liebherr’s total turnover in 2015 was 9,237 million €, the highest figure in the Group’s history and an increase of 414 million € or 4.7 % compared with the previous year.

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News | 03.05.2016

Liebherr-Australia Earthmoving Tour to Europe

In April, three Liebherr-Australia and New Zealand employees from the Earthmoving division took 15 high priority Earthmoving customers and partners on a 10-day tour of Europe.

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News | 08.03.2016

Earthmoving Division has Major Customer Success

Liebherr-Australia Earthmoving Division has had success in their earthmoving, material handling and waste sectors.

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News | 02.03.2016

Liebherr-Australia National Apprentice for 2015

At the end of 2015, the National Apprentice of the Year was announced.

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News | 01.03.2016

Liebherr-Australia and The Bloomfield Group – partnering for a world-first

The new Liebherr PR 776 mining dozer has been undergoing rigorous performance, structural, and competitor testing at Rix’s Creek mine, owned by The Bloomfield Group.

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News | 13.01.2016

Liebherr-Australia Adelaide Mining Operations now ISO 9001 certified

Hard work and dedication over a period of months has meant that the Liebherr-Australia Adelaide Mining Operations are now ISO 9001 quality certified.

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News | 28.12.2015

Richgro Look to Liebherr

Proudly Australian owned and family operated over four generations, Richgro’s mission is to create great gardens in an environmentally responsible manner with quality, innovative products for all Australian gardeners.

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News | 23.12.2015

Another Liebherr in the Valley

Over the past four years Maitland City Council had considerations with the life expectancy of its landfill: predominantly due to the site reaching its capacity, factoring a growing Local Government Area population and compaction issues, the Mount Vincent waste landfill site had only two years life left.

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News | 22.12.2015

Raw Metal Corp Picks Up Liebherr Material Handlers

The Liebherr material handler is specifically designed for operating in the scrap metal industry, and it delivers unrivalled levels of reliability and running costs per hour and is the latest addition to the state-of-the art machinery and infrastructure at Raw Metal Corp.

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News | 21.12.2015

Toll Transport Partnership

Mid-year, Liebherr-Australia commenced a new contract with Toll to supply a range of logistics services across four operating divisions of the Toll Group.

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News | 20.12.2015

Mobile Harbour Crane Deliveries

In 2015, Liebherr delivered two new mobile harbour cranes to Australia and New Zealand. In Australia, Qube Ports enhanced their fleet in Darwin where an LHM 550 started operation earlier this year.

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News | 18.12.2015

Liebherr and Thiess work together for Children’s TV show

Earlier in the year, Liebherr-Australia were approached by a German film company, Mingamedia, on behalf of one of their programs, Krasse Kolosse.

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News | 17.12.2015

Safety Award for LTI Free Period

Liebherr-Australia is pleased to announce that our Perth Mining branch has received a prestigious Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention (IFAP) Gold Safety Award for the fourth consecutive year!

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News | 25.11.215

Liebherr-Australia welcomes 100th T 282 truck among fleet of 14

Earlier in the year, Liebherr-Australia welcomed the arrival of the country’s 100th T 282 ultra-class haul truck. This milestone unit was part of a delivery of large fleet of fourteen (14) T 282 C ultra-class haul trucks to a valued customer in the coal-rich Bowen Basin in North Queensland.

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