The first Liebherr R 9150B hydraulic mining excavator in electric configuration is currently in operation in the United States.
Last year, Youngquist Brothers received their newest Liebherr hydraulic mining excavator, the R 9150B E, which is the first in the U.S. market. The new R 9150B E joins an R 994 E currently owned and operated by Youngquist Brothers and is a primary producer for the mine today.
Youngquist Brothers Rock, located in Fort Myers, Florida has been an early adopter of electric hydraulic technology in the the U.S. and continues to utilize electric drive equipment in their operations to reduce emissions. The operation utilizes two walking draglines and two large electrically driven Liebherr hydraulic excavators to safely and efficiently produce in eight million plus ton of rock annually.
As one of the latest models in the R2-Series excavator lineup, the Bobcat® E88 delivers durability, performance and quality for more productivity. Technically speaking, it's a compact machine, but it brings big performance with its redesigned engine and optimized lift performance, plus undercarriage and counterweight improvements. All these enhancements make this excavator one of the highest-performing models in its size class. With impressive over-the-side lift capacity, you can dig with greater confidence over the side of the machine. Put it to the test against similar models from other manufacturers. You'll see that the E88 can outwork the competition.