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2021 Top Introductions: Liebherr's 1250.1 crawler crane

Liebherr's crawler crane working on a job site
A Liebherr LR 1250.1 crawler crane

Last year we were impressed by Liebherr's LB 16 Unplugged drill rig, and in 2021 the company translated that alternative drive technology to produce the world's first battery-powered crawler cranes, the LR 1250.1 and LR 1200.1 Unplugged. This advancement helps operations minimize their environmental footprint, reduce noise levels in sensitive environments and can give contractors a competitive advantage when bidding for jobs that have stringent emissions requirements - elevating crawler cranes into new territory.

Liebherr also expanded its Generation 8 crawler excavator lineup this year, with the addition of the 28-tonne R 928 G8. With this new excavator, Liebherr focused on optimizing the weight of the machine for easy transport and a boost in breakout force performance.

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