Within the framework of organising a Liebherr event at the House of Alsace, in the heart of the Champs Elysées, the 60,000th Liebherr crawler excavator occupied a very special place on the world's most beautiful avenue on 12 and 13 September. The perfect way to showcase the expertise and continuity of the historic Liebherr production site in France, in Colmar, Alsace.
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The LaPrairie group of companies, based in Western Canada, recently invested in nine new Liebherr machines. For their businesses in the construction and mining industry as well as in the oil and gas sector, especially, the new Rough Terrain cranes are important add-ons to the fleet. The LRT cranes are used in long-term jobs to free the existing fleet of All-Terrain cranes for their typical taxi crane jobs. Rough Terrain cranes are usually requested by LaPrairie's customers without crane drivers. Therefore the ease-of-use and safety of crane and operator were some of the decisive arguments during the selection process for the Rough Terrain Cranes.
Liebherr-MCCtec Vertriebs- und Service GmbH is investing approximately 20 million euros in a new subsidiary in Hamburg Port. The official handover took place on 6th September 2019.
It used to be that contractors would use crawler dozers for a very specific type of job: pushing a whole lot of dirt in a short amount of time. They are a workhorse for cutting down to grade, even today, but with advancements in technology owners are using these powerful machines for much finer detail work than ever before. We asked our industry experts to tell us how the dozer landscape is changing and how pushing dirt has turned into much more.
Liebherr and Shanghai Diesel enter agreement for the development of off-highway engines for Chinese market
The Shanghai Diesel Engine Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Chinese vehicles and components manufacturer SAIC Motor Corporation Limited, and Liebherr Components have entered an agreement for the development of new high-performance off-highway engines.
Magni's company history is short, but nonetheless astonishing: in just five years, the Italian manufacturer has become the premium provider of rotary telehandlers. These machines make load handling easy at heights of up to 46 metres, with impressive flexibility, precision and safety - not least thanks to the three-stage slewing drives from Liebherr Components. The Italian-German partnership is, therefore, a win-win situation for both companies.
Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH received a Longevity Award from the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association at its Annual Conference in Carlsbad, California, on April 27, 2019. SC&RA is an international organization comprising more than 1,400 members from 46 nations.
Since the beginning of 2019, Liebherr has launched seven crawler excavator models under 50 tonnes. The Generation 8 series, which has gone into production at Liebherr-France SAS, is made up of seven models ranging from 22 to 45 tonnes: R 922, R 924, R 926, R 930, R 934, R 938 and R 945.
All-terrain cranes are big machines designed for specialized applications, whether that is construction and maintenance in the oil fields, assembling tower cranes, or lifting HVAC units to the top of buildings. There are many things to consider when bringing an all-terrain crane to a jobsite – including road and bridge regulations, safety and training for the operators, and space on the jobsite in more condensed areas, as well as the costs that go beyond the sticker price of the equipment. We asked a panel of industry experts to share their insight on these topics and more.
Ideal Crane Rental is expanding its fleet in a powerful way by adding three Liebherr mobile cranes - an LTM 1450-8.1, an LTM 1160-5.2 and an LTM 1100-5.2. When the company takes delivery of the cranes this summer, each will fill a specific need for Ideal, according to President Bob Kalhagen.
Liebherr updated its existing four-axle crane and presented the new MK 88-4.1 at Bauma 2019. The additional number at the end of the product name reflects the 4 axles and that it is the first version of this crane type. Featuring proven MK technology, this mobile construction crane is even more powerful and flexible than its predecessor. This is especially evident in a luffed jib position.
Today's excavators take advantage of improved hydraulics and electronics for everything from increased efficiency to integration of grade control systems.
Liebherr USA, Co. Mining Equipment Division has added American State Equipment to its dealer network. American State holds the distinction of being the longest tenured Liebherr equipment dealer in the US. The company will serve Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois and Indiana.