Crane and engine manufacturers have been faced with a range of choices and challenges concerning current and future engine emission laws. At the start of 2011, substantially-reduced emission limits came into force for off-road diesel engine manufacturers.
Four Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes, type HS 895 HD, HS 885 HD and two HS 855 HD with hydrofraise, are hard at work in Seattle on Contract U220. Contract U220 is part of the University Link project, a 3.15-mile light rail extension between Downtown Seattle and the University of Washington.
The 180 HC-L 8/16 Litronic is a new luffing jib tower crane from Liebherr in Germany. The 16 tonner is a development of and a replacement for the 160 HC-L. A new feature is higher lifting capacity across the full torque range.
In the desert state of Kuwait, the Ahmadiah Group is using dynamic compaction to compact a ground area of 6,500,000 m² for ‟Jaber Al-Ahmad City,” a new development that is planned to include 7,000 houses, schools and hospitals. Ahmadiah Group, a leading construction company based in Kuwait, chose to use four HS 885 HD and three HS 855 HD Liebherr hydraulic duty cycle crawler cranes for the project.
THE Port of Liverpool has increased its fleet of mobile cranes to eight with the arrival of a new Liebherr unit with an 82-tonne capability. The crane will become fully operational and enter service later this month.
Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd. celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. The Company is a subsidiary of Liebherr-International AG, Bulle (Switzerland), and provides sales, service and spares for the Group’s complete range of construction and materials handling equipment throughout the whole of the UK and Ireland. Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd. was first formed in 1961 (known then as Liebherr Building Machinery Limited) primarily to supply the British construction industry with tower cranes.
Liebherr has launched is new 85 EC-B 5 FR.tronic flat top tower crane at the 2011 Smopyc trade fair in Zaragoza. Maximum load capacity is 5000 kg with1300 kg at the jib end and a maximum working radius of 50 metres. All loads are lifted in the double-reeved mode.
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Liebherr has extended its range of heavy lift cranes with a new 1,500 tonne capacity offshore model. The CAL 64000 – 1500 Litronic was developed for Beluga Hochtief Offshore.
Liebherr is building a factory in Pune, India that will manufacture concrete truck mixers, batching plants and tower cranes. Truck mixer manufacture is due to start shortly, with full production coming on stream by the middle of the year.