Tag Archives: Cranes

New Erection Concept for Liebherr LR 1600/2 Crawler Crane Using the LTR 1220 as Counterweight

Liebherr has developed an innovative concept for erecting LR 1600/2 crawler cranes with long wind power boom systems efficiently and safely. Using the mass of an LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane as the counterweight significantly reduces the amount of ballast that has to be transported and eliminates ballast handling on site. The new process was […]

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ALL Strengthens Fleet with Seven-Crane Grove Package

The ALL Family of Companies has expanded their impressive fleet of rough-terrain, all-terrain and hydraulic truck cranes with the addition of seven (7) new Grove machines. With varying sizes and capacities, these cranes offer customers an ever-wider selection of new equipment, increasing ALL’s ability to remain a leading source for the most technologically advanced cranes […]

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Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 Mobile Crane Installs 3 MW Wind Power Plant

Karl Hartinger Kranbetrieb GmbH & Co. KG in Warburg-Rimbeck, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) relies on 1200-ton telescopic cranes from Liebherr. For lifting tasks that are usually carried out using lattice boom cranes, Hartinger uses the strong, flexible LTM 11200-9.1 and LTR 11200 telescopic cranes. In particular in the installation of wind power plants, this has proved […]

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Liebherr LTR 1220 Shows Its Qualities for Mining Operations

Since the start of 2014 an LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane has been performing superbly in Peru in very difficult conditions. The new crane is operating in a copper-zinc mine in the Andes almost 5,000 metres above sea level. Gruas Alquileres S.A., the owner of the Liebherr crane is very satisfied with its investment: The […]

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50th Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 Mobile Crane Sold

For a crane of this lifting capacity class, it is an excellent interim result: In September, the fiftieth Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 large crane was delivered. The mobile crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 1200 tonnes was sent to the Japanese company Yamagata. In July, Yamagata's managing director, Koichi Sambonsuge, visited the Liebherr factory in […]

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Liebherr LR 13000 Crawler Crane in Operation for the First Time with PowerBoom

The most powerful conventional crawler crane, the Liebherr LR 13000 operated by Mammoet, has been in Bremerhaven in use. Mighty jack-up legs 87 metres in length, each weighing 940 tonnes, were installed in the "Aeolus" jack-up vessel. For this job the parallel boom of the LR 13000, referred to as "PowerBoom", was used for the […]

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Fleet of Over 40 Tower Cranes at the Urban Development Project “aspern+ Vienna’s Urban Lakeside”

Over 40 Liebherr tower cranes from the EC-B and EC-H crane systems are being used for the first phase of the “aspern+ Vienna’s Urban Lakeside” construction project in Austria. The modular design of this crane series means that each crane can be optimally configured to fit the construction project’s requirements. The modular undercarriages, tower elements, […]

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ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. Purchases 10 of the Groundbreaking New Manitowoc MLC300 Crawler

ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. has purchased 10 of the new 330-USt Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane. The latest offering from Manitowoc and making its debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March, the MLC300 features the exclusive Variable Position Counterweight (VPC) system. Typical crawlers are heel heavy during assembly and while no load is on the hook. […]

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After the 2014 CONEXPO, Liebherr Confirms Successes in all Product Areas

The Liebherr Group considers its presence at the 2014 Conexpo to have been highly successful. More than 20 exhibits from the Group’s earthmoving, material handling, tower crane, mobile and crawler crane, concrete technology, deep foundation and component product areas aroused strong approval. Compared with the 2011 Conexpo, the number of visitors was distinctly higher, and […]

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Cranes – Integral Part of the Construction Industry

Cranes are extremely valuable assets in the construction industry as they simplify working with construction materials and heavy equipments. A crane is basically a lifting machine, which works with the help of cables and pulleys. Cranes have drastically made things easy for workers on the construction site since without these machines, lifting, unloading and loading […]

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Operation of Cranes –Precautions and Safety Measures to be Taken

Heavy equipment like cranes must be handled with utmost care and caution. Cranes are commonly used in places like mines, oil rigs and construction sites. Careless operation of such equipment may lead to fatal injuries or even death. A major cause of these accidents is not ensuring the proper use of “Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)”. […]

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Kenneth Bowyer of ALL Crane Florida Wins Annual Crane Rodeo Competition

The ALL Family of Companies is proud to announce that Kenneth Bowyer, a crane operator from ALL Crane Rental of Florida, LLC, won the 2013 Regional Crane Rodeo competition, held in Orlando, Florida, on November 9. The rodeo, hosted by The Crane Institute of America and The Florida Crane Owner’s Council, is now in its […]

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