Liebherr has won several orders for LHM mobile harbour cranes from the Middle East. These include two LHMs, a reachstacker and the first LiSIM LHM 550 simulator. This year more than 40 mobile harbour cranes have been delivered making a total of well over 300 LHMs in the region. A first was the order for the new LiSIM mobile harbour crane simulator for Saqr Port in Ras Al Kaimah, United Arab Emirates. The resulting increase in operator skills allows for safe and productive crane operation in the real world and naturally boosts productivity. … [Read more...]
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Two people age 40 and 42, have died, following the collapse of a crawler crane at Sao Paulo's Arena Corinthians stadium which is due to host the opening ceremony for the 2014 football World Cup. The boom of the crane, a 1,350 tonne capacity Liebherr LR11350 owned by Brazil’s largest crane company Locar, appears to have gone over the back of the machine breaking the superstructure connections and landing on the roof of the stadium. The crane which was working with suspended derrick mast counterweight was specifically brought in to install the … [Read more...]
A 750 tonne All Terrain crane overturned yesterday on a wind farm in Germany as it was moving – partially rigged - between turbine installation areas. The crane, a new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 owned by Cologne based crane specialist Colonia, had already completed its work on two turbines at the wind farm in Düren-Echtz - between Aachen and Cologne - and was moving along one of the wind farm roads to the third turbine, when it went over. Local police say that a strong gust of wind caught the crane, but this was most likely combined with the … [Read more...]