New Liebherr boom pushes the limits

By Alex Dahm for KHL.com
27 April 2017

Liebherr's SX boom system for its 750 tonne lattice boom models
Liebherr’s SX boom system for its 750 tonne lattice boom models

Liebherr’s new SX boom gives more capacity and increases lifting height for its 750 tonne capacity lattice boom crane models. It moves the LR 1750/2 crawler and LG 1750 truck crane into the 1,000 tonne class for wind turbine erection, Liebherr said.

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Komatsu acquisition of Joy Global completes

Komatsu America Corp, a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd, has completed its acquisition of Joy Global Inc, a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions. Retaining its headquarters in Milwaukee, Joy Global will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp and operate as a subsidiary of Komatsu. Continue reading “Komatsu acquisition of Joy Global completes”