Founded in 1949 by Dr. Hans Liebherr, the family-owned Liebherr Group operates in over 50 countries, employing more than 43,500 people. The decentralised group is divided into 11 independently operated business units, offering a diverse product range from aircraft parts to refrigerators, mixing technologies to mining equipment. For more than 60 years, Liebherr's products and services have been broad and sophisticated; its design and technology is oriented toward the practical.
From Liebherr’s first presence in Australia in 1970, to incorporation in 1981, Liebherr-Australia currently comprises seven divisions: Mining, Earthmoving, Mobile Cranes, Crawler Cranes, Maritime Cranes, Tower Cranes, and Components sold and supported by twelve locations in Australia, and four in New Zealand. Liebherr’s commitment to customer support in both Australia and New Zealand is unwavering; major expansion projects undertaken in the last five years provide Liebherr-Australia with the resources necessary to support the industry.
Liebherr partners with industry to create products and services to meet the challenges faced by miners worldwide. A vertical integration philosophy provides a unique ability to provide customisation at component-level, designing and building components that meet the needs of industry partners, delivering optimal availability, longer service intervals and superior productivity.
With decades of manufacturing experience and a range of proven products, Liebherr utilises cutting-edge technology to preserve our reputation as a reliable and innovative mining solutions provider. Liebherr mining solutions deliver unrivalled performance, directly translating into a lower cost per tonne option.
Liebherr mining equipment balances excellent performance with environmental consciousness through the efficient use of energy. Fuel economy, emission regulation compliance, extended service intervals, as well as increasing component lives work together to both protect the environment and reduce customer costs.
Liebherr’s position as a respected leader in the global mining industry is the direct result of dynamic and collaborative partnerships. These partnerships drive the company to focus on total cost of ownership from design to rebuild, and every step along the way. Innovative and forward-thinking philosophies make purchasing Liebherr mining equipment a cost-effective, safe procurement decision.
Buying the land increases Liebherr's complex from 34,000sq.m to 81,000sq.m.
The two agreements have now been extended and merged into one exclusive partnership.
The simulators can improve production, safety and costs-per-tonne.
Working with Liebherr to develop "green" mining haul trucks.
Liebherr engines replacing the QSK50 Cummins engines the excavators came with.
Turned out a 60 kilowatt fuel cell and 120kW battery.
the Kalgoorlie branch will house spare parts, tooling, customer support workers and service teams.
Built on the same base as the 363t-payload T284.
Rob Telford is leading a push to make mining a completely fatality free industry.
Expects to have eight R9600 excavators operating in Australia by mid-2021.
Machine gained a year's operating experience in Australia.
Getting the loading tool and truck mix right can be a challenge.
Partnerships the key to remote mine getting up and running.
Lego replica a big honour for Liebherr.
Truck started rolling back and when the operator applied the brakes it sat on its tail.
Latest mining equipment maker to offer autonomous solution.
A new excavator gives Watpac more
Aimed at the lighter end of the digging spectrum.
Downturn clearly marked at AIMEX.
Liebherr has relied on German compressed air expertise for fit-out work in Adelaide.
Liebherr has wooed potential buyers at an open day in Germany with two new mobile and crawler cranes....
Liebherr Mining continues to reap rewards from its internal continuous improvement auditing process
Liebherr-Australia has recently increased the numbers of their national Technical Support group
With strong expertise in electrical machines, Liebherr presented a duo of machines at Bauma 2019
Liebherr-Australia has worked with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)