During the afternoon in Bauma 2019, Bigge Crane and Rigging Company announced that they have placed an order for one of the first Liebherr LR1800-1.0.
According to Joe Nelms, Vice President, “The LR 1800-1.0 has features that make it very suitable to become part of our Perfect Fleet. Components of our Perfect Fleet are proven to be unquestionably safe, reliable and best in class. Bigge will be taking extra steps in using and testing this crane to ensure its cost-effectiveness in maintenance and ownership while providing versatility for projects in an array of industries. We expect the crane to be available for rent to our Gulf Coast customers out of our Houston, Texas location in the second half of 2020.”
Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. is one of the first companies to place an order for the new Liebherr crawler and expects it to be delivered on time to display at Con Expo 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The LR 1800-1.0 has been unveiled as the newest and latest in the crawler market, aimed for use in the power plant and petrochemical industries. Along with improved ease of transport and a new boom system, this crane also features an innovative derrick ballast.