Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 was first unveiled at Bauma in 1998 while throughout the 16 years of history, it has sold more than 450 units to the crane market worldwide.
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- Mexican Grupo DPH purchased Liebherr 30,000th mobile crane – LTM1500-8.1
Liebherr marks their 30,000th mobile crane to be delivered to a customer, which was also Liebherr LTM1500-8.1. The 500-tonne mobile crane was supplied to Mexican company Grupo DPH, a crane and heavy load contractor.
The LTM1500-8.1 was handed over in the port of Salina Cruz in the south of Mexico. Grupo DPH has a warehouse at the port which currently acts as a distribution centre for the wind power plant manufacturer Vestas. The job of the 500-tonne mobile crane is to shuttle between loading the generators at the distribution centre and nearby wind farm where tower segments weighing at 68 tons are being erected.
- 400th Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 delivered to Sarens Nass on 21st March 2013 – The 400th unit of Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 was delivered at Sarens Nass 10th Anniversary on 21 March 2013. Sarens Nass Middle East (SNME) is a Strategic Business unit of Sarens and Abdulla Nass Group; Bahrain’s leading provider for Crane services, Heavy lifting and Transportation solutions.
- UK crane rental company Forsyth of Denny took the last unit of LTM1500-8.1 in UK.