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Hans Liebherr established Liebherr as a family business in 1949. The company’s first mobile tower crane laid the foundation for its exceptional success. Liebherr is today not only one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction machinery, but also an acknowledged supplier of advanced technical products and services in many other business sectors. Liebherr has developed into a group of more than 120 companies worldwide, employing more than 35,000 people. The Group’s parent comapny is Liebherr-International AG, which is based in Bulle, Switzerland and owned entirely by members of the Liebherr family.
The mining equipment division within the Liebherr Group has achieved a high degree of trust as an active, accepted and valuable partner to the mining industry. The mining division enjoys the strengths and commitment of a family owned company. The Liebherr mining equipment range of products includes eight hydraulic excavators ranging from 100 to 800 tons, including the 350 tonnes Liebherr R 9400. Available in two configurations, either diesel or electric, the R 9400 offers the flexibility to perform in any application. Even under tough conditions the R 9400’s high digging force allows easy bucket penetration and high bucket fill factors to achieve high productivity. Backed by thirty years of proven design and operational experience, Liebherr mining trucks are designed and built for fuel-efficiency and reliability. In addition to its 400-ton T 284 truck, Liebeherr re-enters the 240-ton class of mining trucks with the T 264. This truck comes equipped with the Litronic Plus AC drive system in addition to yielding high speed on grade and fast cycle times. With a fuel capacity of 4,920 litres, or 1,300 gallons, the T 264 is capable of operating for approximately 24 hours without refueling, dependent upon application.