ML Crane Group buys a New Liebherr LR 1600/2 Crawler Crane – Heavy Lift News
12 Apr 2021

ML Crane Group buys a New Liebherr LR 1600/2 Crawler Crane

The New Liebherr LR 1600/2 Crawler Crane

ML Crane Group is pleased to announce the purchase and commissioning of a new Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane.

The new 660 U.S. ton unit becomes the 28th Liebherr crane in ML Crane Group’s expansive ­eet. It will serve customers in the wind, construction, power, and petrochemical markets. The new crawler is part of Liebherr’s tried and true LR series of construction cranes.

The LR1600/2 crawler crane provides outstanding load capacities, variable boom and derrick systems as well as enhanced component dimensions for low cost transport. Equipped with the SL8F3 boom system, the crane is ideally equipped to erect and service wind towers with hub heights up to 105m, and ground-bearing pressure is kept to a minimum with wide 2.0-meter track pads.

“We at ML Crane Group are excited to announce and welcome the LR 1600/2, 660-ton crawler crane to our vast ­eet of cranes,” said Scott Wilson, President of ML Crane Group. “The crane recently arrived and its ‑rst mission is a wind maintenance project for a customer that has used our company since we started in wind energy, over twenty years ago.”

Randy Spike, Regional Sales Manager for Mobile and Crawler Cranes at Liebherr USA, Co. added, “We appreciate the trust that ML Crane Group has placed in Liebherr with this most recent acquisition to their fl­eet.”

The crawler combines innovative technologies with clear practical bene‑ts and is available to rent from ML Crane Group.

Founded in 2007, ML Crane Group consists of four companies and 8 locations serving key markets across the United States. ML Crane Group operating companies specialize in heavy lifting, rigging, heavy hauling, alternative movement, and warehouse/storage services across industries including renewable energy, re‑ning & petrochem, power generation & distribution, mining, HVAC & mechanical, infrastructure & maintenance, government, communications, and commercial & residential construction. ML Crane Group is ranked #15 in American Cranes & Transport’s top 100 North American crane-owning companies.

Source ML Crane Group

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