Liebherr LTM 1500 - Van Marwijk

The Liebherr LTM 1500 of Van Marwijk during the assembly of two tower cranes in Alkmaar (NL).

The crane outrigger dimensions are 10 x 9.6 meters.

Of the LTM 1500 are meanwhile over 200 pieces deliverd world wide.

The counterweight is here 90 tonnes but can be weighted up to 165 tonnes.

Here is the (short) counter jib of a Liebherr 280 EC-H hung in in the nice colors of construction company De Nijs.

This is the first LTM 1500 in the Netherlands and at the moment the only one with old cab. Boekestijn and Mammoet own meanwhile a LTM 1500-8.1.

The first truck is this DAF 105XF 510 with 6 axle flatbed. On the trailer are the outrigger pads, 30 tons of counterweight and frame transported.

Packed is this crane already 20 meters long.

An imposing and sharp crane.

Part 2

The Liebherr LTM 1500 of Van Marwijk by the assembly of a tower crane near to Rotterdam (NL).

Here are the last two mast sections hoisted, the overall mast height is then about 90 metres, free-standing.

Followed by the slewing ring and tower head, about 22.5 tonnes. The tower crane is a Liebherr 550 EC-H.

The Liebherr LTM 1500 of Van Marwijk is fitted with a 70 meter luffing jib.

It just fits.

90 tonnes of counterweight.

The year of manufacture is 1999, at this moment this is the last LTM 1500 in the Netherlands with old cab.

The next day the counter jib and jib will be mounted.

Part 3

The Liebherr LTM 1500 of Van Marwijk used by the assembly of a tower crane in Den Bosch (NL).

The Liebherr LTM 1500 was put up with 90 tonnes of counterweight, boom guying and luffing jib.

The crane was put up on a narrow location.

Fitted with a 84 meter luffing jib, the max. length is 91 meters.

The tower crane, a Liebherr 160 EC-B, was put up on top of the building and will be used for renovation work.

Mounting the jib.

A crane that is often used to assemble and disassemble tower cranes! As assist crane is a Liebherr LTM 1070-4.1 on site.

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