Liebherr LTM 1500 - Asiagroup

This tough Liebherr LTM 1500 was deployed by Asiagroup from Singapore (SG). It is a 500-tonne crane with year of manufacture 2001. Nowadays is the crane working in Malaysia.

The undercarriage is powered by a Liebherr D 9408 TI-E, an 8-cylinder diesel engine with 598 hp. The crane has four powered axles and six steerable axles.

This crane has the 84-meter long main boom that can be extended by a 63-meter fixed jib or a 91-meter long luffing jib.

The outrigger base of the crane measures 10.0 x 9.6 meters.

Packed is the crane 21.4 meters long, 3 meters wide and 4 meters high.

During the transport over the road the cabin swings behind the superstructure. In operation is hanging here maximum 165 tonnes of counterweight with a 6.6 meter tailswing.

It is an used crane that was before used by Kanson from Hong Kong.

The crane doesn't have any road registration (licence plate) and is moved with a towing vehicle between destinations.

Asiagroup is also deploying a newer Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1, recently was also a new Sany SAC7000 added to the fleet. The largest crane in operation is a Terex AC 1000.

A very sharp crane of Asiagroup! With thanks to the driver for posing the crane.

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