Germany’s Kran & Transport Lausitz has taken delivery of a 50-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1050-3.1 mobile crane.

From left to right: Norbert Branzko, Mario Klar (both from Kran & Transport Lausitz), Burkhard Berndt (Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH)

The unit will replace a 15-year-old LTM 1045-3 in Kran & Transport Lausitz’s fleet.

Company owner Mario Klar said: “We wanted a three-axle mobile crane, which can carry as much ballast as possible. That is why we decided to buy the LTM 1050-3.1.”

The crane can carry seven of its total nine tonnes of ballast on public roads with an axle load of 12 tonnes.

Kran & Transport Lausitz operates five mobile cranes with lifting capacities of up to 90 tonnes.