Budrovich Takes Delivery of First Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 With LICCON3 in United States

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Budrovich Contracting Co. takes delivery of the first Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 equipped with LICCON3 in the United States.

Thu April 25, 2024

Midwest based Budrovich Contracting Co. received the first Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 mobile crane outfitted with LICCON3 in the United States.With another LTM 1110-5.2 mobile crane on the way, Budrovich attributes excellent training and successful implementation of Liebherr machines as valuable criteria during the purchasing process.

Featuring a max. load capacity of 125 tons (110 t) and a telescopic boom reaching 197 ft. (60 m), the Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 mobile crane is an ideal solution for Budrovich Contracting Co.'s hosting needs. The company purchased two Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 mobile cranes at ConExpo 2023. The mobile crane features an updated cab design, gearbox and the third generation crane control system, LICCON3.

With Budrovich's recent handover in St. Louis, Mo., this is the first LTM 1110-5.2 outfitted with LICCON3 to be delivered in the United States.

Building With Tradition

Founded in 1945, Budrovich Contracting Co. is comprised of nine business units specializing in crane rental, excavating and grading, land development, site utilities, marine services, mechanical insulation, rebar, equipment repair and structural steel. The company provides support and services across the Midwest, offering one of the largest and most diverse crane rental fleets in the St. Louis area.

Currently, Budrovich has more than 100 carry deck, rough-terrain, crawler and hydraulic truck cranes ranging in size from 8.5 to 550 tons. The company also will take delivery of an additional Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 mobile crane and an LTM 1230-5.1 mobile crane this spring.

"Liebherr's willingness to train our operators and mechanics along with the successful implementation of recent Liebherr cranes into our fleet has been valuable in our purchasing process," said Sam Harper, assistant operations manager of Budrovich Cranes.

As experts in commercial and industrial crane hoisting, Budrovich's services include project evaluation and coordination; crane placement modeling; engineered lift plans; and providing safe, effective lift solutions for customers. The Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 provides Budrovich with a modern solution to meet its customer needs and evolving industry standards.

Engineered for Future

The Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 mobile crane combines existing strengths with modern innovations to deliver greater safety and comfort to the operator, according to the manufacturer. The mobile crane is equipped with the third generation of the LICCON control system. LICCON3 takes the familiar crane controls to a new level featuring new, technologies such as a fast data bus; significantly more storage space; greater computing power; and preparation for telematics and fleet management systems.

Additional new features of the Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 include an updated operator's cab design equipped with automatic heating and climate control, as well as an improved dashboard and display. The 5-axle crane also is outfitted with the ZF TraXon DynamicPerform gearbox, an oil-cooled multi-disk clutch on this gearbox which has undergone intensive testing and is ready for use on Liebherr mobile cranes, according to the company. Each of these new features represents the future of Liebherr's all-terrain series.

For more information, visit liebherr.com.

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Budrovich purchased two Liebherr LTM 1110-5.2 mobile cranes at ConExpo 2023.