Canadian Mining Journal


EQUIPMENT: Liebherr to invest $45 million at its Newport News facility

Newport News, VA  – Liebherr-International AG, the family owned
company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction
machinery and earthmoving equipment, invests $45 million in the expansion of its
Newport News, Virginia, facility.

Liebherr’s Newport News Location

Liebherr has been manufacturing and operating in Newport News for over 48 years. The
expansion will include the construction of three new buildings on twenty-eight acres
adjacent to the Liebherr’s current manufacturing facility. With this investment, Liebherr
continues to grow its operations in the United States.

Once completed, the new facilities will total over 251,000 square feet and will be occupied
by Liebherr USA, Co. The expansion will offer space for Liebherr USA Co.’s new
headquarters and administrative building, a production and workshop facility, and a
warehouse and distribution building. Construction is expected to begin in July 2018 and be
completed by summer of 2020.