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COAL EQUIPMENT NEWS Liebherr Boosts Production in Kentucky Mine

NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia Thanks to four new LIEBHERR haulage trucks and a shovel, a Kentucky coal mine will be able...


NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia Thanks to four new LIEBHERR haulage trucks and a shovel, a Kentucky coal mine will be able to boost is annual production by another 720,000 tons. The mine purchased four T-252 trucks and a Litronic R-995 shovel equipped with a 34.7-cu-yd bucket. The truck are rated at 210 tons, feature DC electric drive systems and Cummins K2000E engines.

The decision to purchase the Liebherr trucks and shovel was made after detailed equipment evaluations and comparisons concerning achievable production gains and equipment reliability. Another factor in the choice of Liebherr equipment was the consistent high quality support that LIEBHERR MINING EQUIPMENT CO. product support organization has demonstrated worldwide. Liebherr has established a fully staffed service and support centre at the mine site.

See also www.liebherr.com/us.


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