Balfour Beatty buys Liebherrs

9 February 2007


UK contractor Balfour Beatty Civil & Construction Plant Services (BBCCPS) has purchased five Liebherr 280 EC cranes for use on the £521 million Queen Elizabeth Acute & Adult Psychiatric Hospitals PPP project in Birmingham, currently under construction by Balfour Beatty.



Liebherr HC 280 towers on site in Birmingham


Three of the cranes assisting the construction of the Queen Elizabeth Acute Hospital Project are among the tallest free standing cranes in the UK. One of the cranes is at its maximum freestanding height, 90.2m under the hook and can lift 12t at 27.9m or 4.9t at 60m. The other two cranes stand at 79.5m.

In addition to the cranes pictured, BBCCPS has a rapidly growing fleet of both tower and crawler cranes and operate UK wide.


Liebherr HC 280 towers on site in Birmingham Liebherr HC 280 towers on site in Birmingham