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Work piles up for Liebherr

Max Bögl chooses Liebherr rotary drilling rig for Munich structural project.

When Max Bögl won a contract for the production of piles, reinforced concrete work and waterproofing on the Tram 23 building project, the German contractor chose to put its new Liebherr rotary drilling rig, the type LB 36, to work.

The LB 36 is Liebherr’s largest pure rotary drilling rig, but the job was no mean feat. For the Tram 23 project,1280 m of drilled piles with a diameter of 900 mm and a length of 20 m, along with 17 boreholes, had to be produced.