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In the last year, Liebherr has launched seven crawler excavator models under 55 tons. Generation 8 machines have even greater power, higher productivity and more comfort for the operator. The new R 926 and R 938 models are being featured at ConExpo. Like all new generation 8 models, these Liebherr crawler excavators, launched in 2019, boast numerous improvements.

Solid progress is being made on the multi-year $227 million, design-build I-480 Valley View bridges deck replacement project in northeast Ohio, an Ohio Department of Transportation initiative that began in November 2017 and will be completed by June 30, 2024.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is currently heading up an interchange project in Allegheny and Washington counties. PA Turnpike 576, Section 55C2-1 is a project that extends from approximately 1 mi. west of I-79 in Allegheny County through an interchange connecting PA Turnpike 576 with I-79 and ends at Morganza Road just north of Cecil-Henderson Road in Washington County.

Construction crews drilled the first shafts last fall for the $1.2 billion phase one of the Chicago Transit Authority's $2.1 billion Red-Purple Modernization Program, the largest capital improvement project in the agency's history. The program will modernize train service on a 9.6-mi.

Liebherr in the United States is celebrating 50 years of success as a leading manufacturer in North America. With its 50th anniversary theme "United by Success," the manufacturer remains focused on its commitment to U.S. customers. Liebherr has been producing in the United States since 1970.

Liebherr USA Co. 's construction equipment division is the 2020 recipient of the Associated Equipment Distributors Foundation Partner Award. First presented in 2017, the award recognizes the distinguished service of a manufacturer or service provider that has offered significant contributions to the professional education goals of the AED Foundation.

Liebherr is introducing a completely newly developed 42 M5 XXT truck-mounted concrete pump and the new Powerbloc drive unit at the 2020 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. The 42 M5 XXT is powerful, versatile and compact, allowing the machine to work easily at constricted job sites.

The first new assembly plant to be built in the city of Detroit, Mich., in nearly three decades is beginning to take shape for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Plans are for it to be up and running by the end of 2020. The company announced in Feb. 2019 that it planned to invest a total of $4.5 billion in five of its existing Michigan plants, and to work with the city of Detroit and state of Michigan on building a new assembly plant within city limits.

Construction crews are in the midst of a $135 million infrastructure project that will complete reconstruction of the final mile of a section of the New England Thruway (I-95) that carries traffic from New York City to the Connecticut border. The work marks the end of a long and often challenging undertaking.

California emission standards. Those were three dirty words for many in the construction industry at the turn of the century as the state was at the forefront of a nationwide push to clean up the discharge of the diesel engines it relied so heavily upon.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. announced it has completed the erection of the 457-ft. furnace reactor tower for its hot briquetted iron (HBI) project in Toledo, Ohio. This represents a significant milestone in the construction process as the furnace tower was the key critical path item in facilitating the advanced start-up date for the commercial production of HBI.