Five 240 tonne Liebherr T 264 off-highway haul trucks were commissioned in nearly 2020 for use at Dawson Mine in Queensland, Australia.

Liebherr Mining provides five new trucks to Mac Kellar Mining, a loyal contractor customer since 2016. Although Mac Kellarruns Liebherr excavators and dozers to their sites, these 240-tonne trucks are the first Liebherr mining machines at Anglo American’s Dawson Mine and MacKellar’s first fleet of Liebherr trucks.

Located in Central Queensland, Dawson Mine is an open cut-metallurgical coalmine and a joint venture between Anglo American (51%) and Mitsui Holdings (49%).

Liebherr is an original equipment manufacturer of high-quality mining trucks, setting industry standards for over 20 years. Liebherr T 264 trucks are among an upgraded generation that includes a payload capacity of 240 t / 265 tons, with a power rating of up to 2,013 kW / 2,700 HP.

For increased safety, the new front-wheel design and upgraded braking system shorten reaction times, particularly when traveling downhill. Upgraded wheel motors and the rear gear ratio boosts torque and acceleration to provide similar cycle times with a 10% increased payload.

MacKellaris a mining and civil earthmoving company, founded in Australia in 1966. A contractor-operating multiple projects across Australia, MacKellarruns 320 machines throughout the country. Their partnership with Liebherr began with the commissioning of MacKellar’sfirstLiebherrmachineinApril 2016, an R 996B 672 t / 740-ton excavator.

Following the proven success of the first Liebherr R 996B excavator, Mac Kellaradded for more with the most recent being commissioned in April 2020. Mac Kellaralsoownstwo R 9400 345 t / 380-ton excavators, a 70 t / 77 ton PR 776 mining dozer, and has more Liebherr equipment on order for the remainder of 2020.

The Liebherr mining division includes factories in the United States, France, and Austria, which manufacture mining trucks, mining excavators, and mining dozers. Astwofamily-owned and managed companies in the mining industry, LiebherrandMacKellarhavebuilt a reliable and prosperous partnership.

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