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   A Liebherr L 586 XPower® wheel loader loading a crusher at the Rinsche gravel plant.
The main task of the wheel loader is to transport blasted material from the quarry face to the crusher. In this load-and- carry operation, the machines cover distances of up to 200 m. The wheel loaders also help with reloading. “Besides the low fuel consumption, we appreciate the consistently high power our Liebherr wheel loaders provide. Whether it's picking up material at the quarry face, travelling or reloading, the wheel loaders always deliver the full power output,” adds Wilhelm Rinsche.
Many years of cooperation between Liebherr and the Rinsche stone quarry
“The L 586 XPower® is Liebherr's largest wheel loader model and – like all XPower® wheel loaders – comes with the robust and efficient power-split travel drive as standard. We are delighted, since the first demonstration in the quarry in 2018, to now be delivering the third L 586 XPower® to Wilhelm
Load-and-carry operation using Liebherr L 586 XPower® wheel loaders in Rinsche gravel plant.
Rinsche and his team,” explains Wilfried Holz during the machine hand-over procedure. Wilfried Holz is a sales manager at Liebherr-Baumaschinen Vertriebs- und Service GmbH in Dortmund and looks after Schotterwerk Rinsche GmbH.
Like Liebherr, the Rinsche gravel plant is a long-established family business. The company has 35 employees and owns three quarries in the area between Münster and Sauerland from which it removes approximately 500,000 tons of material annually. The core product is “Anröchter green sandstone”, a particular sandstone with blue and green colouring that is popular around the world as a
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