With an operating weight of more than 650 tonnes, the R 996 Litronic crawler excavator is the flagship of the Liebherr hydraulic excavator fleet. With its enormous force for direct excavation, its reliability and its long service life, it guarantees high performance at low operating costs. The R 996 Litronic is modular in design. All its modules can be transported by by flatbed truck or ship and easily assembled in the mine. The modular design also minimises downtime for maintenance work or the replacement of components.