Walter-Gropius-Straße 1
D-50126 Bergheim, Germany

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  • A new way to cross the river Wupper

    Now that we have lifted a new foot and cycle bridge at the Pfälzer Steg in Wuppertal, locals now have an additional option for crossing the river Wupper*. In a tandem lift of our 450- and 130—tonne mobile cranes, the 37-tonne bridge was successfully unloaded and lifted to the assembly site.

    February 2023
  • L1-32 fast-erecting crane handed over to Haupt construction company

    Fascinatingly compact, powerful and flexible to use: With the L-series, LIEBHERR offers a functional crane that enables construction companies to operate economically. The company Haupt Bauunternehmung, from the charming town of Nideggen in the Eifel region, has owned a brand new L1-32 bottom slewing tower crane from WASEL for several months.

    February 2023
  • Full steam ahead for energy transition

    The successful implementation of the energy transition is a challenge. WASEL's services make an important contribution.

    Januar 2023
  • Lifting beam tested with a load of 210 tons

    The two 700- and 400-tonne mobile cranes at the Bergheim depot had an unusual job to do. The technical inspection and approval of a heavy-duty lifting beam was on the agenda.

    November 2022
  • Installation support for the remodelling of a gravel washing plant in Garzweiler

    In preparation for the soon-to-be increased capacity of the sand and gravel processing plant, a new conveyor system was installed to optimise the supply of raw gravel.

    August 2022
  • Bergheim construction company acquires LIEBHERR 34 K

    With the K series, LIEBHERR offers lifting technology for small and medium-sized construction sites that require special flexibility and easy transport with high lifting capacities. A brand-new 34 K tower crane was recently delivered to the Bergheim-based construction company Ruland & Söhne.

    July 2022
  • We give innovations wings

    The innovation at the heart of a deployment at the Grevenbroich wind farm test field goes by the name Vertical Sky® A32 and is the first 750 kW vertical axis wind turbine on the market.

    June 2022
  • Full steam ahead into the future!

    WASEL launches investment programme and orders 26 new cranes for 2023. Powerful, innovative and low-emission are the attributes of the latest generation of WASEL mobile cranes. The range of new acquisitions for the WASEL crane fleet extends across all performance classes, from the compact LTM 1030-2.1 to the stately LTM 1750-9.1.

    June 2022
  • New LIEBHERR fast-erecting crane handed over to customer

    Stronger, wider, more user-friendly - these are the attributes that characterise the LIEBHERR tower crane type 81 K.1. Michael Klein from WASEL had the enjoyable task of handing over a brand-new model of this bottom-slewing crane to the customer STABAG BMTI in Cologne.

    Mai 2022
  • Excellent climate in Bedburg

    Air-conditioning units weighing up to 2.5 tonnes were to be placed on the roof of a new factory building currently under construction in Bedburg, Rhineland. On closer inspection, what looked inconspicuous on paper turned out to be a real job for our 700-tonne mobile crane.

    April 2022
  • Teamwork in the tightest of spaces

    A lot of skill was required for the transport and unloading of six containers for a groundwater treatment plant in Kempen in the Lower Rhine region.

    March 2022
  • 8-axle flatbed low-loader is added to transport equipment

    WASEL takes over brand new GOLDHOFER gooseneck with 8-axle lines (3+5) and additional equipment of the THP-SL-L series. The maiden voyage leads via Ehingen.

    January 2022
  • Maximum power for the turnaround in energy policy

    The new 1,000-tonne crawler crane is the fifth and also the most powerful large lattice boom crane in the company. The LR 11000 passed its first test on a wind farm in North Rhine-Westphalia.

    December 2021
  • Crane giants over Berlin

    The Gasometer Schöneberg used to be a low-pressure gas tank on the former GASAG site, which was decommissioned in 1995. After decommissioning and dismantling, only the listed 78-metre-high tank frame remained. This is considered a landmark and symbol of Schöneberg. From around 2024, the striking structure will enrich the city's EUREF campus with attractive concepts for its utilisation.

    November 2021
  • At last! A clear view of Cologne cathedral

    In a spectacular project, the last remaining sections of the suspended scaffolding were removed from the north tower of Cologne Cathedral. Millimetre work and a sure instinct were required because, as with the implementation of any project, quality and safety were paramount. Especially on Cologne Cathedral! The work on one of Germany's World Heritage Sites required the highest precision and above all: extraordinary teamwork.

    October 2021
  • Cologne Light Rail Project Waidmarkt

    At a memorable location – where the Historical Archives of the City of Cologne collapsed at Waidmarkt eleven years ago, on 3 March 2009 - a so-called “track change” is being built for the North-South Cologne light rail system. A WASEL tower crane has been installed for the upcoming project phase, which will take several years.

    September 2021
  • This is how compact size can be!

    Mobile construction cranes are designed to be compact and manoeuvrable and therefore predestined for use in densely built-up inner cities or construction projects with tight space conditions. With a new LIEBHERR MK 88-4.1, WASEL is expanding its existing fleet of mobile construction cranes with another machine of the latest design.

    August 2021
  • WASEL and HAGEDORN join forces

    Pact for structural change: : family-owned companies from North Rhine-Westphalia combine to form an all-round service provider for structural change with over 1,100 employees and more than 1,000 vehicles and large equipment.

    July 2021
  • Maximum efficiency from a single source

    WASEL GmbH has supported one of the leading crane manufacturers in Europe with a project in Duisburg. The company, which specialises in special, process and automatic cranes (from ~50t to 650t), supplied a crane system manufactured to individual customer specifications.

    June 2021
  • Dream Apartments for Rodenkirchen

    A new urban quarter for living and working is currently being built on an area of more than 43,000 m² in Cologne-Rodenkirchen. Four tower cranes from WASEL are working almost silently high above the roofs of Rodenkirchen, ensuring smooth construction processes on the jobsite.

    Mai 2021
  • The best of both worlds

    With a brand-new LIEBHERR LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane, WASEL now boasts the technical optimum in its class. These types of cranes combine the advantages of a telescopic with those of a crawler crane.

    April 2021
  • Reinforcement of the crawler crane portfolio

    In early summer this year, WASEL will be one of the first customers to receive the newly introduced LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane from LIEBHERR.

    March 2021
  • Barely here and already an “artist”

    In one of its first deployments, the new LTM 1650-8.1 demonstrated its qualities as a loadmaster when handling a 105-ton load in Düsseldorf's Künstlerhafen.

    February 2021
  • The new powerhouse is here!

    With a load capacity of 700 tons, the new Liebherr LTM1650-8.1 is the maximum on eight axles. It is now available to the customers of WASEL GmbH.

    January 2021
  • A new powerhouse for outdoor operation

    The all-wheel-drive 510 HP MAN truck with a Palfinger loading crane is designed for use in maintenance work in the field of water management.

    October 2020
  • Assembly on a helicopter platform

    A new helipad was recently constructed at the St.-Katharinen-Hospital in the German town of Frechen to optimise the hospital’s emergency treatment facilities. The bridge connecting the helipad to the lift tower has now been constructed with the help of a 300 t mobile crane.

    October 2020
  • Eye-to-eye with the Cathedral

    Where construction cranes complete their work almost silently above the roofs of Cologne, there are frequently units from our fleet of 400 hire cranes in operation.

    September 2020
  • Reassembly of a 30 t Coal Conveyor Bridge

    In order to keep the downtime of the coal conveyor belt as brief as possible, the 30-metre-long bridge was pre-assembled not far from the actual installation site.

    September 2020
  • 40 t Pedestrian Bridge Safely Delivered

    Pedestrians and cyclists from the city of Übach-Palenberg (in the German district of Heinsberg) can look forward to a new overpass into the Wurmtal local recreation area. The bridge, weighing 40 tonnes and spanning 26 metres, was transported to its destination at the beginning of August.

    August 2020
  • Personally Taking Acceptance of New Equipment

    The last two out of a total of 20 new LIEBHERR mobile cranes acquired by WASEL GmbH in the 2020 business year were personally accepted by Matthias and Thomas Wasel at the Liebherr plant in the city of Ehingen.

    July 2020
  • 185 t Bridging in the City of Fürth

    An audience made up of young and old was treated to a special performance when, in the Bavarian city of Fürth, a large new pedestrian and cycle bridge was lifted and installed in its intended position.

    June 2020
  • In Memoriam

    Matthias Wasel sen.

    April 2020
  • Three New Powerhouses Are Ready and Waiting

    WASEL recently placed three new Mercedes-Benz 3-axle “Arocs” semi-trailers into service. With their 6x4 drive concept and off-road licence, these strong new additions to the fleet can easily access any construction site.

    April 2020
  • Smooth Handling of Cargo on the Dortmund-Ems Canal

    When two 125 t containers have to be moved to a different mode of transport on their journey, high-performance mobile crane technology is an absolute must.

    April 2020
  • From the Factory Straight to the Night Shift

    Due to the road closure required for its completion, a recent bridge dismantling project in the German city of Duisburg had to be carried out within a limited time frame. This was possible with the help of the new 400 ton-class LIEBHERR mobile crane, which immediately showed off its strengths after only recently being put into service.

    March 2020
  • Two New “Stars”

    Two brand-new Mercedes-Benz Type 1848 LS 4x2 semi-trailers fresh from the factory have now arrived at WASEL, equipped with state-of-the-art safety technology.

    February 2020
  • The Star of the Compact Class

    The moment it was introduced as the Demag AC 40 two decades ago, the mobile crane set new standards when used in projects involving tight spaces and work in halls. Featuring a multitude of innovations, the successor to this successful initial model is now one of four AC 45 City cranes to start work at WASEL.

    January 2020
  • A Festive Industrial Workload

    To minimise production stops, industrial plant overhauls are often also carried out on major public holidays. On Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2019, a total of four WASEL mobile cranes set out to work at a rolling mill.

    December 2019
  • Putting a Smile on Children's Faces

    WASEL has donated over 25,000 Euros to the "Dat kölsche Hätz" charity association for children suffering from cancer.

    December 2019
  • RWE Honours Strategic Partnership

    At the RWE Power AG Supplier Day, WASEL was recognised as "2019 Supplier of the Year" and the partnership agreement was extended another ten years.

    November 2019
  • WASEL Is Awarded the Creditreform Credit Rating Certificate

    WASEL GmbH has once again been awarded the CrefoZert credit rating certificate by the credit risk management company Creditreform in the German city of Cologne. By awarding this certificate, Creditreform Köln has attested that the company still has an extraordinarily good credit rating in 2019/2020.

    Novemer 2019
  • An Old Railway Viaduct in Stolberg Is Replaced

    In the German town of Stolberg in North Rhine-Westphalia, work is currently being carried out on the reactivation of a former railway line. A new 35-metre-long bridge is being constructed to take the place of the demolished old Rüstbach Viaduct. In a recent project, WASEL was responsible for transporting and assembling bridge elements weighing 53 t with the help of a 500 t mobile crane.

    Ocober 2019
  • New LTM 1230-5.1 fast and flexible for erecting power lines

    Its enormous telescope length of 75 metres made up the minds of those at Wasel GmbH to give the new mobile crane the task of erecting large electricity pylons for two new power lines with a total length of over 20 kilometres in North Rhine-Westphalia.

    October 2019
  • A Family of Elephants Moves to Copenhagen

    While elephants living in the wild can cover hundreds of kilometres on foot every day, those living in central Europe require a bit of help when it comes to moving to a new home. The WASEL team recently tackled a real ‘jumbo’ project along these lines at Cologne Zoo.

    September 2019
  • The “Ship of Tolerance” Has Docked

    After being built in Rostock in 2018 and temporarily stored in the ‘dockyard’ in Kreuzau at the start of 2019, the “Ship of Tolerance” has finally reached its destination port. The art installation will now remain in the Brückenkopf Park in the town of Jülich, where it will stand tall as a sign of tolerance, humanity and values of democracy and international understanding.

    August 2019
  • Maximum Performance is Our Main Focus

    This is one of the main reasons behind our company’s continuous investments in the latest crane and vehicle technology, year after year. In 2019, we have brought a total of 23 LIEBHERR mobile cranes into service, the last of which, the LIEBHERR LTF 1060-4.1, was recently added to our fleet.

    August 2019
  • Heavyweight Vehicles on a Calm and Careful Journey

    A construction site entrance leading right through a cemetery tends to be somewhat of an exception in the day-to-day life of a 400-ton mobile crane.

    July 2019
  • A New All-Wheel Drive MAN Truck with a Loader Crane

    WASEL recently expanded its transport fleet by procuring a brand-new MAN TGS 41.500 8x8 BB truck with a Palfinger loader crane straight from the production line.

    July 2019
  • A Towering Line-up for the Future

    The new EC-B series of tower cranes from LIEBHERR, recently unveiled at BAUMA, is now in action at WASEL. During a trial installation, employees were instructed and trained on the technical innovations of the crane series.

    June 2019
  • A Highly Electrifying Project

    WASEL’s latest project was electrifying in more ways than one as the company used its services to increase the height of electricity pylons in the German state of Lower Saxony in a project that started at the beginning of May.

    Mai 2019
  • NEW 450-ton Crane in Action

    With the LTM 1450-8.1, WASEL offers a powerful mobile crane geared to efficient mobility, along with quick and easy set-up on the construction site. The crane travels on public roads with a 12-ton axle load including its 85 metre long telescopic boom, all supports and a complete hoist winch. As a result, it features extremely rapid preparation for use on the construction site, considering its performance class.

    April 2019
  • Fred Flintstone's Fiesta suspended high above Cologne?

    The car sculpture "Steinerne Zeit" ("Stone Age") from artist HA Schult is leaving the Museum für Aktionskunst in Cologne and moving to its new home.

    März 2019
  • WASEL has a new "work horse"

    Fully-integrated construction site logistics on the most rugged terrain requires an adequate fleet of equipment.

    März 2019
  • Distinguished with the 2018 PARTNER AWARD

    WASEL GmbH was distinguished as the best partner firm in 2018 by a company in the petrochemical industry from the greater Cologne area.

    März 2019
  • A New Transport Vehicle for Traffic Services

    WASEL’s range of services include safety measures for construction sites and barriers and safe traffic routing measures for roads, major events and trade fairs. The company’s Traffic Services Department recently welcomed a brand-new transport vehicle straight from the production line.

    February 2019
  • BIG WILLI Is Geared Up for the Boot 2019 Trade Fair

    Every year, “BIG WILLI” transports more than 30 luxury yachts from the river Rhine to the Düsseldorf exhibition grounds for the company Messe Düsseldorf. This important piece of equipment recently underwent a technical refurbishment.

    December 2018
  • A Tandem Hoist Marks the Advancing Energy Transition

    A coal conveyor bridge weighing approx. 100 tons at the abandoned Voerde Power Station was recently successfully dismantled.

    November 2018
  • Successful Dismantling of a Coal Conveyor Bridge

    This summer, after two years of preparation, a 480-metre-long former coal conveyor bridge in the German city of Gelsenkirchen was dismantled.

    September 2018
  • WASEL Receives Strategic Supplier Award

    WASEL was once again awarded the title of STRATEGIC SUPPLIER by the "purchasing performance" procurement department of the RWE Group, a major electricity and gas company.

    September 2018
  • A WASEL Tower Crane "Towers" above the Steglitzer Kreisel Building

    With an impressive height of 134 metres, this tower crane installed at the beginning of May is not only probably the tallest crane site in Berlin/Brandenburg but also offers a breathtaking view of the capital city below. The installation of this construction crane was certainly anything but ordinary.

    June 2018
  • An Individual Vehicle Concept for Tough Terrain

    WASEL recently met special demands made by a customer for transport requirements in the field of open-pit mining by purchasing two TATRA Phoenix 8x8 chassis.

    April 2018
  • WASEL Expands Its Fleet in Bergheim

    WASEL recently put two brand-new cranes from the LIEBHERR LRT model line into service.

    March 2018
  • “Full Power Ahead” for the Energy Transition

    WASEL’s new 750-ton crawler crane has been in use since summer 2017. In the north-west of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, a wind farm is currently being constructed, which involves pulling turbine houses weighing 100 tons up to a height of 159 metres.

    January 2018
  • The Handover of the Keys for the First Cranes in the New Liebherr LRT Model Line

    On 20th November 2017, Matthias Wasel was able to collect the first two of a total order of six rough-terrain cranes from the new LRT series from the Liebherr factory in the German town of Ehingen.

    November 2017
  • The Reconstruction of the Cologne City Archive – WASEL Is Part of It!

    The reconstruction of the Historical Archive in the German city of Cologne, which collapsed in 2009, is now well underway. The project is due to be completed by 2019.

    August 2017
  • WASEL Is Ranked in 29th Place

    WASEL has achieved 28th place in the list of the world's largest companies in the specialised transport and crane industry.

    August 2017
  • Hunting Down Criminals with WASEL

    Traces of a 15-year-old girl have been found in a car in a scrapyard in Cologne. Chief inspectors Max Ballauf and Freddy Schenk suspect that they might have something to do with the case of the murder of Sarah Stellwag, in which two girls went missing in Leipzig and turned up again in Cologne.

    July 2017
  • Pre-Fabricated Concrete Parts Are Assembled at RWTH Aachen

    A new building for the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences is currently being constructed on the campus of RWTH Aachen University.  One of the tasks involved in the construction work was lifting concrete trusses weighing up to 25 tons up into the building's 28-metre-high shell.

    July 2017
  • Night Riders

    Nine large pipes for an industrial condenser system, each weighing 32 tons and with a length of up to 40 metres, were recently transported through the Rhineland region of Germany on an overnight journey.

    July 2017
  • WASEL Expands Its Fleet of Large Cranes

    WASEL is responding to the development of the wind energy industry as it progresses towards larger and larger plants by investing in a next-generation crawler crane.

    July 2017
  • Disassembly of a 70-Metre Long Pipeline Bridge over the Rhine-Herne Canal

    An old steel frame bridge that once belonged to the Graf Bismark coal mine and coking plant in the German city of Gelsenkirchen was recently disassembled.

    Juni 2017
  • WASEL Tower Cranes in the Kalk District of Cologne

    A block of six-storey buildings is currently being constructed on a site covering around 15,000 square metres and located between the police headquarters and the Odyseeum museum in the Kalk district of Cologne.

    Juni 2017
  • The Bergheim Starlight Express Sets Off on Its Journey

    The 2/2017 issue of the Mercedes-Benz "Transport" magazine features a report on the transportation of several heat exchangers, each weighing up to 138 tons, from Neubeckum to Hiltrup.

    Mai 2017
  • "Heavy Transport of the Year" for the Second Time Running

    Readers of the German trade magazine SCHWERTRANSPORT (HEAVY TRANSPORT) have selected a WASEL project as "Heavy Transport of the Year 2017", thus enabling WASEL to be awarded the title for the second time running.

    Mai 2017
  • Who will be WASEL's "Next Top Model"?

    Over a three-day period in April, WASEL employees recently enjoyed a new and unique experience in the form of a special photo shoot.

    April 2017
  • A Brand-New Look for Our Company Headquarters

    Comprehensive construction work on the extension and renovation of the infrastructure of the WASEL headquarters has now been completed after a total of one and a half years.

    March 2017
  • 33 New LIEBHERR Cranes for WASEL

    Doing nothing is just like going backwards! This is precisely why WASEL has decided to also continue to invest in its own fleet of cranes in 2017. This decision enables WASEL customers to benefit from the latest standards with regard to safety, reliability and efficiency in lifting technology.

    February 2017
  • The "Key to Success" in Düsseldorf's Old City Centre

    Given the extremely small amount of space available at the heart of Düsseldorf's old city centre, a recent project involving the installation of a water tank weighing 1.3 tons on the roof of the private brewery "Zum Schlüssel" demanded the use of innovative lifting technology.

    January 2017
  • From the perspective of a tower crane operator

    Have you always wanted to experience the perspective of a tower crane operator? Well, now you can!

    September 2016
  • A Russian fighter jet on the hook

    Kall, a town nestled in Germany's Eifel region, was the scene of unusual "air acrobatics" involving a MIG 23 fighter jet.

    September 2016
  • A New 100-Ton Bucket Wheel for an Open-Pit Mining Excavator

    RWE's Excavator 259 in the Hambach open-pit mine was recently the scene of a spectacular assembly project. After 57 years of operation, it was time to replace the 100-ton bucket wheel.

    August 2016
  • WASEL Is Ranked in 29th Place

    WASEL has achieved 29th place in the list of the world's largest companies in the specialised transport and crane industry.

    July 2016
  • A 75 Metre Tower Crane Leaves Siegburg's Michaelsberg

    A 400-ton telescopic crane disassembles a tower crane on Michaelsberg hill. The local newspaper, Rhein-Sieg-Anzeiger, covers the story.

    June 2016
  • WASEL "Heavy Transport of the Year"

    Readers of the German trade magazine SCHWERTRANSPORT (HEAVY TRANSPORT) voted a WASEL project the "Heavy Transport of the Year 2016"!

    Mai 2016
  • Innovative "ADDRIVE" System from Goldhofer in Vehicle Fleet

    Trade fair innovation boosts the flexibility, efficiency and profitability of WASEL heavy goods transports.

    Mai 2016
  • The Chemistry Has to Be Right!

    The installation of a cooling element weighing 155 tons involves impressive teamwork between man (or better said, men) and machine(s).

    April 2016
  • A Highly Focused Transport Team Masters a Tough Tunnel

    When recently transporting a 29-metre-long heat storage tank weighing a total of 99 tons from the German town of Steinhagen to the Swiss city of Zurich, our transport team was confronted with a particularly special challenge. 

    March 2016
  • WASEL Receives 37 New LIEBHERR Cranes

    Making no compromise on safety and technology is the maxim followed by WASEL. This was one of the main reasons behind the company's recent acquisition of a total of 37 new machines from the Liebherr brand, which is certainly an impressive number for the first half of 2016 alone!

    January 2016
  • Night-Time Bridge Construction Work on the A3 Motorway

    A 500-ton telescopic mobile crane was recently used between the Cologne-Mülheim and Leverkusen interchanges on the German A3 motorway.

    December 2015
  • Putting a Smile on Children's Faces

    WASEL has donated over 27,000 Euros to the "Dat kölsche Hätz" charity association for children suffering from cancer.

    November 2015