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Sarens entered US Heavy lift and heavy haul space in 2009 by acquiring Rigging International, a company based in California. We officialy changed the name to Sarens USA, INC. in 2012.

Sarens USA, INC has offices in Houston from where we cover the Gulf area, in Montana from where we cover the Midwest, and in Rowesville from where we cover the East coast.


We provide Engineered Heavy Lifting Services

Heavy Lifting

  • We provide Project-based heavy lift services
  • Turnaround maintenance
  • Installation of turbines & generators
  • Erection of steel structures
  • Erection of heat exchangers
  • Installation of mechanical equipment, drums, casing / inlet ducts, vessels, pumps

Heavy Transport Services

  • Out of Gauge and abnormal load transport
  • Project based heavy transport
  • Rental of specialized transport equipment
  • Factory-to-Foundation

Decomissioning and Dismantling Services

Rental Services

  • We provide bare lease as well as operated rentals services
  • Skidding & jacking


  • New nuclear plant construction
  • Operating nuclear plant
  • Small Modular Reactor (SMR)
  • Decommissioning
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Government
  • Thermal power plants
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrochemical
  • Major civil projects including:
    • Airports
    • Bridges
    • Stadia
    • Ports & yards
    • Oversized heavy haul


  • Hydraulic cranes
  • Cranes ranging from 90T to 3200T
  • Hydraulic jacks
  • Strand jacks
  • Self Propelled Modular Trailers
  • Semi trailers
  • Out of Gauge transport


Houston, Texas (Office & Yard)
10855 John Ralston Rd
Houston, TX 77044
Tel: 832 536 3669
Fax: 832 615 2678

Missoula, Montana (Office)
7168 Expressway
Missoula, MT 59808
Tel: 406 543 4427

Rowesville, South Carolina (Office & Yard)
122 River Dr
Rowesville, SC 29133
Tel: 832 714 0176

Sorrento LA (Yard)
9204-A Highway 61
Sorrento, LA 70778
Tel: 225 450 7027



Sarens constructs jetty for new Al-Zour refinery in Kuwait
Sarens crew and equipment are on site for 16-month construction operation
April 2018

Sarens is in the midst of a 16-month contract at the Al-Zour New Refinery Project in Kuwait, on behalf of joint venture clients Saipem, Hyundai Engineering & Construction and SK Engineering & Construction. Once completed, the Al-Zour refinery will be one of the largest in the world, producing over 600,000 barrels per day of low-sulphur petroleum products to meet both national and global demand. 

Sarens is constructing a jetty for the refinery's Offshore Maritime Export Facilities, executing lifts from a canti-travel beam. For this operation, two crewmembers are using the LR 1600-2 crawler crane with 72m SL main boom. They are using a hydraulic piling hammer to pile into the seabed and then installing a concrete deck and placing steel and concrete beams to construct the 1.7km-long jetty. 

"We started on land building out over the sea, from a canti-travel beam that moves along the jetty we have just constructed," says project manager John Grover. "At present we are approximately 1km out from the coastline, over the sea. Our team is proficiently operating on the job site and taking full charge of safety." 

The LR 1600-2 crane was the only type of crane allowed for this project, and only Sarens could provide such a crane in Kuwait to meet the client's needs. It was sent from Canada via land and sea and took approximately 8 weeks to reach its destination. Once at port, 41 trailers were required to transport it to the Al-Zour job site. 

This operation began in April of last year and will continue through August of 2018. Sarens acknowledges the hard work and expertise of the crew making this project possible, and looks forward to successful project completion in the next few months.