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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 lifts 10000T of steel structures for the Algiers International Airport
Sarens lifts and places the roof segments of the new terminal building of the Algiers International Airport
March 2017

Sarens has been working with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), the Chinese giant of the civil-construction sector, on the construction of the new terminal building of the Algiers International Airport. CSCEC won the USD 890 million expansion project of the airport which is designed to have an annual passenger throughput of 10 million person-time.

As part of the project Sarens will lift and set the steel roof segments of the airport, together weighing more than 10000T. One of the special considerations of the project was the proximity of the project site with the already operational section of the airport. Sarens deployed CC2800.1 (600T)  in SWSL configuration having 36m main boom and 84m fly jib, Terex CC2400 (400T) in SH configuration having 78m main boom, and Zoomlion CC QUY160 (160T) in SH configuration having 48m main boom along with a telescopic forklift. All the cranes were equipped with lights at different levels including top, middle, and bottom. A flag was attached at the top of the cranes to make them visible for landing aircrafts.

Respecting customer's deadline, the equipment was swiftly transported from Adrar, situated 1650 km from the site, in five days and assembled in four days. A total of thirteen highly skilled crew members worked in full shifts to complete the project within the dedicated timeline.

Each segment to be lifted weighed between 22T to 75T. The loads were lifted at a radius of 104m with 300T superlift and 44m radius with 50T superlift.

The high risk project site had restricted visibility as well as high congestion due to the incoming and outgoing flights from the nearby airport terminal. The SHEQ team closely monitored the site, ensuring the safety of the employees. All the operations were performed according to the highest standards of safety and quality, meeting the customer timeline.

During the follow-up meeting with CSCEC, their Deputy Project Manager, Song Xiuping remarked, "We are very happy with the work of Sarens and are happy to find a team who works at the same rhythm as the Chinese (full shift). We will be looking at working with Sarens in the future as well."