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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



Boom Booster increases lifting capacity with 60% and more
Sarens has recently put Terex' new Boom Booster into action. The Boom Booster replaces the bottom part of a standard CC 8800-1 boom, thus increasing its capacity with 60% and more, compared to a regular boom.
July 2012

Sarens was the driving force behind the development of this boom structure as they saw the need for a high-capacity boom to increase the capacity of the CC 8800-1, a crawler crane in the 1600t class.

Together with crane manufacturer Terex, a Boom Booster was developed, consisting out of 5 inserts and 2 adapters, a total of 72m long. The Boom Booster is 10m wide and 3,2m high, with a total weight of 197t. Its elements are assemblies of single girders and lacings with pinned connections. These parts can be stored in transport racks and transported in ten 40' containers, enabling a fast and efficient worldwide shipment and deployment.  

The aim of the Boom Booster is to boost the capacity of the CC 8800-1 at short radii and long boom lengths by reducing lateral deflection of the boom. The Boom Booster can be used for the assembly of large wind turbines, heavy refinery columns, solar towers, flare stacks and more.  

First lifts for Sarens' new Boom Booster

Sarens currently owns 2 Boom Boosters, fitting all of their six CC 8800-1 cranes. One is working at Noordoostpolder, the Netherlands, where 38 wind turbines for Enercon are being erected. These turbines have a tower height of 135m and a capacity of 7,5 MW each.

A second CC 8800-1 with Boom Booster is working at the Sadara Project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia where it has lifted a 85m high column, weighing 800t. A second column lift is scheduled for the end of the year.

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