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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 Installs Gas Turbine Generators and Gas Turbines in Malaysia
Sarens installs three 445T each Generators and three 440T each gas turbines at the 2242MW Melaka Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant in Malaysia
May 2020

Hyundai Engineering and Construction asked Sarens to install gas turbine generators and gas turbines at the Melaka Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant in Melaka, Malaysia for EDRA Energy. 

Each unit of the gas turbine generator and gas turbine weighed 445T and 440T respectively. Sarens had to lift and install three units of each inside the turbine building in a very confined space. 

There were 3 units of turbine buildings and both the sections had to be lifted around 3m from the floor to the foundation. Sarens decided to deploy the modular gantry system with 4-units of 185T strand jacks and skidding equipment due to limited space available. 

The team of 8 took 10 days to assemble the gantry system inside the first building and 1 day to lift both the units. The disassembly of the gantry and re-assembly inside second building took 20 days and similarly for the third building. The main challenge was to lift the gas turbine precisely in the confined space available between the top of the erected gantry and the building structures. The team safely performed the installation by lifting the units with strand jacks, skidding them, and finally installing them onto the foundation.