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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 Olympic Swimming Pool Roof in Algeria Capital
Powerful CC2800-1 crawler crane performs precision installation in tight quarters
December 2019

Working at a busy urban site in Algiers, Algeria, Sarens recently used the CC2800-1 crane to manoeuvre and install a wooden frame for an Olympic swimming pool roof. The project was completed on behalf of client CEDY.

For this operation, Sarens selected the CC2800-1 crawler crane in SSL 84m main boom configuration, as well as the AC-100 and telescopic forklift. The CC2800-1 crawler crane was selected due to the large radius of the lifts (up to 70 metres) required to install the roof frame.

The CC2800-1 was transported directly from another project site 600 kilometres west. However, accessing the narrow urban work site and assembling the equipment proved to be the most challenging part of the project, and the crew had to communicate closely with the client to find a successful arrangement for assembling the 600-tonne crawler crane.

“This is a site in the centre of the capital, Algiers, with very important traffic all around the site making access difficult and challenging,” said Sarens Engineering Manager Yassine Amrouche. “We had to bring one truck at a time on site, so it was necessary to schedule truck access in order to unload and directly assemble received items to release trucks and receive other ones.”

With the equipment in place, Sarens could then lift the 60-metre long, 25-tonne roof frame into position. The operation was completed successfully thanks to the dedicated work of one project engineer, one lifting supervisor, one crane operator, and two riggers.

“It was a very interesting project,” said Aghiles Cherbi, Sarens Project Engineer. “Working with a big crawler crane in the centre of Algiers was a good challenge for us, and one we have successfully mastered. We responded in time to all client requirements and delivered a high quality result.”

"Despite the specificity of these services and narrow manoeuvring spaces, Sarens Algérie has been able to adapt and carry out the lifts requested according to the technical prescriptions and the universal uses in the matter thanks to the permanent presence of a project engineer and a lifting operations supervisor,” said the client project director, M. Zhang Yongquan.

Sarens would like to congratulate the team involved in this operation, and as always, thank our clients for placing their trust in the Sarens brand.

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