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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 Wisconsin 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


Sarens USA
10855 John Ralston Rd
Houston, Texas 77044
+ 1 832 536 3669
+ 1 832 615 2678

Sarens USA
9204-A Highway 61
Sorrento, Louisiana 70778
+ 1 225 450

Sarens Nuclear & Industrial Services
122 River Drive
Rowesville, South Carolina 29133
+ 1 803 534 1348
+ 1 803 535 6093

Sarens Nuclear & Industrial Services
1430 South Goodland Road
Hartford, WI 53027
+ 1 414 299 0858

Sarens Siba Opens a New Depot in Brits, South Africa
New Sarens Depot Will Offer Mining-Specific Equipment and Services
January 2021

Sarens Siba South Africa has expanded its operations beyond Brakpan to Brits, where a new depot will cater specifically to the mining industry in the region. (See more news coverage of the depot here!)

Brits, located in the country’s northwest, is known for mineral-rich mines, including two of the largest platinum mines in the world and the world’s largest platinum refinery. There are more than 20 quarries in the province, with Rustenburg at the centre of mining operations. The areas of Rustenburg, Brits, Marikana, and Bethanie are all poised to benefit from the location of this new depot.

The Sarens Siba depot in Brits includes a yard with offices, meeting rooms, wash bay, maintenance facilities and parking facilities. On site, Sarens Siba offers the following equipment: 

  • Mobile cranes from 20 to 110 tonnes
  • Rough terrain cranes from 25 to 60 tonnes
  • Support from the Sarens Heavies department with mobile cranes ranging from 160 to 500 tonnes, and crawler cranes from 16 to 600 tonnes.

The new depot opening was conceived during the initial Covid-19 Level 5 lockdown in South Africa, as Sarens Siba leadership used the time to realign their business model and rethink strategy in the region. While Sarens had successfully been serving clients in civil, power, oil & gas, and construction segments up until then, heavy lifting and transport for the mining segment had always been done on a project and ad-hoc basis. 

Seeing this gap in the market, Sarens Siba developed a strategy to fill it and meet clients’ needs where they were. The Brits depot business model was prepared in May 2020 and then presented to the CEO, where it was approved and readied for implementation. 

The new Brits depot will be able to serve clients more quickly, decrease delivery times and costs, and be at clients’ doorsteps whenever they require services. Additionally, it offers strategic advantages to clients in the mining industry, allowing them to achieve quicker turnaround times for crane requirement needs, as well as saving on mobilisation costs. The depot also opens the door for maintenance and shutdown activities, allowing Sarens to supply clients with a full scope for their turnarounds.

Interested in working with the Sarens Siba depot in Brits?

Interested clients should contact key account manager Pierre Gresse or depot manager Hennie Groenewald. 

Key Account Manager: Pierre Gresse

Telephone: +27 60 780 3722


Depot Manager: Hennie Groenewald

Telephone: +27 74 772 1398