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 Transport Services
Decomissioning and Dismantling Services
Houston, Texas (Office & Yard)
10855 John Ralston Rd
Houston, TX 77044
Tel: 832 536 3669
Fax: 832 615 2678
Missoula, Montana (Office)
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
As part of ongoing preparations for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Sarens recently completed a tandem lift of the Al Bayt stadium's retractable roof using the CC6800 and LR1750.
Installing a retractable roof is no easy task, especially in unforgiving summer conditions. Working in the middle of extreme summer heat, the crew took approximately two months to assemble the configuration and complete work.
It was a project that demanded precise engineering and execution: the tandem lift had to be meticulously planned to the last detail to account for the pick-up position and travelling distance the cranes had to cover before drop-off. While client CIMOLAI had planned to use three cranes to perform the lift, Sarens advised using two cranes and optimising the load split.
With the plan in place, the project commenced. The LR1750 was already on site, but the CC6800 had to be shipped from Germany, passing through Croatia to collect the remaining portions of its configuration. The main challenge was getting the equipment on-site in time, and the World Cup Supreme Committee helped clear the crane through customs.
For the lift execution, the crew rigged the cranes as follows: