First Liebherr LR 12500-1.0 crawler crane goes to Sarens

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Sarens convinced by the concept and performance of the new crawler crane To be used primarily for renewables LR 12500-1.0 delivers power reserves for future increased requirements  Crane and heavy haulage contractor Sarens has ordered the very first model of the new Liebherr  LR 12500-1.0 crawler crane. The Belgian global contractor is convinced by the … Read more

Sarens Lift Dome for Shopping Mall in Kerala, India

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Sarens was asked by their client NV Brothers Engineering Pvt. Ltd for Shapoorji Polanji and Prestige to assist in the construction of the Prestige Forum Mall in Kerala, India. On the site, the dome of the mall had to be lifted and installed. Space constraint was a major challenge. Sarens suggested deploying the CC2600H (K4580) … Read more

Sarens Lifting House Boats in the Czech Republic

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Their Demag AC200 showed off its lifting capabilities during a rental project when they were asked by their client Ondrej Vlk to offload houseboats at the Barkmet shipyard in Lovosice in the Czech Republic. Each boat weighed about 30 tonnes! Sarens decided to deploy the AC200 with 43 tonnes counterweight, 25m boom, and a trailer. … Read more

Sarens Lift and Move Ancient Egyptian Khufu Solar Boat

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Sarens’ client, Besix-Orascom Joint Venture (BOJV), is responsible for building the new Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo and as part of the project had to install two ancient solar boats in the new museum section. The solar boat had to be lifted from the old Khufu Boat Museum, transported 10km to the new Grand Egyptian … Read more

Sarens puts Liebherr LR11000 into first job in Netherlands

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Sarens takes delivery of Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane Main criteria behind the decision – high performance and flexible derrick system The first job – erecting 4.65 MW wind turbines with a hub height of 155 metres Global green and heavy haulage contractor Sarens, whose head office is in Wolvertem, Belgium, took delivery of a … Read more

Sarens ordered four zero-emission Spierings mobile tower cranes

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Belgian international crane and heavy lift company Sarens has ordered four zero-emission Spierings eLift self-erecting mobile tower cranes. The order comprises three units of Spierings 6-axle 10-tonne SK1265-AT6 and one unit of Spierings 4-axle 7-tonne SK597-AT4 eLift version. Both models can operate using an AC power source up to 32 amps, while its lithium-ion battery … Read more

Modest Growth In North America’s Crane Market

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As KHL releases the latest American Cranes & Transport’s 2021 (ACT 100), we see that North America’s top crane companies have small growth despite challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic. The top 100 companies added 103,738 tons for a total index of 2,881,935, a lower 3.59% growth compared to ACT 100 an year earlier with 5.74% … Read more

Sarens LTM11000D overturned in Middlesbrough Port

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Sarens 1,000-tonne Liebherr LTM11000D overturned on 9th June at the Port of Middlesbrough in UK, damaging another of Sarens all-terrain crane and port’s Gottwald mobile harbour cranes. The main boom of the LTM11000D crashes down onto the cabin of the all terrain crane while the derrick mast crashed into the harbour mobile crane. Port operator … Read more

Sarens pipelay in France

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Sarens was commissioned by the client DFI to lift and place the 290m long heating pipeline in Normandy, France. This precision operation involved 9 cranes and careful execution by everyone on the ground. Sarens deployed nine telescopic cranes of 35t capacity each. Setting up the cranes and executing the lift was completed within a short … Read more

Wim Sarens on COVID-19

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Sarens said the great majority of its projects worldwide were still open and that it hoped to see restrictions on other sites being lifted, as has happened on its Chinese projects. In a message to customers, the company’s CEO Wim Sarens said he took hope from the company’s experience in China, where its Sarens Sinotrans … Read more

Sri Lankan Wind Energy Boosted by Sarens

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Clients worldwide call on Sarens for the right equipment for any job, whether it’s for a one-day lift or more complex operations like the installation of wind turbines. Sarens was commissioned to provide rental equipment to help install 8 wind turbines of 2.5MW each, at the 20MW Chunnakam Wind Farm in Sri Lanka. The Sri … Read more

Sarens raised steel dome in Dubai

UAE-Italian joint venture Cimolai Rimond commissioned Belgium-headquartered heavy lift and transportation specialist Sarens to help raise the steel dome of the Expo 2020 Stadium in Dubai, UAE. The dome was lifted as one piece and weighed 850 tonnes. It was lifted to a height of 46 metres over the course of two days. For the … Read more

Sarens Sign 2.5 Year Installation Partnership with Trung Nam in Vietnam

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Sarens in Vietnam has kicked off an important partnership with Trung Nam in Vietnam under which they will install 1200 MW of wind turbines over the next 2.5 years. The first phase of this project is the Trung Nam Wind Farm Phase 2, located in Ninh Thuan Province. Sarens will be handling the full scope … Read more

Big Carl ready for action at Hinkley Point C

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Big Carl, the 5,000-tonne capacity super heavy lift ring crane (with the nomenclature SGC-250) owned by Belgian headquartered heavy lift and transportation company Sarens, has been assembled, rigged, and is ready to start work at the Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power station construction project. Its first lift is scheduled for Monday 23rd September. The crane … Read more

Sarens unveils three new SGC heavy lift cranes

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Sarens Group of Wolvertem, Belgium is proud to introduce three Sarens Giant Crane (SGC) during the unveiling of SGC-140 on 13th October 2017. Sarens will be adding three new SGC to their existing fleet with the 90,000 tonne-metre SGC-90 set to be debut in 2018 and 250,000 tonne-metre SGC-250 available in 2019. The SGC-140 was … Read more