SOURCE: Sarens Group

March 15, 2011 05:30 ET

Sarens Group Acquires Canada Crane Services

NISKU, AB--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Sarens North America Holding Inc., a member of the Sarens Group, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Canada Crane Services Inc., headquartered in Nisku, Alberta.

Canada Crane Services, a family-owned and operated company since its founding 25 years ago, provides engineered heavy-lift and transport services throughout western Canada. Under the guidance of its founding members, Canada Crane Services has built a well-deserved reputation for providing innovative solutions, quality equipment and skilled operators who have achieved an outstanding record of on-the-job performance and safety.

By leveraging the strengths of both organizations, the Sarens Group is well-positioned to extend their services to customers in Alberta and all of western Canada, providing a full range of heavy-lift and heavy-haul services to the region. Leading the effort will be Terry Danderfer, who assumes the role of managing director after successfully guiding Canada Crane Services since its inception. Also joining the new organization are two seasoned and respected industry veterans, Gordon Guenette and Clarence Zuk.

About Sarens

The Sarens group of companies has been providing specialized transport and heavy-lift services for more than 50 years, building a thriving enterprise that now touches every continent, with offices in 39 countries and 2,700 dedicated employees that embody the spirit of the company's motto: "Nothing too heavy, nothing too high." The success of the Sarens Group as a specialist of the extraordinary is built around an unwavering commitment to safety, engineering creativity and operational excellence. Add state-of-the-art design tools to one of the world's largest inventories of cranes, transporters and specialty rigging equipment, along with a team of highly skilled professionals, and it becomes clear why Sarens has evolved into an international market leader in specialized transport and heavy-lift services. Please visit to learn more.

Existing Sarens clients can now count on our support in Canada and can inquire with their regular contacts within the Sarens organization if they have any questions on how we can be of service to them in Canada.

For any questions or additional details relating to this announcement, please feel free to contact either Terry Danderfer of Canada Crane Services at +1 780 955 7564, or Hendrik Sarens of Sarens NV at +32 477 319 340.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Terry Danderfer
    Canada Crane Services
    +1 780 955 7564

    Hendrik Sarens
    Sarens NV
    +32 477 319 340