Al Faris Group

We are proud of our expertise in Lifting & Moving Heavy Objects!

Specialist in Heavy Lifting, Heavy Transport and Energy Solutions with the Largest Fleet of Cranes and Heavy Equipment in the Middle East

Founded in 1992, we are a family owned business with over 25+ years of experience in the MENA Region.

With state of the art lifting and transport equipment and through integrated best practices in HSE, we provide – safe, innovative, and reliable solutions for Heavy Lifting & Heavy Transport Solutions.

Our comprehensive network of depots, service engineers, technicians and dedicated teams of professionals are ready to fully serve your needs, using local knowledge and global experience for heavy lifting and heavy transport jobs ranging from regular to extreme. This has enabled us to be a partner of choice for several important and big projects in the region.

The group is devoted to constant improvement, to guarantee our customers Quality, Reliable, and Safe services.

We have played an integral role in the construction of numerous iconic projects such as The Dubai Metro, The Dubai Mall, Dubai International Airport, Riyadh Metro, Palm Jumeirah and The Burj Khalifa, as well as served the largest industries in the region such as the Dubai Dry Docks, Jebel Ali Free Zone, among others which have cemented our position as Industry Leaders and established us as a trusted partner in the region.

We offer our clients turnkey solutions to today’s heavy lifting and abnormal transport challenges including alternative lifting methods with careful planning and delivery. In a region that boasts some of the world’s biggest construction and infrastructure projects, there’s obviously no scarcity of heavy lifting jobs.  Al Faris is aptly equipped to meet this demand.

All equipment need a bit of tender loving care, and we are all about giving them all the care we can. And to do this, we have a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in Dubai with qualified technicians working to International standards for service and maintenance.

 

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Leadership

Mr. Hilary Pinto

Founder, Managing Director

Mrs. Lorna Pinto

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kieve Pinto

Executive Director

Mr. Keonne Pinto

Finance Director

Mrs. Vanessa Pinto

Human Resources Director

Vision and Mission

Vision: To be a Global World Class provider of integrated heavy lifting, heavy transport and energy solutions using the latest, safest and most reliable equipment and techniques.

Mission: To constantly improve and guarantee our customers with the highest level of safety using our state of the art lifting and transport equipment, engineering and certified operators while upholding the highest standards of quality and integrity across all our operations.

Our Values

Our Story - from where it all began!

Al Faris Group was conceptualised in a container with the purchase of a single water tanker and the vision of just one man - Mr. Hilary Pinto. It was his hard work, perseverance and foresight that Al Faris grew to a million dollar business surviving upheavals in the Industry. Contributing positively to the country’s economic growth, Al Faris soon became the Industry Leader in the Middle East Region.

1992

  • Al Faris establishes in Al Awir, Dubai-UAE with a water tanker, 25 Ton crane and 1 staff member

1996

  • Gains stability with our 1st major project for AMOCO involving turnkey solutions including rig moves and other heavy lifts
  • Purchase our 1st Liebherr 45 Ton Telescopic Mobile crane
  • Becomes the authorised contractor for Jebel Ali, Dubai Ports and continues so till date
  • Team grows to 15 members

1998

  • Al Faris optimise its fleet with the purchase of our 1st 300 Ton and 400 Ton, Liebherr All Terrain cranes
  • Becomes the authorised contractor for the region’s major Industries; Dubai Dry Docks, Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL) and Emirates Aluminium (EMAL)

1999

  • Addition of 7 brand new Liebherr cranes including our flagship 550 Ton Lattice Boom Mobile crane back in the 90’s
  • Secure the highest no. of Rough Terrain cranes within the region

2000

  • Move to a bigger office space in Al Quoz, Dubai with an increase of staff to 26 members

2005

  • Relocate to Jebel Ali office with a bigger team of 65 staff members
  • Inaugurate our new corporate branch office in Abu Dhabi

2006-09

Booming phase and breakthrough period for Al Faris Group that accelerated our brand presence in the entire region

2006

  • Win the contract for Festival City Development Project
  • Increase our fleet size enormously with the purchase of an additional 41 cranes and 79 trucks along with trailers

2007

  • Diversify our services by launching Al Faris Energy with a fleet of 150 units and a team of 40 members
  • Al Faris Energy sign a long term contract with JT METRO in Dubai for 100+ generator sets
  • Win the contract and play a key role in the construction of the Dubai Metro and Dubai Palm Jumeirah Monorail

2008

  • Al Faris Energy successfully execute its first International venture with a rental contract for 10 MW in Yemen

2009

  • Launch the Heavy Transport Division by investing in a total of 74axle modular trailers and 40Axle SPMT’s (Self-propelled modular transporters)

2010

  • Al Faris purchases the Liebherr 1200T All Terrain Mobile crane which was also the first unit to be produced and sold by Liebherr

2013

  • Expand to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with 60  Liebherr cranes for KSA operations
  • Establish 2 more offices in the UAE at Fujairah and Hamriya
  • Order 47 Liebherr cranes worth €40M

2016

  • Al Faris Energy expand its business to KSA

2016

  • Purchase our new generation flagship Liebherr 1000T Crawler crane

2017

  • Move to our present Head Office in Dubai Industrial City with an expanded 177,000 sqm facility housing office buildings and an extensive yard with a workshop, paint and fabrication buildings
  • Operate our brand new state-of-the art service and maintenance facility with qualified technicians working to International Standards
  • Celebrate 25 years of excellence
  • Place an order for 27 Liebherr mobile cranes worth €23M
  • Fleet in KSA grow to 200+
  • Al Faris Energy move its rebuild facility to Al Quoz, Dubai