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Al Faris Group

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

Specialists 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 equipment, integrated solutions and best practices in HSE; we provide – safe, innovative, and reliable solutions for Heavy Lifting, Heavy Transport and Energy Projects.

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. To do so, we have a brand-new state-of-the-art facility in Dubai with qualified technicians working to International standards for service and maintenance.



Years of


Cranes And
Heavy Equipment


Work Force


Asset Value




Mr. Hillary Pinto

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mrs. Ophelia Corda

CO-Chief Executive Officer (CO-CEO)

Mr. Kieve Pinto

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Mr. Keonne Pinto

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Mrs. Vanessa Pinto

Director, Human Resources

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 equipment, engineering and competent staff while upholding the highest standards of quality, integrity and sustainability across all our operations.


A lifestyle well integrated in Al Faris Groups DNA – in our daily lives and our daily work!

MIND BODY MACHINE is a concept that encapsulates the Al Faris philosophy which began with our founder Mr. Hillary Pinto. He believes that an active clear mind + healthy body brings out the finest output while working with machines. This is what drives our performance in the industry we thrive in.

Our philosophy dwells from the fact that we all at Al Faris have to be in the best mind set and best body health to ensure safe and best quality performance results when working with machines. Our minds, body and machines need to be all aligned.

The mind and body are the main focus of our Health and Safety culture.

Our Values

Al Faris Group – The vision of our founder Mr. Hillary Pinto.

Having started in a container with a water tanker, Mr. Pinto soon recognised the need of heavy equipment in the early 90’s when investments in infrastructure began to rise in Dubai. It was his hard work, perseverance and foresight that Al Faris grew into 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.


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


  • 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


  • 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)


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


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


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


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


  • 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


  • 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


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


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


  • Al Faris becomes the first to purchase and introduce the Liebherr 1200 Ton All Terrain Mobile crane to the Middle East market. It was also the first unit to be produced and sold by Liebherr


  • 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


  • Purchase our new generation flagship Liebherr 1000 Ton Crawler crane
  • Al Faris Energy expand its business to KSA


  • 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


  • Expand regionally with a JV in Bahrain
  • Ranked the 12th biggest crane rental company in the world and 1st in the Middle East Region
  • Open new office in Yanbu, supporting operations in western KSA
  • Expand fleet with over 70 heavy equipment including an order with Liebherr worth USD 28M


  • Expand regionally with a new office in the Middle East
  • Expand fleet with a new range of heavy equipment including an order with Liebherr worth USD 90M