Ahrens is a fourth generation, South Australian headquartered family business with construction and engineering operations throughout Australia. Its aim is to be the most cost-effective supplier of commercial and industrial buildings and structural steel, mining services and infrastructure, materials handling and rural products. It established a Perth base in 2008 and has since expanded into the Pilbara. In 2015 it backed a management buyout of BlueScope Water to recreate Pioneer Water Tanks. It also bought the Pilbara operations of Savannah Engineering.