Crane Overview

Potain Self-Erecting Tower Cranes:
A Better Way to Build

Potain self-erecting tower cranes are changing the way contractors are approaching and completing projects across North America. Featuring simple, rapid setup and high-quality performance, they are especially suited to deliver cost and time savings in every phase of the building process.

Self-erecting tower cranes reduce manual labor needs, perform the jobs of several pieces of heavy equipment at once, and dramatically increase jobsite efficiency. Plus, they save time and labor by installing prefabricated components versus building on-site.

Benefit from greater communication and teamwork, along with the ability to reach the entire site from one location. And build more sustainably thanks to the self-erecting crane’s all-electric operation, emitting no noise or exhaust.

Discover even more savings with cost-effective Potain crane rental options. You’ll enjoy all the benefits of adding a tower crane to your fleet without a long-term financial commitment.

Three Quick Facts on Self-Erecting Tower Cranes

Put a Self-Erecting Tower Crane to Work for You


Reach Your Entire Jobsite from One Location

Potain tower cranes have the reach and height versatility to cover your entire jobsite from one location. Plus, their impressive load charts give you the opportunity to win more jobs. Build better by eliminating the need to move and re-assemble equipment for each lift.

The Best Change You Will Ever Make – How You Build

After switching to Potain self-erecting tower cranes, contractors build an average of 50% faster on residential and commercial construction projects. Contractors are able to save money by reducing the number of laborers on the jobsite while also eliminating the need for specialized equipment, such as telehandlers and forklifts.

Potain tower crane compact footprint ideal for tight jobsites

Potain self-erecting cranes are a more versatile way to build.

  • Wireless remote control requires only one crew member for operation from anywhere.
  • Increased visibility allows loads to be offloaded from the truck and set exactly in place.
  • Hydraulic outriggers, integrated counterweights, and remote control enable quick self-erection.
  • Compact footprint ideal for tight jobsites, with minimal foundation/ground preparation and no street closures required.
  • Extensive up-and-over reach covers entire sites, reducing equipment and access road needs.
  • Quiet, all-electric operation enables clearer team communications with no emissions, exhaust fumes, or pollution.

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