1. There is no need for a concrete pad for the base of the crane to anchor to, this will save at least $25,000 but often much more as the concrete pad is not cheap.
2. No having to wait for concrete to reach the required strength / MPA before installing the tower crane. The crane can be installed the same day as the base, cutting out lead time of up to 28 days.
3. The static base can even be installed on top of existing buildings, as is often done for refurbishments (shopping centre upgrades, changing offices or motel/hotel to private units.
This is where the static base really saves builders and their customers money as it not only eliminates the need for a concrete pad but it also eliminates the need for tower sections to be installed, which can cost $30,000 per 4m high section on larger cranes.
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