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HPW Takes A Close Up Look at Eleven Helical Pile Manufacturers’ Products

HPW presents a detailed look at helical pile products manufactured by eleven of the industry’s leading manufacturers - Earth Contact Products, GoliathTech, Helical Anchors, Inc., Hubbell Power Systems - Chance, IDEAL Foundation Systems, MacLean Power Systems - Civil Products Division, Patriot Foundation Systems, PierTech Systems, Ram Jack Systems Distribution, Supportworks, and Techno Metal Post    . . . more

Helical Pile Industry 2016 Review and 2017 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included nine helical pile manufacturers and one distributor to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2016 versus 2015.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2017 . . . more

A Snapshot Look at Average Installed Helical Pile Prices Across the United States

What is the average cost of a 20’ deep helical pile?  HPW is asked this question frequently, and our first response is . . . more

Helical Pile Industry 2015 Review and 2016 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included nine helical pile manufacturers and one distributor to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2015 versus 2014.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2016 . . . more

HPW Polls Helical Pile and Anchor Manufacturers to Determine the Combined Annual Revenue for Products Sold Into both the Civil and Utility Markets - Incredible Growth Over the Last Ten or So Years

The majority of manufacturers are willing to share revenue numbers while others have no interest in sharing at all.  The result of the survey yields what we feel is an accurate approximation of annual revenues for U.S. manufacturers for both the civil and utility markets . . . more


NEW Pengo has an Opening for an Engineering Manager

The Engineering Manager will provide leadership and direction in terms of engineering standards, project prioritization and assignment, manufacturing engineering, new product development and quality assurance . . . more

DFI Helical Piles and Tiebacks Committee Helical (Screw) Pile Seismic Research Study Update

Phase I - Literature Review - of the study is now complete as Dr. Amy Cerato recently submitted the final (91) page paper to the DFI for publication . . . more

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has Decided to Offer Code Certification Service for Helical Piles for Recognition by the International Residential Code (IRC)

Does the U.S. helical pile industry really need another certification – especially one that is restricted to just the residential marketplace . . . more

Call for Abstracts for 2nd International Symposium on Helical Piles and Anchors Scheduled for May 17-18, 2018 in Amherst, MA

Symposium organizer, Dr. Alan Lutenegger, has extended the deadline for abstract submissions . . . read about it now

Deep Foundations Institute Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee is Successful in Obtaining $34,000 in Funding to Launch a Pilot Study on Helical Pile Behavior in Soils Susceptible to Liquefaction from Seismic Events

The DFI Technical Committee Projects Fund Selection Committee contributes $20,000, and Ram Jack Systems Distribution donates $14,000 to complete the necessary funding of Dr. Ramin Motamed’s liquefaction study proposal . . . more

Pengo Proudly Welcomes Joe Delzell as the Company’s New Southern Territory Manager

Joe brings over twenty years of experience in the hydraulic drilling and anchoring systems markets . . . more

Pengo Will be Featuring a New Release of the Company’s TruLink® Torque Monitoring System at ConExpo-ConAgg March 7-11 in Las Vegas

Pengo’s booth #G4772 in the Gold Lot is the location where helical pile installation contractors attending the expo should visit to see and learn about the new and improved TruLink system . . . read about it now

DIGGA’s SD80 60K Anchor Drive Equipped with the Ryno Hitch was Just What the Contractor Needed to Install (120) PierTech 8.625” O.D. Hercules Piles in Tough Texas Caliche Soils

The caliche soils in Texas are notoriously tough to penetrate, so the combination of the SD80 motor with the Ryno Hitch mounted on a large excavator and the high capacity Hercules piles from PierTech was a winning combination . . . more

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NEW Danbro Distributor’s Recent Alignment with IDEAL Group Brings Together Two Family-Owned Companies with Strong Contracting Histories

The synergy between the two companies is providing the foundation for a great relationship that should serve their customers quite well . . . more

NEW Hubbell Power Systems Recently Announced a Realignment of the Company’s Distribution Network for Northeast Region

After a long relationship with Danbro Distributors in the northeast, HPS realigns the region with three existing distributors . . . read about it now

NEW Helical Anchors Inc.  Recently Supplied (25) Helical Piles for an Addition to a High School in Minnesota

There was a limited amount of space, and vibration was also a concern for engineers so helical piles were the perfect deep foundation solution . . . more

NEW PierTech Systems Supplies (300) Helical Piles for a Water Treatment Plant Project in North Dakota

The soils on the site were poor and engineers were also concerned about damage to existing structures from vibration . . . more

NEW Hubbell Power Systems was Recently Recognized as One of Twenty Five Companies that are Playing Big Roles to Help with Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts . . . read about it now



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NEW  SSRG Installs (9) Helical Piles as Deep Foundations for a New Building in Cincinnati OTR Historic District

Due to very narrow space constraints on the site, the builder decided to make this a two phase project . . . more

NEW Hubbell Power Systems Teams with East Coast Helical Piles to Install (5) 10” Diameter Piles for an Amazingly Difficult Project in Greenwich Village Manhattan

An 18’ basement was planned beneath a brownstone residence, but the installer only had a 50” x 50” opening through which all product and equipment was staged . . . read about it now

NEW Supportworks Teams with N Square to Install (11) 4.50” Helical Piles for an Elevator Foundation on Captiva Island, FL

The helical piles were installed to torque-correlated ultimate capacities of at least 90 kips (FOS ≥ 2), and pile lengths varied from 36 to 49 feet with the tops of the piles set approximately six feet below ground surface elevation . . . read about it now

NEW Ram Jack Illinois Installs (8) Helical Piles to Stabilize and Support a New Garage Slab Resulting from a Sinkhole in Barrington, IL

Poor soil conditions next to Cuba Marsh caused a sinkhole to open in homeowner’s garage, and the garage foundation needed support before new construction piles were installed to support the new slab . . . read about it now

Ram Jack Foundation Solutions Installs (27) Helical Piles to Stabilize a Food Lion Store in Raleigh, NC

The structure was built on thirty feet of fill and over the years it experienced significant settlement and lateral movement . . . more


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Ram Jack Foundation Solutions Owner, Rick Sykes, Perfects House Lifting Process for Coastal Homes to Meet the Revised BFE Code

Sykes worked closely with Ram Jack corporate engineers to develop the Sandy Bracket and then teamed with a house moving professional to perfect the lifting process . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Torcsill Foundations as a New Participant on Our Site, and Torcsill Recently Announced the Acquisition of AnchorPipe International

Founded in 2014 and with headquarters located in Pasadena, TX near Houston, Torcsill offers engineering, manufacturing and installation services of helical pile foundations . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome TEK Piles as a New Participant on Our Site

TEK Piles and TEK Construction Services is a full service construction company specializing in helical pile foundation systems and serving the Marcellus and Utica shale gas midstream industry . . . more

Ram Jack of South Carolina Responded Immediately to an Urgent Request to Help Save a House in Columbia, SC During the Recent Historic Flooding from Hurricane Joaquin

Flood waters washed away the soils and part of the house foundation, and without emergency expert help from the Ram Jack foundation team, the house would have surely been destroyed . . . read about it now



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