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NEW Review of Average Installed Helical Pile Prices Across the United States

In 2016 HPW published an article about the results of our initial survey on the average prices in the U.S. for installed 20’ deep helical piles for two applications - new construction piles and remedial/foundation repair piles.  Earlier this year we received an email from a contractor who suggested the prices reported in that  article should be reviewed as he suggested that prices have risen since then - at least in his neck of the woods . . . more

Helical Piles and Earthquakes

After the next big one hits in North America, will the helical pile industry be prepared to definitively document how structures supported by helical pile products were affected?  HPW proposes to start a database of structures built upon, anchored or underpinned in high seismic zones in North America . . . more

Helical Pile Industry 2017 Review and 2018 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included six helical pile manufacturers and two distributors to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2017 versus 2016.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2018 . . . more

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

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

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NEW Exhibit Spaces are Starting to Fill for the HPW-DFI  Tradeshow & Educational Seminar - June 4-5 2019  + MUST READ SPECIAL NOTICE

This first-of-Its-kind event offers a great opportunity for many potential exhibitors including . . . more

NEW Attention Helical Pile Manufacturers - the AD HOC Committee is Coming Together Again to Work on Important Changes to the ESR Report Format Plus Other Items

Wayne Thompson from CTL Thompson is scheduling a conference call meeting for December 18th and is inviting interested parties to become engaged by doing some preliminary planning prior to the call . . . more

Staffing Changes at CTL Thompson’s Helical Pile Testing Facility in Fort Collins, CO

Long time lab manager, Moncef Souissi, has decided to focus all of his time on completing his Ph.D. dissertation related to helical piles, and Moncef’s former duties at CTL have been re-distributed to Chip Leadbetter, Wayne Thompson and Ryan Beck . . . more

SAVE THESE DATES - June 4-5, 2019

These are the dates for a first-of-its-kind for our industry - the HPW-DFI Helical Piles-Tiebacks-Anchors Tradeshow and Educational Seminar that will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds . . . more

CTL|THOMPSON Names Next Generation of Engineering Leaders

The company has named a slate of new leaders with the experience and credentials to lead the award-winning engineering firm into its third generation of building and growth . . . read about it now

CTL|Thompson Now Offers ISO 9001 Auditing

CTL|Thompson Lab Director Moncef Souissi is now a certified auditor for ISO 9001 through the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) . . . more

CTL|Thompson Designs Helical Anchor Foundation System for Outdoor Tension Fabric Structure in Fort Collins, CO

It was a bit ironic that the only helical pile and anchor testing laboratory in the world approved to provide certified testing by ICC-ES seized an opportunity to design a foundation anchoring system for an outdoor tension fabric shade system for a rock concert series in their hometown . . . more

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NEW Supportworks Teams with MidAmerica Basement Systems to Install (24) Helical Tiebacks for Historic Home Repair in Davenport, IA

A temporary earth embankment had to be constructed to provide space for installation equipment to install the tiebacks to stabilize the existing retaining wall that was failing . . . read about it now

NEW ECP Teams with Dalinghaus Construction to Install (12) Helical Tiebacks and (87) Push Piers for a Tilt Up Renovation Project in Diamond Bar, CA

Micropiles were originally specified for the project, but the team at Dalinghaus presented a superior option that saved the owner money and construction time . . . read about it now

Supportworks Teams with LRE Ground Services to Install (54) Helical Piles for the Renovation of the Bradenton Manor in Bradenton, FL

The renovation project included adding a completely new facade, a new mansard roof feature and hurricane resistant windows that would bring the structure up to current building codes . . . read about it now

Techno Metal Post Pikes Peak Region Installs (24) Helical Piles for (3) Bridge Abutments in Sedalia, CO

The private property owner wanted a permanent anchoring solution for the prefabricated bridge because of flooding and washout problems . . . more

Techno Metal Post Pikes Peak Region Installs (24) Helical Piles for (3) Bridge Abutments in Sedalia, CO

The private property owner wanted a permanent anchoring solution for the prefabricated bridge because of flooding and washout problems . . . more

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NEW Hubbell Power Systems Recently Announced a Capacity Upgrade to the Chance® RS2875.203 Helical Pile

The helical pile has been revised to include a revised coupling system that gives the pile a 27% increase in capacity . . . click here to read the product specifications

NEW Ram Jack Recently Received a Revised ESR 1845 Report that Now Includes the Company’s 4.50” O.D. x 0.237” Wall Helical Pile

The product has a torque rating of 21,850 ft-lbs that yields 120.2 kips of ultimate compression capacity and 60.1 kips of ultimate tension capacity . . . more

NEW Danbro’s Engineering Support Team Helps Installer - Chesterfield Associates - Win the Bid for the Deep Foundations for an Addition to the Bay Shore, NY Fire Department

The competitive advantage was IDEAL’s 3.50” O.D. helical pile that delivers as much capacity as other manufacturers’ 4.50” helical piles . . . more

NEW GoliathTech Announces the Appointment of Brian Gurry - Host of the TV Show American Builder - to the Position of Executive Vice President

Company officials believe Gurry will be very successful in leading the company’s efforts to attract new franchisees in North America and beyond . . . more

NEW Earth Anchoring Suppliers Earth Anchoring Suppliers Teams up with Breslin Contracting to Install (74) Helical Piles for Cooper Crossing Viewing Enhancement’s in Delaware

The department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control decided to add a viewing tower on the Bayshore Byeway to facilitate public viewing . . . more

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Torcsill Foundations Opens District Office in Carlsbad, NM and Plans an Open House for November 8

Company continues to expand in the southwestern region with the opening of this new office in Carlsbad . . . read about it now

Torcsill Foundations Announces the Appointment of Jeff Sullivan as Chief Commercial Officer

Based at company headquarters in Pasadena, TX, Sullivan will have oversight of executive level management leadership for business development, marketing, engineering and operations . . . read about it now

Our Global Reach is Expanding as HPW is Pleased to Welcome RIYE ENGINEERING SDN BHD to the Website - Our First Helical Pile Installation Company with Headquarters in Malaysia

As a general civil engineering contractor originating in 2012, RIYE ENGINEERING S/B has delivered innovative helical pile and anchor solutions throughout Malaysia . . . more

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