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MacLean Civil Recently Received a Revised ESR-3032 from ICC-ES

The revisions resulted in very significant increases in ultimate and allowable capacities for the MCP D10 1.75” RCS product . . . read about it now

Foundation Supportworks is Proud to Announce the Newly Published Third Addition of Their Technical Manual

This edition includes new technical information about the company’s popular Helicasttm Grouted Helical Pile System . . . more

Helical Anchors Inc. Supplies (232) Helical Piles for a Resort Swimming Pool and Deck Project in Florida

Both 2.875” and 3.50” piles were successfully installed in two weeks during the summer rainy season . . . more

PierTech Systems Offers FREE Installer Certification Training Every Month

The company’s FREE installer certification process is available for contractors with no previous helical pile installation experience as well as experienced foundation professionals . . . more

Patriot Foundation Systems Receives ESR-3370 from ICC-ES

ESR-3370 includes the company’s 2.875” O.D. (73 mm) x 0.217” Wall (5.51mm) helical pile and two brackets . . . more

IDEAL Foundation Systems ESR-3750 from ICC-ES is Updated to Include (3) Additional Helical Pile & Bracket Products

Company receives certification for 1.5” RCS and (2) 3.50” O.D. helical piles plus (3) new brackets . . . more

Helical Anchors, Inc. Supplies (400) Helical Tieback Anchors for a Large Retaining Wall Project

2.875” O.D. helical anchors with (4) 12” helix bearing plates were installed in four rows for this 24 ft. high retaining wall . . . more

PierTech Systems Patented Cross Locktm Connection Saves Valuable Time & Money for Installers

The patented connection system virtually eliminates bolt hole elongation by taking the bolts out of compression and torque during installation . . . more

PierTech Systems Receives ESR-3969 from ICC-ES for 2.875” O.D. Helical Pile & Brackets

PierTech’s ESR-3060 includes certification for its helical pile, (2) brackets and the company’s patented connection solution . . . more

Helical Anchors, Inc. Supplies (4) 3.50” O.D. Helical Piles for a Recreational Facility by a Lake in Minnesota

The piles were installed to a depth of (60) feet due to multiple layers of poorly graded and loose sandy soils . . . more

HAI Supplies 2.875” O.D. with 0.217” Wall Helical Piles to Strengthen a Residential Foundation in Portland, OR

(20) helical piles and underpinning brackets were used to increase the capacity of the foundation . . . more

Gary Seider, Hubbell Power Systems Engineering Manager, Receives President’s Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Seider receives award for his leadership of the DFI Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee seismic research project . . . read about it now

Helical Anchors, Inc. Is Expanding Into the Utility & Energy Markets

HAI has been manufacturing large diameter helical piles for some time and is now ready to offer complete solutions for the utility and energy markets . . . more

Helical Anchors, Inc. has Started In-House Training for Structural and Geotechnical Engineers

Structural and Geotechnical engineers can obtain valuable information about helical pile application design in addition to getting a plant tour . . . more

Foundation Supportworks Receives Certification from ICC-ES for the Company’s HP350 Round Shaft Helical Pile Product

Company now has two round shaft helical piles as well as remedial and new construction brackets certified by ESR-3074 . . . more

Helical Anchors, Inc. Receives ESR-3982 from ICC-ES for the Company’s 2.875” (55mm) O.D. by 0.217” (0.7mm) Wall Helical Pile

Company officials decided to use fast track approval from ICC-ES to meet the increasing demand for this company product . . . . click here to read ESR-3982

IDEAL Foundation Systems Recently Signed Southeast Helicals, LLC as Their Newest Distributor

Located in Northern Louisiana, Southeast Helicals brings a wealth of experience in pile applications . . . read about it now

Helical Anchors Inc. Recently Supplied (90) Large Diameter Helical Piles for an Electric Utility Project in Canada

The piles were installed to 42 ft. and required 55,000 ft. lbs. of torque . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. (HPS) Hosted a Transmission & Substation Foundations Design Seminar on June 14-15 at Company Headquarters in Centralia

The two-day seminar included classroom instruction, field installation/testing, and manufacturing capabilities. . . more

IDEAL Group Receives ESR-3750 from ICC-ES for Company’s Two 2.875” Diameter Helical Piles

The IDEAL team was very excited when they recently received notice from the ICC-ES engineers that two of the company’s 2.875” diameter helical pile were certified per ESR-3750 . . . more

Helical Anchors Inc. Recently Supplied (250) 4.50” Round Shaft Helical Piles for a Fast Track Railroad Repair

A stretch of BNSF track in central Minnesota experienced settlement issues which required an extraordinary repair effort . . . more

Earthquakes and Helical Piles - A Techno Metal Post Dealer in Homer, AK Experienced a Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Late January 2016

Dealer was happy to report that houses in the region founded and/or underpinned with helical piles experienced no settlement or damage from the earthquake . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems Announces ROCK-ITTM  Helical Pile Lead Section

This innovative and patent pending design utilizes a single carbide tip to help penetrate rocky and high blow count soils to reach load bearing depths . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems Recently Announced that ICC-ES has Awarded an ESR for (3) Additional Helical Pile Products

With the addition of the RS2875.276, RS3500 and SS175/RS3500, the company now has a total of (5) ICC-ES certified products . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Canadian-Based Techno Metal Post to Our Website

Recently the company received a revised ESR-3418 for two of their 3.50” diameter helical piles . . . more

Helical Anchors, Inc. Recently Joined Forces with Their New Distributor - East Coast Piles - to Exhibit at IASM

Helical piles were a major point of interest at the International Association of Structural Movers Conference in New Jersey because of new FEMA elevation code requirements . . . more

Helical Anchors, Inc. Announces ICC-ES AC358 Testing is Underway for Company’s 2.875” Product Line

Company officials understand the importance of having the ESR and expect to receive it for the product line in 3-5 months . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome GoliathTech Piles - the First Canadian Helical Pile Manufacturer to Participate on Our Site

A ten plus year old company based in Magog, Quebec, GoliathTech is a major player in Canada and is now poised for major U.S. expansion . . . more

Foundation Supportworks Announces Helicast - a Grouted Helical Pile System

New product consists of standard solid square shaft lead and extension sections with a soil displacement plate at each coupler location . . . more

MPS Civil Products Division Announces a Significant Distributor Agreement

Kent Companies, an MPS distributor for many years, recently reached an agreement with Arklatex Helical Distributors to expand its service area to include (24) states . . . read about it now

Hubbell-Chance Announces a New Interior Slab Bracket (ISB) for Interior Slab Remediation

Innovative bracket design works with the patented Combo Pile, and is designed to lower overall project costs . . . read about it now

Hubbell-Chance Recently Received ICC-ES Certification for Two New Helical Pile Products

ESR-2794 now includes the RS3500 3.50” Round Shaft Helical Pile in addition to the SS175/RS3500 Combo Helical Pile . . . click here to access ESR-2794

Helical Anchors, Inc. Has an Immediate Opening for a Sales Engineer

The company is looking for an experienced sales engineer with a minimum of 5 years helical pile sales experience . . . more

Foundation Supportworks Announces a New Release of Their HelixPro® Helical Design Software

The web-based software program now includes a “Search for Piles” module that automatically configures shaft and helix bearing plate sizes . . . more

ECP’s One Step Solar Foundation System is a Proven Winner for the Solar Power Industry

The round shaft helical pile solution provides the ultimate solution for fast and cost effective solar array foundations that can be loaded immediately after installation . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems Receives City of Los Angeles Research Report - LARR #25984

Approval for Chance type SS5 and SS175 helical foundation systems . . . more

Foundation Supportworks Receives LARR Research Report from the City of Los Angeles

FSI’s HP288 helical pile product was recently awarded certification for use on remedial repair projects within the City of Los Angeles . . . read about it now

White Paper - Hydraulic Drive Head Curves for Helical Pile Capacity

Foundation Supportworks Senior Applications Engineer, Don Deardorff, P.E., presents a white paper on the results of field tests on drive motors and hydraulic torque indicators . . . more

MacLean Power Systems Civil Group is Awarded a U.S. Patent for the Strength Squared Pipe Coupling System

The product is designed to redirect the installation torque into the coupler and welds to offer the needed material resistance in installation . . . more

Foundation Supportworks Announces a New Release of the Company’s Technical Manual

The manual was first released in 2010, and it has now been updated to include more technical information on helical piles, brackets and other products . . . more

Hubbell - Chance Civil Construction Releases New Wireless Torque Indicator

Strain gauge - based system displays torque on the Base Unit and on a Wireless Display . . . more

Ram Jack Manufacturing and Ram Jack Systems Distribution Receive ISO 9001 Certification

Ram Jack began its journey to obtain ISO certification in September 2012. Considerable planning and preparation was required . . . more

MPS Civil Group on the Move in U.S. and International Markets

MPS Civil Group (MPS) has been very busy showcasing its helical pile and helical anchor products and hosting new international clients . . . more

Foundation Supportworks’ Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Don Deardorff, Provides Insight on the Value of Thorough Soil Investigations

Identifying suitable bearing stratum is paramount for design engineers in order to avoid potential costly change orders on deep foundation projects . . . more

MPS Civil Products Group Continues to Be An Industry Leader with Current Helical Product Accreditations

MPS was one of the first helical manufacturers to receive ICC-ES certifications and today still leads the industry with certifications for (4) products. In 2013 MPS Civil was also awarded its LA Research report . . . more

Ram Jack’s ESR-1854 is Updated by ICC-ES to Include Compliance with the 2010 Florida Building Code

Ram Jack’s helical pile products are certified for certain design wind loads and load combinations . . . read about it now - scroll down to last page

Foundation Supportworks Announces Revisions to ESR-3074 and Florida Code

ESR is revised to include compliance with 2006, 2009 and 2012 International Building Code and 2010 Florida Building Code - Residential . . . read about it now

Ram Jack Releases Ram Jack Foundation SystemsTM Helical Pile Design Software Program for Engineers and Contractors

Web-based software has been completely revised to make it more versatile and user friendly . . . more

MacLean Civil Group Launches MVP - a Grouted Helical Product to Compete with Auger Cast Piles

Early test results reveal an increase in compression capacity of 97% over non-grouted round shaft helical pile . . . more

Foundation Supportworks is Granted the Industry’s 4th ICC-ES Certification

ESR-3074 certifies the company’s 2.875” helical pile plus (4) brackets . . . more

Ram Jack’s ESR-1854 is the Second to be in Compliance with IBC 2009 and IBC 2012 per the Revised AC358

All ESR report holders must complete the revised certification process by December 1st  to be in compliance or their ESR’s will be suspended . . . more

Ram Jack Doubles Its Powder Coating Production Capacity

In addition to increasing capacity significantly, the company also commits significant resources to help Hurricane Sandy homeowners with reconstruction . . . more

MacLean Power Systems Civil Products Group Announces Upgrade to Its MRDS Helical Design Software

Software offers engineers automatic and user-driven design calculation options for virtual analysis of MacLean’s helical pile and tension anchor systems . . . more

MacLean Power Systems Civil Products Group Announces Renewal of ICC-ES ESR-3032

MPS Civil Products Group currently has the largest number of products approved under ICC-ES AC358 . . . more

Foundation Supportworks Releases HelixProTM Software Program

Released in September of last year, HelixProTM is a web-based program designed to help engineers design solutions with helical piles, anchors and tiebacks . . . more

Ram Jack News

Ram Jack is awarded contract to produce 50,000 helical piles for solar array project in San Bernardino County, CA . . . read about it

MacLean-Dixie HFS Receives ICC-ES ESR-3032 Evaluation Report

Round Corner Square Bar & Round Shaft Helical Piles with Allowable Capacities Ranging from 27.5 to 50 KIPS – Engineers Have More Design Options with Code-Certified Helical Pile Products . . . more

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