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HPW is Pleased to Welcome Helical Pile Manufacturer Cyntech Group to Our Site

Cyntech Group, with manufacturing operations in both Canada and the U.S., is the most recent helical pile manufacturer to recognize the value of participating on HPW . . . more

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

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

Helical Pile Industry 2020 Review and 2021 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included seven helical pile manufacturers and three distributors to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2020 versus 2019.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2021 . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Helical Pile Manufacturer Roterra Piling to Our Site

Roterra Piling with operations in both Canada and the U.S. is the latest helical pile manufacturer to recognize the value of participating on HPW . . . more

Helical Pile Industry 2019 Review and 2020 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included seven helical pile manufacturers and three distributors to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2019 versus 2018.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2020 . . . more

HPW-DFI Helical Piles Tiebacks Anchors Tradeshow & Educational Seminar Gets Rave Reviews from Attendees & Exhibitors Who Wanted to Know When & Where the Next Event Will Happen

Every once in a while a good idea comes along, and somehow the good idea takes shape and becomes something real with some purpose and value . . . more

Helical Pile Industry 2018 Review and 2019 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included seven helical pile manufacturers and three distributors to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2018 versus 2017.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2019 . . . more

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

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HPW-DFI Helical Piles-Tiebacks-Anchors Trade Show & Educational Seminar in Bonner Springs Kansas was a Huge Success & Received Very Positive Reviews from Attendees & Exhibitors

Over (240) people from six countries enjoyed two full days of technical presentations from industry experts and live demonstrations of helical pile installations, dynamic and static load tests and equipment manufacturers demonstrations . . . learn more here & watch the drone video

Recently Released Paper - An Experimental Evaluation of Helical Piles as a Liquefaction-Induced Building Settlement Mitigation Measure

Dr. Motamed and his associates released a paper that details the results of conducting simulations of a liquefaction event using a 2.9 meter tall laminar soil box located at Powell Laboratory at UC San Diego facility . . . more

*** 228,158 Helical Piles to be Installed on One Project ***

HPW would like to know if anyone anywhere in the world is aware of a helical pile project where the total number of the helical piles installed was more than 228,158, which is the predicted total to be installed for the Travers Solar Farm Project in Alberta, Canada . . . more

DFI Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee Sends Request to City of Los Angeles for Approval of Helical Piles for New Construction Projects

The DFI Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee Chair, Mark Bryant, recently sent a letter on behalf of the committee to the Permit and Engineering Bureau LADBS Office requesting an amendment of LABC Section 1810.3.1.5 to reflect the acceptance of helicals piles as referenced in CBC Section 1810.3.1.5 . . . learn more




NEW Foundation Supportworks Teams with Installer DBS to Install (12) Helical Piles for a (12) Ft. Wide by (2) Ft. Thick Concrete Pad

With the lack of deeper geotechnical information, a factor of safety of (3) was specified for a required ultimate capacity of 45 kips per pile . . . read about it now

NEW  Dalinghaus Installs (19) Helical Piles to Underpin a House that Settled in Gilbert, AZ

The crew found competent, load-bearing soils after breaking through a hard pan layer known as caliche that can be as hard as concrete . . . read about it now

NEW Ram Jack Installs (192) Helical Piles & (460) Driven Piles for a Tilt Wall Panel Underpinning & Lifting in Midlothian, TX

Soon after the panels were set into place, the panels began to settle. Some of the panels settled as much as 5-inches before the roof had even been installed . . . more

 NEW Coastal Foundation Solutions Installs (35) Helical Piles for a Swimming Pool Foundation in Fort Myers, FL

Due to challenging site elevation issues, the project was done in multiple stages, with retaining wall piers drilled in place first, then the pool foundation piling installed at a later date . . . more

NEW Dalinghaus Installs (23) Helical Piles to Stabalize & Lift a House Next to a Slope Near Los Angeles

This 1960’s era house had settled (7) inches, and the crew was able to stabilize it and recover (6) inches of the settlement . . . read about it now

Ram Jack West Installs (42) Helical Piles for Underpinning a Condominium Complex in Bellevue, WA

(38) interior crawlspace helical piles, and (4) exterior helical piles were installed along with (22) adjustable post bases that were added to the existing footings and support posts in order to raise the wood floor system of both units . . . read about it now


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NEW GoliathTech Shines in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® 2021 Ranking

GoliathTech is being recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine in its 43rd annual Franchise 500® ranking for 2021 . . . more

NEW What Advice Mister Rogers Would Give to Installers - by Danbro VP Pat Haffert . . . read about it now

NEW Take Matters (into your own hands): Grouted Helical Pile Case Study - a Hubble-CHANCE Blog About the Construction of a Pedestrian Bridge Abutment that Could Support 20,000 Lbs, and it had to be Built (24) Feet Above Existing Railroad Tracks . . . read it now

NEW PierTech Blog Article Presents Valuable Information on the Use of Helical Piles for Alternative Energy Applications . . . read it now

NEW Roterra Teams with Petro-Pier to Install (1,290) Helical Piles as Deep Foundations for a New School in Grand Junction, CO

Helical piles were chosen as the preferred foundation solution after considering multiple pile types and completing a comprehensive load testing program . . . more

NEW Roterra Piling has a Job Opening for a Geostructural Design Engineer - Mid-to-Senior Level - click here to read about the position

Use of Helicals Above Grade in Saltwater Environments by Danbro VP Pat Haffert . . . more

MacLean Civil Products Introduces the Excalibur Technical Document

MPS’s Excalibur Technical Document provides the design engineer and contractor a concise step-by-step method for design, installation, and testing the Excalibur Displacement Pile . . . learn more here


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NEW Ram Jack New England has a Job Opening for a Production Manager . . . read about the opening here

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Power Lift Foundation Systems to Our Website

With offices in Dallas, TX and Wichita, KS, Power Lift Foundation Systems serves clients in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kansas and Missouri . . . more

Breslin Contracting Wins Two Prestigious Awards in 2022 from Associated Builders & Contractors Delaware Chapter . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Earth Tech, LLC - a Geotechnical Services Design-Build Contractor to Our Website

As one of Florida’s largest geotechnical services contracting firms, the company is new expanding to offer services in Georgia and South Carolina . . . more

US HELICALS - a Multi-Faceted Company that Provides Helical Piles and Installation Services for Projects Ranging from Residential to Commercial . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Coastal Foundations Solutions to Our Website

Coastal Foundation Solutions (CFS) was founded as a marine contractor, Florida Marine Construction, that has serviced the marine construction needs of Southwest Florida for over 30 years . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome ‘58 Foundations to Our Website

For more than 60 years, ’58 Foundations has provided the highest-quality basement waterproofing, crawlspace encapsulation, foundation repair, and mold removal solutions for homes and commercial properties . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Thompson Leveling & Services to Our Website

Thompson Leveling & Services  has been a certified installer of CHANCE® helical piles for the past 5 years and specializes in leveling commercial and residential structures, with their highest lift being 22 inches . . . more


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