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NEW ECP Teams with Foundation Professionals of Florida to install (36) RCS Helical Tieback Anchors & (20) Round Shaft Piles to Underpin & Stabilize a Renewable Energy Building in Jackson County, FL

The structure was originally built on a substantial amount of landfill.  Another foundation company underpinned it in 2011, but that solution failed . . . learn more here

NEW Straight Line Construction Installs (57) Helical Piles for Two Multi-Unit Apartment Buildings at the Shores at Lakeview in Pueblo, CO

The 120’ long buildings measured differential settlement of over 3.5 inches & cracks in the drywall were getting worse rapidly . . . read about it now

NEW Supportworks Teams with Midwest Foundation Repair to Install (16) Helical Piles as Deep Foundations for an Outdoor Beer Garden in Des Moines, IA

The piles were installed to an average depth of 19.5 ft. to achieve torque-correlated capacity of at least 16 kips . . . read about it now

NEW Scobbo Foundation Systems (a Preferred Seawall Repair Network Contractor) Installs (15) Helical Piles to Underpin the Historic Cleggs Hotel in Ocean Beach New York

Scobbo Foundation Services was contracted to underpin and stabilize the structure and attempt to lift it as close to the original elevation as possible . . . learn more here

Coastal Foundation Solutions Installs (7) Helical Piles to Restore the Foundation of the Barnhill Seafood Market in Matlacha, FL after Significant Damage from Hurricane Ian

The CFS team’s efficient mobilization and demobilization processes enabled them to complete the task within a single day, which ensured minimal disruption to the business . . . read about it now

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Absolutely Explosive Helical Pile Industry Growth in the Last 8-10 Years - Why No Consolidation Activity Yet?

Since this author began working in the helical pile industry in 2001, the industry has undergone an absolutely explosive amount of growth in the overall annual revenue the industry now generates, also in the number of new helical pile manufacturers in North American along with an enormous increase in the number of contractors that install helical piles and anchors. . . learn more here Adds Installation Contractor Listings for France & the United Kingdom

Helical pile manufacturer and HPW supporter, GoliathTech Piles with headquarters in Magog, Quebec, recently expanded the company’s franchisee network to include France and the United Kingdom with the addition of its first franchisee listings in each country.. . . read about it now by the Numbers - Valuable Resources for the Entire Helical Pile Industry

Since our start in February of 2011, has charted a course designed to help grow the helical pile industry by bringing important information to all the pile manufacturers, distributors, contractors, engineers, code officials, educators and equipment suppliers that comprise our industry . . . 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

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

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

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It’s Time to Register for SuperPile’24 to be Held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis on June 22-24.  Click here to learn more & register

A Tribute to an Amazing Person, a U.S. Navy Officer & Engineer, a Civil Engineering Professor, an Author of Multiple Publications, a Multiple Triathlons & Marathons Competitor, a Devoted Family Man and an MVP for the Helical Pile Industry - Samuel Clemence, Ph.D., P.E. . . . more about Sam’s accomplishments here

City of Los Angeles has Finally Approved the Use of Helical Piles for New Construction which Includes Seismic Design Categories D, E and F

The approval comes with some conditions that installation contractors and engineers need to understand . . . 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

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NEW Installation Innovation Helps Installer Mitigate Access & Save Homeower Money - by Danbro VP Pat Haffert . . . click here to learn more

NEW ECP Publishes Training Dates for 2024 - All of Which are Open to the Public . . . click here to learn more

NEW Transmission Line Foundation in Environmentally Sensitive Wetland - by Chance Engineer Shawn Downey

Displacement foundations installed with an innovative steel grillage system made from mostly recycled steel to tie piles together at the surface . . . read about it here

NEW New Faces on the ECP Team

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Click here to view engineer Garrett Roberts video

NEW Specialized Helical Pile Installation Equipment from Techno Metal Post

Helical pile manufacturer offers (4) different proprietary machines to meet the needs of contractors when specifications require different pile sizes and to deal with site variables . . . learn more here

NEW What is Shaft Buckling? Causes, Problems, and Prevention - by ECP Engineer Garret Roberts . . . read it now

(142) Helical Piles for Central Fire Fleet Improvements in California - Project History by IDEAL’s Bruce Stroyer - read about it here

PierTech Systems Engineer Value Engineers a Matt Slab Project in Tennessee Specifying (16) 3.50” to 8.625” Transitional Helical Piles

The initial design included (16) - 5” cased micropiles to 50 ft. An alternative was explored due to the relatively costly and labor-intensive process of installing the (16) cased micropiles . . . learn more

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NEW Breslin Contracting Installed (16) Helical Piles to Support Pedestrian Foot Bridge Head Walls in Newark, Delaware . . . read about here

Breslin Contracting Installed (5) Helical Piles as Deep Foundations for a House Addition in Lewis, Delaware . . . learn more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome StraightLine Construction to Our Website

The company was founded over forty years ago in southern CO. and has grown to include five locations covering three states . . . learn more

‘58 Foundations Chattanooga Receives the Better Business Bureau 2023 Torch Award for Ethics . . . read about it here

‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing Wins 2022 Top Workplace Award for Professional Development & Employee Appreciation . . . learn more here

‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing Wins (7) Awards in 2022 Including the Inc. 5000 #1 Ranking for a Construction Company for the Company’s Three Year Growth Rate  . . . read about it now

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

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

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