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NEW Ram Jack West Installs (40) Helical Piles to Lift & Stabilize a Residential Property on the Puyallup Tribal Lands Near Tacoma, WA

The structure had settled 4”, but with the successful placement of both interior and exterior helical piles, the crew was able to bring the structure to within 1/4” of the original elevation . . . learn more here

NEW Supportworks Teams with Foundation Supportworks of Wisconsin to Install (47) Helical Piles for a New Culver’s Restaurant in Orland Park, IL

Pouring concrete at the site needed to be completed within (13) days from the start of construction, which made helical piles the logical solution since foundation concrete can be poured immediately after installation of the piles . . . learn more

NEW IDEAL Teams with CMI Structural Solutions to Install (11) Interior Helical Piles for Additional Column Capacity on the Historic Aqueduct Building in Rochester, NY

The extremely limited access install space made it impractical to install most alternate deep foundation solutions, and any vibrations at all was not an option . . . read about it here

Dalinghaus Installs (56) Helical Piles to Stabilize a Parking Garage for a Multiple Unit Condominium Complex in Redondo Beach, CA

Crews used a mixture of small ride-along equipment, larger skid-steers and hand-held hydraulics to install the helical piles . . . learn more here

Ram Jack Tennessee Installs (49) 6.625” Helical Piles for the New Fed Ex Corporate Office Building in Memphis

The old Gibson guitar building in downtown Memphis was purchased by Fed Ex, and it needed a second floor mezzanine added, The 6.625’ helicals were specified to support the necessary new columns . . . read about it now

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NEW 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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NEW It’s Time to Register for DFI48 - the 48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations to be Held in Seattle, WA October 31 - November 3 . . . . click here to learn more and register

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

A Reminder for Our University Civil Engineering Professors about the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) University PowerPoint Presentation on Helical Piles & Anchors - Narrated by Samuel Clemence, Ph.D., P.E.

The educational presentation provides introductory-level information for professors to use to introduce helical pile and anchor products and solutions to geotechnical engineering students . . . click here & scroll to bottom of page to download the presentation

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

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NEW Installation Equipment Requirements for Chance® Instant Foundation® Systems by Chance Engineering Manager, Gary Seider, P.E.

Seider provides detailed information on torque motor size and capacity requirements for installing Chance Instant Foundation Systems . . . read about now

NEW Does Soil Type Matter? by Chance Engineering Manager, Gary Seider, P.E.

As an accompanying article to Seider’s torque motor article, he provides readers with some very detailed information about soil types, blow counts and whether the soils are suited for Chance Instant Foundation installations . . . learn more here

NEW How Helical Piers (Piles) Work in Different Soil Conditions

GoliathTech details the adaptability of helical piles across multiple terrains and how they work in different soils to ensure a project's success . . . learn more here

NEW Danbro Distributors’ Business Profile

A brief overview of the origins, philosophy, and business practices of one of the original, most well-established, helical pile distributors in the U.S. . . .  read more here

New Thread Bar Adapter from Chance Improves Tieback Installation Efficiency

The Chance Universal Adapter allows square shaft helical piles to be connected directly to thread bar or all thread rods. In a tieback application, the adapter allows installers to attach thread bar on the front side of the wall and then countersink the entire pile past the wall . . . learn more here & watch a video

PierTech Welcomes Brian Rickards as the New President of PierTech Systems . . . click here to read the announcement

“Helicals for Interior Work: Tight Space?  Access Granted” by Danbro VP Pat Haffert . . . read about it here

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‘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

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

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