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Helical Anchors Inc. Partners with Established Helical Pile Distributor Patriot Foundation Systems to Service the Entire Southeastern U.S.

This partnership will provide large inventories of HAI products for cost effective distribution to Florida and the Southeastern U.S. . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) Civil Division Recently Appointed Stephen Scott to Region Manager, Northeast / Canada - Civil

With a background in geotechnical engineering and steel sales, Scott will be supporting HPS distributors and customers with technical sales support . . . more

Danbro Formalizes Approach to Engineering Support Services . . . read about it now

Helical Anchors Inc Recently Exhibited at the HPW-DFI Helical Piles Tiebacks Anchors & Educational Seminar

All three HAI team members that manned the booth were very impressed with the quality of the event and the opportunities to network with customers, engineers and other helical pile manufacturers . . . more

ECP Teams with Dalinghaus Construction to Install (5) Helical Piles on an Historic House in Orange, CA

The historic house was built prior to 1890 and the homeowner decided to call Dalinghaus when he noticed several cracks on the outside and inside walls of the house . . . read about it now

When in Doubt, Grout!

Danbro’s Pat Haffert takes us back in time when grouted helical piles were the new kids on the block with a huge (3645) grouted helical pile legacy project in Philadelphia . . .more

Hubbell - Chance Announces the Release of  HeliCAP® - The Premier Tool for Helical Engineering

Unlike previous versions of HeliCAP, version 3 is cloud-based and can be instantly accessed from any web-connected device . . . more

MacLean Power Civil Products Announces the Release of MacLean Real-Time Design Software (MRTD)

This software release replaces the software title MacLean Design Recommendation Software (MDRS) . . . more

GoliathTech Reinforces the Need for Compliance with the Revised Requirements Dictated by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) . . . more

Ancient Glacial Lake Has HB Fleming and Dartmouth College Look to Earth Anchoring Suppliers . . . more

Supportworks Recently Hosted a Gathering of Nearly (900) Owners and Employees of Foundation and Concrete Repair Companies for the Third Annual Redefine Conference at Company Headquarters . . . read about it now

Earth Anchoring Suppliers Supports Conte Company and GZA in the Creation of a Majestic, Low Impact Walkway in the Wilds of Northern New England

Conte’s crews overcame a lot of challenges on the project not the least of which was traveling 60+ miles each day in and out of the woods with with workers and material . . . more

Hubbell-Chance’s RS4500 Helical Pile was Recently Reviewed and Approved for Addition to the ICC-ES Evaluation Report ES-2794 . . . read about it now

Danbro Distributors’ Steve Gencorelli, P.E. - Putting the “Value” in Value Engineering

Danbro’s Pat Haffert reviews some of Gencorelli’s accomplishments and also gets some interesting insights on past and current engineering challenges . . . more

Earth Anchoring Suppliers (EAS) Adds Sixteen Year Helical Pile Veteran: Five Questions and Answers with Phil Brackett . . .  more

The Danbro Difference

Marketing Director, Pat Haffert, defines how The Danbro Difference was instrumental in an important sales situation by gaining the confidence of a new customer . .  more

Earth Anchoring Suppliers Helps Support Transmission Line Towers

Due to environmental restrictions calling for no concrete, helical piles were chosen to anchor (11) grillages used in the construction of transmission towers on Boston’s north shore . . . more

Helical Anchors Inc. Is Currently Running a Full Page Ad in DFI Magazine that Showcases the Company’s Superior Torsional Strength Helical Piles

According to company officials, selected HAI helical piles have superior capacities ranging from 20% to 50% . . . more

GoliathTech Announces Expansion Projects and Sets Sights on Europe

The Magog-based company GoliathTech, a Canadian leader in manufacturing and installing helix screw piles, has announced a major North American expansion plan to be rolled out over the next 5 years, while setting its sights on Europe . . . more

Earth Anchoring Systems Teams with Augustus Construction to Build Staircases on the Dunes Near Cape Cod

Square shaft helical anchors and round shaft piles were both used to support the steep staircases on the sand dunes without disrupting the natural beauty . . . more

Walter Smith, Helical Pioneer - a Tribute by Danbro VP Pat Haffert

Walter’s outsized influence on the development of the helical industry is the confluence of talent, timing, and teamwork . . . more

The Annual Ram Jack University is a Big Success - Again

Over (200) attendees were welcomed to the Pontotoc Technology Center for what Ram Jack officials dubbed, “The Movement” 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

Danbro Teams with South Jersey Helical Piers (SJHP) to Install Helical Piles for the Reconstruction of a Boardwalk that was Destroyed by Super Storm Sandy Along the Maurice River

SJHP owner, Art Kozoil, and Danbro’s Frank D’Angelo were both involved with the original boardwalk construction in 1997 with timber piles and both remembered dealing with horrible numbers of pesky mosquitoes . . . more

Q&A with Earth Anchoring Suppliers’ Kelly Milliner

The newest member of the EAS Team provides interesting and informative perspectives on her learning experience in the helical pile industry . . . more

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

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

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

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

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

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

GoliathTech Quebec Franchisee Installs Helical Piles to Support 60' Tall Dinosaur Exhibits

The GoliathBTech Quebec Franchisee, Dominic Guillette (Goliath-T Mini-Excavation Inc.), recently worked on a dinosaur structure stabilization project at Woodolliparc Park . . . more

IDEAL & Danbro Help Installer Win a Hotly Contested Bid for a Large Project at the U.S. Naval Academy

When Phil Scheid of Levelift Foundations, LLC won the contract for the Terwilliger Center at the Naval Academy over 14 other bidders, he blinked . . . more

Ram Jack Announces Two New General Manager Appointments

Two long time Ram Jack employees have been promoted to the position of general managers - click the links below to learn more

Scott Holland - GM of Ram Jack Systems Distribution

Dustin Johnson - GM of Ram Jack Manufacturing

GoliathTech Piles - Possibly the Fastest Growing Franchise-Based Company in the North American Helical Pile Marketplace

Company ranks very high in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2018 review of franchises in North America and beyond . . . more

Vermont’s Accessible Trails are Now Being Built Upon Helical Pile Foundations

EAS supplies over (200) helical piles for the Raven’s Ridge boardwalk project that meanders through sensitive wetlands . . . more

Danbro Distributors Field Support Specialist Nick Gill Provides a Valuable List of Necessary Tools for Installers

Nick provides an overview for busy installers of the tools necessary to help their projects go as smoothly as possible . . . more

PierTech Systems’ New International Headquarters Grand Opening and Open House on Friday and Saturday September 28th & 29th

In addition to music, plenty of food and drink, a raffle to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - the company will also give away a $10,000 equipment package . . . more

Earth Anchoring Suppliers Teams with Breslin Contracting to Install (30) Helical Piles to Underpin a New Kiddie Academy in New Market, MD

The new structure began to settle even before construction was complete due to some poor fill on the site . . . more

Madam President - Audubon Environmental & Helical Piers Achieves WBE Status

Owner Carla Morris has seen and been through it all on her amazing entrepreneurial journey, and she gives a ton of credit to Danbro’s Frank D’Angelo for his support and help . . . more

How to Standardize the Installation of Helical Piles - by Gary Seider, P.E.

Helical piles are subject to special inspections, similar to deep foundations, but engineers have several choices when looking for the best way to install them . . . more

Helical Pile Research Could Help Save Lives - Ram Jack Sponsors Live Engineer Webcast

Ram Jack Systems Distribution sponsored a live webcast for engineers across the U.S. July 19, 2018. The webcast, featuring presenter Amy B. Cerato, Ph.D., P.E. professor at the University of Oklahoma . . . read about it now

Supportworks Opens New National Headquarters - Room to Keep Growing, Back Under One Roof with Thrasher

This 200,000-square-foot facility in Papillion was specially built to accommodate the company’s nearly 100 employees, as well as sister company and local contractor, Thrasher . . . read about it now

Danbro is Proud to Announce the Addition of the Keating Group to Its Family of Valued Installers

Dave Keating has been installing push piers and helical piles for over twenty years in Kansas and now in New Jersey with two different family business involving his dad, uncle and brother . . . more

The Team at Earth Anchoring Suppliers is Excited to Join the List of Supporters at Helical Pile World

As a long term installer of CHANCE® products, we searched in vain for the support and resources we needed to keep up with the market, so I put together EAS . . . more

Earth Anchoring Supplier Teams with Shore Systems Group to Install (89) Helical Piles in Monmouth Beach, NJ

Very low overhead clearance and some extremely wet ground conditions provided some challenges for the crew . . . more

Techno Metal Post is the First Helical Pile Company Ever to Receive an Evaluation Report from IAPMO (ER-481) for the use of Helical Foundations Under the International Residential Code (IRC) in the USA . . . more

GoliathTech is an Industry Leader in Hot-Dip Galvanized Products and Code Compliance

GoliathTech have been hot-dip galvanizing in accordance with the CMCC CSA-G164 since the company began operations in 2013 . . . more

Hubbell Chance’s Gary Seider Article - Liquefaction Mitigation

Seider covers what engineers know today about liquefaction and what is being done to advance engineering knowledge and solutions for the future . . . more

Helical Piles are for the Birds . . . and All of God’s Creatures

Humans and their love for pets - this time a relatively simple helical pile underpinning job was hugely complicated for a Danbro installer by a homeowner’s love for her two pet parrots . . . more

Hubbell-Chance’s Gary Seider Article - How Thermal Piles Save Space, Energy and Money

As energy-efficient solutions become pertinent in new construction, the flexibility thermal piles provide will make them increasingly important to building . . . more

MacLean Power Systems Signs Interline Industrial Supplies as Company’s New Distributor in Texas

With headquarters in Royse City, outside of Dallas, Interline will be distributing MPS products from Houston to North Texas . . . more

Danbro Distributors Pays Tribute to a Trailblazing Helical Pile Installer

At Danbro, we have an expression regarding the pursuit of good installers: “You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince” . . . more

Hubbell-Chance’s Gary Seider Article - Three Ways Helical Piles Aid Disaster Resistance and Recovery

Pipe shaft helical piles have the ability to provide a superior foundation solution during disaster recovery and resistance when compared to other deep foundation options . . . more

Danbro’s Nick Gill Provides Much Appreciated Support for Installation Equipment, Training and Project Site Support for Installers

Recently Nick provided technical support for installer Cornerstone Masonry on a senior citizen apartment building project in Seaside Heights, NJ . . . more

Empire Piers Receives ESR-4050 from ICC-ES for (2) of the Company’s Helical Piles and (4) Brackets

Empire’s 2.875” (73mm) x .276” (7mm) wall and 3.50” (89mm) x .300” (7.6mm) wall products were certified along with (4) of the company’s brackets . . . more

MacLean Power Systems is Promoting the Company’s Patented Strength SquaredTM Pipe Coupler

According to company officials, the Strength Squared coupler eliminates bolt hole elongation as can happen with helical pile connectors that have through bolts put into shear during installation . . . read about it now

PierTech Systems Delivers (62) Helical Piles for Deep Foundations for a School in Bethel, Alaska

The 8.675” and 12.75” O.D. Piles were installed into the permafrost and thermosyphons and monitor tubes were drilled and placed to ensure the permafrost will stay frozen . . . more

GoliathTech Receives ESR-3726 from ICC-ES for Its 2.875” (73mm) and 3.50” (89mm) O.D. Helical Pile Products

In addition to the two helical pile products that were reviewed, four of the company’s underpinning brackets and two new construction brackets also received certification . . . more

Danbro Distributors Increases It’s Inventory of IDEAL Foundation Products and Customer Feedback on IDEAL Product Line has Been Very Positive

Company recently surpassed the one million pound mark of helical pile and bracket products shipped from IDEAL, and the early feedback from Danbro’s customers is all good   . . . more

Danbro Distributor’s Recent Alignment with IDEAL Group Brings Together Two Family-Owned Companies with Strong Contracting Histories

The synergy between the two companies is providing the foundation for a great relationship that should serve their customers quite well . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems Recently Announced a Realignment of the Company’s Distribution Network for Northeast Region

After a long relationship with Danbro Distributors in the northeast, HPS realigns the region with three existing distributors . . . read about it now

Helical Anchors Inc.  Recently Supplied (25) Helical Piles for an Addition to a High School in Minnesota

There was a limited amount of space, and vibration was also a concern for engineers so helical piles were the perfect deep foundation solution . . . more

PierTech Systems Supplies (300) Helical Piles for a Water Treatment Plant Project in North Dakota

The soils on the site were poor and engineers were also concerned about damage to existing structures from vibration . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems was Recently Recognized as One of Twenty Five Companies that are Playing Big Roles to Help with Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts . . . read about it now

ECP is Awarded ICC-ES ESR-3559 for Four of the Company’s Helical Foundation Systems Products - Two Helical Piles and Two Brackets

Company obtains ESR for 1.50” RCS and 2.875” x 0.262” wall round shaft helical piles, a new construction bracket and a foundation repair bracket . . . more

HAI Supplies (154) Helical Piles for a Deep Foundation Support for a House and Swimming Pool by Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota

Both a new house and a swimming pool required deep foundation support on this lakeside property . . . more

PierTech Systems Offers a Full Line of Helical Pile Installation Equipment

List includes drive heads, low head clearance options, skid steer and excavator attachments and more . . . more

A Huge Change for Helical Pile Distribution in the Northeast and Central Atlantic Regions of the U.S.

After more than twenty two years distributing for Hubbell Chance, Danbro Distributors has teamed with IDEAL Group to distribute the company’s products in a very large region . . . more

PierTech Systems Delivered (90) Helical Piles for a Recent Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

An auditorium addition was planned for this Lutheran Church, and helical piles were selected as the deep foundations . . . more

Helical Anchors, Inc. Supplies (52) Helical Piles for an Addition to a Building in Southern Minnesota

Engineers specified helical pile deep foundations to support the grade beam foundation for this 1500 sq. ft. building . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems is Featuring the Combination (SS-RS) Helical Cast Transition Coupling System

The product is ideal for sites with soft/loose soils located above hard/dense soils . . . read about it now

PierTech Systems is Featuring Its High Capacity Hercules Helical Piles with 4” to 48” Shaft Diameters

The Hercules line of helical piles are well suited for large commercial projects with loads up to 500 tons . . . more

Helical Piles and Anchors are King in Western Tennessee

MacLean Power Systems hosts 2017 MPS Anchor University in Trenton and Jackson Tennessee . . . more

PierTech Systems Introduces New Helical Deck Pier System

The system works by combining a proven helical pier technology and an easy to work with post bracket assembly . . . more

Helical Anchors Inc. Supplies (106) 4.50” Helical Piles for a Boiler Addition Project in South Dakota

The piles has a service load of 70 kips in compression and were installed to bedrock . . . more

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