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Danbro Seminars for PDH Credits

Danbro offers Professional Development seminars for Engineers, Architects, and Land Surveyors. The course, “Helicals for Deep Foundations: When, Where, and Why,” has both a 1PDH and a 2PDH version . . . more

CHANCE Sustainable Foundation Solutions

Not only can helical pile foundations be used to support green technology such as solar panel and wind turbine foundations, helical piles themselves are also a green building choice . . . more

Tavo Packaging: Helicals Pass the Test! by Danbro VP Pat Haffert

An excellent pile design change by Steve Gencorelli, P.E. produced an outstanding load test result with only 0.28” of settlement and a very happy client . . . more

IDEAL Teams with CMI Structural Solutions to Install (101) Helical Piles for ESL Federal Credit Union Building

The site had contaminated soils that would be difficult and expensive to remove, as well as time­ consuming, so helical piles were the perfect piling choice . . . more

Helical Install Meets Code and Achieves the Deadline - by Danbro VP Pat Haffert

Danbro installer, Pigs Heaven, was under the gun, figuratively speaking, but met the project deadline with no shots fired (metaphorically speaking) . . . more

Danbro VP, Pat Haffert, Provides Insight on What has to be One of the Toughest-Ever Helical Installs

Access was severely limited, both overhead in the interior (in addition to tight spots) and underneath the boardwalk where the helical to bracket to floor joists connections took place, and all of the bracket connection work had to be done at low tide . . . more

Construction not Disruption: “Business as Usual” for Customer

Imagine trying to conduct “business as usual” in a building that is being renovated with a new interior second floor addition - that’s exactly what happened on this project . . . learn about it here

Danbro VP, Pat Haffert, Provides Insight on What has to be One of the Toughest-Ever Helical Installs

Access was severely limited, both overhead in the interior (in addition to tight spots) and underneath the boardwalk where the helical to bracket to floor joists connections took place, and all of the bracket connection work had to be done at low tide . . . more

Roterra Piling is Manufacturing & Installing (1,534) 5.5” Helical Piles for a Solar Power Plant Next to a Canadian Industrial Complex . . . learn about it here

PierTech Announces New Sister Company and Welcomes Principal Engineer Bret Anderson to the PierTech Team  . . . learn about it here

GoliathTech Issues a Press Release about the Company’s Recent Purchase of (3) State-of-the-Art Machines for Its Manufacturing Facility . . . read it now

IDEAL Group - Helical Piles in an Active Stone Mine in Missouri

Challenges included extreme overhead restrictions (6’-6”) and width restrictions (8’-6”) inside an existing building where the primary crusher is housed . . . more

When to Evaluate Helical Pile Bucking Capacity by Supportworks Engineer Don Deardorff, P.E.

Helical piles are slender deep foundation elements, and evaluating buckling potential should be part of the design process for every helical pile project that involves compression loading . . . click here to read the article

EAS Teams with Breslin Contracting to Continue Improving the City of Wilmington

CHANCE’s helical pile material (RS2875.276) saved the owners valuable time while cutting costs . . .learn more

Highway Heavy and Helicals by Danbro VP Pat Haffert

A series of recent transportation/highway tiebacks for the New Jersey Department of Transportation's (NJDOT) I-295/I-76/Route 42 Interchange project illustrate the increasing recognition of the viability of helical anchors for earth retention on highways and bridges . . . more

Why All Helical Piles Aren’t Made the Same

GoliathTech’s article walks readers through the significance of why a true helix bearing plate is so critically important for achieving accurate and predictable bearing capacities . . . more

Marketing Your Business: Perform On Site Promote On Line

Danbro marketing VP, Pat Haffert, has spent the past twenty three years in the helical business, and he offers some sage advice for promoting the marketing of your contracting business . . . more

Roterra Installs (664) Large Capacity Helical Piles in the Rocky Mountains to Start 2021

Roterra was engaged by a developer for a residential complex in the Rocky Mountains that included town homes, apartment buildings and amenities facilities . . . more

How Deep Foundation Training Benefits Contractors and Installers

For decades, contractors have relied on CHANCE® University for comprehensive deep foundation training with helical piles and resistance piers . . . more

Ram Jack is First Helical Pile Manufacturer to Receive Its Revised ESR-1854 that Now Includes Compliance to the Seismic Design Categories D, E and F

Ram Jack takes the lead on this important issue of having code-approved products for engineers to specify for projects in the high seismic zones . . . more

Improve Your Design with HeliCAP3.0

Intech Anchoring’s Sean Hibbits explains how the HeliCAP optimization program saved several thousand dollars on a foundation system by creating a much more accurate design . . . more

Helicals for Power Plants by Danbro’s Pat Haffert

If the various advantages and benefits of specifying helical piles and anchors for deep foundations could be condensed into two words, they would probably be “site friendly” . . . more

Roterra’s Helical Piles were Recently Selected as the Preferred Deep Foundation Solution for a New Two-Story Crematorium

The largest of the helical piles on this project was a triple 34” (864mm) helix diameter with 1” thick 50W plate . . . more

New CHANCE® Wireless Torque Indicator Lets You Monitor Torque Instantly on Your Smart Device

With the new CHANCE Torque Indicator, torque is displayed on base unit and instantly transmitted via Bluetooth® to Android and iOS phones and smart devices . . . more

Roterra's Helical Piles were Selected as the Deep Foundation Solution for an Innovative Toyota Dealership Being Built in the World-Renowned West Edmonton Mall . . . more

GoliathTech Piles has been Very Instrumental in Providing the Necessary Information to the CCMC so that Much Needed Specifications and Enforcement Guidelines will Soon be Implemented . . . more

Virtual Conference Expands Supportworks’ Reach Across Dealer Network

After the in-person event was canceled due to COVID-19, the product supplier saw success in pivoting to virtual event . . read about it now

Contractor’s Hell… Pigs Heaven!

Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong.  As many contractors have learned on certain troubled jobs, Murphy was an optimist . . . more

Roterra Recently Completed Two Successful Pre-production Static Compressive Load Tests for a Residential Apartment Complex . . . more

IDEAL Foundation Systems Helical Pile Foundations Used to Construct COVID-19 Field Hospitals in New York

As part of the state and federal response to COVID 19, a temporary hospital at Stony Brook University was built by FEMA in a matter of days . . . more

The Economic Viability of Grouted Helical Micropiles: A Case Study

Multiple options for the deep foundations were explored including geo piers, driven pipe piles and large diameter helical piles, but grouted smaller diameter helical piles provided the best overall solution . . . more

New HeliCAP 3.0 Video Training Library

Hubbell Power Systems has released a series of training videos for its HeliCAP® Helical Capacity Design Software Version 3, a proprietary engineering software for confident helical engineering . . . more

Interview with Nick Gill… Danbro’s Site Support Specialist

Nick is responsible for equipment consultation, equipment set-up, load tests, product training, and in-field installation support . . . more

Soil Types and Mixed Soils in HeliCAP® Version 3.0 from Hubbell-Chance

Engineers can choose from seven soil types – clay, sand, mixed, organics, clay fill, sand fill, and mixed fill – in HeliCAP V3.0 . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) Civil Division Recently Added (3) New HeliCAP Online Tutorials to Help New Users Navigate the Software and to Learn About Important New Features in the Ver. 3 Release . . . more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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