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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 ECP Teams with Midwest Foundation Tech to Install (108) Helical Tieback Anchors for Temporary Shoring in North Royalton, OH

The water treatment plant needed to build a new pump station, and shoring was required as excavation was needed (33) feet below grade . . . read about it now

NEW Supportworks Teams with Mid-America Basement Systems to Install (24) Helical Piles for Two Pedestrian Bridges and Boardwalks in Tiffin, IA

Helical piles were selected as the ideal foundation system given the limited access, the ability to utilize smaller installation equipment and minimize site disturbance, and the ability to correlate pile capacity to the installation torque . . . more

NEW Dalinghaus Installs (35) Helical Piles to Stabilize and Shore a Sprouts Grocery Store in Fountain View, CA

Brian Dalinghaus managed the design phase of this projrect and worked directly with Sprout's in-house engineering team to design the repairs, stabilization, and shoring needed to allow for Sprout's to move into the location . . . read about it now

NEW Dalinghaus Installs (9) Helical Piles Used to Stabilize and Lift a Sinking Phoenix Home

An earlier attempt to stabilize the house by another contractor who injected polyurethane to attempt to lift and stabilize the house had failed . . . read about it now

Ram Jack Texas Installs (11) Helical Piles to Underpin a Residential Deck that Settled Because of Concrete Piers that Failed

The crew needed to remove sections of the deck to install the 2.875” O.D. Helical piles . . . more

Supportworks Teams with Thrasher Commercial to Install (89) Helical Piles for a Large Addition to a Tyson Foods Facility in Dakota City, NE

A helical pile foundation solution was deemed the better option rather than the over-excavating and backfill and auger cast pile options . . . read about it now

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NEW is Pleased to Welcome Helical Foundation Solutions (HFS) to Our Website

HFS is dedicated to providing innovative engineering solutions, to General Contractors, Geo-Technical, Civil and Structural Engineers, and Development Groups on an international scale . . . more

NEW Disaster Relief & Helical Piles

PierTech Systems explains the advantages of using helical piles for remediation of structures damaged by flooding and other natural events . . . more

NEW The Grouted Helical Micropile: Experience Counts!  by Danbro VP Pat Haffert

Haffert presents the history of grouted helical micropiles in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and presents detailed information on a truly amazing residential remediation project in Cherry Hill, NJ . . . more

NEW Adjustable Helical Pile Heads with Uplift Resistance: A Selling Point that Sets You Apart

Offering a novel solution, GoliathTech has engineered an adjustable helical (screw) pile heads system that combines a threaded rod with a receptacle for height adjustment that is securely fixed to the helical pile with bolts that penetrate both the pile head and the tube . . . more

NEW  The Difference Between Serviceability and Capacity of Helical Piles - this Hubbell - Chance Blog Article Makes a Relatively Difficult-to- Comprehend Topic Much Easier to Understand for Non-Engineers . . . read the blog here

228,564 Helical Piles Installed!!! Roterra Piling has Successfully Completed the Scopes of Work on the Travers Solar Project in Vulcan County, Alberta . . . more

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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

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Dalinghaus Construction to Our Website

Dalinghaus started business in Southern California in 2011, and the business has grown steadily with an expansion to the Central Arizona region . . . click here to learn more

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