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NEW HelicalPileWorld.com by the Numbers - Valuable Resources for the Entire Helical Pile Industry

Since our start in February of 2011, HelicalPileWorld.com 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 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


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NEW DFI Extends the Deadline to December 9 for Submitting Abstracts for the SuperPile Pile Design & Construction Conference to be Held June 7-9 in Atlanta, GA . . . click here to learn more

NEW 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

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



NEW Ram Jack West Installs (4) Helical Piles to Support the Hammer Throwing Cage at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR for the World Athletics Championships

Usually contractors use concrete blocks to anchor the cages, but they didn’t want huge concrete blocks sticking up in the middle of Hayward Field . . . more

Ram Jack Installs (20) Helical Piles to Support a Large Column on the Rosemont Pedestrian Expansion Bridge in Houston, TX

Because the project was on the bank of the bayou, Ramjack had to install all Vertical Piles and Tie-Backs from a barge docked in the bayou . . . more

Foundation Supportworks Teams with Foundation Supportworks by Woods to Install (24) Helical Piles for a Library in Warrenton, MO

The original shallow foundation plan called for over excavating and replacing with select fill, but the soils were worse than anticipated from the geotechnical investigation, so helical piles were specified . . . read about it now

Foundation Supportworks Teams with Installer DBS to Install (12) Helical Piles for a (12) Ft. Wide by (2) Ft. Thick Concrete Pad

With the lack of deeper geotechnical information, a factor of safety of (3) was specified for a required ultimate capacity of 45 kips per pile . . . read about it now

Dalinghaus Installs (19) Helical Piles to Underpin a House that Settled in Gilbert, AZ

The crew found competent, load-bearing soils after breaking through a hard pan layer known as caliche that can be as hard as concrete . . . read about it now

Dalinghaus Installs (23) Helical Piles to Stabalize & Lift a House Next to a Slope Near Los Angeles

This 1960’s era house had settled (7) inches, and the crew was able to stabilize it and recover (6) inches of the settlement . . . read about it now


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NEW Explaining IRC Residential Building Code Provisions in ESR-2794 by Hubbell-CHANCE Engineering Manager Gary L. Seider, P.E.

Help for the Installation Contractor in understanding building code requirements for residential structure foundations . . . read it now

NEW PierTech Systems New Blog Presents the Many Reasons Why Helical (Screw) Piles are Often the Best Choice for New Foundations, Foundation Repair & Tieback Anchor Applications . . . learn more here

NEW Helical Piles: The Ultimate Alternative Pile by Danbro VP Pat Haffert

Haffert takes readers through the successful efforts for an alternate helical pile foundation design originally designed for micropiles, which ended up saving the owner significant money and time . . . read about it now

Helical Piles & Anchors for  Retaining Walls & Landscaping

New PierTech Systems blog informs readers about the advantages of using helical piles and anchors to insure stable and long-lasting retaining walls and hardscapes . . . read about it now

Helical Foundation Solutions Designs & Specifies a Helical Pile Foundation for Transportation Band on Jales Dam in Zacatecas, Mexico

Traditional pile foundation required two months for construction, while helical piles were installed in (3) days which expedited the overall construction schedule . . . more

Reflections on DFI 47 by Danbro VP Pat Haffert . . . read it now

Cyntech Group Announces the Company’s Move into a New Facility in Calgary that Will More than Double Production Capacity . . . more

Roterra Piling has a Job Opening for a Geostructural Design Engineer - Mid-to-Senior Level - click here to read about the position

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NEW ‘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

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 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


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