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A Close Up Look at Ten Helical Pile Manufacturers’ Products

HPW presents a detailed look at helical pile products manufactured by ten of the industry’s leading manufacturers - Earth Contact Products, Foundation Supportworks, GoliathTech, Helical Anchors, Inc., Hubbell-Chance, IDEAL Foundation Systems, MacLean Power Systems - Civil Products Division, Patriot Foundation Systems, Ram Jack Systems Distribution and Techno Metal Post    . . . more

A Snapshot Look at Average Installed Helical Pile Prices Across the United States

What is the average cost of a 20’ deep helical pile?  HPW is asked this question frequently, and our first response is . . . more

Helical Pile Industry 2015 Review and 2016 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included nine helical pile manufacturers and one distributor to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2015 versus 2014.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2016 . . . more

HPW Polls Helical Pile and Anchor Manufacturers to Determine the Combined Annual Revenue for Products Sold Into both the Civil and Utility Markets - Incredible Growth Over the Last Ten or So Years

The majority of manufacturers are willing to share revenue numbers while others have no interest in sharing at all.  The result of the survey yields what we feel is an accurate approximation of annual revenues for U.S. manufacturers for both the civil and utility markets . . . more

HPW Welcomes Mr. Michael Perlow JR., P.E. To Its Technical Advisory Team

Michael Perlow Jr., P.E. brings 40 years of experience in marine, coastal, land-based geotechnical, foundation engineering and helical pile design knowledge . . . more

A Close Up Look at Seven Helical Pile Manufacturers’ Products

HPW presents a detailed look at helical pile products manufactured by seven of the industry’s leading manufacturers - Ram Jack Systems Distribution, MacLean Power Systems - Civil Products Division - Foundation Supportworks - Hubbell-Chance - IDEAL Foundation Systems - Earth Contact Products and Empire Piers. . . more

Is it Time for Consolidation to Begin in the Helical Pile Industry?

Industry consolidation is a phenomenon that has been happening on the planet since the very first competitors realized that it made more financial sense to join forces rather than competing for the same dollar and watching that very dollar diminish in size . . . more

Helical Pile Industry 2014 Review and 2015 Outlook

Recently HPW conducted a survey that included nine helical pile manufacturers and one distributor to gather data and insight into sales volume activity in 2014 versus 2013.  The survey also includes the groups’ outlook and forecasts for sales in 2015 . . . more

DFI Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee is Soliciting Assistance for a Major Helical (Screw) Pile – Seismic Research Study Project

HelicalPileWorld.com is teaming with the DFI to assist with the dissemination of information to help form and launch this important project designed to increase the acceptance of helical (screw) piles in seismic zones D, E and F . . . more

NEW  How Good is Your Weld?

CTL Thompson design engineer, Wayne Thompson, P.E., presents an engineer’s perspective about the pitfalls and significant consequences of having (potential) weld failures on helical piles during installation . . . more

NEW DIGGA’s SD70 Supa Series Anchor Drive with 50,000 Plus Torque Rating was a Real Workhorse for this (450) Large Diameter Helical Project

CMI Structural Solutions had a challenging site on their hands for the installation of (450) 5.50” helical piles near Rochester, NY, but the SD70 with the DIGGA Ryno Cradle Mount made the installation go much faster . . . more

NEW MCDA Consulting Explores the Challenges of International Marketing for Helical Pile Manufacturers & Engineering Companies

Company president, Gina Beim, P.E., has significant experience with international marketing, and she offers valuable insight on challenges helical pile manufacturers and engineering companies face when marketing internationally . . . more

NEW Deep Foundations Institute Superpile 2017 Will be Held in Loews Coronado Bay, San Diego June 14-16

Call for abstracts deadline is January 6, 2017. . .  click here to learn more

A GREAT BIG THANKS Goes Out to Two Members of the DFI Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee for Their Tireless Commitment to Gain Approval for Code Changes for Helical Piles in the 2015 IBC

The arduous process has taken more than a year and many, many hours of conference calls and code language reviews before being approved on October 25th at the IBC hearing in Kansas City . . . more

Gina Beim, P.E. and Founder of MCDA Consulting Offers Insight About the Challenges of Marketing to Engineers and Other Technical Folks

Gina explains the marketing and sales challenges facing owners and executives of engineering and other technical services companies, and she offers solutions designed to help bridge these obstacles to achieve successful growth . . . more

ICC-ES Approves Requested Changes to AC358 from Ad Hoc Committee Members to Include Larger Diameter Helical Pile Products

Round shaft products with diameters up to 4.50” and square shaft products with diameters up to 3.00” are now covered under AC358 . . . more

DIGGA U.S.A. Introduces the Telescopic Piling Extension (TPE)

The new TPE increases a skid steer loader’s reach for added helical pile installation reach and depth . . . more

DIGGA U.S.A. Introduces the MM-10K Anchor Drive

New MM - 10K anchor drive delivers 10,378 ft-lbs of theoretical torque and has been engineered for maximum maneuverability for projects with tight overhead conditions . . . more


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NEW Gary Seider, Hubbell Power Systems Engineering Manager, Receives President’s Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Seider receives award for his leadership of the DFI Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee seismic research project . . . read about it now

NEW Helical Anchors, Inc. Is Expanding Into the Utility & Energy Markets

HAI has been manufacturing large diameter helical piles for some time and is now ready to offer complete solutions for the utility and energy markets . . . more

NEW Helical Anchors, Inc. has Started In-House Training for Structural and Geotechnical Engineers

Structural and Geotechnical engineers can obtain valuable information about helical pile application design in addition to getting a plant tour . . . more

Hubbell Power Systems Announces the Addition of Drew Shufelt to the Position of Western Region Sales Manager for CHANCE Civil Construction

Drew will be providing support for existing customers and developing sales strategies to achieve increased growth in the region . . . read about it now

Foundation Supportworks Receives Certification from ICC-ES for the Company’s HP350 Round Shaft Helical Pile Product

Company now has two round shaft helical piles as well as remedial and new construction brackets certified by ESR-3074 . . . more

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NEW  SSRG Installs (16) Helical Piles in Restricted Space for Foundation Augmentation of Rumpke Waste & Recycling Facility in Dayton, OH

Very tight working area, no vibration and no soil spoils made helical piles the perfect solution for this challenging project . . . more

NEW  Foundation Supportworks Teams with L.R.E. Ground Services to Install (2) Helical Piles Plus Polyurethane Resin to Support New Elevator in Land O’ Lakes Florida

Before the elevator pad excavation could begin, engineers required the existing footing to be underpinned with (2) helical piles . . . read about it now

NEW  Ram Jack West Installs (16) Helical Piles and (11) Driven Piles to Lift and Stabilize Two Apartment Buildings in Portland, OR

The property managers contacted Ram Jack West when they noticed cracks in the dry wall and windows and doors were not working properly . . . read about it now

NEW Earth Contact Products Teams with A&N Electric Cooperative and T&D Solutions to Install (4) Large Diameter Piles on Tangier Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

ECP, in partnership with Power Secure, designed a helical foundation solution for Sub-Station Structures that overcame a number of logistical obstacles, the greatest of which was access to the island Sub-Station . . . read about it now

NEW Helical Piles of New York Installed (26) Helical Piles for an Elevated House in Long Beach, NY to Meet the BFE Code

The company was contracted to demo the existing slab, install the helical piles and do all the forming and concrete work . . . more


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NEW  Ram Jack Foundation Solutions Owner, Rick Sykes, Perfects House Lifting Process for Coastal Homes to Meet the Revised BFE Code

Sykes worked closely with Ram Jack corporate engineers to develop the Sandy Bracket and then teamed with a house moving professional to perfect the lifting process . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome Torcsill Foundations as a New Participant on Our Site, and Torcsill Recently Announced the Acquisition of AnchorPipe International

Founded in 2014 and with headquarters located in Pasadena, TX near Houston, Torcsill offers engineering, manufacturing and installation services of helical pile foundations . . . more

HPW is Pleased to Welcome TEK Piles as a New Participant on Our Site

TEK Piles and TEK Construction Services is a full service construction company specializing in helical pile foundation systems and serving the Marcellus and Utica shale gas midstream industry . . . more

Ram Jack of South Carolina Responded Immediately to an Urgent Request to Help Save a House in Columbia, SC During the Recent Historic Flooding from Hurricane Joaquin

Flood waters washed away the soils and part of the house foundation, and without emergency expert help from the Ram Jack foundation team, the house would have surely been destroyed . . . read about it now



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