Helical piles have been a relatively new kid on the block since the mid to late 2000’s. In a recent DFI Rumble YouTube video series episode, Dr. Kevin Johnson and Ross McGillivray go toe-to-toe to discuss the application, design, and construction of helical piles and which projects and applications are suitable for helical piles and which are not. Ding ding ding, fight! Let’s keep it clean.
Well-known pile hammer manufacturer APE has purchased technology for driving and coupling large diameter helical piles that could help make this technology more mainstream. Rather than pounding the pile into the ground, the steel drill […]
Hawthorne, N.J. (April 5, 2019): Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and the European Federation of Foundation Contractors (EFFC) are pleased to announce the release of the EFFC/DFI Guide to Support Fluids for Deep Foundations, Edition 1. […]