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Agreed Guidance Issued by FPS for the Handling of Specialist Geotechnical Operations

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) has established and agreed guidance that covers the specialist geotechnical operations undertaken by its members and seeks to take the lead in developing safer…

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Cash Retentions - Support for Build UK and CECA

The FPS agrees with Build UK and CECA, that cash retentions cause significant issues across the supply chain. As alarmingly and publicly demonstrated by Carillion entering liquidation in January 2018,…

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FPS Supports Construction News 'Inspire Me' Initiative

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is pleased to announce its support of “Inspire Me”, an initiative of Construction News designed to promote the role of women as leaders in…

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FPS Occupational Health Standard

The FPS is looking at introducing its own Occupational Health Standard and to this end a survey was issued to all FPS Members in December 2017, which indicates support from…

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The FPS Learning and Development Forum

The FPS Executive is encouraging its members to help define their training needs now and for the future, as well as engaging to help write these training programmes. The programmes…

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Latest News from the FPS

The FPS is working on quite few things at the moment, including: Manual Handling – the immediate focus is on getting agreement on a new policy for FPS members and…

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APPGE in the Built Environment Report

Earlier this year The Federation of Piling Specialists attended the launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence (APPGE) in the Built Environment Report, which was held at the…

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Success of the 'Rig Bearing Pressure Spreadsheet' Seminars

The recent Rig Bearing Pressure Spreadsheet Seminars, commissioned by the FPS and run by Remedy Geotechnics, were a tremendous success. The two half-day sessions, held 7th December 2017, were designed…

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DFI-EFFC International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement Urbanization and Infrastructure Development – Future Challenges

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS), is pleased to be sponsoring the EFFC’s conference “DFI-EFFC International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement Urbanization and Infrastructure Development – Future Challenges”,…

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