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FPS Summer Ball 2022 – Thank You Sponsors!

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) would like to thank formally the sponsors of the 2022 FPS Summer Ball, which this year is being held at Coombe Abbey Hotel, Warwickshire, on Saturday 11 June 2022.

The FPS Summer Ball Sponsors are:

Casagrande UK
Casagrande UK is one of the leading suppliers of piling and drilling equipment to the UK foundation market. We are the exclusive dealer for the UK for a number of globally renowned manufacturers, and can supply and service a range of equipment including large diameter Rotary and CFA piling rigs, small diameter Drilling and Mini-piling rigs.



BAUER Equipment

BAUER Equipment UK Ltd are the U.K & Ireland subsidiary of deep foundation equipment manufacturer BAUER Maschinen GmbH. Providing sales, after-sales service, and technical support to all UK & Ireland geotechnical contractors. We are also proud UK representatives for Klemm Bohrtechnik GmbH and BAUER MAT Slurry Handling Systems GmbH.


Keller UK is part of the world’s largest geotechnical solutions specialist. We combine our global strength with local focus to respond to clients’ needs by offering a range of cost-effective ground engineering solutions across all sectors of the construction industry.


Brazil Reinforcements
Founded in 2007, F Brazil Reinforcements has become one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of prefabricated pile and diaphragm wall cages. First operating out of our head office in Canvey Island in Essex, in 2021 this operation was expanded by the acquisition of a new production facility in Burton-on-Trent.


Soilmec Ltd supplies new Drilling Rigs and Accessories to the drilling and foundation industry in the U.K and Ireland. The Soilmec range of machinery covers the field of foundations for piles, diaphragm walls, cased secant piling, micro piles, soil consolidation, tunnels, geothermal and also site investigation.


Roger Bullivant

Roger Bullivant (RB) offers an extensive range of piling, mini-piling, precast concrete foundations and ground improvement techniques and can cater for all types of buildings and structures in all ground conditions. RB believe in innovation and delivering value engineered, cost effective foundation solutions embracing sustainability and of course, safety.


Acero Construction
An approved supplier to piling and construction companies across the UK, Acero Construction provides piling operatives and steel fixers to many industry-leading clients. Whether you’re looking for short or long-term contracts, Acero responds quickly to your requirements, providing flexible, tailored labour support to cover any skill, in any discipline.


ABI Equipment
ABI Equipment Ltd is the UK & Ireland subsidiary of the German piling rig and equipment manufacturer ABI GmbH. We offer a range of innovative piling rigs and equipment for sale and hire together with comprehensive technical support and OEM service and spare parts.


Cementation Skanska
Cementation Skanska is an internationally recognised specialist piling and ground engineering subcontractor, offering technical innovation and expertise in all aspects of geotechnical engineering, from specialist grouting and micro piling to diaphragm walling, and provides solutions covering everything from design and estimating, to completing the work on the ground.


Barker Ross
Barker Ross Recruitment is an unrivalled specialist agency working within the Piling and Ground Engineering Sector. We have an enviable reputation and partner with our clients to provide the highest quality workforce. We pride ourselves in our extensive knowledge and capabilities to support some of the largest projects in the UK and internationally.


Sigma Plantfinder
Machinery exporters since 1975, Sigma are industry specialists renowned for our expertise, service and long-lasting relationships. Our extensive history of dealing with piling rigs means we know what machine you are looking for and where to find it. Our dedicated team are always on hand to help, keeping you updated every step of the way and guiding smooth transactions.


TOTAL are a leading British manufacturer of CARES approved pile cages & diaphragm walls. The company originated and has grown in the West Midlands, an area with a proud history in manufacturing, with a richly diverse population. We operate from four depots and operate our own FORS accredited transport fleet making deliveries nationwide.


Lemon Groundwork Solutions
Lemon Groundwork Solutions are leading supplier of CARES approved cut and bent steel reinforcement, pile cage and groundbeam prefabrication, and groundwork materials to the whole of the UK.

The kind support of sponsors is what makes events such as the Summer Ball a success and their generosity is appreciated.