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FPS Summer Ball 2023 – Thank You to our Sponsors

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) would like to formally thank all those companies that have kindly agreed to sponsor the 2023 FPS Summer Ball, which this year is being held at Coombe Abbey Hotel, Warwickshire, on Saturday 1st July 2023.

Themed ‘Carnival in the Caribbean’, the FPS Summer Ball will be the perfect mix of music, entertainment and dance, and is sure to be one of the best yet!

To download the registration form to attend, click here: FPS Summer Ball 2023 Registration Form

The FPS Summer Ball Sponsors for 2023 are:

Casagrande UK – Headline Sponsor

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 UK

BAUER Equipment UK Ltd is 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.


Acero Construction

An approved supplier to piling and construction companies across the UK, Acero Construction provides the following services: guide wall construction, skilled piling operatives, steel fixers and mobile welding services to many industry-leading clients. Acero responds quickly to your requirements, providing flexible, tailored labour support to cover any skill and discipline.


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.



Liebherr is an innovator of construction machines including our LB, LRB and LRH drilling and piling rigs. As a market leader for electrification of our construction machinery portfolio, our Unplugged range of crawler cranes and rigs provides a zero-emission alternative without any limitations, or performance reduction vs conventional diesel-powered machines. We continue our commitment to zero emission development, launching new models to market throughout 2023 and beyond.


Thames Reinforcements

Thames Reinforcements specialise in the cutting, bending and fabrication of steel reinforcement for the construction industry. Our reinforcement cages come with a full EPD and we offer all our clients access to our bespoke digital drawing and contract management software including full traceability and sustainability data.


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.


Cementation Skanska

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


Lemon Reinforcements 

For over 40 years Lemon has been supplying the construction industry with high quality steel reinforcement. Consisting of cut and bent, specialist pile cages, detailed prefabrication work and many more auxiliary materials. All of which have full traceability, sustainability, and quality control accreditation alongside unrivalled customer service.


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