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They’re back! Book now for the 2017 FPS Annual Awards!

After a successful inaugural year, the Federation of Piling Specialist (FPS) Awards are back and ready to celebrate all that is good about the piling sector and provide the deserved recognition to those companies that are delivering excellence through innovation, safety and best practise.

This year the awards ceremony will take place at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, a celebrated Art Deco hotel, on the evening of Friday 20th October 2017. Debra Searle MVO MBE, professional adventurer and serial entrepreneur, will host the awards ceremony, alongside FPS Chair, Alasdair Henderson.

This years event sponsors are as follows;

BAM Ritchies
BAM Ritchies is a leading award winning geotechnical contractor providing solutions to client’s problems. Expertise includes piling; ground anchors; slope stabilisation and protection; grouting; ground investigation; concrete repairs; sprayed concrete and drilling and blasting for roads, rail, nuclear, energy, waste and other sectors.

Cementation Skanska
Cementation Skanska is an internationally recognised specialist piling and ground engineering subcontractor. We provide first class solutions, and work for a wide and varied range of clients. We have an outstanding record of working across all market sectors, and developing industry leading techniques and innovations.

Bauer Technologies
Bauer Technologies is part of the BAUER Group, the World’s largest specialist independent global foundations company. Bauer Technologies specialises in the design and installation of large diameter rotary bored piles; diaphragm walls; secant and contiguous piled walls and plunged column piles.

Bachy Soletanche
Bachy Soletanche is one of the UK’s leading geotechnical specialists. We have the experience, expertise and resource to successfully deliver ground engineering projects across a range of sectors, operating either as a Principal Contractor or specialist sub-contractor.

Dywidag-System International
DYWIDAG-SYSTEMS are specialist manufacturers and suppliers of geotechnical systems, including ground anchors, soil nails, mesh facings and mini piles. It leads the field in geotechnical engineering and has been associated with many large and complex projects globally: UK examples include Chelsea Barracks Ground Anchors, Watford Cutting Slope Stabilisation and Battersea Power Station and the A465, Heads of The Valleys Widening.

Keller UK is part of the world’s largest geotechnical 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.

Premier Concrete Pumping
Premier Concrete Pumping is the leading specialist hirer of Concrete and Grout Pumping Equipment to the UK Geotechnical and Piling sectors. The company’s fleet includes Concrete Pumps, Agitator Remixers, Grout Pumps and Mini Rigs which are hired nationwide.

Casagrande UK has been established in the UK foundation market for nearly 30 years. We are the UK and Irish dealers for various major European manufacturers of piling, drilling and related equipment including Casagrande, Hutte, HD Engineering, Eurodrill, Hany, Stuwa and TM Bohrtechnik

Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering
40 word company overview Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering offers one of the widest ranges of geotechnical contracting services in the UK, from piled foundations to ground improvement, house foundations and testing services. Success built on strong foundations.

Keltbray Piling was established in 2009 and has quickly grown to a turnover in excess of £60M. We are proud award Winners of the construction news specialist geotechnical contractor in 2017.

For further information on the awards please email fps@fps.org.uk