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FPS Welcomes Parliamentary Debate on Cash Retentions Urging Cross-Party Consensus on Legislation

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) has welcomed the recent parliamentary debate [Wednesday 26th April; 12:30] calling for the introduction of legislation to protect cash retentions and calls on all…

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FPS Lends Support for CECA “Stop. Make a Change” Initiative

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is pleased to announce its support for the Civil Engineering Contractors Association’s (CECA) ‘Stop. Make a Change’ initiative - a national campaign being held…

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New Associate Members Increases Sector Representation for Federation of Piling Specialists

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is pleased to welcome three new Associate Members. The three new members are Arup Group Ltd, the multinational professional services firm that provides engineering,…

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FPS Raised Concern over Proposed Immigration Skills Charge

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) has raised concern over the soon-to-be-introduced ‘Immigration Skills Charge”, which from April 2017 means employers who sponsor a migrant worker for a Tier 2…

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FPS Publishes ICE SPERWall – 3rd Edition Guidance Document

The Federation of Piling Specialists is pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of ‘The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Specification for Piling and Embedded Retaining Walls (SPERWall).’…

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FPS Launches MSc. Bursaries – Promoting Geotechnical Engineering and Civils

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is pleased to announce the introduction of a number of MSc. Bursaries aimed at the promotion of Civil Engineering and in particular the specialisation…

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FPS Annual Awards – Rewarding Excellence in Ground Engineering

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) has launched the FPS Annual Awards, which will celebrate excellence in ground engineering and the achievements of outstanding individuals who have contributed to the…

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FPS Revises Rig Track Loading Calculator

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS), recognising the importance and safety critical issue of working platforms, has published a revision to its Rig Track Loadings Spreadsheet. The new revision incorporates…

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FPS Issues New PUWER Guidance - Includes BS EN 16228

The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) has issued New PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations) Guidance, which incorporates the new European Standard for safety equipment on piling rigs…

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