Monthly Archives: September 2021

14 Sep 2021
New Construction Equipment

Kill Four Birds with One Stone

OK, I admit it.  I tricked the client.  I submitted an abstract to get them on the podium at the DFI Manufacturers, Suppliers & Service Providers Presentation Podium at the 46th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations.  I felt a little guilty about it, as they were going to have to do a little work and pump out a Powerpoint, but since they were there as sponsors and exhibitors, I figured we might as well take advantage of the opportunity to […]

14 Sep 2021

APE Unveils New Product Line: Series 5 Hydraulic Impact Hammer (HIH)

Kent, WA, September 17, 2021  – American Piledriving Equipment (APE) is announcing the release and immediate availability of the Series 5 Hydraulic Impact Hammer (HIH) product line.  The line comprises 4 new models including the Model 15-5 HIH, the Model 20-5 HIH, the Model 25-5 HIH, and the Model 30-5 HIH. Two concepts devised by American Piledriving Equipment, Inc., would drive the design of the series 5, the newest of the APE Hydraulic impact hammer line.  segmented ram weight and […]

14 Sep 2021
APE Power units are Tier IV

APE Power Units are Updated. Rated Tier IV.

Kent, WA, September 17, 2021  – American Piledriving Equipment (APE) is announcing major updates for the 13 largest of their 14 Power units, including updating their engines to meet all requirements of the EU Stage IV emissions standards. APE power units, which supply power to many types of equipment that operate on a construction site without their own power source, have been redesigned by American Piledriving Equipment to meet Tier IV requirements as set forth by the U.S. Environmental Protection […]

14 Sep 2021

APE Unveils New Product Line: 300 Series Vibratory Piledriver/Extractor

Kent, WA, October 2, September 17, 2021  – American Piledriving Equipment (APE) is announcing the release and immediate availability of the  300 Series Vibratory Driver/Extractor (Vibro) product line.  Three new models comprise the new line, the Model 300-6, the Model 300-4, and the 300-2.  The difference between the 3 models is in the number of eccentrics powering the amplitude and directly related to the force output of each model.  The 300-2 has an eccentric moment of X, 300-4 has an […]

13 Sep 2021
Construction Press Release

How to Write a Press Release for the Construction Industry Media

With sincere thanks to Jill Harris, of Lester Communications, Editor of Piledriver and Piling Canada Magazine, and to Scot Litke, Executive Director Emeritus ADSC International Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors, and former Editor of Foundation Drilling Magazine, for their contributions to this article. Construction is largely a word-of-mouth industry.  The construction industry media is an opportunity to get your company’s activities read, re-told, and amplified.  However, it starts with a press release to pique the interest of an editor or […]

09 Sep 2021
Construction Press Release Sample

Sample Construction Industry Press Release

The following is a sample press release for use in modeling your own construction industry news release.  The project and names are fictional.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABC Construction Corporation Completes $3.5M Value-Engineered Driven Pile Project in Denver, CO   Denver, CO – September 8th 2021, 5:12 PM MST – ABC Construction Corporation shut down its D-180 Diesel hammer on completing the installation of the final H-pile driven on the Denver Metropolitan Airport Terminal Expansion project.  A total of 2,500 […]

08 Sep 2021
Conference on deep foundations

Register for DFI’s Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Las Vegas

Registration is open for DFI’s 46th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations taking place October 12-15 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and online — making DFI46 accessible to a worldwide audience. The theme is Winning Practices and Ace Technology, with a focus on how to “improve the odds” of generating high-value foundation solutions when “the house” is the ever-changing challenges of variable ground conditions, extreme events and demanding project constraints. Papers and panel discussions will explore and debate demanding geotechnical and foundation variables, including difficult […]