• DFI India
  • DFI Trust

DFI Europe Sponsors

Established in 1947, Per Aarsleff A/S is a leading Danish contracting company with skilled and professional teams operating across Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Norway, and the UK.

The Aarsleff Ground Engineering segment is equipped to solve technically challenging ground-related problems in most parts of the world. In addition to driven and drilled pile foundations, they design and install construction pits with retaining walls such as sheet pile, combi, or secant pile walls, as well as driven and drilled king post walls. Aarsleff’s expertise also extends to nail, anchoring, specialist grouting, geotechnical investigations and groundwater lowering systems.

Aarsleff is a leader within pile production and pile foundation, with their own pile factories in Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Poland, and Germany. They have an impressive range of machinery and access to Europe’s largest fleet of ground engineering rigs. Aarsleff offer a comprehensive and detailed design facility, providing a turnkey solution from order placement to final construction.

Experience, methods, and expertise are shared across country borders with a view to continuing the development of pile types and machinery as well as the innovation of new methods and geotechnical techniques. Projects undertaken in collaboration between several of Aarsleff’s divisions and companies are known as ‘One Company’. This is valuable to the client; providing flexibility, efficiency and security throughout all processes whilst remaining financially beneficial to all.

Specialist foundation engineering equipment from the BAUER Maschinen Group is the global benchmark in the industry since more than 40 years. Customers all over the world place their trust in the unmatched quality of Bauer machinery when it comes to buying rotary drilling rigs, trench cutters, duty-cycle cranes and drilling accessories.

Together with their specialized subsidiary company, the group can offer the right equipment for nearly any foundation application. It ranges from pile drivers with diesel or hydraulic powered hammers, anchors, slurry mixing and separation, soil improvement and soil mixing. It also includes systems for well drilling and for blastholes, as well as systems for trenchless installation and rehabilitation of sewer and utility lines.

Deep drilling equipment for the oil and gas industry and highly specialist machinery for subsea exploration and drilling are new fields of activity. In addition to its Schrobenhausen mother plant Bauer Maschinen also has manufacturing facilities in Germany, China, Russia, the USA, Malaysia and Italy.

Teams of civil engineers, foremen, operators and mechanics are ready for assisting customers of Bauer Maschinen in starting up complex projects and in training customer’s staff on their projects or in special training courses in the head office.

The close link to practical applications in the construction field remains one of the key features of BAUER Maschinen GmbH. It enables Bauer Maschinen to offer “more than just the machine.”

It has its own process engineering department, which develops and markets new construction processes and techniques.

Franki Foundations, a subsidiary of the international BESIX Group, is the market leader in deep foundations in Belgium. Every year, we carry out more than 500 projects in various fields (industry, energy, infrastructure, real estate projects, etc.). From the preliminary study of the project to its completion, we are able to offer global foundation solutions adapted to each project.

Franki Foundations is also: more than a century of experience, subsidiaries in France, the Netherlands and the UK, and our own in-house engineering office. Franki Foundations is a company in constant evolution, adapting to its environment while remaining true to its values.

More information: http://www.ffgb.be

Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, collecting and analysing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures built upon it. Adopting an integrated approach that incorporates acquisition and analysis of Geo-data and related advice, Fugro provides solutions. With expertise in site characterisation and asset integrity, clients are supported in the safe, sustainable and efficient design, construction and operation of their assets throughout the full lifecycle.

Employing approximately 10,000 talented people in 65 countries, Fugro serves clients around the globe, predominantly in the energy and infrastructure industries, both offshore and onshore. In 2018, revenue amounted to EUR 1.7 billion. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

FUNDEX has a history of over 70 years of piling-experience. And still today it is World’s leading brand in mostly vibration free piling techniques such as: FUNDEX® and TUBEX®.

Nowadays the innovations for the adaptive installation by using improvements in e.g. injection techniques have become the standard the piling industry.

FUNDEX was the first company in deep piling with a full soil displacement character and installation depths over 65 m’ have become widespread practice.

The company has still its independent position in the foundation market and is capable to perform for a wide variance of clients, in (chemical) industry and (domestic) developers. All major contractors have found their way to our company already in early stage of design.

FUNDEX operates a modern fleet of multi-versatile piling-rigs from very small (in confined spaces) to extreme large with leader length > 50 m’!. The investment in most up-to-date equipment with low- or even no emission became the latest improvement to future sustainability in foundation technologies.

In house training with extensive programs of education to our professional team of engineers, designers and piling operators, provides a solid base for the workers and many of them have a long time experience in their field of interest. The best guarantee for successful pile foundations.

Any request from either client, engineer or developer is taken seriously in full consideration of all possible options and given its potential attention to mutual success.

FUNDEX operates where the project has its need, also in close collaboration with other specialists all over the world.

Junttan Oy specializes in the design, manufacture and service of hydraulic piling equipment. The product range comprises piling rigs, deep stabilization rigs, hydraulic impact hammers, rotary heads and powerpacks.

Every day, people around the world live and work on ground prepared by Keller, the world’s largest geotechnical specialist contractor.

Used individually or in combination, our technologies solve a wide range of challenges across the entire construction sector – from industrial, commercial and housing projects to infrastructure construction for dams, tunnels, transportation and water treatment, as well as projects to address environmental challenges.

Global strength and local focus are what makes us unique. Our knowledge of local markets and ground conditions means we’re ideally placed to understand and respond to a particular local engineering challenge. Our global knowledge base then allows us to tap into a wealth of experience, and the best minds in the industry, to find the optimum solution.

With 10,000 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we have the people, expertise, experience and financial stability to respond quickly, get the job done and see it through safely.

By connecting global resources and local knowledge, we can tackle some of the largest and most demanding projects around the world but the everyday work we do is just as important and, in total, we tackle an unrivalled 7,000 projects every year.

A company specialising in foundation techniques, is expected to have an eye for the latest techniques and applications.

Experienced and skilled personnel, modern equipment, expanded know-how and years of experience, personal dedication and problem solving ability make Terracon an innovative specialist in the field of foundations.

Driven piling systems, like precast concrete piles, Vibro-piles, Vibro-combi-piles, Terra-combi-piles and MV-tension-piles, as well as vibration free techniques, like Terra-Son-piles and soil displacing Terr-Econ-piles, fall under the expertise of Terracon. Also pile walls, slurry walls and cast-in-situ Terra-concrete-walls belong to the delivery programme. For other special techniques specialised and experienced partners can be called in from abroad.

Thanks to the favourable geographical position of the company, Terracon works resolutely and efficiently though the whole of the Benelux and Germany, while France, U.K., Scandinavia and Eastern Europe are also regular areas of work. For thorough work and accountable advice, an acceptable price and reliable foundations, Terracon is the innovative construction partner you are looking for.

As part of the largest foundation company in the Netherlands, the Vanthek Group, Vanthek International can build on the knowledge, innovative strength and over 70 years of experience in the foundation business.

Vanthek has delivered essential elements of port engineering on complex projects worldwide, like quay wall constructions, cofferdams, pile foundations for jetties, dolphins and other applications.

With its knowledge and experience Vanthek is a reliable partner for every project from the design phase until delivery.

Techniques we use:

  • Vibratory-driving piling
  • Press-in piling
  • Precast concrete piles
  • Steel tubular piles

Custom made products

For National and International clients Vanthek International develops special machines and accessories such as leader systems for cranes, customized machines for foundation work and jack up pontoons.
Providing quality service that exceeds the expectations of our customers and bringing complex projects to a good result is what we stand for as a company. Visit our website www.vanthek.com to see our projects.

From design to turnkey construction – Züblin Ground Engineering is the internationally operating provider of construction services for geotechnically demanding projects. Our portfolio ranges from complex infrastructure projects and foundations or turnkey building pits to immersed tubes, including all planning services. Moreover we offer special technologies like ground freezing, dam restoration and directional drilling as well as numerous other competencies in the area of geotechnics. Our excellent employees and comprehensive special equipment ensure highest construction quality and optimal economic efficiency in all fields of service.