DFI names new president and secretary 

December 29th, 2022

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) board of trustees has elected a new president and a new secretary starting in 2023. Incoming DFI president Gianfranco Di Cicco is president and CEO of Bauer Foundations, responsible for the Bauer Group on all U.S. construction operations. Di Cicco joined the DFI board of trustees in 2010 and was elected […]

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DFI Educational Trust awards civil engineering scholarships

December 16th, 2022

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, recently awarded scholarships from the Stanley Merjan City College of New York (CCNY) Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund and the George J. Tamaro Manhattan College Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund. The students were recognized at the 15th DFI Educational Trust Gala in New York. Five CCNY […]

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DFI announces keynote speakers for 6th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing

December 5th, 2022

DFI and the International Conference Organization for Grouting (ICOG), with support from Geo-Institute's Grouting Committee, are presenting the 6th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing, January 15-18, 2023, in New Orleans. This legacy event celebrates 40 years of grouting technology and practices, covering all types of grouting for foundation projects. The conference program features […]

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DFI presents President’s Award

November 8th, 2022

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) President Michael Wysockey, Ph.D., P.E., recently presented three President’s Awards at the DFI 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations. Established in 2016, the DFI President’s Awards are given at the discretion of the DFI president to recognize the outstanding contributions and service of DFI members who advance the work of DFI. […]

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A new name and other exciting changes

October 1st, 2022

As fall and winter approach, so do the many expos and conferences Advanced Textiles Association and Geosynthetics participate in. In mid-October our very own IFAI Expo, co-located with Sun Shading Expo North America, will take place October 12 through 14 in Charlotte, N.C. GMA Fall 2022 Lobby Days in Washington, D.C., follows on November 15 […]

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Keynote speakers announced for DFI conference

September 27th, 2022

Three renowned experts are delivering keynote lectures at DFI’s 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, being held October 4-7, 2022, in National Harbor, Md. Giovanni Bonita, Ph.D., P.E., P.ENG, P.G. Giovanni Bonita, Ph.D., P.E., P.ENG, P.G., GEI Consultants, is presenting “An Underground Movement - Evolution of Ground Improvement Systems in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area.” […]

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DFI Educational Trust awards record amount of scholarships

September 13th, 2022

The DFI Educational Trust recently awarded $195,750 in scholarships, which is the largest amount ever provided during the spring round of applications. More scholarships will be awarded in the fall, thanks to the generosity of many donors and fundraising event participants and sponsors. “Since 2006, the trust has awarded $1.6 million in scholarships and grants […]

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DFI Educational Trust awards Women in Deep Foundations Professional Development Grants

August 18th, 2022

DFI Educational Trust has awarded six Women in Deep Foundations (WiDF) Professional Development Grants of $1,750 each to women working in the deep foundations industry. The recipients are invited to attend DFI’s 47th Annual Conference in National Harbor, Md., October 4-7. The grant includes complimentary conference registration and covers related expenses for attending the conference. […]

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Mosul Dam rehabilitation project named outstanding project award winner

August 9th, 2022

The winner of Deep Foundations Institute's 2022 Outstanding Project Award is the Mosul Dam Rehabilitation Project in Iraq, submitted by Trevi, S.p.A., the service foundation division of Trevi Group. The award will be presented at DFI’s 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October 4-7 in National Harbor, Md. The Mosul Dam on the Tigris River […]

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DFI names 2022 distinguished service award recipient 

July 18th, 2022

Jerry A. DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, senior principal engineer − associate at Applied Research Associates (ARA), is the recipient of DFI’s highest award bestowed to an individual, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA). This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptionally valuable contributions to the advancement of the deep foundations industry. The award is being presented […]

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