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BSP International Foundations Ltd is one of the world’s premier manufacturers of hydraulic hammer and compaction equipment. Its products and sales agents are found in most developed countries or regions, where modern construction methods are an essential element in meeting infrastructure targets.

Yet when The British Steel Piling Company Ltd, as it was originally called, was founded by Edward le Bas in 1905, its immediate objective was not the manufacture of equipment, but to promote the use in Britain of steel sheet piling. The driving and extraction of the piling was obviously an important part of this, with the result that the company was soon called upon to provide equipment for others to carry out such work. By 1914, the earliest versions of BSP steam/air piling hammers had appeared, as had equipment for extracting piles.

The company’s influence continued to grow before, during and after the Second World War, in terms of both piling and piling machinery and equipment. For a number of years, it was also involved in the manufacture of drilling, earth boring and tunnelling machines.

BSP was transformed into a full-time foundation equipment manufacturer during the early 1970s, when the newly nationalised British Steel Corporation took over the marketing of all UK produced steel sheet piling. The company was acquired by Tex Holdings plc in 1989 and is still based at Great Blakenham, near the Suffolk town of Ipswich, where it first established a manufacturing centre in 1921.

Always at the forefront of significant foundation equipment developments, BSP initiated the worldwide move towards hydraulic hammers and set the standard for their design and construction. Today, over 80 per cent of the company’s products are exported and it is represented in 67 countries.

It has always been BSP’s policy to make every effort to ensure that every product is suited to the application for which it has been specified. Customers have the reassurance of knowing that their investment in BSP foundation equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet all of the following criteria:

  • Value for money
  • Versatility
  • Controllability
  • Efficiency
  • Environmental acceptability
  • Reliability
  • Quality Assure registered manufacturer
  • First class after sales services and support

Tex Holdings PLC

BSP International Foundations is part of Tex Holdings PLC. Click here to visit the website.

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BSP Standard Conditions of Sale
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BSP Standard conditions of Purchase
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Download PDFSL Hammer733 KB
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Technical Data
Download PDFLoad Bearing Capacity Table for BSP CX50 Hammers184 KB
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Download PDFLoad Bearing Capacity Table for BSP SL & DX Hammers187 KB
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BSP Standard Conditions of Sale
Download PDFBSP Conditions of Sale64 KB
BSP Standard conditions of Purchase
Download PDFBSP Standard Conditions of Purchase858 KB
Brochures
Download PDFCorporate Brochure1391 KB
Download PDFRIC Brochure1808 KB
Download PDFBH 120660 KB
Download PDFCG Hammer707 KB
Download PDFCGL Hammer695 KB
Download PDFCX Hammer632 KB
Download PDFDX Hammer753 KB
Download PDFHammer Data691 KB
Download PDFBSP Hydraulic Power Packs634 KB
Download PDFSL Hammer733 KB
Download PDFBSP Hammer Controls 691 KB
Technical Data
Download PDFLoad Bearing Capacity Table for BSP CX50 Hammers184 KB
Download PDFLoad Bearing Capacity Table for BSP CX85 Hammers184 KB
Download PDFLoad Bearing Capacity Table for BSP SL & DX Hammers187 KB
Download PDFLoad Bearing Capacity Tables for BSP Hammers209 KB
RIC Project Reports
Download PDFCanada - Chilliwack254 KB
Download PDFCanada - Whistler245 KB
Download PDFDubai - Palm Island1181 KB
Download PDFIran - Assalouyeh257 KB
Download PDFQatar - Ras Laffan244 KB
Download PDFSouth Africa - Hermanus261 KB
Download PDFSudan - Merowe562 KB
Download PDFUK - Thurrock253 KB
Download PDFUSA - Fort Totten248 KB
Download PDFUSA - Pasco259 KB
Download PDFUSA - St. Coletta249 KB
Download PDFUSA - Tampa241 KB
Download PDFUSA - Washington250 KB
Download PDFSouth Africa - Cape Town264 KB


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