The European Federation of Foundation Contractors works to promote the common interests of its members by improving the standards of workmanship, technical competence, safety and innovation for specialist foundation contractors across Europe.
Formed in 1989, the EFFC represents more than 370 companies across Europe that undertake foundation construction and geotechnical processes; Including piling, diaphragm walling, grouting, ground anchoring, ground improvements and dewatering.
The EFFC work to produce detailed guidance documents on health, safety, technical and contractual topics whilst driving the development of technical execution codes in the European ground engineering sector.
To promote the common interest of Members in achieving the highest professional standing of special foundations work across Europe.
The European Federation of Foundation Contractors primary objectives include:
- Improve standards of workmanship, technical competence, safety and innovation
- Create and maintain an effective network amongst the Members of the Federation and with its Stakeholders
- Express the point of view of its Members with the European Commission, authorities, professional institutions and other Federations and third parties