DFI Publications

DFI releases publications in an array of mediums to keep members informed. Browse through our Deep Foundations magazine, listen to our educational series of podcasts, and find the best collection of peer-reviewed publications in the DFI Journal.


Deep Foundations, the publication of DFI, is created by the industry for the industry. The magazine has one goal – to keep members informed about the industry they themselves are shaping.

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Broadcasting Common Ground, DFI’s podcast channel brings you diverse topics, viewpoints and opinions from experts across the deep foundations industry.


The DFI Journal is an international peer-reviewed publication that supports authors whose research and practice covers a broad range of subjects on deep foundation engineering and construction. We take a particular interest in research and case studies related to all systems designed and constructed for the support of heavy structures and excavations.

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Other Publications

Research Reports

DFI provides funding via its Committee Project Fund to present research findings and objective analysis of topics of importance to deep foundation professionals.  The practical results are often provided as research reports and are downloadable free of charge by DFI members and interested industry professionals.


OneMine is a web-based document library where DFI members can access and download over 125,000 documents from organizations all over the world – at no cost. Non-members can purchase and download documents from OneMine for $25 per download.

DFI Publications Store

DFI offers a wide variety of technical resources through its publication store which includes proceedings from annual conferences, international conferences and seminars, committee-produced, peer-reviewed technical guidance manuals and specifications as well as inspector guides, white papers and research reports, reference documents, and videos.

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