Advertising Information

Reach the growing segments of the Deep Foundations
and Marine Construction Industries

Circulation: 16,000

Why Pile Buck?

Since 1984, Pile Buck has been the most trusted information source for deep foundations and marine construction, including pile driving, foundation drilling, geotechnical engineering, and more!

Our Mission

Published every two months, Pile Buck pursues a mission to generate interest 
in the industry with unique content such as news, job stories, supplier information, safety tips, technical articles, exclusive interviews, and event information.

Partnership Benefits

Pile Buck is distributed internationally to contractors, engineers, material/equipment suppliers, government employees, educators —just to name a few. By advertising with Pile Buck, you have the opportunity to develop a strong partnership with a widely read industry magazine.

Pile Buck Content & Design

Each issue of Pile Buck features a balance of deep foundations and marine construction content, including, but not limited to, pile driving, foundation drilling, geotechnical engineering, as well as the categories listed below.

In addition, Pile Buck guarantees that each advertisement is placed with the appropriate content, often including advertisers’ own articles and press releases.

  • Barges/Barge Lines
  • Civil Engineers
  • Commercial Construction
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Corps of Engineers Offices
  • Corrosion Control
  • Crane Services
  • DNR/DER Office
  • Dewatering Contractors
  • Diving/Underwater Contractors
  • Dredging Contractors
  • Drilling/Test Services
  • Environmental Contractors
  • Excavation Contractors
  • Equipment Dealers
  • FHWA/DOT Offices
  • Foundation Contractors
  • Foundation Drilling
  • Foundation Engineers
  • Forestry and Agriculture
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Heavy Contractors
  • Highway Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine Contractors
  • Marinas/Bridge Builders
  • Marine Salvage Contractors
  • Marine Towing
  • Maritime Inspection
  • Mining
  • Municipalities
  • Navy/Coast Guard
  • Offshore Drilling
  • Petrochemical
  • Pile Driving Contractors
  • Port Facilities/Terminals
  • Power Generation/Utilities
  • Railroads
  • Railroad Construction
  • Shipyards
  • Ship/Barge/Boat Builders
  • Sign Erection
  • Specialty Contractors
  • Structural Engineers
  • Universities
  • Utilities
  • Warehousing
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • … and more!*

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Pile Buck Advertising Specs & Prices

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Display advertising rates and mechanics

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER ISSUE
1/8 Page 3.5″ W x 2.25″ H  (no bleed) $202
1/4 Page 3.5″ W x 4.75″ H (no bleed) $381
1/2 Page 6.875″ W x 4.75″ H  (no bleed) $624
Full Page 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $980
Double Page 16″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1500

  TRIM SIZE: 8″ W x 10.875″ H  |  LIVE AREA: 7.5″ W x 10.375 H

Premium display advertising rates and mechanics

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER ISSUE
Inside Front Cover (Double Page) 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1600
Inside Back Cover 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1130
Back Cover 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1220
Center Spread 16″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $2112

  TRIM SIZE: 8″ W x 10.875″ H  |  LIVE AREA: 7.5″ W x 10.375 H

Featured solely on the digital edition of Pile Buck magazine.

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER ISSUE
Introduction Page 8″ W x 6.25″ H (.125″ bleed on all 4 sides) $650
Margin 120px W x 600px H $750
Interstitial Page 8″ W x 10.875″ H $600

Website advertising rates and mechanics

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER MONTH
Header Banner (all pages) 728 x 90 $1300
Right Menu (all pages) Square Ad (1) 300 x 300 $1200
Right Menu (all pages) Square Ad (2) 300 x 300 $1200
Homepage Banner (1) 728 x 90 $600
Homepage Banner (2) 728 x 90 $600
Magazine Archives Banner 728 x 90 $600
Shop Section (10 pages) Banner 728 x 90 $600
Industry News Section 728 x 90 $1100
General Construction Section 728 x 90 $950
Deep Foundations Section 728 x 90 $950
Marine Construction Section 728 x 90 $950
Engineering Section 728 x 90 $950
Legal Section 728 x 90 $800
Projects Section 728 x 90 $950

60,000+ recipients mailing list (contacts are hand-picked and never shared)

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER EMAIL
Email Ad 590 W x 380 H $1100

Ad & Editorial Submission Deadlines

ISSUE DATE
36-1  January/February January 20th, 2020
36-2  March/April March 16th, 2020
36-3  May/June May 18th, 2020
36-4  July/August July 17th, 2020
36-5  September/October September 14th, 2020
36-6  November/December November 16th, 2020

File requirements

FORMAT SPECIFICATIONS
PDF All fonts must be embedded and subset | All images/logos must be 300dpi or higher at full dimensions | CMYK color breakdown – no RGB or Pantone colors | When distilling – make sure OPI is not checked.
InDesign InDesign packages must include all fonts and images.
Images Illustrator EPS or PhotoshopEPS or TIFF accepted. All other applications please call for specific technical information.
Text Any supplied text must be sent in TXT or DOC formats.
Proofs SWOP Proofs must be supplied fpr any color critical advertising. SWOP Proofs must match the supplied files.

Circulation & Distribution

Pile Buck prints/mails 5,000 issues and averages 11,000+ digital visitors per issue.

Digital issue stats (note that data is still being collected)

ISSUE TOTAL ISSUE VISITS PAGE VIEWS PDF DOWNLOADS
Issue Total Issue Visits Page Views PDF Downloads
Issue 35-3 8,169 81,994 180
Issue 35-2 10,345 161,580 196
Issue 35-1 13,590 189,237 305
Issue 34-6 12,800 187,753 198
Issue 34-5 11,178 133,221 193
Issue 34-4 11,034 171,580 269
Issue 34-3 11,865 169,698 311
Issue 34-2 11,358 176,471 275
Issue 34-1 10,531 159,108 128
Issue 33-6 10,383 144,157 157
Issue 33-5 10,539 112,494 151
Issue 33-4 9,301 102,239 212
Issue 33-3 12,412 101,601 248
Issue 33-2 16,883 162,937 212
Issue 33-1 12,159 148,948 177

Countries who visit the digital issue the most

Country Percentage
United States 62%
Canada 6%
Germany 4%
Netherlands 3%
Australia 2%
United Kingdom 2%
Mexico 1.2%
France 1.2%
Findland 1%
India 1%
Italy 1%
Russia 1%
China 1%

Printed circulation by location

Region Amount Percentage
West 1,402 28%
Midwest 1,095 22%
South 1,314 26%
Northeast 1,189 24%

Printed circulation by industry

INDUSTRY Amount Percentage
Deep Foundations 2,454 49%
Marine Construction 2,059 41%
Other 487 10%

Target PILE BUCK’s most successful, influential and industry-savvy readers.