Foundation construction: Movax Robotic side-gripping pile driver vertical jaws are shown open, exposing its circular gripping pads. The jaws close to grip, pick up, and rotate pile into position and drive the pile into the ground, under sole control of backhoe operator. Penetration is automatically tracked by LCD monitor and recorder. Pile driver is attached to tracked hydraulic backhoe-excavator. In 2001 the Construction Innovation Forum presented the Nova Award to the Movax Robitic pile driver for innovation in foundation construction. CONEXPO, March 15, 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada.