Digging Deeper - ForConstructionPros

In "Digging Deeper" we discuss all aspects of the construction industry with a variety of influential construction business owners. Topics include: equipment operation, safety, business management, technology and labor issues across the construction industry, but we also dive deep into niche markets like concrete, rental and asphalt. See more at forconstructionpros.com

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Thermal Intelligence Offers Jobsite Fuel Effici...
This Digging Deeper podcast episode features an interview with Mark Malekoff of Thermal Intelligence talking about sustainability on the construction jobsite.
20 min
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Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Will Need More Effici...
Featuring Keith Armishaw from Aquajet, this Digging Deeper Podcast episode takes a look into hydrodemolition, it’s role in our country’s infrastructure rebuilding, and what we can look forward to in the technology.
27 min
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The Vanguard 400 EFI/ETC Engine by Briggs & Str...
The new Vanguard single-cylinder engine boasts lower maintenance costs and less downtime.
23 min
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Big Money Investments in Green Concrete: Part 2...
This Digging Deeper podcast episode continues our interview with Rick Bohan of the Portland Cement Association discussing a few ideas in sustainable cement and green concrete. Part 2 of 2.
21 min
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Big Money Investments in Green Concrete: Part 1...
This Digging Deeper podcast episode features Rick Bohan of the Portland Cement Association discussing a few ideas in sustainable cement and green concrete. Part 1 of 2.
21 min
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Deeplite Helps Make AI More Accessible, Keeping...
11 min
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Building Smarter Roadways with Concrete Slabs &...
16 min
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What You Need to Know About Cat Machine Control...
40 min
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What Will Happen to Doosan Equipment After Hyun...
40 min
10
Let’s Look At 3D Concrete Printing
The potential benefits behind 3D concrete printing with Zach Mannheimer, CEO of Alquist 3D.
14 min
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Future-Proof Your Paving Operations with New Eq...
35 min
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Mergers & Acquisitions In The Construction Indu...
What happens behind the scenes in the merger and acquisition process and the first things a contractor should do if considering selling the business.
45 min
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Concrete: A Sponge for Carbon Dioxide
This Digging Deeper Podcast episode welcomes back Rick Bohan of the Portland Cement Association to explain the concept and science of concrete acting as a carbon sink.
48 min
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McCarthy Building Shares Steps to Help Construc...
15 min
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Solving For Zero: Slag Cement & Climate Change
This Digging Deeper Podcast episode speaks with Conor O’Riain, managing director for Ecocem Materials – a company out of Ireland featured in the “Solving for Zero”. Conor discusses the advantages of using Ground Granulated Blast-furnace Slag (GGBS or GGBFS).
45 min
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Ground Positioning Radar Promises to Aid Both S...
13 min
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How the Vanguard 400 EFI/ETC is Revolutionizing...
This innovative engine features a chokeless start with an auto-style ignition and does not have a battery attached for startup. Learn more from Briggs & Stratton on this episode of Digging Deeper.
19 min
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Tiltrotators Enable Compact Excavators to Do Mo...
12 min
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Society Needs Concrete; Concrete Needs Society ...
This Digging Deeper podcast episode reconnects with Rick Bohan of the Portland Cement Association to discuss Concrete and Construction links in PCA’s Carbon Neutrality value chain.
43 min
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Project Management Best Practices to Avoid the ...
27 min
21
Learn How the Correct Diesel Fuel and Oil Handl...
16 min
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LiuGong Poised to Deliver Solutions to Meet Bo...
19 min
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Caterpillar Expert Examines Equipment’s Ability...
15 min
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Toro Focuses on Three Technology Pillars to Add...
9 min
25
Inside A Real-Time Construction Material Price ...
This Digging Deeper Podcast episode goes behind the scenes within the 1build construction material data platform on pricing information for construction project bids and estimates.
37 min
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Associated Builders and Contractors Provide 20...
13 min
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The Biggest Claims & Disputes in Construction P...
This Digging Deeper Podcast episode talks about the CRUX 2021 Report by the consultants at HKA. Real-world intelligence from over 1,400 projects shines a light to reasons behind the claims and disputes in construction projects.
33 min
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Telematics & E-ticketing – How Technology Is Sh...
How more efficient can construction be with predictable numbers? Earthwave Technologies and FleetWatcher discusses telematics and e-ticketing technology in the construction industry and the vital role the construction contractor has in shaping technology.
30 min
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Cat Next Gen Mini-excavator Technology Aids Pro...
9 min
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Technology Can Help Conquer Construction Challe...
25 min
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Doosan Sets Sights on Being Top 5 Construction ...
9 min
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What to Consider to Cover Your Costs & Maintain...
16 min
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KATO-CES Explores Industry Challenges, Opportun...
12 min
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Part 1 – OSHA’s COVID Emergency Standard: Could...
Aclaimant Chief Risk Architect Gary Pearce talks about the status of legal challenges to the temporary standard requiring employers to protect workers from COVID-19 infection, and the risks to companies that decide to wait and see
22 min
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Part 2 – OSHA’s COVID Emergency Standard: Prior...
Employer responsibility to protect workers from COVID-19 is not going away, so Aclaimant Chief Risk Architect Gary Pearce describes what’s new in OSHA’s emergency temporary standard and work that wise contractors can put in place to match the urgency of the emergency
13 min
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New Grease Specification Boosts Quality Control...
22 min
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Consigli Project Exec Proves Women Have Growth ...
14 min
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How Schlouch Inc. Uses Caterpillar Asphalt Pave...
15 min
39
eBay Investment will Enable bidadoo to Offer On...
26 min
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Society Needs Concrete; Concrete Needs Society ...
This Digging Deeper Podcast episode talks the Portland Cement Association’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality.
34 min
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Society Needs Concrete; Concrete Needs Society ...
This Digging Deeper Podcast episode talks the Portland Cement Association’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality.
30 min
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How Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments Can Reduc...
Masonry contractor Matt DiBara has been accepting cryptocurrency payment in his business and finds a role for the technology-based value transfer that can reduce individual payment amounts tied to easily verifiable milestones that could make 30/60/90 day terms ancient history
17 min
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Rock Structures Boosts Productivity & Cuts Cost...
6 min
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Defensive Driving Best Practices Can Combat One...
18 min
45
Ignite Construction Summit to Help Construction...
Industry expert Garry Bartecki will providse tips to help make sure the economic future of your business is secure.
11 min
46
Subcontractor Liens and Contracts and Protectin...
Karalynn Cromeens, an attorney specializing in the construction industry, talks about how subcontractors can improve their business practices to protect their business and profits.
17 min
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How Employers Must Respond to the Biden Vaccine...
OSHA is drafting an Emergency Temporary Standard that will require COVID vaccines or weekly testing. Before all the details are known, this safety and health professional says the work starts now, with developing a strategy to comply, or not
38 min
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Caterpillar Safety at Home Campaign Strives to ...
16 min
49
How Technology Helped During COVID-19 and Can C...
12 min
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Learn How to Overcome Construction Industry Cha...
Ignite Construction Summit speaker Alex Willis will help attendees identify blind spots in their business and push forward through the mounting challenges the construction industry faces.
11 min
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Kato-CES Sees Expansion Into Large Excavators a...
11 min
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How to Reduce Cybersecurity Threats in Construc...
Ghousuddin Syed, senior director at ISN, talks about the growing risk of cybersecurity threats in construction and what companies can do to reduce their vulnerability.
7 min
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Weigh the Pros and Cons of Biodegradable Fluids
What to know when choosing biodegradable fluids for mobile machinery applications.
16 min
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Construction Industry Experts Discuss How to So...
What is the construction industry doing to solve a workforce shortage?
47 min
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How to Create a Self-Sustaining Construction Bu...
Ignite Construction Summit speaker Jim Canfield to give attendees the tools they need to think, lead and manage their construction business post COVID-19.
6 min
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Goodfellow Bros. Talks Technology’s Role in its...
Part 2 of our conversation with Shepherd Nelson of Goodfellow Bros.
16 min
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Optimize Workplace Safety and Efficiency with C...
Triax Technologies CEO explains the development and applications of the Spot-r Radius solution.
15 min
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Goodfellow Bros. Shares What It’s Like to Manag...
First hand contractor experience on turning telematics data into actionable insights.
24 min
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How to Embrace a Mindset of Steady Growth at Yo...
Gold medal Olympian Adam Kreek to speak on creating sustainable performance at your construction company.
9 min
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Kubota Discusses Its SCL 1000 Stand-on Track Lo...
New stand-on track loader features wide tracks, a narrow body and 1,000-lb. rated operating capacity.
27 min
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Which Technologies Spurred by Pandemic are Boos...
How some are finding technology that delivers the greatest, fastest permanent gains in construction-project efficiency.
19 min
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Learn Valuable Tips to Improve Company Culture ...
Influential speaker Matt Booth will kickoff the Ignite Construction Summit with his session to help construction business owners create a positive mindset in employees from top to bottom.
10 min
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Fortress Development Solutions Uses Busy Busy ...
Busy Busy App helps contractor improve bid accuracy.
15 min
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What You Need to Know to Get Top Value From You...
Key trends in the construction industry that are affecting the types of demolition attachments used.
24 min
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Tips for Creating a Focused Business Strategy a...
Ignite Construction Summit speaker Dave Crenshaw offers tips to help avoid chaos in your construction business.
8 min
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How Wirtgen America Stayed Close to Customers i...
9 min
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Rebar Contractor Proves Women Have a Place as I...
Jacqueline Pruitt shares insights on how other women can forge their own career in construction.
20 min
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Barton Malow Uses Tool Tracking Technology to M...
Contractor shares first hand experience with tool tracking technology.
21 min
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McCarthy Partnership for Women Promotes Opportu...
Callie Nottingham with McCarthy Building Companies’ Southern California Region shares her journey into the construction industry.
13 min
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Asphalt Companies Strive to Improve Work Zone S...
Asphalt Materials Inc. has created a culture of safety at their company to achieve their goal of getting every worker get home to their families each night.
12 min
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Women Talk Career Potential Within the Construc...
Three female team members from Sunbelt Rentals discuss their roles and career paths.
32 min
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Suffolk Construction’s Lea Stendahl Highlights ...
Suffolk’s “Rebuild the Ratio” aims to grow its female workforce and STEM education for young girls.
19 min
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National BIM Program Could Build Project Produc...
National Institute of Building Sciences' efforts to expand Building Information Management standard.
24 min
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Construction Industry Experts Talk About the Co...
How to make technology integration your strategic advantage.
17 min
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Propane Vehicles Promise Smaller Carbon Footpri...
Steve Whaley, director of Autogas business development at PERC, discusses advantages of propane adoption.
34 min
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Infrastructure Investment Would be “Game Change...
Richard Branch, chief economist at Dodge Data & Analytics, shares the current construction outlook.
15 min
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Engine Diagnostic Systems Save Valuable Time an...
Advantages of investing in diesel engine diagnostic systems.
32 min
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Telemedical Service Delivers Managed Healthcare...
How smartphone-based screening technology will keep workers safer during the pandemic and after
33 min
79
What Does it Take to Create an Award Winning We...
Marvin Joles of Wis-Coat
16 min
80
Pandemic Impacts Driver Training
Jerry Klabacka, Associated Training Services and Diesel Truck Driver Training School
16 min
81
How Equipment Can Fill Construction’s Labor Sho...
The challenges of attracting workers
35 min
82
Procore Breaks into Preconstruction with Estico...
Cloud construction-management
16 min
83
Fraud Prevention in Construction is More Critic...
Stephen King, president and CEO of GrowthForce
26 min
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Skanska’s Johana Godoy Talks Career Opportuniti...
A rewarding career path
14 min
85
How Contractors Can Mitigate Safety Risks and M...
David Wald, CEO and co-founder of Aclaimant
23 min
86
Controlling the Frequency of Your Concrete Vibr...
This Digging Deeper Podcast episode talks about concrete vibration, what it does, why it’s important – and why you want to control the frequency.
31 min
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Kato-CES Builds on its Excavator and Compact Tr...
Kato - Compact Excavator Sales shares recent excavator product line expansions, the return of the CL35 compact track loader and additions and opportunities ahead.
17 min
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Data-driven Strategies to Manage Cash Flow and ...
What opportunities can data-driven decision making provide contractors?
25 min
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How MIPS Technology Can Reduce Brain Injuries H...
Multi-directional Impact Protection System can help mitigate risks and make workers safer on jobsites.
14 min
90
Miller Formless Celebrates 50 Years Plus Concre...
Darick Frasen of Miller Formless talks about the concrete paving industry
27 min
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Improving Work Zone Safety Through Innovation
PSS International is delivering products to the industry that help to ensure every person arrives home safely at the end of the day.
16 min
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Kato-CES Founder Mike Smith Looks to the Past a...
Kato-CES owner and founder Mike Smith talks all about the company, it's history and plans for the future.
14 min
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Pandemic Impact: InEight Measures 30% Jumps in ...
InEight users are overcoming COVID-19 with digital collaboration tools
25 min
94
Sunbelt Rentals Expert Shares the Truths Behind...
Common safety myths and misconceptions related to both fall protection and equipment used to work at heights
36 min
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DE Storage's Chris Teetor Describes How the Com...
Soil Connect helped DE Storage locate a specific soil required for an expansion project
14 min
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Caterpillar's Scott Thomas Discusses Advancemen...
Advanced technology and automated features differentiate the latest generation of articulated trucks from their predecessors.
26 min
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Chaney Enterprises Uses Zello Push-to-Talk Serv...
Building materials supplier upgrades from closed-loop communication system to Zello platform
14 min
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Hy-Brid Lift Revamps Product Line Adding 19-ft....
Hy-Brid Lift CEO Terry Dolan talks about the decision behind the revamp of the company's product line and the launch of its 19-ft. scissors lift in 2020.
21 min
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How Earthwave Technologies Telematics Technolog...
The Earthwave system focuses on measuring operators not just equipment usage
22 min
100
Built Technologies' Lien Waiver Software Shortc...
How Built For Contractors integrates with your software to automate the lien paper trail, speeding up payments and slashes administrative burdens.
23 min