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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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
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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
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The Benefits of Drone Surveying in Earthmoving ...
Propeller Aerobotics CEO discusses the benefits of drone surveying in earthmoving
19 min
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Gearflow Explains Why Your Construction Busines...
Gearflow offers tips on online marketing for your business
30 min
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TruckIt CEO Shares Benefits of E-ticketing
Pace Davis discusses the advantages of e-ticketing in place of paper-based systems
21 min
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ABC’s Greg Sizemore Shares Opportunities to Gro...
Greg Sizemore digs into the opportunities the construction industry has to rebuild its workforce during and because of the pandemic environment.
12 min
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Raken Explores How COVID is Turning Prefab, Vid...
Building through the coronavirus pandemic is demanding unconventional approaches
35 min
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Mauldin Group Offers Construction Marketing Str...
Bonnie Mauldin, managing director of The Mauldin Group shares insights on how to market your construction business to help secure work in the current environment.
26 min
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Howard Hawk Shares Pandemic’s Influence on Onli...
The pandemic is accelerating the trend toward increased online buying and selling of heavy equipment.
33 min
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Volvo Construction's James Bretz Discuss How Te...
The role of telematics continues to evolve as the technology progresses and the dealer will play a more important role in the future.
23 min
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Safety Expert John Meola Shares Heat Stress Man...
When summer temperatures rise, many construction workers are at risk of heat stress
44 min
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John Deere Explains How Different Levels of Gra...
Highlights of the different levels of grade control technology available and their potential to improve jobsite productivity.
21 min
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Roadbotics' Ben Schmidt Discusses How to Better...
New road monitoring system helps cities and municipalities save time and money on pavement maintenance programs.
15 min
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Stellar Industries' Service Truck Telematics Sy...
Stellar Telematics includes Fleet View to help fleet managers optimize their fleet and E-Link Mobile to help operators be more productive and see service reminders.
4 min
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How Coronavirus Threatens Construction Loans
Built Technology’s construction lending software tracked the progress of projects since many were placed on hold with the COVID shutdowns.
30 min
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ThinkWhy’s Jay Denton Provides Mid-2020 Constru...
Jay Denton assesses the trends in construction employment leading up to the pandemic and how things have changed
13 min
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Pennsylvania Contractor Poole Anderson Construc...
How Poole Anderson Construction positioned itself to move ahead both during and after the coronavirus pandemic shutdown.
24 min
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Hy-Brid Lift's Terry Dolan Shares His Perspecti...
Terry Dolan of Hy-Brid Lifts looks back at what occurred in 2019 and what the industries will be focusing on in 2020 and beyond.
14 min
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Alliance Tire's Ryan Lopes Explains the Importa...
From sidewall construction to the complex world of compounds, you’ll get an inside look at how tires give telehandlers and MEWPs a boost.
28 min
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NYC Contractor AA Jedson Co. Sees Working Aroun...
New York metro general contractor’s president talks about how AA Jedson Co. is back to work on all of its sites
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Sarah Loaiza Explains How Samsara Can Increase ...
Samsara Fleet Management System can be used to increase the efficiency and safety of your truck fleet
12 min
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Bobcat Redesigns R Series Loaders for Versatility
Listen in to hear Bobcat talk about the features on its new 60-frame size vertical lift loaders including the T66, T64, S64 and S66 models.
15 min
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How Equipment Financing Can Help Contractors Co...
Things to consider as you manage liquidity, cash flow and equipment needs in the face of pandemic business conditions.
12 min
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Challenge Your Thinking about Data Security to ...
Construction software becomes a competitive advantage when it delivers actionable project insights
22 min
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ABC's Greg Sizemore Talks About the Need to Add...
Suicide risks in construction, paired with the coronavirus pandemic, is a crisis needing serious mitigation
23 min
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Gilbane Building Company Talks About How Corona...
Joe Piro of Gilbane Building Company shares the changes he anticipates as a result of the pandemic
27 min
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ABC Discusses Coronavirus Impact on Constructio...
ABC's Mike Bellaman shares outlook for construction industry going forward
17 min
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How Much First Quarter GDP Dampens 2020 Constru...
Richard Branch explains how Q1 GDP numbers influence the outlook for the economy and construction spending in 2020
29 min
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How Cloud Software Slashes Contractor’s Risk as...
How smart devices and collaborative project-management software can document the oral contracts made on site
22 min
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Dennis Capizzi Discusses Advances in Head Prote...
Head Protection Moves Beyond Hard Hats to Maximize Safety
14 min
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Milwaukee Tool's Brian Alves Talks About the Ne...
The MX Fuel Equipment System is the first ever system of battery-powered light equipment
21 min
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How 5G Cellular will Enable IoT to Turbocharge ...
Electronics manufacturer Morey expects that enlarging the cellular data pipeline with 5G going will positively impact construction
24 min
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CG/LA Infrastructure Discusses Strategic Infras...
Infrastructure stimulus critical for the U.S. to emerge from coronavirus crisis
26 min
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Genie's Matt Fearon Reflects on Aerial Lift Ind...
Major trends and challenges in 2019 for the aerial lift equipment market and opportunities in 2020
17 min
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Jay Tangney with Suffolk Shares How Military Ve...
Suffolk solves labor shortage by celebrating military veterans
22 min
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How Social Media Affects Your Brand's Health wi...
12 min
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UVify's Robert Cheek Talks Drone Technology in ...
The Possibilities of Drone Technology on the Construction Jobsite
15 min
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Skyjack's David Swan Discusses Load Sensing Tec...
The latest load sensing technology being incorporated into boom and scissor lifts
7 min
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Perkins Talks About Hybrid Technology in Engines
Listen in to hear how Perkins newest hybrid technology works and how it benefits contractors and OEMs.
11 min
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Skyjack's David Swan Highlights Benefits of Ele...
Unique technologies Skyjack is offering for its lift equipment product lines
13 min
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Hyundai Digs Into What Construction Equipment T...
Why construction equipment technology data can be used to make Hyundai machines better for customers
14 min
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Tim Davison Discusses the Role of Mechanic's Tr...
The Evolution of the Mechanic's Truck
18 min
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Adam Woods Highlights Technology Advancements f...
LBX grade control, wide angle visual enhancement system and more
24 min
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Philippi-Hagenbuch Talks About the Products It ...
Listen in to the company's press conference from CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020
13 min
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Tenna's Austin Conti Explains How Tenna Asset T...
Tenna tracks small tools up to large construction equipment including preventative maintenance scheduling and information capture from the field.
11 min
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Coretex's Dean Marris Talks IoT Opportunities f...
Telematics and IoT to help ready mix companies run their businesses more effectively.
27 min
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RDO Equipment's Dennis Howard Talks About the U...
The 2019 year was very good, starting out strong and finishing strong.
11 min
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Caterpillar’s Think Big Program for Service Tec...
Griffin Reome tells us how it works and offers his unique perspective as a graduate of the program
6 min
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Chevron Expects New Engine Oil to Extend DPF Li...
Chevron is reducing the sulfated ash put into an engine oil by nearly 60% which in turn extends the life of the DPF.
6 min
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Al Quinn Talks About How the Hitachi Loader Bra...
Hitachi Loaders is looking for different ways to come to market, use technology wisely and compete in a marketplace with some large players.
6 min
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Snorkel's Don Ahern Talks About Company's Appro...
Snorkel makes concerted effort to take a different approach compared to competitors
18 min
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John Deere Experts Talk Machine Automation
Hear how John Deere plans to incorporate automation into its machines
9 min
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Michael Newport of Bobcat Gives Firsthand Exper...
Michael Newport of Bobcat tells his dramatic firsthand experience of the programs peer hotline saving his life.
6 min
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Serious Labs' Jim Colvin Talks About Using Tech...
Serious Labs uses familiar technologies for training the younger generations
10 min
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AED Foundation and Caterpillar Investing in Red...
Caterpillar and the AED Foundation announce a $300,000 scholarship
10 min
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Kobelco's Dave Donneral Talks About What Sets I...
Kobelco is expanding its construction excavator offering
8 min
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John Deere Enhancing Connectivity for Construct...
Brian Rauch and Jon Gilbeck discuss how telematics technology and connectivity is changing
8 min
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Kubota Gets into the Stand-on Track Loader Market
Kubota introduces SCL 1000 track loader
28 min
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Sany America's Doug Friesen Discusses Plans for...
What does Sany America have planned for the future?
11 min
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Liebherr's Peter Mayr Discusses's New State of ...
Liebherr is investing in its US market and customers and expanding services
6 min
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Caterpillar's Griffin Reome Talks Solving the S...
What can be done to attract the next generation of service technicians in construction?
7 min
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Caterpillar's Fred Rio Talks About the Roadmap ...
What could autonomous technology mean for construction businesses and equipment operators
17 min
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Electrification of Compact Construction Equipme...
Electrification of Compact Construction Equipment Continues to Gain Momentum
14 min
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Trimble's Aviad Almagor Talks Robotics in Const...
Robotics in construction can improve productivity and safety
15 min
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‘I Built This’ Program Puts Tools That Launch C...
Program working to combat workforce shortages by building industry diversity
25 min
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Trends in Technology Adoption in Construction w...
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JLG's Frank Nerenhausen Talks Trends in Equipme...
2019 was a good year for the rental industry, but 2020 may experience a modest decline.
17 min
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PPE Best Practices with Safety Expert John Meola
John Meola, safety manager, Timmons Group, discusses PPE best practices that can help to enhance safety on your construction sites.
34 min
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Ginger Butz Discusses Rise in Construction Equi...
Construction contractors are saving money by renting instead of buying equipment
8 min
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Skyjack Forecasts Trends and Technology Impacti...
Malcolm Early and Ken McDougall of Skyjack look at trends and expectations in the rental industry
22 min
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John Gibbons Talks About Cummins Plans for the ...
After celebrating 100 years Cummins is looking at the future of its power products
15 min
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Thomas Rugg Discusses Allmand's Leveraging of B...
Learn more about some of Allmands new products including some battery-powered concept products
6 min
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Brian Astl Overviews How Lind Equipment's All-i...
Lind Equipment's All-in-One Beacon LED tower provides the functionality of three separate lighting assets in a single package
5 min
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Chad Hislop Discusses How Genie is Adapting Lif...
Learn more about the overall direction Genie is taking with its lift equipment products
8 min
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Scott Cannon Explains How BigRentz Makes Market...
BigRentz helps rental companies succeed with online advertising
4 min
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Caroldean Ross of RETS Associates' Tips on Hiri...
How construction companies are competing - and succeeding - for top talent
15 min
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Kevin Thieneman Discusses Chinese Influence on ...
LiuGong vice president discusses the influence of Chinese companies on the North American market and customers.
11 min
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Mani Iyer Shares LiuGong's Plans for Growth in ...
LiuGong president on how the company is approaching the North American market, product expansion, market growth and more
11 min
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Craig Wilkens of Doosan Explains How Intelligen...
Wet stacking with generators is a problem that Doosan's ILMS option can help solve
9 min
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Kevin Vonesh Explains How Trimble Addresses Tec...
Trimble has broadened its ready mix fleet product line
6 min
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Stephen Avery of Briggs & Stratton Details the ...
Briggs & Stratton has released its 5 kW lithium battery with plans for a 2.5 kW and 10 kW options in the future
6 min
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Jeff Brown Explains How Caterpillar is Integrat...
Insight into Caterpillar's technology integration including new Smart Technology and Smart Attachments
16 min
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Hilti Looking to Future by Investing in Trends
Martina McIsaac talks about where Hilti is and where the company is heading in the future
8 min
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Case Redesigns B Series Skid Steers and CTLs to...
The new Case B Series were designed to be simple and intuitive to operate and control
5 min
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Topcon Laser Scanner with Rithm Software Monito...
The GLS-2000 with Rithm software provides a heat map of high and low spots on fresh concrete pours
3 min
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Bendix 2.0 Enhances Safety on Mack Granite Trucks
Tim Wrinkle of Mack Trucks Highlights Key Features of Bendix 2.0 for Granite Trucks
2 min
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Traliant CLO Andrew Rawson on Sexual Harassment...
Adequate and comprehensive sexual harassment training can help protect construction companies
19 min
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Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence in Con...
14 min
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Telematics Adoption Trends in Rental Operations...
How to Ensure Your Rental Company Gets the Most Out of Telematics Data
13 min
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Current and Future Benefits of Telematics Data ...
Telematics Data Analysis Makes Jobsites Safer and Reduces Operating Costs
20 min
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Katrin Lepik Discusses Communication Technology...
How Emerging Technology Enables Better Communication in the Construction Industry
17 min
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BigRentz Talks Equipment Rental Trends from 201...
Equipment rental activity could indicate rental trends, equipment availability and costs as we move into 2020
8 min
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Verizon Connect’s Integrated Video Technology A...
Kevin Aries discusses transportation management, combating unsafe driving habits and Verizon Connect’s new Integrated Video service
17 min
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Talbert Expands Operations to Provide Better Tr...
Talbert recently expanded facilities in its Rensselaer, IN, and Liberty, NC, locations
10 min
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Doosan Upgrades Air Compressors as Industry Mov...
Doosan is augmenting its product line to add more value for the customer
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