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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Barton Malow Uses Tool Tracking Technology to M...
Contractor shares first hand experience with tool tracking technology.
21 min
2
McCarthy Partnership for Women Promotes Opportu...
Callie Nottingham with McCarthy Building Companies’ Southern California Region shares her journey into the construction industry.
13 min
3
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
4
Women Talk Career Potential Within the Construc...
Three female team members from Sunbelt Rentals discuss their roles and career paths.
32 min
5
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
6
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
8
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
10
Engine Diagnostic Systems Save Valuable Time an...
Advantages of investing in diesel engine diagnostic systems.
32 min
11
Telemedical Service Delivers Managed Healthcare...
How smartphone-based screening technology will keep workers safer during the pandemic and after
33 min
12
What Does it Take to Create an Award Winning We...
Marvin Joles of Wis-Coat
16 min
13
Pandemic Impacts Driver Training
Jerry Klabacka, Associated Training Services and Diesel Truck Driver Training School
16 min
14
How Equipment Can Fill Construction’s Labor Sho...
The challenges of attracting workers
35 min
15
Procore Breaks into Preconstruction with Estico...
Cloud construction-management
16 min
16
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
18
How Contractors Can Mitigate Safety Risks and M...
David Wald, CEO and co-founder of Aclaimant
23 min
19
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
20
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
21
Data-driven Strategies to Manage Cash Flow and ...
What opportunities can data-driven decision making provide contractors?
25 min
22
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
23
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
25
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
26
Pandemic Impact: InEight Measures 30% Jumps in ...
InEight users are overcoming COVID-19 with digital collaboration tools
25 min
27
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
28
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
29
Caterpillar's Scott Thomas Discusses Advancemen...
Advanced technology and automated features differentiate the latest generation of articulated trucks from their predecessors.
26 min
30
Chaney Enterprises Uses Zello Push-to-Talk Serv...
Building materials supplier upgrades from closed-loop communication system to Zello platform
14 min
31
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
33
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
34
The Benefits of Drone Surveying in Earthmoving ...
Propeller Aerobotics CEO discusses the benefits of drone surveying in earthmoving
19 min
35
Gearflow Explains Why Your Construction Busines...
Gearflow offers tips on online marketing for your business
30 min
36
TruckIt CEO Shares Benefits of E-ticketing
Pace Davis discusses the advantages of e-ticketing in place of paper-based systems
21 min
37
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
38
Raken Explores How COVID is Turning Prefab, Vid...
Building through the coronavirus pandemic is demanding unconventional approaches
35 min
39
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
40
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
41
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
42
Safety Expert John Meola Shares Heat Stress Man...
When summer temperatures rise, many construction workers are at risk of heat stress
44 min
43
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
44
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
45
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
46
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
47
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
48
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
50
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
51
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
33 min
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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
53
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
54
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
55
Challenge Your Thinking about Data Security to ...
Construction software becomes a competitive advantage when it delivers actionable project insights
22 min
56
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
57
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
58
ABC Discusses Coronavirus Impact on Constructio...
ABC's Mike Bellaman shares outlook for construction industry going forward
17 min
59
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
60
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
61
Dennis Capizzi Discusses Advances in Head Prote...
Head Protection Moves Beyond Hard Hats to Maximize Safety
14 min
62
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
63
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
64
CG/LA Infrastructure Discusses Strategic Infras...
Infrastructure stimulus critical for the U.S. to emerge from coronavirus crisis
26 min
65
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
66
Jay Tangney with Suffolk Shares How Military Ve...
Suffolk solves labor shortage by celebrating military veterans
22 min
67
How Social Media Affects Your Brand's Health wi...
12 min
68
UVify's Robert Cheek Talks Drone Technology in ...
The Possibilities of Drone Technology on the Construction Jobsite
15 min
69
Skyjack's David Swan Discusses Load Sensing Tec...
The latest load sensing technology being incorporated into boom and scissor lifts
7 min
70
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
71
Skyjack's David Swan Highlights Benefits of Ele...
Unique technologies Skyjack is offering for its lift equipment product lines
13 min
72
Hyundai Digs Into What Construction Equipment T...
Why construction equipment technology data can be used to make Hyundai machines better for customers
14 min
73
Tim Davison Discusses the Role of Mechanic's Tr...
The Evolution of the Mechanic's Truck
18 min
74
Adam Woods Highlights Technology Advancements f...
LBX grade control, wide angle visual enhancement system and more
24 min
75
Philippi-Hagenbuch Talks About the Products It ...
Listen in to the company's press conference from CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020
13 min
76
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
77
Coretex's Dean Marris Talks IoT Opportunities f...
Telematics and IoT to help ready mix companies run their businesses more effectively.
27 min
78
RDO Equipment's Dennis Howard Talks About the U...
The 2019 year was very good, starting out strong and finishing strong.
11 min
79
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
80
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
81
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
82
Snorkel's Don Ahern Talks About Company's Appro...
Snorkel makes concerted effort to take a different approach compared to competitors
18 min
83
John Deere Experts Talk Machine Automation
Hear how John Deere plans to incorporate automation into its machines
9 min
84
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
85
Serious Labs' Jim Colvin Talks About Using Tech...
Serious Labs uses familiar technologies for training the younger generations
10 min
86
AED Foundation and Caterpillar Investing in Red...
Caterpillar and the AED Foundation announce a $300,000 scholarship
10 min
87
Kobelco's Dave Donneral Talks About What Sets I...
Kobelco is expanding its construction excavator offering
8 min
88
John Deere Enhancing Connectivity for Construct...
Brian Rauch and Jon Gilbeck discuss how telematics technology and connectivity is changing
8 min
89
Kubota Gets into the Stand-on Track Loader Market
Kubota introduces SCL 1000 track loader
28 min
90
Sany America's Doug Friesen Discusses Plans for...
What does Sany America have planned for the future?
11 min
91
Liebherr's Peter Mayr Discusses's New State of ...
Liebherr is investing in its US market and customers and expanding services
6 min
92
Caterpillar's Griffin Reome Talks Solving the S...
What can be done to attract the next generation of service technicians in construction?
7 min
93
Caterpillar's Fred Rio Talks About the Roadmap ...
What could autonomous technology mean for construction businesses and equipment operators
17 min
94
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
96
‘I Built This’ Program Puts Tools That Launch C...
Program working to combat workforce shortages by building industry diversity
25 min
97
Trends in Technology Adoption in Construction w...
11 min
98
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
99
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
100
Ginger Butz Discusses Rise in Construction Equi...
Construction contractors are saving money by renting instead of buying equipment
8 min