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CONEXPO – CON/AGG Radio: Construction Technology Trends For Contractors

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CONEXPO – CON/AGG Radio: Construction Technology Trends For Contractors

CONEXPO – CON/AGG Radio: Construction Technology Trends For Contractors

CONEXPO-CON/AGG

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Perspectives from construction business owners, heavy construction equipment experts and construction technology providers.

Latest Episodes

Maximizing Your Technology Investment with Britton Lawson of Veit & Company

You may know him on Instagram as “Technology Sandbox”, and Britton Lawson’s day-to-day job is just that, working with current and emerging construction technologies from grade control to telematics to bring efficiency to the jobsite. As director of construction technology at Veit & Company, Britton is the internal technology champion, helping the company to get the best ROI and evolve processes. Britton joins host Missy Scherber to discuss the current and future state of construction tech.

37 MINAPR 7
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Maximizing Your Technology Investment with Britton Lawson of Veit & Company

Successfully Running a Family-Owned Construction Company with Stacey Tompkins of Tompkins Excavating

Under Stacey Tompkins’ leadership, Tompkins Excavating out of Putnam County, New York has grown from a lawn mowing service provider to a woman-owned and family-operated, full-service commercial and residential excavation and landscape construction company. When she’s not dealing with dirt, she’s an active volunteer and mentor in her community and has been honored with numerous business and leadership awards.

54 MINFEB 11
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Successfully Running a Family-Owned Construction Company with Stacey Tompkins of Tompkins Excavating

Creating a Turnkey Experience with Chris Lane of Ronald Lane Inc.

While Chris Lane’s company employs more than 430 West Virginians and Pennsylvanians, he says their goal isn’t to be the biggest, just the most complete pipeline contractor in the region. The 27-year-old of vice president, Ronald Lane Inc. say creating a turnkey experience for clients has been the secret to their success. The company has 13 locations, over 500 pieces of equipment and handles every aspect of pipelaying.

32 MINJAN 14
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Creating a Turnkey Experience with Chris Lane of Ronald Lane Inc.

Telling Your Story with Aaron Witt of BuildWitt

He goes by “Chief Dirt Nerd” and he’s taking the construction world by storm with his unique ability to tell stories about the hard-working men and women mining for our materials and building our communities. While Aaron Witt hasn’t taken a traditional path into the industry, it’s one he loves, and one he thinks others should love too. Aaron and Host Missy Scherber discuss using social media to educate and inspire your current and future workforce.

53 MIN2019 DEC 10
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Telling Your Story with Aaron Witt of BuildWitt

Mastering Your Interpersonal Skills with Don Swasing of Schlouch Inc.

With more than three decades of heavy civil construction experience, Don Swasing knows a thing or two about building high performance teams. Don and Host Missy Scherber dig into the topic of “crucial conversations” and why you need to master your interpersonal skills to drive better results. Once you learn how to effectively navigate high-stakes conversations, you’ll build credibility and strengthen relationships with your customers, peers, direct reports and superiors.

45 MIN2019 NOV 12
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Mastering Your Interpersonal Skills with Don Swasing of Schlouch Inc.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Equipment Operators with Scott Colclough of PushySix

Armed with a Blackberry and mad operating skills, Scott Colclough started PushySix in 2012 as a YouTube channel affectionately named after his Caterpillar D6. Scott has grown PushySix into a globally recognized brand with a mission of inspiring the next generation of heavy equipment operators. Scott joins host Missy Scherber to talk about his passion for equipment and technology, as well as his vision for workforce development.

47 MIN2019 OCT 8
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Equipment Operators with Scott Colclough of PushySix

Game Changing Construction Technology with Ryan Goodfellow of Rock Structures

Are your legacy operators hesitant to use machine control? Are you worried the barrier to entry is too high? Ryan Goodfellow of Rock Structures talks about what technology to take advantage of now to increase productivity for your business. Plus: • Mastering the groundwork to move from laborer to operator • Building your clientele & repeat customers • Persevering through times of economic turmoil • Investing in your staff for improved performance & morale • Planning your trip to CONEXPO-

51 MIN2019 SEP 10
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Game Changing Construction Technology with Ryan Goodfellow of Rock Structures

Getting Aggressive with Your Business with Keaton Turner of Turner Mining Group

Are you losing bids or struggling to recruit new employees? Is new technology passing you by? It’s time to channel your energy into the right areas to supercharge your business. Keaton Turner, president of Turner Mining Group, joins Host Missy Scherber to discuss: starting your own business, where the mining industry is headed in the next two years, estimating, and bidding, technology implementation, and using social media to tell your story and recruit your workforce.

38 MIN2019 AUG 13
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Getting Aggressive with Your Business with Keaton Turner of Turner Mining Group

Wireless Connectivity Drives Construction Digitization with Marc Eisenberg of ORBCOMM

With the emergence of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics, wireless connectivity is the foundation that is needed to make all these connected strategies successful. Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM explains how the industry is continuing to evolve, the different types of wireless connectivity available today and still emerging for the future, and trends that will continue to drive automation and digitization forward in construction.

25 MIN2019 JUN 4
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Wireless Connectivity Drives Construction Digitization with Marc Eisenberg of ORBCOMM

Improving Safety & Compliance with Telematics with Fred Fakkema of Zonar

Fred Fakkema, vice president, compliance, Zonar, joins CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio to dive into the topic of telematics—and how it can help improve safety and compliance on construction projects, answering if digital records do in fact help with audits. Fakkema and Host Peggy Smedley dig into the top areas that telematics can help a construction fleet become safer, as well as the barriers to adoption. They also identify what a construction company should look for when investing in a telematics solution.

24 MIN2019 MAY 14
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Improving Safety & Compliance with Telematics with Fred Fakkema of Zonar

Latest Episodes

Maximizing Your Technology Investment with Britton Lawson of Veit & Company

You may know him on Instagram as “Technology Sandbox”, and Britton Lawson’s day-to-day job is just that, working with current and emerging construction technologies from grade control to telematics to bring efficiency to the jobsite. As director of construction technology at Veit & Company, Britton is the internal technology champion, helping the company to get the best ROI and evolve processes. Britton joins host Missy Scherber to discuss the current and future state of construction tech.

37 MINAPR 7
Comments
Maximizing Your Technology Investment with Britton Lawson of Veit & Company

Successfully Running a Family-Owned Construction Company with Stacey Tompkins of Tompkins Excavating

Under Stacey Tompkins’ leadership, Tompkins Excavating out of Putnam County, New York has grown from a lawn mowing service provider to a woman-owned and family-operated, full-service commercial and residential excavation and landscape construction company. When she’s not dealing with dirt, she’s an active volunteer and mentor in her community and has been honored with numerous business and leadership awards.

54 MINFEB 11
Comments
Successfully Running a Family-Owned Construction Company with Stacey Tompkins of Tompkins Excavating

Creating a Turnkey Experience with Chris Lane of Ronald Lane Inc.

While Chris Lane’s company employs more than 430 West Virginians and Pennsylvanians, he says their goal isn’t to be the biggest, just the most complete pipeline contractor in the region. The 27-year-old of vice president, Ronald Lane Inc. say creating a turnkey experience for clients has been the secret to their success. The company has 13 locations, over 500 pieces of equipment and handles every aspect of pipelaying.

32 MINJAN 14
Comments
Creating a Turnkey Experience with Chris Lane of Ronald Lane Inc.

Telling Your Story with Aaron Witt of BuildWitt

He goes by “Chief Dirt Nerd” and he’s taking the construction world by storm with his unique ability to tell stories about the hard-working men and women mining for our materials and building our communities. While Aaron Witt hasn’t taken a traditional path into the industry, it’s one he loves, and one he thinks others should love too. Aaron and Host Missy Scherber discuss using social media to educate and inspire your current and future workforce.

53 MIN2019 DEC 10
Comments
Telling Your Story with Aaron Witt of BuildWitt

Mastering Your Interpersonal Skills with Don Swasing of Schlouch Inc.

With more than three decades of heavy civil construction experience, Don Swasing knows a thing or two about building high performance teams. Don and Host Missy Scherber dig into the topic of “crucial conversations” and why you need to master your interpersonal skills to drive better results. Once you learn how to effectively navigate high-stakes conversations, you’ll build credibility and strengthen relationships with your customers, peers, direct reports and superiors.

45 MIN2019 NOV 12
Comments
Mastering Your Interpersonal Skills with Don Swasing of Schlouch Inc.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Equipment Operators with Scott Colclough of PushySix

Armed with a Blackberry and mad operating skills, Scott Colclough started PushySix in 2012 as a YouTube channel affectionately named after his Caterpillar D6. Scott has grown PushySix into a globally recognized brand with a mission of inspiring the next generation of heavy equipment operators. Scott joins host Missy Scherber to talk about his passion for equipment and technology, as well as his vision for workforce development.

47 MIN2019 OCT 8
Comments
Inspiring the Next Generation of Equipment Operators with Scott Colclough of PushySix

Game Changing Construction Technology with Ryan Goodfellow of Rock Structures

Are your legacy operators hesitant to use machine control? Are you worried the barrier to entry is too high? Ryan Goodfellow of Rock Structures talks about what technology to take advantage of now to increase productivity for your business. Plus: • Mastering the groundwork to move from laborer to operator • Building your clientele & repeat customers • Persevering through times of economic turmoil • Investing in your staff for improved performance & morale • Planning your trip to CONEXPO-

51 MIN2019 SEP 10
Comments
Game Changing Construction Technology with Ryan Goodfellow of Rock Structures

Getting Aggressive with Your Business with Keaton Turner of Turner Mining Group

Are you losing bids or struggling to recruit new employees? Is new technology passing you by? It’s time to channel your energy into the right areas to supercharge your business. Keaton Turner, president of Turner Mining Group, joins Host Missy Scherber to discuss: starting your own business, where the mining industry is headed in the next two years, estimating, and bidding, technology implementation, and using social media to tell your story and recruit your workforce.

38 MIN2019 AUG 13
Comments
Getting Aggressive with Your Business with Keaton Turner of Turner Mining Group

Wireless Connectivity Drives Construction Digitization with Marc Eisenberg of ORBCOMM

With the emergence of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics, wireless connectivity is the foundation that is needed to make all these connected strategies successful. Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM explains how the industry is continuing to evolve, the different types of wireless connectivity available today and still emerging for the future, and trends that will continue to drive automation and digitization forward in construction.

25 MIN2019 JUN 4
Comments
Wireless Connectivity Drives Construction Digitization with Marc Eisenberg of ORBCOMM

Improving Safety & Compliance with Telematics with Fred Fakkema of Zonar

Fred Fakkema, vice president, compliance, Zonar, joins CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio to dive into the topic of telematics—and how it can help improve safety and compliance on construction projects, answering if digital records do in fact help with audits. Fakkema and Host Peggy Smedley dig into the top areas that telematics can help a construction fleet become safer, as well as the barriers to adoption. They also identify what a construction company should look for when investing in a telematics solution.

24 MIN2019 MAY 14
Comments
Improving Safety & Compliance with Telematics with Fred Fakkema of Zonar
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