14 episodes

Demolition NOW from the National Demolition Association (NDA) provides concise analysis of the government affairs issues impacting the industry, along with engaging interviews of industry leaders, experts and analysts that will provide unique perspectives on the demolition industry today. The podcast digs into the policy issues affecting the demolition industry including OSHA regulations, business and economics, labor policy, political developments and several others.

Demolition NOW NDA

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Demolition NOW from the National Demolition Association (NDA) provides concise analysis of the government affairs issues impacting the industry, along with engaging interviews of industry leaders, experts and analysts that will provide unique perspectives on the demolition industry today. The podcast digs into the policy issues affecting the demolition industry including OSHA regulations, business and economics, labor policy, political developments and several others.

    Episode 14: PHMSA Administrator “Skip” Elliott & NDA President Chris Godek Industry Outlook

    Episode 14: PHMSA Administrator “Skip” Elliott & NDA President Chris Godek Industry Outlook

    NDA Executive Director, Jeff Lambert, interviews Administrator “Skip” Elliott of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regarding hazardous material transportation in the demolition industry. Then, you'll hear an interview featuring NDA President Chris Godek exploring the demolition and recycling industry’s impacts and outlook emerging from the COVID-19 crisis. Finally, Kevin McKenney, NDA Director of Government Affairs, gives an update on NDA’s legislative and regulatory progress.

    • 42 min
    Episode 13: COVID-19 Demolition Industry Survey & Minimizing Business Risk During Uncertain Times

    Episode 13: COVID-19 Demolition Industry Survey & Minimizing Business Risk During Uncertain Times

    NDA Executive Director, Jeff Lambert, speaks to Adam Redling, Editor of Construction & Demolition Recycling, about the results of recent surveys conducted by NDA and Construction & Demolition Recycling. The purpose of these surveys were to help quantify the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the demolition industry. Next, Jeff speaks with Stefan Moss, who leads the National Demolition and Heavy Construction Practice at Gallagher. They discuss steps that NDA members can take to minimize business risk and changes in the insurance industry as a result of COVID-19. Finally, Kevin McKenney, NDA Director of Government Affairs, has a conversation with NDA Treasurer, Ben Hayden of Hayden Wrecking.

    • 53 min
    Episode 12: COVID-19 Update and Resources & Savings4Members

    Episode 12: COVID-19 Update and Resources & Savings4Members

    On this episode, NDA Executive Director Jeff Lambert speaks with NDA president Chris Godek about the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Then, Jeff speaks with Thomas Trapnell of McAlpine PC about some legal resources that members should consider if their operations are effected by COVID-19.  Then, NDA Director Government Affairs, Kevin McKenney, talks to Veronica Pratt, Account Relationship Specialist, with Savings4Member. Veronica explains what Savings4Members is, who it benefits, and most importantly, how NDA Members can use their services to save thousands of dollars a year on products and services they are already using. Finally, Kevin gives a Government Affairs update and discuss agency resources available to assist members related to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

    • 37 min
    Episode 11: DOL’s Joint Employer Rule & NDA’s 2019 Advocacy Year-in-Review

    Episode 11: DOL’s Joint Employer Rule & NDA’s 2019 Advocacy Year-in-Review

    NDA’s Director of Government Affairs, Kevin McKenney, explains the final rule set in place by the Department of Labor, set to go into effect on March 16, 2020. Later, Kevin reviews NDA advocacy wins from 2019.

    • 17 min
    Episode 10: Ohio EPA Programs & Demolition Austin

    Episode 10: Ohio EPA Programs & Demolition Austin

    On this episode of Demolition NOW, NDA Director of Government Affairs, Kevin McKenney, speaks to Ohio EPA’s  Dan Sowry about the Ohio Materials Market Place and the Ohio Grant Program. Then, NDA Executive Director, Jeff Lambert, discusses the exciting opportunities that will be available at Demolition Austin in February with NDA Convention Committee Chair, Tim Ramon.

    • 29 min
    Episode 9: Demolition in Community Development & Gayanga Co.’s Brian McKinney

    Episode 9: Demolition in Community Development & Gayanga Co.’s Brian McKinney

    On this episode, NDA’s Executive Director Jeff Lambert speaks with Christina Kelly, Director of Planning and Neighborhood Revitalization at the Genesee County Land Bank Authority, about the role of demolition in federally funded community development.  Later NDA’s Kevin McKenney will speak with Brian McKinney of Gayanga Co. about his Detroit based company and their role in the community, NDA education courses, and the future of workforce development in the industry.

    • 27 min

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