33 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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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

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 33 (February 12, 2024): Women In Demo, NDA Hall of Fame Inductee Bob Stuppy, and More

    Episode 33 (February 12, 2024): Women In Demo, NDA Hall of Fame Inductee Bob Stuppy, and More

    In this episode, we introduce a brand new segment called Women In Demo, featuring NDA Marketing and Communications Committee Member Connie Clearwater sitting down with Sarah Scott (Priestley Demolition) to talk about her success and experience working in the industry. We then sit down with NDA Hall of Fame Member Bob Stuppy to discuss his 34 year history with Labounty, the importance of getting involved with NDA, and more. We cap things off with a federal update from NDA Director of Government Affairs Alex McIntyre.

    • 35 min
    Episode 32 (December 2023): Demo DEMOgraphics with Jeff Sessler (Sessler Wrecking): NDA 50th Anniversary Annual Convention & Expo, Live Demolition Event™ and What to Expect on the Regulatory Agenda

    Episode 32 (December 2023): Demo DEMOgraphics with Jeff Sessler (Sessler Wrecking): NDA 50th Anniversary Annual Convention & Expo, Live Demolition Event™ and What to Expect on the Regulatory Agenda

    In this episode, as part of Demo Demographics segment, we delve into the world of demolition with Jeff Sessler, part of the third-generation ownership team at Sessler Companies. With over two decades of industry expertise, Jeff spearheads sales,
    development, and company operations. We then shift our focus to the upcoming NDA 50th Anniversary Annual Convention & Expo, Demolition San Antonio. Jeff, as the current Chair of the Convention Committee and a member of the Board of Directors, shares insights into this momentous event. Finally, we gain valuable updates on government affairs, including heat illness and the regulatory agenda, from NDA Director of Government Affairs, Alex McIntyre.

    • 42 min
    Episode 31 (September 22, 2023): Demo DEMOgraphics with Brian Priestly (PDI): Awards Season is Here! Awards, Scholarships, and What to Expect on the Regulatory Agenda

    Episode 31 (September 22, 2023): Demo DEMOgraphics with Brian Priestly (PDI): Awards Season is Here! Awards, Scholarships, and What to Expect on the Regulatory Agenda

    In this episode, we interview Brian Priestly, Executive Vice President of North American Operations at PDI, a demolition company with over 25 years of experience. We discuss PDI's history, management team structure, and succession plan. Next, we talk to Jim Graham, Principal at Winter Environmental and NDA Board member and Awards Chair, about this year's NDA awards and scholarships applications. Finally, we hear from NDA Director of Government Affairs, Alex McIntyre, who provides an update on government affairs, including heat illness and the regulatory agenda.

    • 43 min
    Episode 30 (August 2023): Demo Demographics and Government Affairs/Legislative Priorities

    Episode 30 (August 2023): Demo Demographics and Government Affairs/Legislative Priorities

    In this episode, we introduce a new segment called "Demo Demographics." This segment features interviews with owners and C-suite executives from member companies across North America, discussing their company history, challenges, and opportunities.

    We interviewed current NDA Vice President Ben Hayden, Vice President/Owner of Hayden Wrecking out of St. Louis, Missouri. We also sat down with NDA Director of Government Affairs Alex McIntyre, who discussed upcoming legislation and regulation.

    • 37 min
    Episode 29: NDA President James Milburn, Labor and Workforce Update and NDA Legislative Priorities

    Episode 29: NDA President James Milburn, Labor and Workforce Update and NDA Legislative Priorities

    In this episode, we talk with NDA President James Milburn, Milburn Demolition as he discusses his career path in the industry, what makes him tick and the new 2023 Strategic Plan. NDA has in store many exciting new projects including chapter formation, the Certified Demolition Supervisor (CDS) and member growth. Next, we sit down for a conversation with Claudia St. John with Affinity HR, NDA’s workforce solutions partner, to discuss workforce development including skilled labor shortages and what NDA members can do in the near and long-term to ensure their businesses are ready for the next 10 to 15 years. Finally, we hear from NDA Director of Government Affairs, Alex McIntyre as he discusses the upcoming legislation and regulation.

    • 58 min
    Episode 28: NDA Demolition Pre-Engineering Survey, Certified Demolition Supervisor and NDA legislative priorities

    Episode 28: NDA Demolition Pre-Engineering Survey, Certified Demolition Supervisor and NDA legislative priorities

    Safety begins at the planning stage. In this episode, we talk with NDA Board member and Safety Committee Chair John Satterwhite, Vice President at Lloyd D. Nabors Demolition, Inc., on the recent update to the NDA Demolition Pre-Engineering Survey and the importance of the pre-start Engineering Survey to demolition. Next, we hear from Yenny Caceres, Certification Manager for the Certification Board of the NDA (CBN) on the Certified Demolition Supervisor test, criteria and timeframe for launch of the certification. Finally, we hear from NDA Director of Government Affairs, Alex McIntyre as he discusses the upcoming legislation, regulation and NDA’s 2023 legislative and regulatory priorities.

    • 32 min

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