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Welcome to Get A Load Of This. The podcast bringing you conversations with industry experts and leaders in civil construction, aggregates, and technology. We dive into the topics that impact the industry today covering everything from the infrastructure bill to marketing, retaining top talent, and autonomous drones. Season 1 is out now with new episodes every week.

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    • Technology
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Welcome to Get A Load Of This. The podcast bringing you conversations with industry experts and leaders in civil construction, aggregates, and technology. We dive into the topics that impact the industry today covering everything from the infrastructure bill to marketing, retaining top talent, and autonomous drones. Season 1 is out now with new episodes every week.

    7: Get Ready for Construction's Workforce Development Revolution

    7: Get Ready for Construction's Workforce Development Revolution

    Over the course of this season, we covered some of the challenges the industry is up against and the creative ways people across the country are solving those challenges. 
    Kristina Mahler is an industry amplifier and the founder of Steel Toe Co and Crew Collaborative. We’re excited to end this season with an episode that focuses on the future. We’re talking about workforce development today.
    Kristina is an advocate for changing the way we think about building the future generation of construction professionals and she is at the forefront of what might be a workforce development revolution.

    • 27 min
    6: What the Contractor's Best Friend Has to Say About Training

    6: What the Contractor's Best Friend Has to Say About Training

    Over the course of this season, we are covering some of the challenges the industry is up against and the creative ways people across the country are solving those challenges. 
    Brad Humphrey has come to be known as the Contractor’s Best Friend and hosts his podcast in conjunction with Caterpillar. Not only is he an expert who shares his knowledge on his podcast but he is also actively involved in building training programs leveraged all across the country. 
    Brad joins us today to share his knowledge and experience in the industry. Specifically, we’re talking about the important role that training plays in building a great team. He shares some of the practical ways he has leveraged training in the field and in the office -- and how to make the most of an employee’s first 90 days on the job. 

    • 40 min
    5: Shining a Spotlight on Women in Infrastructure

    5: Shining a Spotlight on Women in Infrastructure

    Over the course of this season, we are covering some of the challenges the industry is up against and the creative ways people across the country are solving those challenges. 


    Natasha Ozybko and her partner Monica Dutcher started MOXY: The Voice of Women In Infrastructure earlier this year. As co-founders, they are committed to telling the stories of women working in traditionally male-dominated industries. 

    Natasha joins us today to discuss the changing landscape for women in construction. Some of the frontrunners that are making their voices heard and potential ways that women can help overcome challenges the industry faces today in light of labor shortages. 

    • 26 min
    4: The Key To Tech-Adoption in Construction: Purpose-Built Solutions

    4: The Key To Tech-Adoption in Construction: Purpose-Built Solutions

    Over the course of this season, we are covering some of the challenges the industry is up against and the creative ways people across the country are solving those challenges. 
    Ian Feinberg is a Senior Product Manager at Trux. He has a proven track record of creating construction software solutions with over 8 years of experience both at Trux and previously at Viewpoint. 
    Ian joins us today to talk about his experience creating technology for the construction and aggregates industry, including the ways it is different from designing and building technology for other sectors. When creating solutions for people doing hands-on work - there is only one approach - to get hands-on yourself. 

    • 28 min
    3: Making Automation Work in the Real-World

    3: Making Automation Work in the Real-World

    Over the course of this season, we are covering some of the challenges the industry is up against and the creative ways people across the country are solving those challenges. 

    Reese Mozer is the CEO of American Robotics. He's the brains behind the only FAA-approved autonomous drones. His technology is being leveraged today in agriculture, defense -- and construction. 

    Reese joins us today to talk about how the drone technology he and his team have developed is leveraged in the construction and aggregates industry. We'll also discuss his thoughts on where automation currently stands in the industry.  

    • 33 min
    2: How Labor Shortages are Changing the Construction Industries' Stance on Technology

    2: How Labor Shortages are Changing the Construction Industries' Stance on Technology

    Over the course of this season, we are covering some of the challenges the industry is up against and the creative ways people across the country are solving those challenges.

    Jason Waddell is a General Manager in the mining and aggregates industry with a wealth of knowledge. He's worked for several large companies and worked his way up from his start in the industry as a general laborer to his position today as a GM. 

    Jason joins us today to talk about one of the topics on everyone's mind - labor shortages. He's seen this challenge first-hand and is able to give his views on what it will take to draw new talent into the industry - including leveraging newer technology. 

    • 42 min

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