21 episodes

The Construction Revolution Podcast explores the latest tech, individuals, companies and business practices that are revolutionizing the construction industry.

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The Construction Revolution Podcast explores the latest tech, individuals, companies and business practices that are revolutionizing the construction industry.

    The Future of 3D Printed Construction with Vincent Albanese and Ian Artur

    The Future of 3D Printed Construction with Vincent Albanese and Ian Artur

    In this episode of the Construction Revolution Podcast, we sit down with Vincent Albanese of COBOD International and Ian Artur of nidus3D. Nidus3D partnered with COBOD International and Habitat for Humanity to create Canada's first 3D printed multi-unit structure made entirely with concrete using COBOD's BOD2 construction printer. They explain how these economical and environmentally friendly 3D printed homes could become a common building style for those in need of accessible housing. Vincent describes how COBOD and their partners like nidus3D are working together to build structures around the globe faster, with less waste, and at a lower cost. Tune in to learn how COBOD International and their partners are revolutionizing the construction industry with their autonomous building solutions.

    • 49 min
    Bringing Lean Principles to the Construction Industry with Jonathan Harvey of The New Jobsite

    Bringing Lean Principles to the Construction Industry with Jonathan Harvey of The New Jobsite

    In this episode of the Construction Revolution podcast, we sit down with Jonathan Harvey, Founder and Principal of The New Jobsite. Jonathan founded the company in 2019, after over 15 years on jobsites where he was constantly thinking of ways to build faster and safer, with better tools and less waste. He explains how the company helps contractors by deploying on-site productivity solutions using the 5S lean principles. Join us as he discusses trends and innovations in concrete and the broader construction industry. Learn how The New Jobsite’s Tool Management System can help you implement lean construction principles on your jobsites to make your workers happier and more productive.  

    • 18 min
    Augmenting Construction Workers' Performance Through Robotics

    Augmenting Construction Workers' Performance Through Robotics

    In this episode of the Construction Revolution podcast, we sit down with Kristi Martindale, Chief Product and Marketing Officer for Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation. She discusses how Sarcos Robotics manufactures robotic solutions for industrial construction applications. Kristi explains two of their flagship products, the Guardian XO, a full body exoskeleton designed to increase worker capability and reduce the risk of occupational injuries, and the Guardian XT, which takes the upper body of the XO and turns it into a teleoperated robot that can bring human dexterity to hazardous environments. Tune in to find out how exoskeletons and human operated robots can improve safety and efficiency on your jobsite.  

    • 19 min
    The Evolution of Software Within the Construction Industry with Paul McKeon of B2W Software

    The Evolution of Software Within the Construction Industry with Paul McKeon of B2W Software

    In this episode of the Construction Revolution podcast, we sit down with Paul McKeon, founder and CEO of BTW Software. Paul founded the company that would become B2W in 1993, introducing the first estimating application for DOT paving projects followed by the first heavy construction estimating application built from the ground up for the Windows environment. He explains BTW’s One Platform, which includes tools for estimating and bidding, scheduling and dispatching, field tracking and analysis, equipment maintenance, as well as safety and inspections. Join us as he describes how he has grown his company from his garage and its original DOS program to the success that it is today. Learn how you can use software to connect all aspects of your project to improve efficiency and performance.

    • 18 min
    Making Coatings Sustainably with Brandon Carbol of Weatherskin

    Making Coatings Sustainably with Brandon Carbol of Weatherskin

    In this episode of the Construction Revolution podcast, we sit down with Brandon Carbol, President and CEO of Weatherskin Corporation. Brandon founded Weatherskin alongside his friend and business partner, Marwan Hilal. Join us to learn why Brandon started Weatherskin and to hear the fascinating stories that led to the development of their products and the various challenges that they have encountered. Brandon shares how a construction coating manufacturing company balances its core values of being eco-friendly, developing the highest quality products, and protecting its customers and their projects. He explains how their products are producing nearly zero emissions by replacing materials that are low-VOC, and low-HAP along with their wide library of coatings. Brandon also describes how Weatherskin is not only a company that just believes in producing in an eco-friendly manner, but one that is committed to sustainability throughout their organization; from R&D, to manufacturing, to packaging, and beyond.

    • 35 min
    Improving Construction Workforce Productivity and Safety Using IoT with Daniel Pifko of WakeCap

    Improving Construction Workforce Productivity and Safety Using IoT with Daniel Pifko of WakeCap

    In this episode of the Construction Revolution podcast, Daniel Pifko, VP North America at WakeCap details how the company offers an industrial IoT solution designed to improve safety, efficiency and productivity for construction companies. By using a network of integrated sensors to connect the job site with a proprietary patented wireless mesh network technology, WakeCap can help manage the construction site workforce and reduce the scheduled risk while also offering huge leaps and safety for the workers.

    • 33 min