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Expert Brock Yordy delivers all the news you need to keep ahead in the drilling industry. Weekly updates for professionals in geotechnical, geothermal, cathodic, water well and other sectors of drilling, along with safety tips and interviews.
 
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Expert Brock Yordy delivers all the news you need to keep ahead in the drilling industry. Weekly updates for professionals in geotechnical, geothermal, cathodic, water well and other sectors of drilling, along with safety tips and interviews.
 
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    No Sleep ’Til Brooklyn: NY-GEO is one ‘Beast’ of a Conference

    No Sleep ’Til Brooklyn: NY-GEO is one ‘Beast’ of a Conference

    In Episode 105, The Driller dives deep into the pivotal insights and collaborative spirit showcased at the 2024 NY-GEO Conference in Albany, New York, as well as the upcoming Brooklyn NY-GEO conference you won’t want to miss. Host Brock Yordy and Dave Bowers from the Geothermal Well Driller Apprenticeship of Local 150 of the IUOE dissect the criticality of geothermal conferences, the surge in workforce development, and the innovative strategies for family drilling companies to tackle large projects. The episode also features Editor in Chief Sammy Hager's debut event impressions, spotlighting the Women in Geothermal (WING) initiative and projecting an exhilarating future for geothermal drilling.

    • 23 min
    New OSHA Rules, Water Grants, and a Solar Spectacle

    New OSHA Rules, Water Grants, and a Solar Spectacle

    Episode 104 brings a blend of innovation and environmental stewardship to the fore. Host Brock Yordy discusses OSHA's finalized rule enhancing workers' rights during inspections, a significant $30M grant for Colorado River Basin conservation, and the mesmerizing solar eclipse captivating the nation. Additionally, we spotlight the NY-GEO Conference, emphasizing the drilling industry's pivotal role in geothermal advancements.

    • 28 min
    Future-Proofing with Gen Z: No ‘April Fooling Around’

    Future-Proofing with Gen Z: No ‘April Fooling Around’

    It is April Fool's Day, and episode 103 ‘pities the fools’ that aren’t addressing climate change, PFAS, water quality, and environmental conservation. This week in the news, we cover the EPA’s partnership to advance environmental protection worldwide and breaking news from our Washington correspondent, JJ Smith, on the 650 billion dollars required for the US water infrastructure support.  This week's feature is an interview with Daniel Yates, owner and visionary behind “Blue Collar Brands.”  Dan and Brock talk about the importance of shining a spotlight on the construction industry and the great individuals who make it happen every day. 
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    • 37 min
    Driving Safety, Climate Action, and Social Media for Small Drilling Businesses

    Driving Safety, Climate Action, and Social Media for Small Drilling Businesses

    In Episode 102 of 'The Driller Newscast' with your host, Brock Yordy, we commence with a timely focus on driver safety, aligning with April's Distracted Driver Safety Month. In featured news, Brock delves into the significant commitment by 45 states towards climate action plans, exploring the profound ways climate change has altered the essence of spring. The episode's highlight features an in-depth conversation with our Editor-in-Chief focusing on strategic ways to amplify your business and industry presence through social media and digital platforms.
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    • 32 min
    Budgets, Boxing, and Mental Health Awareness in Drilling

    Budgets, Boxing, and Mental Health Awareness in Drilling

    In Episode 101, Brock Yordy discusses the importance of mental health safety in construction. In news, Yordy discusses the proposed EPA budget for 2024 and its impact on groundwater with insights from Washington Correspondent JJ Smith. The Newscast Feature is an interview with Team Borehole Solutions on drilling across the pond in the United Kingdom. John and Ervin talk about how they got into the drilling industry, handling disgruntled employees, drilling in tight locations, and the value of sonic drilling.This editorial podcast is brought to you by:

    • 36 min
    Keepin’ it 100: New Faces at The Driller, Big Ideas, and a Legacy to Boot!

    Keepin’ it 100: New Faces at The Driller, Big Ideas, and a Legacy to Boot!

    In episode 100, Brock introduces two new members of The Driller Team. Up first is JJ Smith, The Driller's first Washington correspondent. Brock and JJ discuss the importance of the drilling industry being current on changing policies and court decisions in Washington, DC. Episode 100 features The Driller's new editor-in-chief, Sammy Hager. We learn about our editor's rich history in news and storytelling and what Sammy has in store for the future of The Driller's content.

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