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Concrete a Spong for Carbon Dioxide

Concrete a Spong for Carbon Dioxide

Episode Info Rick Bohan, vice president of sustainability for the Portland Cement Association, explains the fifth link in the PCA Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality value chain: using concrete as a carbon sink. He talks to us to clear up some confusion surrounding the...

Flood Risk Assessment and Mitigation Planning

Flood Risk Assessment and Mitigation Planning

Episode Info This week on the Construction Record podcast digital media editor Warren Frey speaks with IBI Group associate planning manager David Sol about flood risk assessment and mitigation planning. Sol explained the challenges that large metropolitan areas such...

Stress in the Civil Engineering Profession

Stress in the Civil Engineering Profession

Episode Info Elyssa Dixon, P.E., M.ASCE, is an environmental engineer who is very active in ASCE – she is the chair of ASCE’s Committee on Younger Members and the presidet-elect of the Seattle Section. And more recently her focus has been on mental health. She started...

Screws Vs Nails Insulation Behind Board Sheating

Screws Vs Nails Insulation Behind Board Sheating

Episode Info Andrew, Ian, and Patrick hear from listeners about hanging cabinets on steel studs and heating workshops before taking listener questions about screws versus nails, insulating a brick house with board sheathing, and construction details for a new build.

Making Engineers Good Managers!

Making Engineers Good Managers!

Episode Info Even though it’s not a route every engineer should go, a good number of them do end up in management roles. Whether you really want to be at that spot or you get thrown there, you need to learn basic leadership skills. In that case, this episode has...

The Current and the Future of Construction

The Current and the Future of Construction

Episode Info In this episode, digital media editor Warren Frey talks to Procore Vice President, Canada Jas Saraw about the current and future trends as the construction industry enters 2022. Saraw highlighted the use of big data, artificial intelligence and automation...

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