8 Construction Podcasts You Should be Listening To

 
 
The construction industry can be fast-paced and difficult to navigate. Construction podcasts provide an opportunity to listen to and learn from professionals who can give valuable insight and cover a wide range of industry topics. 
 
 
 
We’ve compiled a list of some of the leading podcasts out there right now which are entertaining, informational and inspiring. 
 
 

1. CONEXPO/CON-AGG Radio

This award-winning monthly podcast is clearly an industry favourite. Hosted by Peggy Smedley, the podcast focuses on innovation and what is new and next in construction in terms of technological advancements and industry trends. Listeners can also learn from experts in many aspects of construction such as health and safety, regulations, education and technology. 
 
 
 

2. The ConTechCrew

Featuring an alternating panel of experts, the ConTechCrew take a weekly dive into construction technology and pick the brains of the leading experts in the construction industry. Specialists discuss how companies can make the most of the latest tech, from 3D printing to new apps and innovative software and equipment. There are over 100 episodes available, so get listening. 
 
 
 

3. The Construction Leading Edge 

In an increasingly commercialised society, it is valuable to gain insight into the business side of the construction industry. The Construction Leading Edge is hosted by Tony Dawalt, who has 20 years’ experience in the industry. This podcast guides listeners through the ins and outs of effective leadership from getting started in construction to management techniques. Project managers, project execs and field leaders will particularly benefit from this podcast, which showcases guest speakers and useful tools, resources and tips. 
 
 
 

4. The Lien Zone

This weekly podcast concentrates on legal aspects within the construction industry. Most episodes are no longer than 10 minutes, ensuring each episode is a straight-forward yet informative listen. Host Alex Barthet answers some burning questions from contractors and managers regarding construction law, liens and contracts. 
 
 
 

5. The Art of Construction

This insightful podcast is hosted by Devon Tilly and Kevin Keefe, both active professionals in the building industry. Featuring thought-provoking discussion, the podcast includes interviews with professionals and conversations on industry trends and the latest and greatest technology. Listeners can also hear from architects and contractors and learn from the stories of the challenges faced during projects and how they overcame issues.  
 
 
 

6. 99% Invisible

This is an eye-opening podcast hosted by Roman Mars. Each 5-10-minute episode contains topics about design and construction in everyday life. The concept is that creativity and design is everywhere around us. Mars considers how we have stopped noticing special designs and architecture and do not always give it the credit it deserves. 
 
 
 

7. The Constructrr

Brittanie Campbell-Turner is a construction project manager and business consultant. Her podcast includes insights into how we can revolutionise the construction industry. Brittanie interviews those within the industry who are excelling at efficiency, innovation and creating a positive impact. 
 
 
 

8. The Pro Construction Guide 

A useful little weekly podcast with hints and tips on how to save time and money on site and insights into new and improving tools and technologies. This interesting podcast incorporates industry figures, chats on the latest construction trends and brilliant advice on how to be successful within the industry. 
 
 
 
If you want to keep up to date with what’s happening in construction, these podcasts will keep you right. You’re guaranteed to stay ahead of the game, learn cool and insightful facts from the pros and tweak your own skills and knowledge along the way. 
 
 

 

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