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Sep 20, 2023

Peggy Smedley and Beth Buerger, director of product management for SYNCHRO, Bentley Systems, talk about what is keeping contractors up at night. She says we have experienced supply-chain disruptions and a labor shortage. 

They also discuss:

  • The impact of the labor shortage on construction projects.
  • Prefab and lean...

Jun 14, 2023

Peggy Smedley and Corey Johnson, senior director, construction product management, Bentley Systems, talk about how inexperienced skilled labor is impacting project performance and safety. He says COVID has accelerated the need to better plan your work because the skilled labor force has been looking for alternative...

May 24, 2023

Peggy Smedley talks all about the labor workforce—the good, the bad, and the ugly. She shares details from a new construction jobs report and digs into the numbers. She also gives her thoughts on what needs to happen next in order to identify how we can build a better workforce.

She also discusses:

  • Three big risks...

May 10, 2023

The construction and manufacturing industries are both heavily responsible for emissions—many of which come from Scope 3. Peggy talks about how best practices for procurement can help construction operate on slim margins and be more sustainable.

She also discusses:

  • How much emissions construction contributes both...

May 3, 2023

Peggy Smedley and Tapio Vehmas, CEO, Carbonaide, talk about reducing CO2 emissions in the concrete industry. He says if you want to make carbon negative concrete you need some kind of precast concrete manufacturing line, then you need to combine Carbonaide technology into that precast construction line.

They also...