MARKHAM, ONT. — The Construction Record podcast had another banner year collecting and sharing construction’s stories in 2021 while winning some hardware along the way as well.
First released in 2017, The Construction Record has doubled in growth year after year, now reaching people in 80 countries across the globe. For the fourth year in a row the podcast has been rated the top Canadian construction podcast on the internet according to Feedspot. The podcast was also was ranked third among all construction industry podcasts on the web to listen to for the fourth year in a row, securing the rank of third.
With so many listeners hearing so much varied construction industry news, trends, analysis and features twice a week, which episodes were most popular? The following five podcasts were the most downloaded in 2021 for The Construction Record:
Architect Ray Wolfe discusses the benefits of wood construction both for schools and other buildings and the progress made as wood becomes a more prevalent choice for construction of many different types of structures.
WeirFoulds partner and lawyer Krista Chaytor, FCA Insurance Brokers vice-president of construction practice Jamie Collum and Smartbuild Construction Solutions founder Malik Zulqernain discuss key changes in CCDC 2020 documents, understanding the “Ready For Takeover” milestone, early occupancy by owners and payment legislation and new insurance requirements.
ConstructConnect chief economist Alex Carrick explores the economic trends that will shape both construction and the wider economy in 2021.
Mark Casaletto, ConstructConnect Canada’s former president, on his last day with the company, reflects on the challenge of continuing to innovate in an industry that to this day can be siloed and reluctant to change.
Hemsworth Architecture founder John Hemsworth and Katerra director of mass timber engineering Robert Malczyk discuss mass timber and other wood-based technologies used on two significant British Columbia projects.