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Building the West Edmonton Mall

Building the West Edmonton Mall

The West Edmonton Mall was built to be the ninth wonder of the modern world. Today, it is a tourist destination that sees over 30 million visitors every year. Learn about building the West Edmonton Mall here.

Read Time: 6 Minutes

Cybersecurity In Construction: What You Need To Know

Cybersecurity In Construction: What You Need To Know

Cybersecurity is becoming more important as the world becomes more digital. Although the construction industry is a physical industry, cybersecurity is still very important. DOZR CTO Adeel Zaman breaks down what cybersecurity is, why it should matter to you and how to get started in protecting yourself.

Read Time: 9 Minutes.

Building the West Edmonton Mall

Building the West Edmonton Mall

The West Edmonton Mall was built to be the ninth wonder of the modern world. Today, it is a tourist destination that sees over 30 million visitors every year. Learn about building the West Edmonton Mall here.

Read Time: 6 Minutes

#DirtStories digs up the hidden gems in the industry to share untold stories with the world.  From large companies and independent contractors to individual interviews and event coverage, Dirt Stories is challenging the way the world views construction by sharing the stories of the people who build and feed our world.

Check out the latest DirtStories Podcast and Blogs below!

Ep 17: Paul Pacheco from Conestoga College on Becoming an Operator

Ep 17: Paul Pacheco from Conestoga College on Becoming an Operator

In this episode of DirtStories, we chat with Paul Pacheco, the coordinator for the Heavy Equipment Operators Training Program at Conestoga College in Guelph, Ontario. Learn about the program, the benefits of taking a heavy equipment training course and what makes a great operator.

Listen Time: 41:17

Jackman LTD: Sustainability & Building with Wood

Jackman LTD: Sustainability & Building with Wood

Jackman LTD is a construction company located in Kitchener, Ontario. They are building a mass-timber project in Downtown Kitchener. Learn about this project and the rise of sustainability, from the point of view of Jackman VP of Construction Chris Loftin.

Read Time: 3 Minutes

Jackman LTD: Sustainability & Building with Wood

Jackman LTD: Sustainability & Building with Wood

Jackman LTD is a construction company located in Kitchener, Ontario. They are building a mass-timber project in Downtown Kitchener. Learn about this project and the rise of sustainability, from the point of view of Jackman VP of Construction Chris Loftin.

Read Time: 3 Minutes

How It’s Built: The Series

Building the West Edmonton Mall

Building the West Edmonton Mall

The West Edmonton Mall was built to be the ninth wonder of the modern world. Today, it is a tourist destination that sees over 30 million visitors every year. Learn about building the West Edmonton Mall here.

Read Time: 6 Minutes

Building the Miami Freedom Tower

Building the Miami Freedom Tower

The Miami Freedom Tower is an iconic building in Downtown Miami. But this noteworthy yellow building holds much more history than you might think. Learn about building the Miami Freedom Tower and the importance of this building.

Read Time: 5 Minutes

Building the CN Tower

Building the CN Tower

The CN Tower is an iconic landmark for the city of Toronto and the country of Canada. There’s much more to this building, however, than it just being a landmark. Learn about the history of the CN Tower and facts about how it was built.

Read Time: 6 Minutes

5 Tips for Managing Remote Teams

5 Tips for Managing Remote Teams

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the DOZR team – like many others – have shifted to working from home. DOZR COO Erin Stephenson shares 5 tips for managing a remote-working team during these uncertain times.

Read Time – 8 Minutes

What a Navy SEAL Taught Me About Business Leadership

What a Navy SEAL Taught Me About Business Leadership

While attending the ARA show, DOZR CEO Kevin Forestell attended an education session by Chad Williams on “7 Leadership Lessons from a Navy SEAL.” Kevin breaks down his key takeaways from this session and explores what it means to him as a leader.

Read Time: 4 Minutes

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Check out our customer story featuring Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds to learn how working with DOZR helped them grow their business. 

Equipment Tips

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The telehandler is a lifting, moving and maneuvering power machine. No matter the season, from summer to winter, the telehandler can handle any job. Learn about the versatility of the telehandler.

Cranes: Everything You Need To Know

Cranes: Everything You Need To Know

Cranes have been around for over 2000 years. One of the f equipment that hasn’t really changed since it’s invention, the crane is a mighty machine which can take credit for all the amazing buildings we build today. Allowing us to touch the skies and build to new heights, the crane is a pretty awesome piece of equipment.

Read Time: 8 Minutes

The Truck: Everything You Need To Know

The Truck: Everything You Need To Know

Trucks of all sizes and capacities are beneficial on construction sites. From moving materials to transporting employees, trucks have many uses on site. Learn everything about trucks, including popular models and the history of the truck, here.

Read Time: 7 Minutes

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The telehandler is a lifting, moving and maneuvering power machine. No matter the season, from summer to winter, the telehandler can handle any job. Learn about the versatility of the telehandler.

Cranes: Everything You Need To Know

Cranes: Everything You Need To Know

Cranes have been around for over 2000 years. One of the f equipment that hasn’t really changed since it’s invention, the crane is a mighty machine which can take credit for all the amazing buildings we build today. Allowing us to touch the skies and build to new heights, the crane is a pretty awesome piece of equipment.

Read Time: 8 Minutes

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Industry Insights

Electric Construction Equipment: It’s Closer Than You Think

Electric Construction Equipment: It’s Closer Than You Think

Lower fuel and maintenance costs, environmental benefits and quieter engines are just three benefits to electric construction equipment. With the rise of electric passenger vehicles, it may not come as a surprise that electric construction equipment is not far off. Learn about electric construction equipment and the benefits.

Read Time: 6 minutes

The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: A New Niche in Construction

The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: A New Niche in Construction

The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan aims to return the Florida Everglades back to their natural flow. The impact of draining 50% of the everglades is now being felt. But returning the Everglades back to their former glory highlights a potential new niche in the construction industry. Could Eco-rehabilitation be the next big thing in infrastructure development?

Read Time: 8 Minutes

5 Amazing Construction Projects Around the World

5 Amazing Construction Projects Around the World

Construction has the important job of taking the vision of architects and making their magical and imaginative buildings reality. There are so many amazing buildings around the world. Here are 5 examples of amazing construction projects you should be inspired by.

Read Time: 5 Minutes

Electric Construction Equipment: It’s Closer Than You Think

Electric Construction Equipment: It’s Closer Than You Think

Lower fuel and maintenance costs, environmental benefits and quieter engines are just three benefits to electric construction equipment. With the rise of electric passenger vehicles, it may not come as a surprise that electric construction equipment is not far off. Learn about electric construction equipment and the benefits.

Read Time: 6 minutes

The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: A New Niche in Construction

The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: A New Niche in Construction

The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan aims to return the Florida Everglades back to their natural flow. The impact of draining 50% of the everglades is now being felt. But returning the Everglades back to their former glory highlights a potential new niche in the construction industry. Could Eco-rehabilitation be the next big thing in infrastructure development?

Read Time: 8 Minutes

Construction Tech

Cybersecurity In Construction: What You Need To Know

Cybersecurity In Construction: What You Need To Know

Cybersecurity is becoming more important as the world becomes more digital. Although the construction industry is a physical industry, cybersecurity is still very important. DOZR CTO Adeel Zaman breaks down what cybersecurity is, why it should matter to you and how to get started in protecting yourself.

Read Time: 9 Minutes.

What Is Construction Technology?

What Is Construction Technology?

We talk a lot about construction technology. But what is construction technology? Learn what this term actually means, how technology has risen in construction and what the future of construction tech could look like.

Read Time: 4 Minutes

The Tech We Use to Connect During Quarantine Will Persist Post-COVID

The Tech We Use to Connect During Quarantine Will Persist Post-COVID

Technology has played a key role in keeping us connected both at work and in our personal lives during the COVID-19 global pandemic. It’s revolutionized the workday, personal relationships and work-life balance.
Kevin believes the technology that we are leaning on while practicing social distancing will continue long after COVID.
Read this article to learn why.

Read Time: 3 Minutes

Cybersecurity In Construction: What You Need To Know

Cybersecurity In Construction: What You Need To Know

Cybersecurity is becoming more important as the world becomes more digital. Although the construction industry is a physical industry, cybersecurity is still very important. DOZR CTO Adeel Zaman breaks down what cybersecurity is, why it should matter to you and how to get started in protecting yourself.

Read Time: 9 Minutes.

What Is Construction Technology?

What Is Construction Technology?

We talk a lot about construction technology. But what is construction technology? Learn what this term actually means, how technology has risen in construction and what the future of construction tech could look like.

Read Time: 4 Minutes

Health & Safety

Spring Cleaning: Pay Attention To Your PPE

Spring Cleaning: Pay Attention To Your PPE

Cleaning and taking care of PPE is important to make sure that your PPE can protect you the way it should. Check out these tips and tricks for performing regular inspections and cleaning your PPE.

Read Time: 5 Minutes

Spring Cleaning: Pay Attention To Your PPE

Spring Cleaning: Pay Attention To Your PPE

Cleaning and taking care of PPE is important to make sure that your PPE can protect you the way it should. Check out these tips and tricks for performing regular inspections and cleaning your PPE.

Read Time: 5 Minutes

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Sustainability in Construction

Is Now the Time for Construction to Truly Embrace Sustainability?

Is Now the Time for Construction to Truly Embrace Sustainability?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a lot of conversations about the environment and if now is the time to push for stricter environmental regulations. Should construction to follow suit and push for further sustainable regulations now? DOZR CEO Kevin Forestell explores this in his latest article.

Read Time: 5 Minutes

Concrete and Sand: A Complicated Truth

Concrete and Sand: A Complicated Truth

The future of concrete is changing as environmental concerns and a global sand shortage is impacting our use of this building material. Learn about these factors and how the industry is adapting through alternative building materials and concrete recycling programs.

Read Time: 7 Minutes

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The telehandler is a lifting, moving and maneuvering power machine. No matter the season, from summer to winter, the telehandler can handle any job. Learn about the versatility of the telehandler.

Building the West Edmonton Mall

Building the West Edmonton Mall

The West Edmonton Mall was built to be the ninth wonder of the modern world. Today, it is a tourist destination that sees over 30 million visitors every year. Learn about building the West Edmonton Mall here.

Read Time: 6 Minutes

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