The Hoover Dam is an American landmark with no other project like it in the world. At the time it was built in the 1930’s it was the biggest dam and concrete structure in the entire world. Today, the Hoover Dam is an icon that still powers the homes of a million people. Learn all about how it was built.
The Daytona International Speedway hosts one of the most popular sporting events in all of America: the Daytona 500. This track, however, has deep ties to the beginning of NASCAR and the evolution of street racing. Learn all about building the Daytona International Speedway.
Notre Dame of Paris has become a tourist hotspot with over 13 million people visiting the cathedral every year. Construction of the church began in the 12th century and in the hundreds of years since, it has seen its fair share of destruction, construction and renovation. Learn all about building Notre Dame of Paris.
The DOZR office has a history that dates back to the 1900s. Although it’s been an autobody shop, storage facility and artist loft, the original purpose of this building was to be a fire hall. Learn about the history of the DOZR Office – originally known as Fire Hall #2 in old Berlin, Ontario.
The Venetian Pool is a beautiful oasis in the City of Miami. But the pool itself wasn’t originally planned. Instead it was a byproduct of another construction project. Learn about the construction of the Venetian Pool and how it ultimately impacted the growth of the Florida South.
The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World is an iconic symbol that can be recognized anywhere in the world. While many people associate this statue to the Big Apple, there is a much deeper and richer story behind the Colossal Woman. Learn about how the Statue of Liberty was built.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is one of the most visited theme parks on earth. A lot happened between the time when Walt Disney decided to build a park on the east coast to when the doors opened in 1971 to make Disney World a reality. This is the story of building Disney.
A collection of information, resources and statistics about mental health in the construction industry and outside of it. The resources listed were provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association. Links and resources for The US are also included.
Soil Connect was created for one thing: to solve a real problem facing the industry. Like many other great ideas, Soil Connect came out of a “Eureka” moment. Soil Connect sets an example with their Dirt Story about why it’s important to challenge the norm, to ask the question “why” and to adapt alongside new technology.
Chad Hollingsworth, an industry leader in Internet of Things technology, discussed IoT in construction on the DirtStories podcast. Check out some highlights from his interview and see what the 2 secrets to IoT are according to him.
Cindy Bodine-McCree is a 4th generation McCree continuing in the family business. DOZR CEO Kevin Forestell sat down with Cindy to hear about the family business, being a female in the construction industry and the importance of storytelling.
Missy Scherber is a business owner, an Instagram construction influencer, and an advocate for women in construction. DOZR sat down with Missy to learn more about how she got involved in construction, her experience working with ConExpo, and what being an influencer has meant to her.
Desi Matel-Anderson is an expert in emergency preparedness and innovative planning. She uses her skills to help communities, companies, and individuals prepare for the worst. DOZR sat down with Desi to learn more about innovation and to hear about her ConExpo session.
Jim Colvin, CEO of Serious Labs, talks to DOZR about Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for the construction industry. The topic of his educational session at Con-Expo-CON/AGG 2020, Jim hopes to revolutionize safety in construction with VR.
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