DirtStories

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

EUREKA! How Soil Connect Was Created to Solve A Real Industry Problem

EUREKA! How Soil Connect Was Created to Solve A Real Industry Problem

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.

Read Time: 4 Minutes

Chad Hollingsworth and the 2 Secrets of IoT

Chad Hollingsworth and the 2 Secrets of IoT

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.

Read Time: 3 Minutes

Missy Scherber on Building Up The Construction Community

Missy Scherber on Building Up The Construction Community

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.

Read Time: 7 Minutes

Going Local With The Rise Farm

Going Local With The Rise Farm

The Rise Farm. Believe it or not, The Rise Farm started from "one of those days". Those days when you feel the need to escape the hustle-and-bustle of modern life. After a long day at work, driving home in traffic, working at a desk, there is a longing that comes with...