Last Friday, The ConTechCrew aired episode 93 of the podcast with special guest Dallas Page, WWE Hall of Famer, 3X World Champion and Founder of DDP Yoga and discussed key takeaways from Offsite Construction Expo, the Metal X 3D print system from Markforged, autonomous robots and much more!
Treat yourself to a day of geeking out and learning about the latest construction tech at the last stop in the 2017 ConTech Roadshow series in Oakland, California on December 5th at the Zero Net Energy Center. Don’t wait for a national convention and multiple days out of the office to get a boost of construction tech knowledge. Register for this ‘can’t miss’ one-day tech event!
Tune into the ConTechCrew’s live broadcast at Autodesk University in Las Vegas on November 13th discussing the latest innovations in construction. Don’t miss out on this global construction event of the year. Learn more here!
Construction Tech News:
Industry Education, Insights & Trends
Construction Executive’s Construction Technology & Software Rundown features DeWALT’s Tool Connect App, PlanGrid’s Full Sheet Search, eSUB Construction Software’s new partnership with Autodesk and much more!
Rumbix explains the power of the Movember Campaign and how it raises awareness for men’s health. Last year, Movember raised more than $710 million and funded over 1,200 men’s health projects around the world. Click here to see how you can join the Movember Campaign.
Construction Junkie provides an in-depth video of two bridge demolitions from a barge. Watch the interesting demolition process below conducted by Priestly Demolition, a demolition specialty contractor.
Five key takeaways from the Offsite Construction Expo held in Philadelphia last week! Including topics on foreign investors laying claims in U.S. markets, tech companies helping drive the push for offsite and much more!
Markforged, a 3D printing startup has secured $30 million in funding for their new technology.This funding will help support Markforged’s new Metal X 3D print system, an end-to-end manufacturing solution that can create fully functional metal parts in under 24 hours. Watch the video below to learn more!
Geek of the Week:
We Interviewed: Diamond Dallas Page (DDP)
Fun Fact: Dallas Page grew up ten miles away from Danny Devito, Bon Jovi and Jack Nicholson.
Day Job: Dallas Page is the founder of Diamond Dallas Page Yoga (DDP Yoga)
Resume: Dallas grew up in New Jersey and became the oldest rookie in professional wrestling history at the age of 35. Diamond Dallas Page then went on to become a WWE Hall of Famer and 3X World Champion Wrestler. Today, Dallas Page is a fitness guru, actor, author and inspirational speaker.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: The history of Dallas Page and how his program (DDP Yoga) differs from other wellness programs in the construction industry. Diamond Dallas Page and the ConTechCrew explain steps to overcome injuries and addictions, they also discuss five moves construction workers should do on the job site before starting their work day, as well as, tips to achieve greatness by filling yourself with positive thoughts and helping others.
Next Week on The ConTechCrew: Brett Young from BuildingSP will join The ConTechCrew to discuss add-on tools for BIM. Don’t miss out!