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ICI Digs Deep

By Indiana Constructors, Inc.
Join us every Friday morning for the ICI Digs Deep Podcast for a roundup of the latest Indiana infrastructure and transportation construction news focused on YOU.
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ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Mark Bentley
Meet Mark Bentley of Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc. and learn what it takes to deliver Thanksgiving meals to 600 local families. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Indiana Logo Sign Group, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Indiana-Logo-Sign-Group-1494
15:12
November 26, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Throwback to the Lincoln Highway
Eccentric businessman Carl G. Fisher was full of ideas, like flying an automobile attached to a hot air balloon and bargaining with Henry Ford over a pigpen at the Michigan State Fair. Hear the tale about how one of his grandiose ideas inspired Dwight D. Eisenhower to sign the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act into law nearly 40 years later. To view the accompanying photo gallery to this podcast, visit: https://ici100.org/lincoln-highway-bonus-content/
17:35
November 19, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard
On Nov. 4, OSHA announced its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employers with 100+ employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations or require weekly testing. The ETS faced an immediate challenge and is now making its way through the courts. Learn from ICI's labor team how the ETS impacts Hoosier employers. To watch the Faegre Drinker webinar, visit: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/3478427/282C21BE479356BA01C7B3E796287B53?partnerref=Website To learn more about this week's sponsor, Zurich Surety, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Zurich-Surety-1547
41:26
November 12, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: EO 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors
ICI's labor experts delve into Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors – who it applies to (and who it doesn't) and what Hoosier contractors should know about compliance. Additional EO 14042 resources: https://www.faegredrinker.com/en/insights/publications/2021/9/president-bidens-covid-19-action-plan-mandates-vaccines-for-many-employees https://www.faegredrinker.com/en/insights/publications/2021/9/safer-federal-workforce-task-force-issues-covid-19-workplace-safety-guidance-for-federal-contractors https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-ensuring-adequate-covid-safety-protocols-for-federal-contractors/ https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/ Additional OSHA ETS resources: https://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/ To learn more about this week's sponsor, Hercules Machinery Corp., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Hercules-Machinery-Corp-1490
43:19
November 5, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: One Year Later, Workforce Development - Part 2
In this second part of our two-part workforce development update, David Dalton of INDOT and Eric Fisher of Hamilton Heights High School talk about the first BY Roads class of adult learners, as well as their main takeaways from the AGC workforce summit they attended. To listen to the episode we published one year ago, click here: https://anchor.fm/indianaconstructors/episodes/ICI-Digs-Deep-Workforce-Development---Part-2-ei3a71 To learn more about this week's sponsor, Hare Truck Center, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Hare-Truck-Center-1489
24:23
October 29, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: One Year Later, Workforce Development - Part 1
The kids are alright, thanks to the partnerships formed between our members and local schools. Check in with Chad Sutton (Garrett High School) and Eric Fisher (Hamilton Heights High School) in the first part of this two-part workforce development update. To listen to the episode we published one year ago, click here: https://anchor.fm/indianaconstructors/episodes/ICI-Digs-Deep-Workforce-Development---Part-1-ehm4f3 To learn more about this week's sponsor, Parsons, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Parsons-2211
26:38
October 22, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Rob Baumgartner with MJ Insurance, Inc.
Get to know Rob Baumgartner of MJ Insurance, Inc. and learn about the company's commitment to giving back to the community in this week's Associate Spotlight episode. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Rudd Equipment Company, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Rudd-Equipment-Company-1523
13:33
October 15, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Safety First with Brian Triska
Spend your morning with Brian Triska, Traffic Control Specialists, Inc., as he talks about the family business, the importance of communication and his thoughts on how to make work zones safer. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Faegre-Drinker-Biddle-Reath-LLP-1480
13:18
October 8, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Discussing Material Costs and LEOs
In this week's episode, ICI's Dan Osborn and guest Don Adamson (Fox Contractors Corp.) take a deeper look at materials cost escalation and its impact on the industry, as well as the importance of law enforcement officers on jobsites. To learn more about this week's sponsor, County Materials Corporation, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/County-Materials-Corporation-1469
05:52
October 1, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Amy Zakutansky
Spend your Friday morning with Amy Zakutansky, President of Indiana Sign & Barricade, Inc., as she recounts her career journey and talks about the importance of investing in people. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Travelers Companies, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Travelers-Companies-1534
18:36
September 24, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Safety First with Virtual Reality
Join Jim Wood and Jennifer Lastra, CEO of 360 Immersive, LLC, to see how technology can enrich your safety training—no VR headset required. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Rogers Group, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Rogers-Group,-Inc-1730
16:02
September 17, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Speed in Work Zones
Find out how Purdue University's Darcy Bullock is using technology in creative WAZE (you'll see what we did there) to help make work zones safer. To learn more about this week's sponsor, BP Asphalt, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/BP-Asphalt-1456
13:50
September 10, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Throwback with Kevin Kelly
In 2024, Indiana Constructors, Inc. turns 100 years old. From now leading up to our centennial celebration, we'll periodically highlight stories from the last 100 years on the podcast. This week, Kevin Kelly of Walsh & Kelly shares stories with ICI Communications Associate Sara Marshall about growing up in the family business. Visit https://ici100.org/throwback-with-kevin-kelly/ to view bonus content from this interview, like family photos, historic documents and a never-before-seen interview between Kevin's grandfather John F. Kelly and Jim Newland, former Executive Director of ICI.
14:36
September 1, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Safety and Human Error
If you see something, say something. Don't look away. ICI Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood discusses how most accidents aren't OSHA violations, but simple human errors in this Safety First episode. To learn more about this week's sponsor, USI Consultants, Inc. visit https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/USI-Consultants,-Inc-1541
13:32
August 27, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: BIC PAC
Join ICI President Richard Hedgecock and Build Indiana Council Executive Director Brian Gould as they discuss the BIC PAC. What is it? Why is it important? How can your company contribute? To learn more about this week's sponsor, Ice Miller LLP, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Ice-Miller-LLP-1493
11:07
August 13, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Region Joint Coop Meetings Preview
Join Dan Osborn, ICI Director of Government Affairs, and Richard Hedgecock, ICI President, as they discuss the hot topics coming to the Region Joint Coop Meetings this month. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Midwest Tile & Concrete Products, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Midwest-Tile-Concrete-Products,-Inc-1512
12:25
August 6, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Rick McCarthy
Superior Construction's Rick McCarthy has been at it long enough that he's right back at the location where he began working 15 years ago. Tune in to this week's In Good Company episode to hear some lessons he's learned along the way. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Precast Solutions, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Precast-Solutions,-Inc-2151
11:45
July 30, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Team Huddle in the Fort Wayne District
In this week's Team Huddle episode, the Fort Wayne Indiana Transportation Team shares what they've learned about cross-training and why it's important. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Katz, Sapper & Miller, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Katz,-Sapper-Miller-1502
20:26
July 23, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Accident Investigation with Adele Abrams
This week's Safety First episode offers a sneak peek of the Wednesday, July 28 Safety Forum. ICI Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood sits down with Adele L. Abrams, Esquire, CMSP for a high-level overview of accident investigations. To sign up for the Safety Forum, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/events/Safety-Forum-338/details To learn more about this week's sponsor, Blue & Co., LLC, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Blue-Co,-LLC-1453
23:46
July 16, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Larry Simons with Assured Partners
Talking about a topic plucked from current news headlines, Larry Simons of Assured Partners of Indiana shares what you can do to protect your company from cyber-attacks. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Buzzi Unicem USA, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Buzzi-Unicem-USA-1459
12:26
July 9, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Noblesville Golf Outing
Everyone's excited about the Noblesville Golf Outing, and they're asking what changes we've made to ensure safety as COVID restrictions ease but variants rise. ICI's Golf Guru™ Lori Lynn and President Richard Hedgecock tee you up on this week's podcast. To learn more about this week's sponsor, VCNA Prairie LLC, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/VCNA-Prairie-LLC-1542
12:46
July 2, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Bob Montel
This week's short and sweet In Good Company episode features Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc.'s Safety Manager Bob Montel sharing a simple safety message that everyone needs to hear. To learn more about this week's sponsor, MJ Insurance, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/MJ-Insurance,-Inc-1513
06:29
June 25, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Working in Hot & Humid Weather
As the temps rise and humidity increases to the point where you think you may need to grow gills, learn how to work safely and avoid heat-related illnesses. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Don Smock Auction Co., Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Don-Smock-Auction-Co,-Inc-1474
12:20
June 18, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Social Media 101
ICI's Manager of Talent Development Julia Polston chats with Kim Jones of Willow Marketing about social media. Which platforms make sense for ICI members? What kind of content should you post? Should you start a TikTok? We'll answer these questions and more on this episode. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Pile CPAs, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Pile-CPAs-1516
36:18
June 11, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Spring ICI/INDOT Statewide Joint Cooperative Committee Meeting
Spend 10 minutes with ICI's Director of Government Affairs Dan Osborn as he runs through everything you need to know about Wednesday's  ICI/INDOT Statewide Joint Cooperative Committee meeting. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Terracon Consultants, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Terracon-Consultants,-Inc-1476
12:31
June 4, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Vincennes ITT
Touch base with the Vincennes District Indiana Transportation Team crew to find out how they've continued their important work throughout the pandemic, as well as their thoughts on the labor shortage. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Kahn,-Dees,-Donovan-Kahn,-LLP-1501
30:59
May 28, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: OSHA’S COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard
Find out what contractors need to know about OSHA's COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard from ICI's Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Lehigh Hanson, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Lehigh-Hanson-1505
13:38
May 21, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Phil Beer with USI Consultants, Inc.
Spend your Friday morning with Phil Beer, President of USI Consultants, Inc., as he talks about scuba-diving bridge surveyors, an almost-career in botany and his favorite parts of working for USI. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Shelby Materials, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Shelby-Materials-1529
17:27
May 14, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: IN Legislative Session with BIC
At the end of a long and unique legislative session, get the inside scoop on the Indiana General Assembly from the Build Indiana Council team. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Trinity Highway, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Trinity-Highway-1536
28:54
May 7, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: National Update from BIC
How does the president's infrastructure plan affect Hoosier road builders, and what are the alternatives? Find out from Build Indiana Council experts on this week's pod (the first of a two-part Big Picture episode). To learn more about this week's sponsor, Michael Baker International, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Michael-Baker-International,-Inc-2093
22:24
April 30, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Team Huddle in the Greenfield District
Hear hot takes from the Greenfield District ITT steering committee. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Yount & Company, LLC, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Yount-Company,-LLC-1546
11:41
April 23, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Concrete Safety
ICI's Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood reviews the hazards of working with concrete and their consequences, along with prevention techniques and treatment measures. To learn more about this week's sponsor, The Horton Group, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/The-Horton-Group-1491
14:26
April 16, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Cathy Wethington
In this episode of "In Good Company," Cathy Wethington, a 30-year employee of Milestone Contractors, L.P., shares her passion for community service and her advice for a long, prosperous career in the industry. To learn more about this week's sponsor, West Side Tractor Sales Company, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/West-Side-Tractor-Sales-Company-1544
20:45
April 9, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: ICI Centennial Preview
In 2024, ICI is turning 100 years old—though we're not waiting until 2024 to celebrate. Check-in with Richard Hedgecock, Andria Hine and Sara Marshall of ICI to hear about some exciting things on the horizon—coming as soon as this summer! To check out the ICI toolkit, visit: https://indianaconstructors.org/member-toolkit/ To learn more about this week's sponsor, Safety Management Group, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Safety-Management-Group-1525
12:47
April 2, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Jenny Ray with Somerset CPAs, P.C.
Meet Jenny Ray of Somerset CPAs, P.C. for a delightful discussion about why it's important to have a construction-knowledgeable accounting firm on your side for things like consultation, tax preparation and succession planning. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Mulzer-Crushed-Stone,-Inc-1515
16:21
March 26, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Hand/Power Tool Safety
ICI's Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood talks about hand/power tool safety and avoiding struck-by incidents. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Gregory & Appel Insurance, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Gregory-Appel-Insurance-1487
12:54
March 19, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with David Eric Brown
Corey Baugh nominated Milestone Contractors, L.P.'s David Eric Brown for this week's ICI Digs Deep podcast, emphasizing Brown's natural intuition for engineering, honed through on-the-job experience. To nominate a colleague to be featured in an upcoming "In Good Company" episode, please fill out this form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ingoodconomination To learn more about this week's sponsor, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Drewry-Simmons-Vornehm,-LLP-1475
15:21
March 12, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Team Huddle in the Crawfordsville District
Brian Kochersperger (Fox Contractors Corp.), Travis Kohl (INDOT) and Gary Pohl (Butler, Fairman & Seufert, Inc.) chat about how they navigated the pandemic and learned the importance of good communication strategies. To learn more about this week's sponsor, US Aggregates, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/US-Aggregates-1538
15:21
March 5, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: ICI/INDOT Joint Co-Op Meetings Winter Recap
No time to participate in the winter joint coop region meetings? No problem. Get a recap with ICI's Director of Government Affairs Dan Osborn. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Rinker Materials, visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Rinker-Materials-1520
13:38
February 26, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Kris Luce with Martin Marietta
Learn all about Martin Marietta from Area Manager Kris Luce in his week's Associate Member Spotlight episode. To learn more about this week's sponsor, HWC Engineering, Inc., visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/HWC-Engineering%2c-Inc-1492
17:11
February 19, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Safety Guidance on COVID-19
ICI Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood walks us through COVID-19 PPE and vaccine protocols for construction companies. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Advanced-Drainage-Systems%2c-Inc-1446
14:09
February 12, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Introducing Keith Rose, 2021 ICI Chair
In this special edition episode, Richard Hedgecock travels to Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc. in Goshen, Indiana to speak with ICI's 2021 Chair, Keith Rose.
08:52
February 10, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Labor Updates with George Sheraw
Catch up with George Sheraw and Richard Hedgecock as they talk about drug testing, labor contracts and the valuable resources that ICI provides to its members. To learn more about this week's sponsor, MacAllister Machinery Company, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/MacAllister-Machinery-Company,-Inc-1508
14:00
February 5, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Skill Up on Teamwork with Dr. Richard Arkanoff
Dr. Richard Arkanoff, superintendent of Center Grove Community School Corporation, discusses the five dysfunctions of a team with Julia Polston, and what you can do to improve teamwork in your workplace. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Sagamore Ready Mix, LLC, visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Sagamore-Ready-Mix%2c-LLC-1526
32:27
January 29, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Jacob Sipe
Sit down with Jacob Sipe, Indiana Guardrail/Fence Division Manager of James H. Drew Corporation, as he walks us through his career journey so far. To learn more about this week's sponsor, cmcglobal, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/cmcglobal-1462
10:07
January 22, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Cold Weather Safety
ICI Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood discusses with ICI President Richard Hedgecock about cold weather safety, as well as some upcoming safety programs at ICI. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Commercial Metals Company, visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Commercial-Metals-Company-1779
15:39
January 15, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: Andrew Everhart with American Structurepoint
In the first podcast of the new year, ICI associate member American Structurepoint, Inc.'s Andrew Everhart explores the idea that you never know where you'll find an opportunity and how to discover openings that can lead to success. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Laura Kopetsky Tri-Ax, Inc., visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Laura-Kopetsky-TriAx%2c-Inc-1503
09:34
January 8, 2021
ICI Digs Deep: 2020 Reviewed | 2021 Projections
In this special-edition episode, we recap 2020 with ICI Chairman Don Adamson (Fox Contractors Corp.) and speculate on what 2021 will look like with Ken Simonson (AGC of America). To learn more about this week's sponsor, Dimond Bros. Insurance, LLC, visit: https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Dimond-Bros-Insurance,-LLC-1517 Music in this episode by Kevin MacLeod and Audionautix.
33:23
December 30, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Safety Talk with Mike Hoffman
This week, ICI Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood chats with Gradex Safety Manager Mike Hoffman about how a personal approach to safety can make all the difference. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Asphalt Materials, Inc., visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Asphalt-Materials%2c-Inc-1449
14:19
December 18, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Dustin Hartman with Shelby Materials
Meet Shelby Materials Director of Sales Dustin Hartman as he tells us all about the family-owned business that offered him a job right out of college. In this episode, Dustin recounts his career journey, as well as his favorite things about working in this industry. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Construction Engineering Solutions, LLC, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Construction-Engineering-Solutions,-LLC-1465
13:02
December 11, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: ICI/INDOT Statewide Joint Co-Op Committee Recap
Get a wrap-up of the ICI/INDOT Statewide Joint Cooperative Committee meeting from Dan Osborn. To learn more about this week's sponsor, State Safety & Compliance, visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/State-Safety-Compliance-1533
09:08
December 4, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Team Huddle in the Seymour District
Gary Kreutzjans (INDOT), Adam Burns (Crawford, Murphy & Tilly) and Corey Baugh (Milestone) of the Seymour District Indiana Transportation Team chat about their ground-breaking partnering program. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Jobsite Mobile Offices, visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Jobsite-Mobile-Offices-1499
20:13
November 27, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Safety Talk with Russell Randle
Get ready for another great safety talk with ICI's Director of Safety & Training Jim Wood and Heritage Construction Group Safety Director Russell Randle. Find out how Randle landed in the safety field and how he and his volunteer committee keep safety in focus throughout the company. To learn more about this week's sponsor, American Structurepoint, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/American-Structurepoint,-Inc-1448
11:26
November 20, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Election Results
The ICI government affairs crew is back for a recap of the 2020 election and what the results mean for Hoosier road builders. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Assured Partners of Indiana, LLC, visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Assured-Partners-of-Indiana%2c-LLC-1450
37:04
November 13, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Introducing Brian Gould
Meet the new Build Indiana Council executive Brian Gould! In this episode, Brian tells Richard about his career journey thus far, as well as some things that contractors should keep in mind about road funding for the next couple of years. To contact Brian, email him at bgould@indianaconstructors.org. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Rush County Stone Co., Inc., visit: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Rush-County-Stone-Co%2c-Inc-1524
14:56
November 6, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Ron Nagle
Join Ron Nagle (Milestone Contractors, L.P.) as he recounts how a simple college internship blossomed into a career in the construction industry. Tune in to hear the lessons he's learned and what advice he gives his own interns. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Bobcat of Indy, click here: https://indianaconstructorsinassoc.weblinkconnect.com/A-Z/Bobcat-of-Indy-1455
11:41
October 30, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Safety Talk with Sheryl Wiser
Safety is a team effort, and Sheryl Wiser of Fox Contractors Corp. is here to share with you her experiences, lessons learned and successful programs she's implemented. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Martin Marietta, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Martin-Marietta-1510
16:45
October 23, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Cory Collins with MacAllister Machinery Co., Inc.
At MacAllister Machinery Company, Inc., the culture is that you work together and win together. Cory Collins of MacAllister shares his experiences of working for a people-first business that is focused on supporting its employees and always doing the right thing. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Shoreline Aggregate Solutions, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Shoreline-Aggregate-Solutions,-Inc-1530
16:41
October 16, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Finding the "New Normal" with Heather Haas
Leadership development is the name of the game as ICI's Manager of Talent Development Julia Polston talks with Heather Haas, president of Advisa, about leading and strengthening connections to a workforce that may still be working from home. To learn more about this week's sponsor, VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/VonLehman-CPA-Advisory-Firm-1756
33:36
October 9, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: National Election Considerations
In this special edition two-part episode, Richard Hedgecock leads a deep dive into the races affecting Hoosier contractors and their employees. ICI/Build Indiana Council lobbyists Dennis Faulkenberg and Laurie Maudlin (APPIAN) and Steve Fisher (Fisher Consulting) lend their expertise to the conversation. This episode focuses on the national elections. To register to vote, request a mail-in ballot or find your local voting location, visit: https://indianavoters.in.gov/ To learn more about this episode's sponsor, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Ritchie-Bros-Auctioneers,-Inc-1521
25:57
October 2, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Local Election Considerations
In this special edition two-part episode, Richard Hedgecock leads a deep dive into the races affecting Hoosier contractors and their employees. ICI/Build Indiana Council lobbyists Dennis Faulkenberg and Laurie Maudlin (APPIAN) and Steve Fisher (Fisher Consulting) lend their expertise to the conversation. This episode focuses on the state/local elections. To register to vote, request a mail-in ballot or find your local voting location, visit: https://indianavoters.in.gov/ To learn more about this episode's sponsor, Frost Brown Todd LLC, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Frost-Brown-Todd-LLC-1482
24:16
October 2, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Team Huddle in the LaPorte District
Hear about the importance of relationship-building as Richard Hedgecock chats with the LaPorte Indiana Transportation Team: Nick Relias (Walsh & Kelly, Inc.), Mike Guzik (Lawson-Fisher Associates P.C.) and Jon Kruger (INDOT). To learn more about this week's sponsor, Prestress Services Industries, LLC, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Prestress-Services-Industries,-LLC-1518
26:26
September 25, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Safety Talk with Bob Montel
Pick up some safety program tips from Bob Montel (Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc.) and hear about some important lessons that he's learned throughout his career. To learn more about this week's sponsor, TriAd Inc., visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/TriAd-Inc-1535.
14:08
September 18, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Chad Arterburn
Spend your Friday with Chad Arterburn (Gradex, Inc.) as he tells you about his lifelong interest in construction, beginning with toy trucks and eventually leading to construction management. This feel-good story touches on the importance of personal connections and following your passions. To learn more about this week's sponsor, BKD, LLP, visit: https://members.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/BKD,-LLP-1451
13:12
September 11, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: ICI/INDOT Joint Co-Op Meetings Summer Recap
In under 10 minutes, Dan Osborn of ICI recaps what you need to know about the Northern, Central and Southern ICI/INDOT Region Joint Cooperative Committee summer meetings. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Brandeis Machinery & Supply Company, visit https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Brandeis-Machinery-Supply-Company-1457.
08:08
September 4, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: National Update from ARTBA
What has the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) been doing this year to support roadbuilders? What's the latest in D.C.? Richard Hedgecock (ICI) chats with Rich Juliano, General Counsel and Managing Director, Contractors Division (ARTBA) to catch us up to speed. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Modified Concrete Suppliers, LLC, visit https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Modified-Concrete-Suppliers,-LLC-1514.
25:32
August 28, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Avoiding Struck-By Injuries
Don't find yourself caught between a rock and a hard place - literally. Join Richard Hedgecock and Jim Wood as they discuss struck-by workplace injuries and how to avoid them. Need a Toolbox Talk on avoiding equipment kickback? Click here: https://indianaconstructors.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/2020-08_Struck-By%E2%80%93Avoiding-Equipment-Kickback.pdf To learn more about this week's sponsor, Republic Services, visit https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Republic-Services-2130.
14:04
August 21, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Workforce Development - Part 2
Julia Polston (ICI), David Dalton (INDOT), Eric Fisher (Hamilton Heights High School) and Chad Sutton (Garrett High School) finish up their uplifting workforce development conversation about creating a path for students who might not be headed to a four-year college, but who do have a passion for building a better future for themselves in construction. To learn more about this week's sponsor, CNA Surety, visit: https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/CNA-Surety-1463
21:46
August 14, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Workforce Development - Part 1
Revive your hope in the next generation by sitting down with Julia Polston (ICI), David Dalton (INDOT), Eric Fisher (Hamilton Heights High School) and Chad Sutton (Garrett High School) as they talk about educating the next generation through construction and engineering programs. In this first installment of a two-part series, the gang talks about growing programs across Indiana schools, igniting passion in students and sharing how construction companies can partner with local schools. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Southeastern Equipment Company, visit: https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Southeastern-Equipment-Company-2127
24:56
August 7, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Team Huddle in the Fort Wayne District
Today, Richard Hedgecock sits down with Don Adamson (Fox Contractors Corp.), Doug Burguess (INDOT) and Josh Cook (HNTB) to talk about how the Fort Wayne ITT has continued to work together, even in the times of COVID-19. You can learn more about our sponsor, The Reinforced Earth Company, here: https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/The-Reinforced-Earth-Company-1519
28:55
July 31, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Corey Wall with Brandeis Machinery & Supply Co.
Meet Brandeis Machinery & Supply Company's Corey Wall and learn about this fourth-generation, family-owned business that has been an ICI member since 1937. This episode, Corey tells us how he's learned to build a positive work environment through people-first values. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Chubb Surety, visit https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Chubb-Surety-1460.
12:54
July 24, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Creating Crisis Plans with Jim Wood
You can never be too prepared when it comes to disaster preparedness. Join Richard Hedgecock and Jim Wood as they talk about why you need a plan and how to make one. Contact Jim Wood at jwood@indianaconstructors.org to get personalized help with your plan. To learn more about this week's sponsor, Gibson, visit https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Gibson-1486. To listen to our crisis communication episode, visit https://anchor.fm/indianaconstructors/episodes/ICI-Digs-Deep-Crisis-Communication-with-Anthony-Huey-eggqlv.
12:34
July 17, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Melissa Walker
Anyone can become a leader through hard work, perseverance and maintaining positive work relationships, and Melissa Walker of HWC Engineering, Inc. is here to prove it. Nominated by Jon Day, Melissa talks about her journey through the engineering field, as well as what advice she would give to aspiring engineers. To learn more this week's sponsor, Construction Fabrics & Grids, visit https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/Construction-Fabrics-Grids-1466.
16:31
July 10, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Crisis Communication with Anthony Huey
If disaster strikes, what's your plan? ICI Manager of Communications & Technology Andria Hine talks about crisis communications with communications expert Anthony Huey. You'll also learn about ICI's partnership with CrisisDriver, the app that keeps you on track and helps protect your reputation. To learn more about this week's sponsor, United Consulting, visit https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/United-Consulting-1539.
13:56
July 9, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Skill Up on Negotiation with Dr. Carolyn Goerner
It's no secret that COVID-19 threw a wrench in everybody's 2020 plans. Negotiation, now done virtually, is a crucial skill in maintaining relationships with employees, customers and business partners. Dr. Carolyn Goerner, Clinical Professor of Management at IU Kelley School of Business and owner of www.practicalparadigms.com, chats with Julia Polston about negotiation skills in this post-COVID era.  Learn more about 3M, this week's associate member spotlight, here: https://web.indianaconstructors.org/A-Z/3M-1559
30:51
June 26, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Safely On-Boarding New Employees & Drug Testing Updates
The construction season is in full swing for Hoosiers! Join Richard, Jim and George as they catch you up to speed on everything you need to know about safely on-boarding new and returning employees, as well as drug testing updates and COVID-19. OSHA Training Requirements: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha2254.pdf DISA Collection Sites: http://indianaconstructors.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-06-15_Collection_Sites_ICI_PE_Testing.pdf
18:35
June 19, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Jonathan Crews
When it comes to Jonathan Crews, Operations Manager at US Hydrovac Inc., three words come to KP Panchal's mind: passion, dedication and attitude. In this episode, we recognize Jon's contributions to the industry, and Jon shares advice he's learned over the past 13 years. Nominate an industry leader here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ingoodconomination
11:47
June 12, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Introducing Jim Wood, CHST
Safety is ICI's No. 1 priority, and we are pleased to introduce our Director of Safety and Training Jim Wood, CHST. Learn more about Jim's background and his plan to get to know our members. Want to get to know Jim or invite him to your business? Send him an email at jwood@indianaconstructors.org.
07:17
June 5, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Team Huddle in the Vincennes District
“We’ve been extended family for a long time—forever—don’t you think it’s time we start to act like it?” –Rusty Fowler This week, Richard chats with half of the Indiana Transportation Team Vincennes District Steering Committee: Rusty Fowler from INDOT, Nick Chapman from E&B Paving and David Goffinet from Lochmueller Group. They dig into how their partnerships have evolved through family-first relationships and open communication.
24:15
May 29, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Kip Bancroft with West Side Tractor Sales
This episode, we see why Kip Bancroft has stayed with West Side Tractor Sales for 13 years. From the family-like atmosphere to charitable attitudes, Kip has learned something from everyone he’s ever worked with.
11:08
May 22, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: COVID-19 Safety Talk with IOSHA & IDWD
How are employers supposed to handle COVID-19 amidst the state reopening? What training do employees need in order to work safely? What if some of my employees are uncomfortable returning to work? This week, ICI President Richard Hedgecock talks to Jameson Berry, Director of Construction Safety at the Indiana Department of Labor, and Josh Richardson, Chief of Staff at the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, to answer YOUR questions. Resources: United States Department of Labor: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/ Indiana Department of Labor: https://www.in.gov/dol/3142.htm Indiana Department of Workforce Development: https://www.in.gov/dwd/19.htm
22:17
May 15, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: In Good Company with Dan Brown
Spend your morning with Dan Brown of Phend & Brown as he gives advice and relives memories from growing up in a family business. To nominate an outstanding member of the infrastructure and transportation industry, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ingoodconomination.
07:57
May 8, 2020
ICI Digs Deep: Pension Funds with Andy Martone
Join Richard Hedgecock, George Sheraw and special guest Andy Martone, President and CEO of Hesse Martone, P.C., as they talk about pension funds and potential bankruptcy surrounding the Central states.
17:04
May 1, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/24/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19, with special guest Dan Osborn! To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
06:02
April 24, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/22/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
02:24
April 22, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/20/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
03:15
April 20, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/17/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
02:23
April 17, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/15/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
02:24
April 15, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/13/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
02:50
April 13, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/8/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
02:43
April 8, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/6/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
04:01
April 6, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/3/20
ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
01:34
April 3, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 4/1/20
Programming Note: Starting today, Construction & COVID-19 will move to a Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule. ICI's update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
03:36
April 1, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/31/20
Programming Note: Starting April 1, 2020 (tomorrow), Construction & COVID-19 will move to a Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule. ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
03:50
March 31, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/30/20
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
02:58
March 30, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/27/20
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
03:08
March 27, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/26/20
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
03:38
March 26, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/25/20
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
04:13
March 25, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/24/20
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
03:39
March 24, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/23/20
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
07:31
March 23, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/20/20
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
04:02
March 20, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/19/2020
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. To check out ICI's COVID-19 resources, visit http://indianaconstructors.org/covid-19/.
03:19
March 19, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/18/2020
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19.
04:44
March 18, 2020
Construction & COVID-19: ICI Update 3/17/2020
ICI's daily update concerning COVID-19. For more information, visit https://www.in.gov/coronavirus/.
04:59
March 17, 2020