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The World's Best Construction Podcast

Join Fred Mills, Liam Marsh, and Luke Bligh as they discuss news and trends from the construction, engineering and architecture industries in a relaxed atmosphere. Grab a coffee or cuppa tea and enjoy The World's Best Construction Podcast by The B1MEmail us! Podcast@TheB1M.comhttp://www.TheB1M.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Recent Episodes of The World's Best Construction Podcast


Inside the High-Security Fortress That’s Heating Paris - #104

Inside the High-Security Fortress That’s Heating Paris - #104

This week, we're digging into The B1M's recent video "Inside the High-Security Fortress That’s Heating Paris". Fred went inside the Equinix data centre that's heating the 2024 Olympic training pool in Paris. During the discussion, we’re joined by Andrew Higgins who is Director of Sustainability and Master Planning for EMEA at Equinix.


Later in the episode, we cover:


London’s controversial One Undershaft denied planning again = https://www.instagram.com/p/C86_-O8M5y_/?img_index=1


We end the show with an email from Keegan Sharpe...

Episode 11 July 2024 55m and 8s


The Crucial Skyscraper Test You've Never Heard Of - #103

The Crucial Skyscraper Test You've Never Heard Of - #103

This week, we're digging into The B1M's recent video "The Crucial Skyscraper Test You've Never Heard Of". This is where the world's biggest skyscrapers are put to the test - any guesses at where this facility is?


Later in the episode, we cover:


Obama presidential centre tops out in Chicago = https://www.instagram.com/p/C8iuKRfPlqC/?img_index=1Huge crane installed at Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia = https://www.instagram.com/p/C8UTEA_sX0u/?img_index=1


We end the show with two emails from Remi Gi...

Episode 4 July 2024 46m and 52s


Why Soviet-Era Nuclear Plants Are Being Dismantled - #102

Why Soviet-Era Nuclear Plants Are Being Dismantled - #102

This week, we're digging into The B1M's recent video "Why Soviet-Era Nuclear Plants Are Being Dismantled". Step inside the complex world of nuclear decommissioning.


This episode is sponsored by Trimble Construction. Learn more about Trimble's Tekla software and the 2024 Tekla UK award entries: https://bit.ly/3zby8mT


Later in the episode, we cover:


New York’s new football stadium = https://www.instagram.com/p/C7pGIFJMO_b/?img_index=1

London’s 60 Gracechurch Street skyscraper = https://www.instagram.com/p/C7xGcbpOE7v/?img_index=1


We...

Episode 20 June 2024 40m and 21s


The Race to Fix Australia’s Failed Dam - #101

The Race to Fix Australia’s Failed Dam - #101

This week, we're digging into The B1M's recent video "The Race to Fix Australia’s Failed Dam". The ironically named "Paradise Dam" in Queensland, Australia is doomed.


This episode is sponsored by Trimble Construction. Learn more about Trimble's Tekla software and the 2024 Tekla UK award entries: https://bit.ly/3zby8mT


Later in the episode, we cover:


Seoul’s “living” skyscraper = https://www.instagram.com/p/C7Y3Fh1szyW/?img_index=1

Hong Kong’s Zaha Hadid-designed office towers = https://www.instagram.com/p/C7hTtuOsaVA/?img_index=1

Episode 13 June 2024 40m and 9s


The 100th Episode - #100

The 100th Episode - #100

This week, we're celebrating our hundredth episode with a special 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' style quiz and an open Q&A.


This special episode is sponsored by Trimble Construction. Learn more about Viewpoint Field View here: https://bit.ly/3VdVXBH


Get in touch! Podcast@TheB1M.com


www.TheB1M.com


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Episode 6 June 2024 1h, 10m and 38s


Why Construction Needs to Talk About Mental Health - #99

Why Construction Needs to Talk About Mental Health - #99

This week, Fred is joined by Procore's Sasha Reed to discuss mental health in construction as part of our Get Construction Talking initiative.


Learn more about the global Get Construction Talking initiative - https://www.getconstructiontalking.org/


Watch the video-version of the discussion here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzZUUdc84Sg


Get in touch! Podcast@TheB1M.com


www.TheB1M.com



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Episode 30 May 2024 42m and 14s


Is This $4BN Megaproject Pointless? - #98

Is This $4BN Megaproject Pointless? - #98

This week, we're digging into The B1M's recent video "Is This $4BN Megaproject Pointless?". Stockholm is in a race to fix it's traffic congestion. But will this expensive road tunnel really work in the Swedish capital?


Later in the episode, we cover:


Lord’s Cricket Ground set for an overhaul = https://www.instagram.com/p/C7BSFpNs0t_/?img_index=1Riga’s new shipping terminal = https://www.instagram.com/p/C66b4peMGph/?img_index=1


We end the show with a Saudi-related email from Mohammad.


Ge...

Episode 23 May 2024 44m and 36s


The World’s Most Expensive Site - #97

The World’s Most Expensive Site - #97

This week, we're digging into The B1M's recent video "The Skyscraper Built on The World’s Most Expensive Site". Land in Hong Kong is expensive - very expensive. But this didn't stop Zaha Hadid architects from possibly designing the world’s curviest skyscraper.


Later in the episode, we cover:


The Chicago Bears $4.2BN new home = https://www.instagram.com/p/C6cHUTHs75I/?img_index=1Work restarts on the 1-KM tall Jeddah Tower = https://www.instagram.com/p/C6uXk63M2Xz/?img_index=1


We end the show...

Episode 16 May 2024 44m and 23s


The $3BN Plan to Connect Southeast Asia - #96

The $3BN Plan to Connect Southeast Asia - #96

This week, we're digging into The B1M's recent video "The $3BN Plan to Connect Southeast Asia". Singapore and Malaysia are closely connected in many ways - but THIS might be the world's most important rail link.


Later in the episode, we cover:


Toronto announces 4 new skyscrapers = https://www.instagram.com/p/C6Oehw3scct/?img_index=1Updated plans for New York’s 350 Park Avenue = https://www.instagram.com/p/C59E3nGML5z/?img_index=1


We end the show with an NYC-related email from Alex Volckhausen.

Episode 9 May 2024 39m and


How to Build a 2KM Skyscraper - #95

How to Build a 2KM Skyscraper - #95

This week, we're digging into The B1M's latest video "Experts Explain Saudi Arabia’s 2KM Skyscraper". Together, the lads react to the news that Saudi Arabia are planning to build a 2KM skyscraper - potentially the tallest building/structure ever created. We give our opinions and ask if this could this actually be built?


Later in the episode, we cover:


Plans for Manchester’s tallest building = https://www.instagram.com/theb1m/p/C6OMc_qs9LN/The Vessel due to re-open in New York = https://www.instagram.com/p/C6DRyH...

Episode 2 May 2024 45m and 37s

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