The Top 10 Best Construction Podcasts

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Construction is always on the lookout for new tech, advice and insights. With podcasts explo...

Construction is always on the lookout for new tech, advice and insights. With podcasts exploding the last few years, there’s never been a better time to learn from experienced construction personnel on what’s worked and what’s going to work in our industry.

We've compiled a list of 10 excellent podcasts related to the construction industry, available on popular platforms such as Spotify, Apple, and YouTube. Some provide insights to elevate your construction knowhow, and some are more laidback and focus on what it’s like to work in the industry (and sometimes, how we can improve!). 

This is just our listens, but if we’re missing any, we’ll add them!

The World’s Best Construction Podcast

Episodes to date: 67 Average duration: 50 minutes

This podcast offers a relaxed style, making it easy to listen to, and new episodes are released weekly. Hosted by Fred Mills, Liam Marsh, and Luke Bligh, they discuss the latest trends and news within the construction industry, covering topics from rail, engineering, and project management to all things construction. Episodes typically range from 30 minutes to one hour and are available on popular streaming services like Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Talking Trade by On the Tools

Episodes to date: 45 Average Duration: 40 minutes

A more trades-focused podcast hosted by tradesman and broadcaster Andy Stevens, he invites fellow tradespeople, industry leaders and professionals to discuss the hottest topics in the world of construction. From mental health to apprenticeships, Talking Trade has something for every listener.

The Construction Engineering Show

Episodes to date: 29 Average duration: 20 minutes

Hosted by licensed Civil Engineer Bob Hildebranski, this podcast delves into the tools, strategies, and tactics that engineers can use to enhance their careers and daily lives. It's an excellent choice for anyone in or looking to enter the engineering field. While the episodes aren't as frequent, there are currently 29 episodes, all adding substantial value to the world of engineering.

Construction Big Breakfast

Episodes to date: 98 Average duration: 30 minutes

The Construction Big Breakfast podcast offers insider tips and strategies to help you thrive in the construction industry. It covers a wide range of topics, including building safety, architecture, engineering, digital innovation in construction, and sustainability. Although the podcast has now concluded, you can still enjoy 97 episodes to expand your knowledge.

Constructive Voices

Episodes to date: 67 Average duration: 45 minutes

The Constructive Voices podcast focuses on inspiring change within the construction industry. Hosted by Peter Finn, a construction professional with decades of experience, and Henry McDonald, a former journalist for The Guardian with 25 years of experience, they provide insightful discussions on construction news, highlighting crucial topics such as mental wellbeing, equality, and sustainability.

The Construction Management Podcast

Episodes to date: 63 Average duration: 30 minutes

This podcast is a valuable tool for both newcomers and seasoned professionals looking to advance their careers. Hosted by Damien and Jason, they cover key topics within the construction industry, from new building technologies to economic factors in construction.

The Digital Construction Podcast

Episodes to date: 7 Average duration: 60 minutes

Brought to you by NBS, the Digital Construction podcast invites inspirational industry leaders to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the construction industry. They touch on essential points such as sustainability and management regulations, offering seven one-hour segments that are worth a listen.

GSC Executives Podcast

Episodes to date: 2 Average Duration: 30 minutes

An up-and-coming podcast in the built environment, the GSC Executives podcast, hosted by Paul Collins and Caitlin Tye, invites guests to share their experiences in high-ranking positions in the world of construction. The first episode features Nicola Hindle, who shares her journey from working in Finance to becoming CEO at BUUK Infrastructure.

RE: Construction by the Construction Index

Episodes to date: 138 Average Duration: 50 minutes

This bi-weekly podcast, hosted by industry journalists Bishop and Taylor at the Construction Index, delves into some of the hottest topics in the built environment, spanning new technologies, rail news, politics, new building safety regulations, and more. This podcast promises to add value to your construction career on a weekly basis.

Mass Timber Construction Podcast

Episodes to date: 182 Average Duration: 10 minutes

The Mass Timber Construction podcast takes a diverse approach, featuring special guests each month discussing a range of construction-related topics. This bite-sized podcast keeps you up to date with the industry.

 The Building Code

Episodes to date: 196 Average Duration: 40 minutes

Brought to you by Buildertrend, this podcast is fantastic for advancing your career. It covers various topics in the built environment, including finances, rail, real estate, marketing, business development, and more. With 196 episodes to catch up on and new ones released several times a month, it's a valuable resource for industry professionals.

In the fast-paced construction industry, keeping up with ever-changing trends is challenging. Engaging with podcasts not only helps you stay current but also allows you to expand your industry knowledge and further your career. We hope you enjoy these podcasts and that they help you stay informed about the latest trends and news!

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