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Irish television star and builder, Peter Finn, is our man on the ground. Keeping his finger on the pulse, Pete The Builder, has interesting stories and ideas for you.

Ep 16 Simon Dunkling

On Site

Episode 16: Onerous Construction Contracts with Simon Dunkling of Arbicon. Pete Talks About His Personal Experiences of Contracts.

These words are certainly not music to many peoples' ears but they are integral to any construction business operating successfully and avoiding huge legal battles and the scary costs associated with them. This episode is well-timed in November 2021, as the industry sees challenge after challenge of rising material costs, along with shortages in both materials and labour. "Avoiding ambiguity is key to avoiding disputes. One of the biggest problems […]

todayNovember 9, 2021 22 1 3

Kevin McLoughlin outside Downing Street-1

Apprenticeships

Episode Twelve: How Can We Attract Workers To The Construction Industry With Kevin McLoughlin MBE

Henry McDonald talks to Kevin McLoughlin MBE about how we can attract workers into the industry. Kevin owns K&M McLoughlin Decorating, which has a turnover of £6m+ and a company that heavily invests in the apprenticeship scheme. In 2010 he created K&M Painting & Decorating College as his business needs were not being met by the local colleges. In 2012, he helped to develop a CSR – Corporate Social Responsibility […]

todaySeptember 11, 2021 291 3 4

Constructive Voices Gavin Tonnet utecture

Architecture

Episode Eleven: Gavin Tonnet of utecture on city-changing urban renewal projects and transformational virtual pre-construction technology. Pete The Builder talks about The Tool Revolution

Henry McDonald interviews Gavin Tonnet of utecture about city-changing urban renewal projects and transformational virtual pre-construction technology. Who is Gavin Tonnet? Gavin is a recognised expert and leader in the property space having created and led businesses for Mirvac, Leighton, Stockland and Japanese giant, Sekisui House. He was responsible for many significant city-changing urban renewal projects. He has been involved and led over USD$20b of major renewal. Some of those […]

todayAugust 25, 2021 24 2 6

EP 10 Daniel Jaconetti

Architecture

Episode Ten: How do Europe and America compare when it comes to Green Building – interview with Daniel Jaconetti. Pete discusses workers and material issues

Henry McDonald talks to sustainable architect, Daniel Jaconetti, about his work and how Europe compares to the USA when it comes to green building. Daniel's passion lies in biomimetic concepts and how technologies inspired by nature can create responsive environmental that coexist with their ecologies. His chat with Henry is a real eye-opener packed with excellent insights and information. "If I were looking to buy a new home right? I […]

todayAugust 15, 2021 24 3 6

Economy

Episode Eight: Understand Mixed Reality and its Commercial Uses Easily with Architect, James Lee Burgess

20th July 2021: Release Date Understand Mixed Reality and its Commercial Uses Easily with Architect, James Lee Burgess. Pete The Builder Discusses the Huge Challenge of the Rising Costs of Materials Architect, James Lee Burgess, explains what is Mixed Reality in an accessible way. If you are hoping to understand MR this is an easy way to absorb it. James, who is super enthusiastic about Mixed Reality along with mentoring, […]

todayJuly 13, 2021 24 1 2

New Podcast Platform, Constructive Voices Pushing The Boundaries In The Construction Industry

Environment

Ireland’s favourite TV builder, Peter Finn, talks about The Green Scene in Ireland

Climate change has undoubtedly been one of the most pressing matters in recent years. And whether you’re an ordinary citizen or a top conglomerate, every single positive action matters. In this episode of Constructive Voices, Pete the Builder talks to Steve Randall and talks about Ireland’s Green Scene- specifically, the green revolution that has taken over the construction industry. These days, most millennials and Gen Zers lead an eco-conscious lifestyle. […]

todayJune 28, 2021 19 1 2

Michael Parkinson University of Liverpool

Cities

Episode Five: Prof. Michael Parkinson. C.B.E. speaks about the proposed Everton football stadium project

8th June 2021: Professor Michael Parkinson. C.B.E. speaks about the proposed Everton football stadium project. Pete The Builder talks to Steve about The Green Scene in Ireland. Talking to top journalist and presenter, Henry McDonald. Prof. Michael Parkinson delivers a superb interview that investigates the proposed Everton stadium project as well as delving into Liverpool's regeneration. This exceptional interview is followed by a very interesting look at The Green Scene […]

todayJune 7, 2021 196 2 3

Mental health mates in mind Tp

Health

Episode Four: 25th May 2021: John Burton (Liverpool Narcos) Talks About Employing Ex-Cons, Pete The Builder On New Builds

John Burton (Liverpool Narcos) Talks About Employing Ex-Cons, Pete The Builder On New Builds & Jackie Interviews James Rudoni Of Mates In Mind Did you know that the entire month of May is Mental Health Month in the States? Of course, we had Mental Health Week in the UK from 10th to 16th May. We were lucky enough to catch up with the M.D. of Mates In Mind - the […]

todayMay 5, 2021 231 2 3

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