Industry Insights

Flooding Cities: Why Rising Sea Levels Will Sink Florida

The slowing of the Gulf Stream, melting of the ice caps and the warming ocean are causing ocean levels to rise every year. Because of it, Florida is going to flood and it’s beautiful attractions like Miami Beach could disappear. What does this mean for Florida?

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Flooding Cities: Why Rising Sea Levels Will Sink Florida

5 Keys to A Relationship With A Contractor, According To Maintenance Managers

Contractors want to have a good relationship with building managers and maintenance crews. The first step in building this relationship is to understand what a successful working relationship looks like to them. Check out the 5 ways maintenance managers build successful relationships with contractors to understand their perspective.

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5 Keys to A Relationship With A Contractor, According To Maintenance Managers

Tractors for Snow Removal

Did you know that your tractor is the most efficient piece of equipment for snow removal? Here at DOZR, we are constantly striving to share interesting industry stories and help provide new information to those in the construction industry. Read about this wintertime use for tractors here.

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Tractors for Snow Removal

Regenerative Agriculture: What It Is & Why It Matters

Soil.
Our world is literally built on it. Did you know that 1/3 of the world’s soil has been degraded due to agricultural practises like tilling, chemical use and and deforestation? Regenerative Agriculture is a movement in the Agriculture community that is working to save our soil.

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Regenerative Agriculture: What It Is & Why It Matters

The Swiss Cheese Model: A Construction Industry Safety Analysis

Safety in the construction industry has a long way to go to even as technology provides new safety tech and tools. The continual rise of workplace injuries in construction indicates a deeper, more integrated problem. The Swiss Cheese Model highlights the need to further integrate safety within the industry to really make construction workers safer.

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The Swiss Cheese Model: A Construction Industry Safety Analysis

My Name Is Kevin and I am Guilty of Mansplaining.

Are you a mansplainer? I would have answered no, too. But here I am, recognizing it in myself and owning it. I own it so I can change.

DOZR CEO Kevin explores how being called out for mansplaining has changed him and how he interacts with both women and men in personal and professional situations.

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My Name Is Kevin and I am Guilty of Mansplaining.

Tips and Tricks for Staying Cool: Summertime Safety

Staying safe under the summer sun is about taking proactive steps to prevent heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and sunstroke. We’ve put together some tips and tricks to stay cool as well as a handy fact sheet about heat exhaustion and sunstroke to help you stay safe all summer long.

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Tips and Tricks for Staying Cool: Summertime Safety

Wheeled Excavators: The Secret Weapon of Urban Construction

Wheeled excavators are powerful, road friendly and cheaper to maintain than a tracked excavator. They are growing in recognition for their multi-use capabilities and efficiency as a piece of heavy equipment. As projects in urban areas become more popular, the wheeled excavator will too. The fact that it’s also called a “Rubber Duck” is just a bonus.

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Wheeled Excavators: The Secret Weapon of Urban Construction

Autonomous Construction Equipment to Keep the Industry Moving

The construction industry is facing a labour shortage. How can the construction industry continue to build our world without workers? The solution could be in embracing autonomous construction equipment to fill the gaps and using construction technology to attract the next generation of construction workers.

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Autonomous Construction Equipment to Keep the Industry Moving

How the Sharing Economy is Paving the Way for a Construction Industry Boom

Todd Buchholz recently wrote an article for The Wall Street Journal exploring the impact that companies like DOZR, airbnb and Uber are having on inflation by building up the sharing economy. Kevin, CEO of DOZR, explores how the current state of the economy and this pattern of low inflation is paving the way for a construction industry boom.

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How the Sharing Economy is Paving the Way for a Construction Industry Boom

Lessons from Hurricane Michael

This terrible hurricane provided some insight into ways you can best prep for a storm. DOZR has put these together in a short blog so you know what to think about when the next storm approaches.

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Lessons from Hurricane Michael

Safety First!

Technology is so much more than smartphones and computers. The introduction of tech gadgets to the construction industry gives us new tools that can help keep workers safe. We are excited to be joining construction and technology together here at DOZR and can’t wait to see what these two industries can do together in the future.

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Safety First!

Summer in Ontario: 5 Projects Happening Now

Now that summer is here in Ontario, it’s promising to be a busy one for those working in the construction, farming and landscaping industries. With many projects planned to rollout this summer, the busy season has officially kicked off. Here are five summer projects you need to know about.

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Summer in Ontario: 5 Projects Happening Now

Technology That Is Changing the Construction Industry

From drones to virtual reality, technology has entered the construction industry with serious force. Integrating these technological tools to projects can help make sites safer and help to streamline work. It’s also just really cool.

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Technology That Is Changing the Construction Industry

Getting Ready For Spring

The birds are singing, the temperature is rising, and it’s time to get your equipment ready for spring. From circle checks to personal protective equipment, DOZR is here to help you get ready for the spring construction season.

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Getting Ready For Spring

8 Reasons To Rent

Deciding to buy a piece of heavy equipment is a big decision. If you are debating the difference between renting and purchasing, DOZR as 8 points as to why renting might be better for you. Read about the benefits of renting equipment here.

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8 Reasons To Rent

Get Your Equipment Winter Ready

Winters can be harsh. Being prepared and taking the time to get your equipment ready can make all the difference. Dont worry. If you’re not sure where to start in prepping your heavy equipment for the winter season, DOZR has a few tips for how you can start.

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Get Your Equipment Winter Ready

Top 5 Reasons Skid Steers Are Your Multi-Purpose Winter Tool

Are you ready for winter? Learn more about skid steers–the versatile, small but mighty machine designed for a variety of uses year-round. This winter, work smarter–not harder.

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Top 5 Reasons Skid Steers Are Your Multi-Purpose Winter Tool