Building Northwest Indiana The Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana hosts "Building Northwest Indiana Radio," interviewing guests in the Lakeshore Public Radio studios in Merrillville to provide the listener insight into the northwest Indiana professional construction industry. Guests will discuss an array of topics including current and future construction projects that are shaping the region, career opportunities within construction, as well as public policy initiatives affecting construction.
Building Northwest Indiana

Building Northwest Indiana

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The Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana hosts "Building Northwest Indiana Radio," interviewing guests in the Lakeshore Public Radio studios in Merrillville to provide the listener insight into the northwest Indiana professional construction industry. Guests will discuss an array of topics including current and future construction projects that are shaping the region, career opportunities within construction, as well as public policy initiatives affecting construction.

Most Recent Episodes

Building Northwest Indiana, September 10, 2019

This week on "Building Northwest Indiana Radio" host Kevin Comerford (Directior of Professional Development with for the Construction Advancement Foundation) sits down with Sherri Ziller, Chief Operating Officer of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority to discuss the future of the transit development districts and thier role in moving Northwest Indiana towards it's full economic development potential. Tune in to find out what lies ahead for the local construction industry during

Building Northwest Indiana, September 3, 2019 - Pt. 2

This week on "Building Northwest Indiana Radio" the topic of discussion will be the Indiana Plan for Equal Employment, an organization that addresses the issue of low minority participation in union building trades. Host Kevin Comerford sits down with Northwest Indiana union journeyman electrician and the Northwest Indiana Coordinator of the Indiana Plan for Equal Employment, Roman Bronson. Tune in on Tuesday to part two of this two-part segment to learn about the Indiana Plan's efforts for

Building Northwest Indiana, August 27, 2019 - Pt. 1

This week on "Building Northwest Indiana Radio" the topic of discussion will be the Indiana Plan for Equal Employment, an organization that addresses the issue of low minority participation in union building trades. Host Kevin Comerford sits down with Northwest Indiana union journeyman electrician and the Northwest Indiana Coordinator of the Indiana Plan for Equal Employment, Roman Bronson. Tune in on Tuesday to part one of this two-part segment to learn about the Indiana Plan's efforts for

Building Northwest Indiana, August 20, 2019

This week on "Building Northwest Indiana Radio" host Kevin Comerford (Directior of Professional Development with for the Construction Advancement Foundation) sits down with Indiana University Northwest Associate Professor of Economics, Micah Pollak, to talk economics in the Northwest Indiana Construction Industry. They discuss automation, globalization, changing technology and the impact it has had on the regional economy.

Building Northwest Indiana, August 13, 2019

This week on "Building Northwest Indiana" Jacob Lenson, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Planning at Purdue Northwest, sits down with host Kevin Comerford to discuss the newest building at Purdue Northwest's Hammond Campus. Listen in as they discuss construction planning strategy, budget, timeline and the benefits it will bring to the Northwest Indiana campus.

Building Northwest Indiana, August 6, 2019

Building Northwest Indiana makes its radio debut on Lakeshore Public Radio. Kevin Comerford talks with Dewey Pearman and Dr. James J. Arendas about their roles in the Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF).

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