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DFI Launches Podcast: Broadcasting Common Ground: First Episode to Be Released on August 11 

July 27, 2021, Hawthorne N.J.:

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces the launch of its new podcast channel – Broadcasting Common Ground.

In the first series, Interview with a Survivor, hosts Lucky Nagarajan and Tim Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE, will be speaking with industry experts about their near misses, problem projects and resolutions.

The first episode, being released on August 11, is Getting Sued: An Engineer’s Tale. The episode features an interview with William M. (Billy) Camp III, P.E., D.GE, technical principal and vice president at S&ME. Camp will discuss the failure of a sheet pile wall in North Charleston, and step the audience through the project, personal and professional challenges, and his role.

Nagarajan is the general manager-engineering and business development at Giken America Corp. She is a member of the DFI Board of Trustees and the chair of DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations Committee. Siegel is CEO/senior principal engineer at Dan Brown and Associates. He is chair of the DFI Ground Improvement Committee and co-editor of the DFI Journal.

Click here to watch a sneak peek of the first episode.

New episodes of Interview with a Survivor will be released monthly on the second Wednesday.

For more information, visit www.dfi.org/podcast.

About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 4,000 members worldwide.
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