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CRS Crane Hire, Crane, City Rail Link, Auckland

008 – CRS Crane Hire and Rigging

 Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to head over to Auckland, New Zealand and catch up with Francis from CRS Crane Hire. CRS Crane Hire all started over a few beers, where Francis and his good friend Greg decided to give the crane hire business a go. A number of years, and several …

Ratcliff's Landscaping, David Ratcliff, Landscaping

007 – Ratcliff’s Landscaping, what age did you start in business?

I had the opportunity to meet David from Ratcliff’s Landscaping. David is 14 years old and has been in business for a few years now. At first, the new business venture was well received at school, and as time went by the bullying started. However, David is getting the last laugh as his school colleagues …

Brush fencing, brush fence with hedge in front

006 – All About Brush and their grey workforce

Matt: Hi Rob, how are you? Rob: Matt, great! Matt: Right-o. What do you do? Rob: Well, I build brush fences. For the people who aren’t too sure what brush fencing is, it is a native-grown tea tree, which gets cut and constructed it into hand-made fencing. Matt: So I spent the day with Rob …

Bread Builders sourdough wagon

005 – Sourdough bread baker turn carpenter?

 Matt:  I am here in Maldon, Victoria Australia meeting Ken Hercott from Bread Builders. He is a baker, turn carpenter. Ken, how did you get into baking? Ken:  That is a long story, I grew up on a wheat farm and the honest truth, I was pretty competitive. My older brother was the first …

Nicholson Builders and Brother Pablo

004 – Nicholson Builders and business since April

 Matt: Hello I am here with Heath from Nicholson Builders, it feels odd to introduce myself, because we have been talking for the last what 20 or 30 minutes. Heath: More like an hour. Matt: [Surprised] Right. Heath, you have been on Martin Holsinger’s podcast, Protractor Podcast. Heath: Yes. Matt: The podcast was back …

Starbuck excavator on back of a truck

003 – Starbuck Excavations, making it happen

Matt:  I am here in Melbourne, and I have just had an interesting morning with Jim from Starbuck Excavations. Jim has had his company in the industry for over ten years. As we all know, that is a pretty mean feat in itself. He started when he was 19 years old, and he took the …

One Shelley street building, Sydney

002 – Colour By Design, not what you are thinking

Matt: I’m in Sydney today meeting Colour By Design. She is not what you think. Definitely not what I thought. Meeting Colour By Design Matt: Donna and I met via Instagram, I was coming down Sydney. Donna: We should catch up for a beer or coffee. At that stage, I knew who you were. But, …

Four smart toilets in a line

001 – Smart toilets and True Blue Building Solutions

Matt: I am here on the Gold Coast in Queensland. Today I am meeting Kevin from True Blue Building Solutions. Kevin has an interesting story about how they went from selling commercial glass in high-rises to smart toilets out of all things. Meeting Kevin from True Blue Building Solutions Matt: While at the Brisbane Home …