SCCC Training Director receives NCCCO certification

Since May 1, 2007, Al Loya has been with the Southern California College of Construction as our Training Director. More than twenty years ago, Al was a crane operator, but had never taken the time to get licensed. In the years since, he has been running equipment in one form or another, as well as… Read more »

Simulators In Use at National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools

Paul Freedman, President of Simlog, visited the headquarters for NAHETS, the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools, on Monday April 23, 2007. Freedman was awarded an associate membership in NAHETS and was presented with a plaque from NAHETS president, Matt Klabacka. To see this video on “simulators” please visit videos.nahets.com Freedman granted yellowmetal.tv an… Read more »

Nevada School of Construction Hosts NCCCO Workshop

PRESS RELEASE From the NCCCO News Center: August 2007 – The largest CCO Practical Examiner Accreditation workshop ever held by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) was hosted May 22-24 by the Nevada School of Construction (NSOC) in Las Vegas, NV. A total of 30 candidates from 17 states attended the… Read more »

Ingersoll Rand Stores Now Operating Under Volvo CE Name

July 23, 2007 Winston Leonard (source Volvo CE press release) The acquisition of the road machinery division of Ingersoll Rand in April 2007 by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) included twenty Ingersoll Rand company stores,which provide sales, service, parts and rental to construction equipment customers in local markets. The company stores’ organization, formerly Ingersoll Rand… Read more »

Southern California College of Construction Opens Doors

The Southern California College of Construction opened its doors on June 16, 2007. Historically, the male, non-traditional, college-bound student population has been under served. For women, non-traditional higher education is generally served through cosmetology schools, medical assistant schools, and career colleges. However, the male-dominated trades have been overlooked by the majority of the higher education… Read more »