Assessment and Training: Creating Measurable Improvement

An effective training program is a vital investment for a company involved in high-risk and high-dollar operations.[1]  An operator who is safe and effective is able to increase the return on investment for a company.  An effective operator is able to do the job correctly and quickly avoiding lost time in fixing mistakes or taking… Read more »

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING SERVICES TO OFFER NEW NATIONAL CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   Media Contact:   Bill Marion                        June 4, 2013                                                                                       702-222-2362   NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING SERVICES TO OFFER NEW NATIONAL CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS Board of Directors Approves Expanded Services for Job Training and Heavy Equipment Operations Certification… Read more »

Why Third Party

Safety.  Efficiency.  Risk Management.  These are key terms and concepts throughout the construction, energy, and mining industries.  Each stakeholder in the process—supervisors, employers, general contractors, insurers, clients, and end users—depends on the skills and knowledge of the operators.  Accidents, inefficiency, and sub-standard work increase costs and reduce quality.  Responsible parties are obligated to ensure that… Read more »

Caterpillar Funding Courses at Five Universities

As the construction pace picks up worldwide the industry is looking for ways to find and train qualified operators and laborers. SIX engineering scholarships at the University of Nottingham are to be funded by a leading manufacturer of heavy equipment

Oregon jobless rate declines

The state added far more manufacturing jobs than expected, helping a drop in unemployment to 8 percent Oregon’s unemployment rate fell to 8 percent in April, down from 8.2 percent in March, as employers added jobs for the seventh month in a row, the state Employment Department said Tuesday. Employers added 3,700 jobs in April…. Read more »