Lift and Access Finds NAHETS.

On July 11, 2007 Matt Klabacka, President and Co-Founder of The National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS), received an unexpected phone call from Erin Whitehead, the Associate Editor for Lift and Access magazine, requesting information to write an article on NAHETS. Klabacka, who was very excited about the phone call, was curious to… Read more »

Northern California College of Construction Opens Doors

During World War II, Rough and Ready Island was a naval base and the central communications point for all of the armed services. As of 2004, the Port of Stockton took over most of the area and designated it as a redevelopment area. Today, Rough and Ready is also a commercial port that ships raw… Read more »

African American Construction Heritage

Black History encompasses many recognizable people, events, and accomplishments. Martin Luther King…Michael Jordan…Rosa Parks…the list goes on; however, there is a significant heritage to black history that takes a back seat to many of these popular and more-exposed subjects. That heritage is construction. Harry C. Alford, co-founder and CEO of the National Black Chamber of… 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 »