Simlog President tours NAHETS Corporate Office

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 wasnpresented with a plaque from NAHETS president, Matt Klabacka. Freedman granted an interview regarding the significance of simulators in the training of… Read more »

Prentice Hall – Contren Visits NAHETS

Monday, April 30, brought to the Las Vegas, Nevada NAHETS corporate office a visit from the publishing company Prentice Hall-Contren. The visit included a tour of the offices of NAHETS as well as a visit to the Nevada School of Construction field site, as well as an overview of the corporate media development facility and… Read more »

Heavy Metal Reunion

For some who have served in the military, being reunited with fellow soldiers and friends after years of separation is an emotional, sometimes ecstatic experience. Such an experience occurred recently with Gregory Regole, who served for over 12 years. However, this reunion was somewhat unique, because Regole’s reunion was not with a former soldier or… Read more »

Construction Fatalities Rise…So Do HSE Attacks

Weybridge, UK As reported by Ucatt construction union, the total number of construction deaths rose 25% last year, with a possible increase of 10-15% this year. Contrastingly, the proportion of employee deaths to convictions for companies responsible has decreased from 42% in 1998 to 11% in 2004. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been… Read more »

Construction Costs Rise

Beaver County, PA The cost of construction materials and products are rising, and contractors and construction sales people point to a common cause: rising oil costs. A report from The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) predicts that by the end of the year there will be a 6-8% increase in cost of construction materials…. Read more »