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 »

Monster Machine Picks up Bulldozer

What do you think of when you hear the words “heavy equipment” mentioned? What images enter your mind when you come across the words “heavy machinery?” Or perhaps you have never thought much about those things. Typically, large pieces of equipment such as cranes, bulldozers, excavators, backhoes, loaders, and others are associated with those terms…. Read more »

Oklahoma College of Construction Receives Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Award

From June 2-4, 2007 the Oklahoma College of Construction (OCC) attended the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Conference, where it was recognized and awarded for its service to the clients of the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Centers. Approximately 72 service providers attended the conference. Suzanne Constien, the Agency Services Director, represented the OCC and accepted the award. The… Read more »