NAHETS Discusses Partnership with Piade, Estonia Vocational Secondary School

Below is a summary from Mike Martens, Director of Operations for NAHETS: The Paide Vocational Secondary School (PKK) is located in the town of Paide, situated in the very heart of Estonia. The school was originally founded as Paide Wood and Ironwork School, which opened on December 5, 1924. The first Headmaster was August Rode… Read more »

NAHETS Heavy Equipment Training Going to Saudi Arabia and Middle East

From: Mike Martens, Director of Operations-NAHETS This picture was taken on Dec 16th on the steps of the administrative headquarters of Saudi Aramco-Operations Division. The man to my right is Hussain Al-Zaiban, managing partner and president of Four Hands Construction Company. We had just completed a meeting (lasting 1 1/2 hrs) with eleven operations department… Read more »

MAMMOET North America Interested in NAHETS OCC Campus Graduates

About four weeks ago the Oklahoma College of Construction (OCC) Director of Training Services, Scotty Gecks, received a phone call. The voice on the other end said, “This is Doug Allen Crane Division Manager for Mammoet USA. Mark Bell, our Operations Manager and I would like to visit your school next week. Do you think… Read more »

Las Vegas Hot Spot for Construction & Heavy Equipment Industries

One word is commonly associated with Las Vegas across the world—gambling. The gaming industry is the economical “Goliath” for the city. However, with the constant population growth, another industry continues to rise; i.e., the construction industry. Below is a summary from an article, “Las Vegas Construction Boom Continues,” in the October 2007 edition of Rocky… Read more »

NAHETS Member: Nevada School of Construction and NCCCO Workshop in the News Months Later!

Back in May of this year, a member school of the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS), the Nevada School of Construction (NVSC), hosted the largest CCO Practical Examiner Accreditation workshop ever held by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). An original press release in August was submitted on… Read more »