NAHETS Awarded “Approved Content Provider” for www.howstuffworks.com

The National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools NAHETS, has become an approved video training publisher with the popular website www.howstuffworks.com. Matt Klabacka, NAHETS President states, “This is a major milestone for NAHETS to achieve the status of “training content provider” for one of the Internets most popular self-help websites.” HowStuffWorks is the leading source… Read more »

Inspections Give Insight Into Industry Accidents

Nationwide inspections show that the main cause of construction deaths and accidents is “by a fall from height.” 24 of the 59 reported construction deaths and over half of the 4000 reported construction accidents last year were due to this cause. In order to remedy these accidents the HSE has announced that over 1,000 nationwide… Read more »

Georgia School of Construction on Local News Affiliate

The Georgia School of Construction, a NAHETS member school, was featured on the local Fox 5 Affiliate. Brett Martin, the Fox 5 “Road Warrior”, visited the field site early in the day to watch of the training exercises of our students. Highlighted in the two-minute news clip was the fact that students come from all… Read more »

New Lock to Combat Construction Thefts

Local construction companies in the Idaho Falls area are victims to thefts that cause thousands of dollars in losses. On a nationwide level, construction theft is believed to be a multi-billion dollar problem. In opposition to these thefts, Joe Anderson, owner of Anderson Manufactures Incorporated, has designed a new lock that is expected to threaten… Read more »

Recycling Yields Construction Material

Downtown Diversion is a 13-acre facility in the Los Angeles area that recycles construction material waste in order to create new construction material. Instead of lining landfills with a surplus of asphalt, lumber, concrete, drywall, metal, cardboard, and other material, the facility recycles what it can from this waste, preserving both the environment and the… Read more »