Premiere Heavy Equipment, Construction and Machinery Show Coming to Las Vegas in March 2014

More than 130,000 attendees and 2,400 companies representing the heavy equipment, machinery and construction industries will descend on Las Vegas, Nevada, March 4-8, 2014, for the CONEXPO-CON/AGG show. The show will encompass a record-setting 2.3 million net square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space, but organizers believe that despite the enormity of the event,… Read more »

California College to Sponsor Career Fair for Military Veterans

The Northern California College of Construction (NCCC) is sponsoring a career fair in partnership with Hire A Patriot, a 501©3 nonprofit. The Military & Veteran Employment, Education & Resource Event will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel, 110 West Fremont Street, Stockton,… Read more »

OSHA and the Impact of the Government Shutdown

With the federal government in it’s third week of the shutdown, manufacturing and construction industries are impacted in a number of ways.  Along with funding issues, many companies must learn how to work with OSHA’s skeleton crew.  Since the shutdown OSHA furloughed roughly 90 percent of its employees.  Howard Mavity, in his blog titled Confusion… Read more »

Company fined £100,000 after Croydon crane accident leaves driver crippled

One of the country’s largest plant hire companies have been fined £100,000 after admitting flouting health and safety rules which left a crane driver with crippling injuries. At NAHETS Safety is our primary concern. John Young suffered severe spinal injuries after the cab of the crane fell through the air and crashed onto the roof… Read more »

Walter Clough

The story of Walter Clough is not a rare one for many students that attended one of NAHETS member schools. Walter graduated from the Oklahoma College of Construction and is working for APAC in Missouri making 35/hr. He is an operator, but also doing site plans and other duties. This isn’t Walter’s first HEO job… Read more »