Oklahoma College of Construction Recieves Award

Suzanne just returned from agency conference in Missouri and the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation recognized the Oklahoma College of Construction for the third year in a row for our outstanding contribution to their customers. Our customer assistance is something we value greatly here in Oklahoma. Many other schools were nominated for this award, but we were… Read more »

Parents Honor Son Killed in Crane Accident

Ramadan Kurtaj was remembered yesterday at the spot where a construction accident took his life. His parents, Uke and Reyve Kurtaj, were granted a visa from Kosovo, and traveled to New York for the anniversary of their sons death. A picture of Ramadan was placed in honor of him at the construction site. “It’s a… Read more »

NAHETS Offers New “GREEN” Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Heavy Equipment Operator Training is key in helping sustain an ecologically friendly environment.  This is echoed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report available on their website, Cleaner Construction USA – “Cleaner Diesel Makes Good Business Sense: Low Cost Ways To Cleaner Construction.” Consider that an average excavator on a jobsite today emits as much… Read more »

NAHETS Visits Ukraine

Last October, NAHETS Executive Director, Mike Martens was invited, by Ukrainian businessman Igor Kotovoy, to Kyiv (Kiev), the capital city of Ukraine, to meet with representatives from a cross section of Ukrainian construction materials and road construction companies.  In addition he also was offered the opportunity to present the NAHETS OPCAT (OPerator Certification Assessment Test)… Read more »