Canadian Construction Industry Job Growth Increases by Double Digits

As we have mentioned previously in this North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS) blog, statistics reveal that the construction industry in the United States is on the upswing. More good news for our industry is that according to statistics released by CareerBuilder Canada and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. reveal that the construction industry in… Read more »

Input From Around the World Makes Volvo Backhoe Powerful, Special

The Volvo Construction Equipment research and development team have drawn on more than 180 years of experience and used input from global operators to create some of the top heavy equipment in the industry. The Volvo CE line of backhoes is no different. The Volvo CE line of backhoes lives up to the company tagline… Read more »

New Home Construction Good News for Qualified Operators

Good news keeps coming from the housing construction sector. Newly released statistics from the United States Commerce Department revealed that housing starts jumped in April and new building permits hit their highest level in six years. Great news like this means a growing need for heavy equipment and qualified heavy equipment operators. However, there are… Read more »

Some of the $1 Billion in Annual Heavy Equipment Theft Can Be Prevented Through Training

Seemingly every day, a piece of valuable heavy equipment is stolen from a jobsite or a construction company yard. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, up to $1 billion might be stolen annually with only a small percentage of the missing equipment recovered. However, we here at the North America Heavy Equipment Training Services… Read more »

Rigorous Construction Training Is Key to Engineer Commandos on the Front Lines

This might be our most explosive blog post to date! Of course, we aim to inform our readers as to the best ways to train operators and identify relevant, unique applications but this subject matter is truly starts with a bang – literally.  Military Sappers.  One website describes what Sappers do as “clearing the way… Read more »