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 »

NAHETS Will Guarantee That Your Heavy Equipment Operators Have Necessary Skills

To date, more than 2,000 heavy equipment operators throughout the United States have been certified by North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS). What that means is no fewer than 2,000 heavy equipment operators are now creating safer work sites, achieving better results, and helping companies increase the bottom line because the NAHETS-certified operators are… Read more »

Innovative CASE Alpha Heavy Equipment Series Offers Improved Skid Steer Operation

Mechanical controls for heavy equipment are old school. The fact is, most heavy equipment operators grew up on mechanical control technology, but the new school is here. The CASE Alpha Series of skid steer loaders features EZ-EH (electro hydraulic) controls which utilize electronics and hydraulics to control machine function. This allows for new and more… 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 »

Will Google X Collaboration Usher in Next Generation of the Construction Industry?

A new company called Flux—born out of the Google X laboratory—is “reimagining building design for a more sustainable future.” Flux is a provider of collaborative design software for the building-construction industry and executives recently announced that venture capital firms have invested $8 million in Series A financing into the innovative company. Google X is a… Read more »