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 »

NAHETS Can Bring Perfected Heavy Equipment Training to Your Jobsite

Over the years, North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS) has earned a terrific reputation as being a leader in the heavy equipment training industry, and rightly so. However, most who know about NAHETS may think we only offer classroom training. The fact is our high-quality training is completely mobile. We can create our training… 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 »

Demand for Qualified Heavy Equipment Operators More Than Supply

According to the Associated General Contractors of America (ACGA) 74% of construction companies answering a survey reported that they are facing worker shortages. The ACGA represents more than 30,000 companies and results of the survey revealed that the three fields lagging the most behind demand are; laborers, carpenters and equipment operators. Heavy equipment operators are… Read more »