Major Pipeline Project in Massachusetts Could Mean Thousands of Jobs

Here at the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS), we love to hear about pending major construction projects. Any new project means jobs, and that means the need for training. So we are excited with the recent news that Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. is in the planning stages of a 250-mile pipeline through… Read more »

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Executives Are Construction Training Specialists after Our Own Heart

The upcoming CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show in Las Vegas is of monumental importance to the entire construction industry. We, the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services Association, are definitely biased when it comes to any topic that promotes the importance of preparation and training. That is why we applaud the executives at CONEXPO-CON/AGG who continue to… Read more »

Heavy Equipment Training at Any Level Helps Students Get “Leg Up”

High school teacher, George Wertz, in Deming, New Mexico, is providing inspiration to our executives here at the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services. Wertz oversees the Construction Trades program at Deming High School’s Hofacket Campus and firmly believes that the construction and heavy equipment training he offers to his students will give them… Read more »

Pre and Post Assessments Mandatory for ADEPT Heavy Equipment Training

Are you ADEPT at assessing if the person operating your heavy equipment at this moment is truly qualified? Here at NAHETS, we use the word “adept” because we have created the ADEPT (Adaptable Equipment Proficiency Testing) Operator Assessment and Certification processes that will determine the status of your workers. Once assessed, a targeted and focused… Read more »

Studies Prove that Digital Tools and Proper Planning Will Make Projects Safer, More Profitable

Industry experts believe that the use of digital tools in construction design and planning will increase by at least 50% over the next two years thus significantly improving workplace safety and project profitability. “Proper preparation and planning prevents piss poor performance.” This age-old, attention-grabbing quote straddles the line of good taste, but the meaning behind… Read more »