Digging In: NAHETS Heavy Equipment Executive Insights

Welcome to the newest addition to the NAHETS blog. As trainers, we have a continual thirst for knowledge and a compulsion to share what we learn. With that in mind, this is the first column in a new series that will highlight industry trends, the latest in training methods, and anything else we find of… Read more »

Premiere Heavy Equipment, Construction and Machinery Show Coming to Las Vegas in March 2014

More than 130,000 attendees and 2,400 companies representing the heavy equipment, machinery and construction industries will descend on Las Vegas, Nevada, March 4-8, 2014, for the CONEXPO-CON/AGG show. The show will encompass a record-setting 2.3 million net square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space, but organizers believe that despite the enormity of the event,… Read more »

New Alliance for John Deere Re-affirms Vital Importance of Training and Education

John Deere and Dow AgroSciences recently created an innovative training alliance to maximize profits and improve the overall yield of farming projects. The companies are working together to develop approaches and technology that will deliver in-depth growth and agricultural data to farmers. The product of the alliance can then be shared with other companies to… Read more »

ADEPT Ready Mix Truck Driver Courses

The National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS), in partnership with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), is pleased to announce the development of  a three-week curriculum to train and certify new ready mix concrete truck drivers.  Studies show that the concrete and ready mix industry faces a shortage of up to 20,000… Read more »

Company fined £100,000 after Croydon crane accident leaves driver crippled

One of the country’s largest plant hire companies have been fined £100,000 after admitting flouting health and safety rules which left a crane driver with crippling injuries. At NAHETS Safety is our primary concern. John Young suffered severe spinal injuries after the cab of the crane fell through the air and crashed onto the roof… Read more »