Unsafe Trenching Procedures and Major OSHA Fines Are Easily Preventable

We here at the North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS) hope that nobody willingly puts their employees in harm’s way. But sadly, there are some construction companies risking their employees’ lives and safety by taking short cuts.  They may be trying to save money or time by haphazardly training and implementing safety procedures. The… Read more »

Productive, Dependable, Efficient Tier 4 Final Engine Powers New Komatsu Dump Truck

Komatsu, a leader in heavy equipment and cutting-edge technology, offers the HM300 articulated dump truck that boasts power and high levels of performance while reducing fuel consumption and operating costs. The HM300 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D125E-7 engine that is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified. Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final engines are built on… Read more »

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 »

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late To Implement Train the Trainer Program

Implementing the North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS) “Train-the-Trainer” program could be the most important decision you ever make as a construction executive. We believe it will save your company money and improve the bottom line while making your operations run smoother.  And perhaps most importantly, we believe the “Train-the-Trainer” program will make your… 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 »