Training the Brave on Heavy Equipment Is a Prudent Thing to Do

Today we salute the leaders of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, for thinking a bit outside of the box and offering special heavy equipment training to interested firefighters. Several volunteers have begun the training regimen and once complete they will be eligible to apply for a CDL license. While we here at the North American… Read more »

Lucky 7-11 Dates, New Chairman for 2017 CONEXPO-CONAGG Are Announced

Officials with the mega CONEXPO-CONAGG show—which is coming off record-breaking attendance numbers in 2014—have announced the show dates for 2017 and a new chairman who will oversee the triennial show’s management committee. The show is scheduled for March 7-11, 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. You can’t help but appreciate the dates of the… Read more »

World Construction and Mining Machinery Market to Grow Through 2018

According to MarketResearchReports.com, the world construction and mining machinery industry will grow 9.3% annually from 2014 through 2018. That’s magnificent news for all of us in the construction industry, and the need for more machinery and construction heavy equipment will underscore the need for high quality heavy equipment operator training. Top-of-the-line training for operators and/or… Read more »

New Volvo Crawler Excavator is User-Friendly and Efficiently Flexes Its Muscles

The new heavy-duty EC380E crawler excavator by Volvo might be the most user-friendly piece of heavy equipment available.  According to the respected SitePrepMag.com it, “efficiently flexes its muscles”. The EC380E — which was revealed at the CONEXPO-CONAGG show in Las Vegas — delivers a more powerful dig with better fuel efficiency than previous similar pieces of heavy… Read more »

Digging In: NAHETS Heavy Equipment Executive Insights

Featured Topic: What’s new and unique at 2014 CONEXPO-CONAGG in Las Vegas By Jarad Van Wagoner Director of Development National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services The monumental CONEXPO-CONAGG Show is in Las Vegas this week. More than 100,000 construction and heavy equipment industry experts representing hundreds of companies are in Las Vegas for what… Read more »