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 »

Some of the $1 Billion in Annual Heavy Equipment Theft Can Be Prevented Through Training

Seemingly every day, a piece of valuable heavy equipment is stolen from a jobsite or a construction company yard. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, up to $1 billion might be stolen annually with only a small percentage of the missing equipment recovered. However, we here at the North America Heavy Equipment Training Services… Read more »

Historic G.W. Van Keppel Company Entrusts Safety Presentation to NAHETS Executive

Safety on the job site is, arguably, the number one concern for construction and equipment companies. So when a major and historic company like G.W. Van Keppel organizes a safety presentation as part of an open house, it’s safe to say that executives will ensure that whoever speaks on the subject of safety is a… Read more »