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 »

Home Construction Statistics are Great News for Heavy Equipment Operators and Companies

In 2013, new home construction had its best showing since 2007, according to official statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. That’s wonderful news for heavy equipment operators, construction companies, suppliers, and everyone associated with the industry. The construction of more homes means more heavy equipment operator jobs… Read more »

Upcoming Webinar to Focus on Complex Issues of Builder’s Risk Insurance

WPL Publishing is hosting a webinar on March 27, 2014, entitled, “Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Owners and Contractors Need to Know”. This construction training session will go over a myriad of complex issues that come along with builder’s risk insurance. Here at the North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS), we are always seeking out new… Read more »

Education Portion of CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPA Shows Set All-Time Attendance Records

Las Vegas is the site of what we like to call the “Super Bowl” of the construction and heavy equipment industry, and in 2014, a record number attended the educational platforms during the shows. The CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE shows are an international phenomenon and in 2014 the combined shows broke several participation records. The CONEXPO-CON/AGG… Read more »