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 »

NAHETS Introduces Heavy Equipment Trainer ToolKit at 2014 CONEXPO-CONAGG Show

Could there be a better place to introduce an innovative, comprehensive, heavy equipment training system than at the mega CONEXPO-CONAGG Show in Las Vegas? At the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS), we think it’s the perfect time and place to announce our new Trainer ToolKits, a system which is designed to give… Read more »

Miraculous Recovery for Heavy Equipment Operator Aided By Good Karma

Jerry Townsend nearly died in a heavy equipment accident but his quick thinking and selfless act saved several lives while putting his own in grave danger. The good karma he earned through his actions just might have played a role in his overall recovery from the traumatic injuries he suffered. According to WPXI News in… Read more »

Studies Prove that Digital Tools and Proper Planning Will Make Projects Safer, More Profitable

Industry experts believe that the use of digital tools in construction design and planning will increase by at least 50% over the next two years thus significantly improving workplace safety and project profitability. “Proper preparation and planning prevents piss poor performance.” This age-old, attention-grabbing quote straddles the line of good taste, but the meaning behind… Read more »