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 »

NAHETS Visits Estonia for 2nd Time to Assist Heavy Equipment Training Program

May 2008–NAHETS Director of Operations, Mike Martens, has made his second trip to Estonia to advise and assist the Ministry of Education with its project to improve the heavy equipment operator training program at the Paide Vocational Secondary School (PKK). The Paide school is beginning a phase in which the Estonian government will commit $30… Read more »

Associated Builders & Contractors Annual Construction Education Conference

The Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. (ABC) held their annual Construction Education Conference this last May 7th through May 9th in Las Vegas, NV. For the second year NAHETS was represented at this event, which concentrated on specific training and education topics for construction owners, managers, and professionals. Additionally the nation-wide network of ABC chapters… Read more »

NAHETS Oklahoma School Published in American Crane & Transport Magazine

The Oklahoma College of Construction (OCC), a NAHETS institution, was published in the May issue of the American Crane & Transport Magazine. Previously Wade Vakulick, director of industry relations and safety, contacted American Crane & Transport and invited them to visit the OCC campus to gather material for their upcoming May issue, which deals with… Read more »