Digging In: NAHETS Heavy Equipment Executive Insights

Featured Topics: Training is at the heart of everything; Lean margins may continue but proper training will always enhance the bottom line. By Jarad Van Wagoner Director of Development National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services It all starts with training—proper training Everybody is very busy these days, and sometimes things can be overlooked. However,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »