Accidents are bound to happen on construction sites, but you can reduce the chance with proper training. Teach good safety habits and proper techniques, and your construction operation can reap the benefits. Take a look at some compelling statistics.
Posted 22 April 2015 by James Murray in Anishinabek Original Article THUNDER BAY – The Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Forestry Expo was off to a full day of activity on Wednesday. The trade show and career fair is open to the public free of charge. There were students from St.
An important responsibility for any heavy equipment operator is conducting a machine inspection. To ensure the operator’s safety and that of other job site personnel, and to make sure the machine is in good operating condition, the operator should conduct a walkaround inspection of the machine before beginning operation. Walkaround
The Kentucky Safety Training Institute mobile training unit travels throughout the U.S. National Park System training personnel to be safer and more efficient heavy equipment operators. Traveling to U.S. national parks for operator training is a unique experience. Don Webb Jr., PhD and Director of the Kentucky Safety Training Institute
[wooslider slider_type="attachments" slide-page="mg-fs" limit="20" thumbnails="true" lightbox="yes"] By Steve Tarter of the Journal Star Posted Sep. 19, 2014 @ 3:58 pm Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 4:15 PM EDWARDS — Most of the time they don’t let just anyone operate a 150,000-pound Caterpillar excavator. Except on media day at Caterpillar Inc.’s
Wheel Loaders (a.k.a. front-end loaders and bucket loaders) are used to move and load materials such as clay, soil, snow, feed, gravel, rocks, sand, woodchips and many other types. The Wheel Loader has a bucket mounted to the front of the machine with two arms and articulated steering which allows
NENAS Executive Director Audrey Sam (left) and Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Canada Michelle Rempel (right) stand outside the new heavy equipment operator/mining simulator tractor trailer. Photo By William Stodalka Would-be heavy equipment operators got some heavy duty help last week. The Federal government's Western Economic Diversification Canada
Operating heavy equipment as efficiently as possible can cut down on expensive fuel costs. Replacing just some of machine training time with simulator training can further save costs on fuel. Take a look and compare how much you can save on 40 hours of simulator training using the FM Log
Visitors Center welcomes Chicago-area high school students as potential future company employees MINING FUTURE THROUGH EDUCATION Dolton Thornridge High School sophomore Samuel Stokes sits at the controls of a simulator Thursday at the Caterpillar Visitors Center, where two busloads of Chicago area high school students toured the facility. They come
Heavy equipment operators can affect a mine or quarry’s bottom line depending on how efficient or inefficient they complete a load, haul and dump cycle. Traditionally, training heavy equipment operators means using actual machines and letting them learn with the trial-and-error method. With heavy equipment simulators, there is no need