14 05, 2018

IUOE 324 & CAT® SIMULATORS: A REAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE OF TRAINING

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since 1906, the Operating Engineers 324 has been integral to Michigan’s industrial infrastructure. Core to its success is its experienced and well-trained members. Local 324 takes training serious and it shows. Apprentices at OE324 operate equipment on a 555 acre site. Making History Located on a sprawling 555

14 05, 2018

Hope for a Better Future

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Changing lives is not just an aspiration for David Hope, it’s his daily hands-on work. As a vocational teacher with the Missouri Department of Corrections, Hope gives offenders the training and confidence they need to have a real opportunity for success after release. Missouri Dept. of Corrections is reducing

14 03, 2018

Simformotion™ LLC Announces 2018-2019 Scholarship Opportunity

March 14th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: |

Peoria, Ill.— To support careers in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining engineering, forestry and other heavy equipment industries, Simformotion™ LLC announces an academic collegiate scholarship opportunity for the 2018-2019 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a heavy-equipment-related program at an accredited institution

2 01, 2018

Nuna Takes Simulation Training to the Arctic

January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Northwest Territories (NT) of Canada encompass forest, mountains and islands. Beyond the remote tundra is the Arctic. Nuna Training Technologies, a private vocational school located in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada, navigates the remote lands to bring heavy equipment training to several outlying locations. A wholly owned subsidiary of

17 10, 2017

Training Operators to Meet a State-Wide Need

October 17th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , |

Nebraska’s Construction employment is predicted to continue growing over the next couple of years, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Construction is expected to be the fastest-growing sector of the state's economy through 2018. Central Community College

8 09, 2017

Simformotion™ LLC Announces Cat® Simulators 2017-2018 Scholarship Winner

September 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Scholarship|Tags: , |

Peoria, IL, August 2017—Simformotion™ LLC – a leader in heavy equipment simulator development – is pleased to announce that Jacob Nohai, New York, has been awarded the 2017-2018 Cat® Simulators Scholarship. He will receive $2,000 to support his pursuit of a heavy equipment-related career. Applications were accepted from students enrolled

24 08, 2016

Simulators Bring Cost Savings and Enriched Training to Utah State University

August 24th, 2016|Categories: News|

Utah State University instructor and 20-year heavy equipment industry veteran, Kyle McArthur, wanted to decrease program costs and improve training effectiveness. The addition of a Cat® Hydraulic Excavator Simulator System to the Heavy Equipment and Trucking program at the university’s eastern campus in Price, Utah, has resulted in both. Prior

11 04, 2016

How Aecon Mining Trains Operators with Cat® Simulators

April 11th, 2016|Categories: Articles, News|

Danny Turner is the Training and Development Coordinator at Aecon Mining in Alberta, Canada. He has worked in construction for 40 years, operating everything from the small dozers and excavators to the large hydraulic shovels found at massive mining operations. During the last 5 years in his role as Training

7 04, 2016

Simulators Bring Cost Savings and Enriched Training to Utah State University

April 7th, 2016|Categories: News|

Utah State University instructor and 20-year heavy equipment industry veteran, Kyle McArthur, wanted to decrease program costs and improve training effectiveness. The addition of a Cat® Hydraulic Excavator Simulator System to the Heavy Equipment and Trucking program at the university’s eastern campus in Price, Utah, has resulted in both. Prior

29 03, 2016

How Tri-Rivers Career Center Uses Cat® Simulators in its Ag and Industrial Power Technology Program

March 29th, 2016|Categories: News|

Jim Rittler, Ag and Industrial Power Technology Instructor at Tri-Rivers Career Center, has been teaching for the past 20 years. The need for educating skilled graduates has not changed at the career center. However, the training tools have changed—with the implementation of Cat® Simulators. Tri-Rivers Career Center provides career skills