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

7 03, 2016

Elko business teaches MSHA training for more than two decades

March 7th, 2016|Categories: News|

Safety First Training & Consulting Services, an Elko, NV based company committed to mine safety, recently acquired two Cat® Simulators to integrate into its training program. By using the simulators, the company can help their customers meet training requirements enforced by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and create

14 12, 2015

Arizona Dept. of Transportation Trains with Cat® Simulators

December 14th, 2015|Categories: News|

Heavy-equipment operators get new kind of training Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by Angela DeWelles For most of us, learning to drive involved figuring out the rules of the road, mastering some street skills and becoming familiar with our vehicles… It probably didn’t include lessons in blade angle, joystick control, tire

14 10, 2015

What does a construction accident cost?

October 14th, 2015|Categories: Articles, News|

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.

7 07, 2015

Fill Seats in your Heavy Equipment Training Program: Use Simulators as a Differentiator

July 7th, 2015|Categories: News|

  Competition is present from several sources when it comes to filling seats in your operator, management, or technician training programs. Students have many options for careers and training, so to generate interest or differentiate your program, add Cat® Simulators. Simulator training has many benefits from safety to efficiency. Simulators