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

Cat® Simulators Teach PG&E Employees How to Safely Operate Heavy Equipment

July 7th, 2015|Categories: Articles, News|

By David Kligman LIVERMORE — The sound of an enormous excavator at work isn’t coming from a real excavator. It’s actually a video game-like simulator that looks and feels like you’re operating the real thing. PG&E instructor Jerry Hall demonstrates a video game-like simulator that teaches employees how

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

29 06, 2015

Cat® Simulators Teach PG&E Employees How to Safely Operate Heavy Equipment

June 29th, 2015|Categories: News|

By David Kligman LIVERMORE — The sound of an enormous excavator at work isn’t coming from a real excavator. It’s actually a video game-like simulator that looks and feels like you’re operating the real thing. PG&E instructor Jerry Hall demonstrates a video game-like simulator that teaches employees how

18 12, 2014

Changing our Regional Landscape: These Guys Do the Heavy Lifting

December 18th, 2014|Categories: News|

Construction is everywhere in Wake County: From schools to shopping centers to new homes and neighborhoods, the region continues to grow. Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus is expanding, and the college will soon break ground on its RTP Campus in Morrisville. All that building makes our community a great place

18 02, 2014

Cat® Simulators Fuel Efficiency

February 18th, 2014|Categories: News|

Cat® Simulator training can not only bring operators up to proficiency faster by teaching the fine control movements and applications necessary to effectively work on real world jobsites, simulator systems can also save fuel costs. By just training on simulators one week per month, companies can leave actual machines in

8 11, 2013

Simulating!

November 8th, 2013|Categories: Articles, News|

Two Utah State University Eastern Blanding Campus students seated inside mock cabins of a giant bull dozer and hydraulic excavator look like extreme gamers in an arcade. These apprentices aren’t playing, though. They are on the job, even if it is only a replicated one. New to the USU Eastern

8 11, 2013

Kearney High School to Offer Heavy Equipment Training Class

November 8th, 2013|Categories: Articles, News|

Students at Kearney High School will be able to take a “Heavy Equipment Operator” class beginning in 2014 thanks to a collaborative effort between the school, Central Community College, and area businesses. Kearney High School principal Dr. Jay Dostal said the local construction industry approached the Kearney Public Schools Foundation

29 10, 2013

Simformotion™ LLC Announces Release of New Cat® Simulators Articulated Truck System

October 29th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Releases, Product Release|

Simformotion™ LLC, Peoria, Ill.—a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions—announces the release of the new Cat® Simulators Articulated Truck System. The new Articulated Truck simulation trainer is set in a construction environment where operators can learn the same production applications found on actual worksites. The system features authentic controls

3 10, 2013

Working for Wounded Warriors

October 3rd, 2013|Categories: Articles, Community, News|

Veterans receive training on a Hydraulic Excavator Simulator System at the PolyTraumatic Rehabilitation Center at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Va. The goal is to train to become a heavy equipment operator while rehabilitating. Recently the PolyTraumatic Rehabilitation Center at Hunter Holmes Mcguire VA Medical