SIMFORMED – May/June 2016

In this Issue The Cat® Simulators Large Wheel Loader Simulator System comes with many new features. Customers inform our new product development. Cat® Simulators are on the road, and we’re getting ready for MINExpo 2016. From the Editor How do we know that Cat® Simulators contribute to more

Heavy Equipment Operators in the Workforce

The outlook is bright for future employment as a heavy equipment operator. Opportunity abounds in the field with new construction projects on the rise and the retirement of many seasoned operators within the next few years.

Heavy Equipment Operators in the Workforce

The outlook is bright for future employment as a heavy equipment operator. Opportunity abounds in the field with new construction projects on the rise and the retirement of many seasoned operators within the next few years.

How Aecon Mining Trains Operators with Cat® Simulators

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

How Aecon Mining Trains Operators with Cat® Simulators

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

Simulators Bring Cost Savings and Enriched Training to Utah State University

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

SIMFORMED – March/April 2016

From the Editor We’re again offering our Simformotion™ LLC academic collegiate scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining, engineering or other heavy equipment-related program. Students enrolled in an accredited heavy equipment-related

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

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

SIMFORMED – March/April 2016 Newsletter

From the Editor We’re again offering our Simformotion™ LLC academic collegiate scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining, engineering or other heavy equipment-related program. Students enrolled in an accredited heavy equipment-related

Elko business teaches MSHA training for more than two decades

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

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