23 09, 2020

Anatomy of a Small Wheel Loader

September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Articles|

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

17 09, 2020

SimLite Excavator

September 17th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Discover Cat® Simulators compact portable training for heavy equipment operators. SimLite Excavator allows learners to sit at socially distanced stations and utilize training curriculum that can be accessed remotely or in class. Learn more today!

16 06, 2020

The Benefits of Employee Training

June 16th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Note: In part one, The High Cost of No Training, you learned the many consequences to organizations that don’t train employees. In part two, find out the upside to training and how to get started. How Employee Training Can Benefit Your Organization Helping employees build skills and knowledge has

9 06, 2020

The High Cost of No Training

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Training is important to workers and organizations alike. In fact, in a Workforce Learning Report from LinkedIn, 94% of employees said they would stay at a company longer if the company invested in employee learning. Whether frontline workers in healthcare, heavy equipment operators on a job site, or back

26 05, 2020

Why Simulation Trains Learners Faster than Traditional Methods

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why do pilots and physicians train with simulations? Because they can learn better and faster. Pilots were some of the first to use simulators—including the military. Pilots can train in the safety of a virtual environment and never put passengers at risk while learning how to use instruments and

28 04, 2020

Extend the Life of an Undercarriage with Training

April 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

The most expensive part on a tracked dozer or excavator is the undercarriage, representing 50% of the machine’s owning and operating costs. Proper use of the machine can extend the life of the undercarriage. An operator should be ultra-tuned into the machine. How it looks, how it sounds and how

16 04, 2020

Simulator Selection: Reporting Tools

April 16th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When choosing a simulator, it’s important to consider the method by which the simulator records and reports the results of user training sessions. The simulator should include robust software that tracks, measures and reports results based on benchmarks set within the simulator. Performance data allows instructors, training managers and