Lowpoint Washburn High School Seniors Visit Simformotion

One of the best field trips ever! That’s how a Lowpoint Washburn high school senior described his recent class field trip to Simformotion’s headquarters in East Peoria, Illinois, where he and six of his classmates spent the day learning ̶ not by reading books, using their tablets or listening to

LEDCOR U.S. HEAVY CIVIL AND MINING: A CULTURE OF SAFETY AND TRAINING

“Think Safety. Work Safely” is more than the safety slogan at Ledcor U.S. Heavy Civil and Mining, based in Reno, Nevada. It’s part of the company’s culture and its number one priority. At Ledcor, people are the most important asset which explains why safety tops the company’s list of values

National Miners Day

Despite federal efforts to ensure safe working conditions for miners, they have one of the most difficult and dangerous jobs you can imagine. To recognize their efforts, Congress has declared December 6 National Miners Day. Why? Our entire economy depends on them. On this holiday, we should all take a

Extend the Life of an Undercarriage

The undercarriage is the most expensive part on a piece of heavy equipment. Operators can extend the life of an undercarriage by following some best practices. Download Cat Simulators free infographic for your shop or classroom as a reminder of what training can do to reduce unplanned maintenance costs.

Simformed November/December 2021

In This Issue Safety Video Series. Accident Awareness. Hoopaugh Grading Company. The Cat® Difference. Safety Minded Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Often safety comes down to awareness and training. Heavy equipment operation is no exception. Watch a video series on ways to prevent heavy equipment accidents. Download the free infographic.  If you

7th annual National Apprenticeship Week: November 15 – 21, 2021

Simformotion joins in the celebration of apprentices nationwide this week during the 7th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). During NAW, industry, labor, equity, workforce, education, and government leaders host events showcasing the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship for re-building our economy, advancing racial and gender equity, and supporting underserved

Cat® Simulators Video Safety Series #7: Communication

In the seventh and final safety tip in our series, “7 Ways to Prevent Heavy Equipment Accidents,” we focus on the importance of operator communication. See our other video tips in the series on the Video page. Download the free infographic. If you would like a copy of the video contact us. https://vimeo.com/643977957

MHS students get to work with heavy equipment

Monroe High School held its first-ever Heavy Equipment Day for students in Career and Technical Education programs.Industry professionals brought equipment on-site, offered hands-on learning experiences and shared information about post-secondary career opportunities and training.Partner organizations that provided guest speakers and equipment for the Heavy Equipment Day included Michigan CAT, the Michigan

Cat® Simulators Video Safety Series #6: Blind Spots

In the sixth safety tip in our series, “7 Ways to Prevent Heavy Equipment Accidents,” we focus on blind spot awareness. See our other video tips in the series on the Video page. Download the free infographic. If you would like a copy of the video contact us.https://vimeo.com/641551419