Iowa students get taste of equipment operation with simulator

Oelwein High School junior Austin Perry strapped on the virtual reality goggles and held up his hands to match hands on the screen, to calibrate the machine to his body, allowing him to see the heavy equipment simulation he had been practicing, now in 3D. He turned to look behind

Collins Career Technical Centers Adds Cat® Simulators Training

LAWRENCE COUNTY, OHIO (WOWK) — Collins Career Technical Center is training the up-and-coming workforce of heavy equipment operators a little differently this year. The Collins Career Technical Center recently installed two heavy equipment simulators to teach aspiring operators—and they do a lot. Mark Norris, the instructor of this groundbreaking new

Simformed January/February 2021

In This Issue Live stream Cat® Simulators training & demos. Develop a workforce with community input. Download a free infographic on safety. Full & compact simulators available.  Live Stream Room As the pandemic continues to affect our lives in so many ways, we at Simformotion™ have had to find ways

How can you operate a safer machine?

Performing a machine inspection before a shift change is every heavy equipment operator’s responsibility. Checking over the machine only takes a few minutes but has big safety and organizational impacts. Learn and understand how to perform a walkaround in the safety of the virtual environment.

A Community Comes Together to Develop a Workforce

Donna Comer,  Program Manager for Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) and  Plumbing Programs, has been with Workforce Solutions at Lord Fairfax Community College for 2 years. Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) has two campuses and two sites, and serves eight locations in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont

Cat® Simulators in Ukraine

УНІКАЛЬНИЙ симулятор самоскида Caterpillar - перший в Україні!Caterpillar dealer, Zeppelin Ukraine, has partnered with a local mine to train workers using Cat Simulators. Recently recognized as Exporter of the Year, Simformotion employs a sales team who has relationships with businesses around the world that utilize simulators for training.  A warehouse team

Local high school receives two excavator simulators for construction academy

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Arnold High School received two excavator simulators for its construction academy Tuesday. A demonstration of the Cat Simulators equipment was held Wednesday to show Bay District School officials, construction company representatives and Arnold High School Principal Britt Smith how the simulators work. The simulators will be good training for students in the academy because

EMCC adds new Heavy Civil Construction program

MAYHEW, MISS. (WCBI) – East Mississippi Community College is giving area industries an up-close at its new Heavy Civil Construction program. The school held an open house today at the Communiversity. The new course will give students hands-on training with heavy-duty equipment. Visitors were able to see simulators that will

Simformed November/December 2020

In This Issue Free Publicity. Cat® Simulators Support. Excavator Curriculum. Fatigue Danger. Free Publicity Want some free publicity for your heavy equipment operator program? The simulators are an excellent hook. Plan a special event or “day” where you can host a tour of your facility and include the simulators. The

Risks & Effects of Sleep Debt

You could be at risk on the job for injuries, or even a fatality, because of fatigue. Every person needs a recommended amount of sleep. When employees don’t get enough sleep, they and everyone else on the jobsite, are in danger. Take a look at the statistics on the risks

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