16 02, 2021

Iowa students get taste of equipment operation with simulator

February 16th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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

4 02, 2021

Simformed January/February 2021

February 4th, 2021|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

22 12, 2020

Cat® Simulators in Ukraine

December 22nd, 2020|Categories: News, Video|Tags: , , , , |

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

11 12, 2020

Local high school receives two excavator simulators for construction academy

December 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

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

11 12, 2020

EMCC adds new Heavy Civil Construction program

December 11th, 2020|Categories: News, Video|Tags: , , , |

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

1 12, 2020

Simformed November/December 2020

December 1st, 2020|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

28 10, 2020

‘Be Pro Be Proud SC’ hoping to recruit younger workers to skilled trades

October 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

WESTMINSTER, SC (FOX Carolina) -- South Carolina leaders are hoping a 53-foot semi-truck trailer equipped with the latest simulation technology will get more young people interested in pursuing a skilled trade for a career. Today the trailer, called the Workforce Workshop, stopped at Tri-County Technical College's Oconee Campus. It's part

15 10, 2020

CLTCC adds bulldozer simulator for forestry technology training

October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WINNFIELD, La. (CLTCC) - Thanks to a grant from The Rapides Foundation, Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) students in the Forestry Technology Program can now learn the basics of operating a bulldozer on a state-of-the-art simulator.The bulldozer simulator is the third heavy equipment simulator in the program, joining simulators for

29 09, 2020

Simformed Sept/Oct 2020

September 29th, 2020|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

In This Issue Compact, Portable Training. SimLite Excavator. Grant Opportunities. Heavy Equipment Curriculum. SimLite for Easy Travel & Remote Learning The pandemic has created a need for more remote learning as schools and businesses keep students and employees safe. Cat® Simulators has responded to that need by developing compact and

23 09, 2020

Anatomy of a Small Wheel Loader

September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

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