27 05, 2021

Students Build Heavy Equipment Operating Skills at Hamilton Heights High School

May 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , |

Hamilton Heights High School students (Ind.) learn to move dirt in the classroom with Cat® Simulators. Kids have the opportunity to experience the trades through programs offered at the school and build real skills for their future. “Students today are attracted to all things in technology and the SimLite simulator

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

13 01, 2021

A Community Comes Together to Develop a Workforce

January 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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

25 08, 2020

Cat® Simulators Offers New Compact, Portable Training with SimLite Excavator

August 25th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Peoria, Ill.— Simformotion™ LLC – a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions –announces the release of the new Cat® Simulators System, SimLite Excavator. The new compact and portable system allows instructors and learners to utilize the training inside of the classroom at socially distanced stations or travel off-site with

14 05, 2018

IUOE 324 & CAT® SIMULATORS: A REAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE OF TRAINING

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since 1906, the Operating Engineers 324 has been integral to Michigan’s industrial infrastructure. Core to its success is its experienced and well-trained members. Local 324 takes training serious and it shows. Apprentices at OE324 operate equipment on a 555 acre site. Making History Located on a sprawling 555