11 08, 2022

Hoopaugh Grading Company Infographic

August 11th, 2022|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hoopaugh Grading Company (HGC), one of the largest general contractors in North and South Carolina, takes a holistic approach to training its heavy equipment operators. By including three state-of-the-art, customizable Cat® Simulators systems in its training program over the past two years, HGC has experienced significant savings in three key

21 07, 2022

Cat® Simulators New Backhoe Loader System Trains Construction Operators Safely and Efficiently

July 21st, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Peoria, Ill.— Simformotion™ LLC – a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions – announces the release of the new Cat® Simulators Backhoe Loader System.Set in a construction environment, the system teaches students and operators how to work a Backhoe Loader (BHL) from the machine inspection to driving, braking, trenching,

12 07, 2022

Maintenance Tips for Maximum Uptime Series: Wheel Loader

July 12th, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Avoid unnecessary downtime and extra depreciation by properly maintaining your Wheel Loader. Most important is to teach operators to complete a pre-operation walkaround inspection before every shift. Identifying issues before they become major problems can alleviate unplanned costs and missed production days. Beyond the walkaround inspection and adhering to a regular

5 07, 2022

Cat Simulators VR Series – Video #3: Training Anytime, Anywhere.

July 5th, 2022|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our 7-part video series, “VR Training Benefits,” highlights the advantages of VR training.This third video focuses on how learners can fully immerse themselves on the Cat® Simulators VR NOW™ system and train at a time and location most convenient for them. The compact and portable SimLite™ Dozer and Excavator models

5 05, 2022

Infographic: Create a Construction Safety Program

May 5th, 2022|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

One out of every five worker deaths occur in construction. By taking the time to create a construction safety program for your construction site, you can help prevent accidents and protect your workers. Download our free infographic to learn the steps to take to create your own safety program.

1 04, 2022

Hands-on learning: Touring Baker Technical Institute

April 1st, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A rainy day didn’t deter the Baker Technical Institute from welcoming state legislators, county commissioners, Blue Mountain Community College representatives, and company representatives from around the region for a tour on Monday morning, March 28.State Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, whose district includes Baker County, had visited BTI, which is based at

8 11, 2021

MHS students get to work with heavy equipment

November 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

25 10, 2021

Students Have Real-World Experience With Simulator

October 25th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

CRESCO - Students from Crestwood and Riceville High Schools were able to experience a construction simulator at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) on Oct. 6.This was a partnership between Equipment Operator Training, LLC (EOT), JB Holland Construction and NICC.The simulator is a training tool for students and employees to operate

18 10, 2021

Hoopaugh Grading Company (HGC) Focuses on Employee Training at the HGC Academy Featuring Cat® Simulators

October 18th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When Hoopaugh Grading Company, LLC, (HGC), one of the largest general contractors in North and South Carolina, opened the doors to the HGC Academy, owner Brian McManus’ vision became a reality. McManus and company leaders envisioned HGC would one day be a teaching company able to train and develop its

30 09, 2021

Simformed September/October 2021

September 30th, 2021|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In This Issue Curriculum for Cat® Simulators construction models. Skill Builder system. Undercarriage management. Collins Career Technical Center. Motion system update. Heavy Equipment Simulator Curriculum Available Are you looking for a turnkey curriculum to go with Cat Simulator training? We have it in SimScholars™. All of the Cat Simulator construction