Covering 1,900 acres, Rio Tinto Kennecott in Salt Lake Valley, Utah, is the world's largest open pit mine, producing more than 19 million tons of minerals since 1906. To learn more about Rio Tinto Kennecott, download this free Cat® Simulators infographic.
Heavy equipment tires are expensive and must be maintained to get the most life and value out of them. Operators should complete a walkaround inspection every day including checking for damage and wear on tires. Beyond the daily inspection, operators must know how to drive, brake, shift and maneuver equipment
Our 7-part video series, “VR Training Benefits,” highlights the advantages of VR training.This fifth video highlights how operators learn skills and can practice them at their own speed and pace using Cat® Simulators VR NOW™ systems. Additionally, learners using VR are four times more focused than eLearning students.Download the free infographic. If you would
For everyone to arrive home safely from work every day, it's critical to keep safety in mind at all times. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), more than 600 workers die each year from a "Fatal Four Hazard." Download our free infographic and use it during your safety
From gold to copper to nickel to diamonds, heavy equipment operators extracted and hauled more than $56 billion worth of minerals in Canada in 2021. Download the free infographic to learn more about Canada's diverse mining industry.
Western Piedmont Community College Heavy Equipment Operator Program Continues to Grow and Attract Students
Sitting amongst green, lush trees on 300 acres of rolling hills, Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) in Morganton, North Carolina, offers more than 36 associate science degrees in healthcare, business, education and industry. Among its many curricula is the Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) program which includes courses designed to prepare
In This Issue NEW! Cat® Simulators Backhoe Loader Training System, Wheel Loader Machine Safety Infographic, Making a Difference in Incarcerated Prisoners’ Lives One Training Program at a Time, In-Person Training NEW! Cat® Simulators Backhoe Loader System Set in a construction setting, the new Cat® Simulators Backhoe Loader system trains students
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,
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
In addition to being National Safety Month, June is also Trench Safety Month. Throughout the month, the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) educates the public and non-NUCA industry companies about the importance of job site safety for employees who work underground or in and around trenches. “In this industry, the safety