17 05, 2022

Howard College offers class to operate heavy equipment

May 17th, 2022|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , |

BIG SPRING, Texas — Howard college in big spring is using new technology to get students ahead of the game when it comes to jobs that use heavy machinery, which applies to a lot of different jobs in our area.The Heavy Equipment operator course at Howard College opens the door

13 05, 2022

Women learn trade skills at Louisiana Correctional Institute

May 13th, 2022|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Since 2016, the incarcerated population has decreased because of programs training people for jobs when they get out of prison. It may look like normal Capital Area construction. “Once I started it, it was just the idea of learning something new and being given an

12 05, 2022

Cat Simulators VR Series – Video #1: Safety

May 12th, 2022|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In our 7-part video series, “VR Training Benefits,” we highlight the advantages of training with VR.This first video focuses on one of the many training benefits of Cat® Simulators VR NOW™ system – safety. Operators can focus on learning and practicing new skills in dangerous environments with no risk to themselves, others or

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

29 03, 2022

Carmeuse Busts Long-standing Production and Safety Myth

March 29th, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

For more than 160 years, Carmeuse, a family-owned materials and services company, has provided solutions in mining operations, equipment, material processing and engineering around the globe. The Belgium-based company employs more than 5,000 employees worldwide with 2,500 employees located in North America. Of those 2,500, approximately 80 percent operate heavy

25 03, 2022

Safe Dozer Operation

March 25th, 2022|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dozers can be found on almost every construction and mining worksite. Download our latest infographic with focus on operating a Dozer safely. Post it in your training area or worksite break area and encourage continued discussion around safety. We share several tips to get the conversation started.

23 03, 2022

Operator training with a difference Caterpillar Simulators And Virtual Reality Solutions

March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Simulators aren’t new to the training world. The first time I had a crack at one was 20 years ago at a mine site in the Hunter Valley, it was pretty cool. Simulators are a tremendous tool for introducing industry operators to a new piece of equipment in a safe,

1 03, 2022

VR Training Benefits

March 1st, 2022|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Training with VR can help employees and students better understand techniques and applications to learn skills and create greater engagement. Download our free infographic to learn all of the benefits of VR training.

24 02, 2022

Who are Heavy Equipment Operators in the U.S.?

February 24th, 2022|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , |

Did you know there are more than 160,000 heavy equipment operators in the U.S.? Who exactly are they? How many are men? How many are women? How old are they? What’s their median pay? To find out the answers to these questions and more, download the free infographic.