4 08, 2021

From hands-on training to the workforce

August 4th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The partnership between CCHS and BTI provides opportunities for students to gain real-world experience in heavy equipment operation that prepares them for life beyond high school Dust clouds could be seen off Lamonta Road Wednesday afternoon, as dirt was being moved by a dozer, excavator, wheel loader, min excavator and

14 07, 2021

Track Adjustment Affects Undercarriage Wear

July 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every application affects undercarriage wear differently and requires proper track adjustment. Adjust the track in the underfoot conditions in which the machine is working. For example, if track that is correctly adjusted for a non-packing application is put into a packing situation, packing materials will increase track tension, making the

7 06, 2021

Work Related Deaths and Injuries Facts

June 7th, 2021|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , |

The cost of injuries and deaths in the workplace can be devastating to businesses. Training employees properly can help avoid accidents. An investment in training today, such as Cat Simulators, can pay for itself in the cost of a mishap, fine or worse, loss of life. Download our free infographic on the

11 05, 2021

Coastal Pines Trains Future Forestry Operators

May 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you tried to find building materials lately? Have you visited a well-maintained park during the pandemic? Forestry operators are another facet of heavy equipment that are in short supply. Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) is training a workforce to operate forestry machines. Georgia Forestry, along with students from CPTC and

7 05, 2021

How Can You Operate a Safer Machine?

May 7th, 2021|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An important responsibility for any heavy equipment operator is conducting a machine inspection. To ensure the operator’s safety and that of other job site personnel, and to make sure the machine is in good operating condition, the operator should conduct a walkaround inspection of the machine before beginning operation. Walkaround

4 05, 2021

Cat® Simulators New Small Wheel Loader Skill Builder System Offers Training Flexibility

May 4th, 2021|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, Small Wheel Loader Skill Builder. Set in a construction environment, the system allows users to build heavy equipment operation skills for the Small Wheel Loader. Learn to load

3 05, 2021

Cat® Simulators Offers More Compact, Portable Training with SimLite Dozer

May 3rd, 2021|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 Dozer. 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

29 04, 2021

The Cost of Idle Time

April 29th, 2021|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Efficiency and resource conservation is at the forefront of all our minds. Production must be as efficient as possible. Idle time comes with a heavy financial cost to organizations. Fuel use, unplanned maintenance, and loss of production are just a few of the issues. Utilizing Cat Simulators to gain skills

20 04, 2021

Dexter Institute Private Career College

April 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The Dexter Institute Private Career College, Nova Scotia, offers students extensive theory and practical training in heavy equipment operation. Starting in February each year, the Heavy Equipment Operator Program trains students to safely and efficiently operate multiple pieces of equipment. “One significant key to the program’s success is the use