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

7 04, 2021

Nevada DOC Prepares Inmates for Apprenticeships & Reduces Recidivism

April 7th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Since 2017, the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) has been helping to build the state’s workforce. High Desert State Prison (HDSP) is the largest state prison in Nevada and houses approximately 3,800 inmates. Its vocational program is made up of culinary, automotive, and construction, and is the location for the

19 03, 2021

Meet the Simulator at Northeast Iowa Community College

March 19th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) is using the popularity of hands-on simulation to recruit students to a career in the construction industry. Roger Solberg, an independent trainer-consultant for NICC and owner of Equipment Operator Training, LLC (EOT), is taking the Construction Equipment Operator Mobile Simulator Trailer across Iowa. Solberg said

28 11, 2020

College Brings CATs Into the Curriculum

November 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

A Virginia community college offers a program with a guaranteed job interview, plus a salary opportunity more than double the area’s average.MARTINSVILLE – Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville received a large package ahead of the holidays. It wasn’t part of a Black Friday deal, but brings with it potential

15 10, 2020

CLTCC adds bulldozer simulator for forestry technology training

October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WINNFIELD, La. (CLTCC) - Thanks to a grant from The Rapides Foundation, Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) students in the Forestry Technology Program can now learn the basics of operating a bulldozer on a state-of-the-art simulator.The bulldozer simulator is the third heavy equipment simulator in the program, joining simulators for

30 07, 2020

Simformed July/August 2020

July 30th, 2020|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In This Issue New Compact Simulator. Meet our Scholarship Winner. Importance of a Machine Walkaround. Measurable Benchmarks. Online training sessions. Coming Soon! SimLite Excavator We have an exciting announcement: We are about to release a new product line, SimLite! First