22 07, 2021

Collins Career and Technical Center Heavy Equipment Simulators

July 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Gayle Manchin won’t hold her breath for a career in heavy equipment operation, but it didn’t stop her from giving the training course a try.Manchin, the federal co-chair for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), visited Collins Career and Technical Center in Chesapeake, Ohio, on Wednesday to gain

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

21 06, 2021

SOFTEC draws state attention and grant

June 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Lieutenant Governor’s office were in Siren on Tuesday, June 15 noting a $47,000 WEDC grant award for the Softec facility in Siren, which does virtual heavy equipment training. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes was on hand and praised the opportunity the Softec offers,

8 06, 2021

Youth learn heavy equipment skills

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

Program gives Camp Florence hands-on construction equipment training Camp Florence Youth Transitional Facility is a work study program which provides education and training to youth who are preparing to transition into the community from state oversight. One of the main ways the students prepare to accomplish this often-daunting task is

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

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

4 05, 2021

Construction Safety Week (May 3-7)

May 4th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Construction safety is the topic of many conversations at organizations around the world. Construction Safety Week (May 3-7) calls attention to safety and a commitment of sending workers home safe every day. The week celebrates construction and the people building our cities and communities around the world. See a new