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Seat Belts Save Heavy Equipment Operator Lives

The single most effective step you can take to protect yourself while operating a piece of heavy equipment is to buckle up. Get operators in the habit of strapping in every time they sit down behind the controls.

Teach the behavior if it isn’t common practice. Cat® Simulator training can [...]

|October 27th, 2016
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    Construction Projects Impact the Need for Trained Equipment Operators

Construction Projects Impact the Need for Trained Equipment Operators

With projected spending on construction projects forecasted to be in the billions over the next few years, the need for skilled heavy equipment operators is going to be a priority. The reality is that there won’t be enough experienced operators to meet the demand. According to a survey of [...]

|September 22nd, 2016
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    Cat Simulators Train Current Employees and Influence the Future of the Construction Industry

Cat Simulators Train Current Employees and Influence the Future of the Construction Industry

Kim Lineberger, President of LCI-Lineberger Construction, Inc., and Jan Lineberger, President of Carolina Construction School, LLC, in Lancaster, South Carolina see a two-fold benefit to Cat® Simulators. They are a cost-effective way to train current employees and can be used to increase awareness of careers in construction.

Improving the Skills [...]

|September 14th, 2016
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    Cat® Simulators Boost Interest in Heavy Equipment Careers in Alaska

Cat® Simulators Boost Interest in Heavy Equipment Careers in Alaska

Over the past five years, more than 1800 students have logged time on eight different Cat® Simulator models at the Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center (NACTEC) in Nome, Alaska. According to NACTEC Director, Doug Walrath, over 12% (229 students) have continued on to more advanced and focused training [...]

|August 24th, 2016

 

 

 

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