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CM Labs updates virtual-reality training packs for dozers, motor graders
CM Labs has updated its Vortex virtual-reality simulator training packs for dozers and motor graders. The training packs are used with the company’s Vortex Simulators and are designed to give trainees the feel of operating a real dozer or motor grader. The training packs are compatible with any of the company’s simulators. Dozer Training […]
August 28, 2019
John Deere intros new construction equipment simulators
The simulator software creates "highly-detailed" environments with advanced operator duties and tasks and will offer interchangeable joysticks and foot pedals.
April 4, 2019
Volvo opens spring registration for Road Institute courses
Volvo Construction Equipment Road Institute has openings for courses on paver and compactor operation and maintenance. Get more information on Equipment World.
March 5, 2019
From bonding to bidding, free Ill. workshop aims to help contractors
The workshop will help emerging and established construction firms learn how to participate on highway and vertical construction contracts. Details here.
February 21, 2019
Get trained in underground utility mapping skills at the at the Utility Investigation School
Improve underground utility locating and mapping skills at Utility Investigation School hosted by the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech.
January 10, 2019
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Volvo CE, “Gold Rush” stars donate A35D hauler to Penn. high school
Volvo CE and “Gold Rush” star Tony Beets donate Volvo articulated haul truck to Lehigh Career & Technical Institute in Pennsylvania. Details on Equipment World.
January 3, 2019
For roadbuilders, BOMAG offers two new courses for equipment operator training
BOMAG announces that it is officially offering two brand new courses specifically for roadbuilders on equipment operator training. Get more details here.
January 1, 2019
ConstructionWorks to provide training, support and placement for road and construction workers in 6 Illinois counties
The new ConstructionWorks workforce training and careers program is ready to begin serving job seekers at 18 sites in the state of Illinois. Learn more here.
December 28, 2018
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United Rentals to offer virtual-reality training for aerial lifts
United Rentals training centers will offer Serious Labs' VR simulation for training operators of mobile elevating work platforms. Get more details here.
December 6, 2018
New center trains contractors on HammerHead Trenchless products
Hammerhead University teaches advanced trenchless methods and technology, recently provided three days of hands-on, guided instruction. More information here.
November 28, 2018
Wacker Neuson develops apprentice program to combat technician shortage
Wacker Neuson is taking the technician shortage head on as it announces that it is introducing a Construction Equipment Technician Apprenticeship Program.
November 22, 2018
OSHA: Crane operators must be certified by crane type by Nov. 10
OSHA will accept operator certifications based on the type of crane and certification based on type and capacity, but only crane-type certification is required.
November 6, 2018
Ditch Witch claims first virtual-reality training kit for HDD operators
Ditch Witch officially introduces the first virtual-reality simulator for training operators. Learn more about the virtual reality training simulator here.
October 30, 2018
ACI launches series of seminars for concrete professionals
American Concrete Institute is launching a series of seminars that will take place at its HQs and will tackle a variety of topics for concrete professionals.
October 2, 2018
New CM Labs dozer simulator lets trainee operators “feel” the dirt
The new Dozer Simulator Training Pack addresses common beginner challenges along with advanced training exercises. Details here on Equipment World.
September 26, 2018
Volvo CE Road Institute offers fall paving classes, big discount for early registration
Volvo Construction Equipment invites roadbuilders to two asphalt paving classes. Also, early registration can get you a significant discount. Learn more here.
September 10, 2018
Need paving training? Register now for Volvo’s 2018-19 Road Institute
Whether you are new to paving or have been in the business for awhile, register for Volvo's 2018-2019 Road Institute today to learn the latest techniques.
August 8, 2018
Construction interns sought for weekly scholarships, $10K grand prize
HCSS is actively searching for construction firm interns for weekly scholarships as well as a grand prize award. Get more details on Equipment World.
July 10, 2018
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