Training


AEDF Announces Heavy Equipment Maintenance Degree

The AED Foundation (AEDF) has announced the accreditation of the Del Mar College (DMC) Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician offered through its Diesel Applied Technology Program....


Cat 'Fundamentals of Equipment Economics' Course Improves Profitability

Caterpillar Inc. announced the availability of "The Fundamentals of Equipment Economics," a practical, web-based training course that helps construction business owners and fleet managers reduce equipment costs, extend and optimize machine life, and ultimately improve profitability through proven, data-driven principles....


HEC Students Engage in MLC100-1 Assembly Safety Class

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) students in Stonecrest, Ga., took part in an assembly safety class on May 19 that used a new Manitowoc MLC100-1. Students spent the day watching the unit being assembled and tested at the school's field-testing site shortly after HEC took delivery of the new crane....


Volvo Expands Training Facility With San Francisco Site

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is adding a West Coast technical training facility in the San Francisco Bay Area this summer as part of a larger initiative to invest in technical training across North America....


InSite Software Prepares Students for Real-Life Construction

InSite Software's Elevation earthwork take-off and GPS modeling software is now part of the Southern Utah University (SUU) curriculum; its adoption is expected to better prepare students for the modern construction site....


MAPA Hosts Inaugural Paving, Compaction Training Event

The Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) held its inaugural Paving and Compaction Training Event April 20 to 22 at the Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, Minn. More than 65 trainees attended, including companies who do MNDOT work, small-scale driveway pavers and county maintenance crews....


JCB Announces Diesel Mechanic Apprenticeship Program

JCB North America announced the creation of a diesel mechanic apprenticeship program that comes with a $2,000 signing bonus for eligible new hires. As part of JCB North America's continued commitment to workforce development in the Coastal Region and following the success of the current manufacturing apprenticeship program, JCB is looking for talented and ambitious team members who have achieved or are currently pursuing their diesel mechanic certificate to join its diesel mechanic apprenticeship program....


West Side Tractor, Johnsburg High School Partner to Inspire Next Generation

When Johnsburg High School community liaison Gus Schmid first heard about the John Deere excavator/construction simulator, he knew it would be a valuable addition to JHS's vocational arts department....


Doosan Bobcat Helps Professionals Build a Better Tomorrow With Mobile Training Lab

In order to meet the growing demand for skilled welding professionals, Doosan Bobcat has developed a mobile training lab. The lab is currently based in Litchfield, Minn., and will be traveling throughout Doosan Bobcat's North America factory locations later in 2021 to bring comprehensive weld training to new and existing employees....


Bluebeam, AGC of California Partner for Training Development

The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and AGC Construction Education Foundation (AGC CEF) announced a partnership with Bluebeam Inc. that features a strong focus on training, education and workforce development....






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