Thieves on the Loose!

Police in Salt Lake City recently broke open a construction equipmenttheft crime ring. It is reported that the men caught typically were employed as construction workers during the day, and spent their nights stealing heavy equipment. Policeman further reported that many thieves raid construction sites to pay for drug habits. Dave Broadhead of the Salt… Read more »

Living the “High” Life

May 6, 2007 Gainseville, GA Crane operator Larry Welsh is your everyday kind of guy. He works, has a family, and attends church. The fact that Welsh spends 9-12 hours a day operating his crane would appear normal as well. Except he is 190 feet in the air when he does it. Everyday for the… Read more »

Simlog President tours NAHETS Corporate Office

Paul Freedman, President of Simlog, visited the headquarters for NAHETS, the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools, on Monday April 23, 2007. Freedman was awarded an associate membership in NAHETS and wasnpresented with a plaque from NAHETS president, Matt Klabacka. Freedman granted an interview regarding the significance of simulators in the training of… Read more »

Prentice Hall – Contren Visits NAHETS

Monday, April 30, brought to the Las Vegas, Nevada NAHETS corporate office a visit from the publishing company Prentice Hall-Contren. The visit included a tour of the offices of NAHETS as well as a visit to the Nevada School of Construction field site, as well as an overview of the corporate media development facility and… Read more »

Heavy Metal Reunion

For some who have served in the military, being reunited with fellow soldiers and friends after years of separation is an emotional, sometimes ecstatic experience. Such an experience occurred recently with Gregory Regole, who served for over 12 years. However, this reunion was somewhat unique, because Regole’s reunion was not with a former soldier or… Read more »