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Building for the future: Students look at heavy equipment jobs

MASON - More than a dozen high school students from the Capital Area Career Center got a look at what it's like to be a heavy equipment operator Monday.

The students spent an hour with apprentices from the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 324 Operators' Training Center at the Ingham County Fairgrounds watching the equipment in operation and talking with operators.

Heavy Equipment School Announces A Steady Increase In Enrollment

Orange Park, FL (PRWEB) October 27, 2007 -- The Florida based Heavy Equipment School providing operator training, National Heavy Equipment Operator School ( announces that their enrollment numbers are steadily increasing as workers clamor for proper certification and training. The increase in training enrollment is not expected to decline anytime soon due in part to a report released by the "1000 Friends of Florida" predicting the future growth of Florida.

The outlook for Florida in the next fifty years according to the "1000 Friends of Florida," is a doubling of development and population from coast to coast. This expansion is expected to continue through to the year 2060. The population is estimated to grow to a considerable thirty-six million residents. The report also predicts explosive urban growth for central Florida and the expansion of Southwest and Southeast Florida as rural areas become more urban. The report also states that all vacant land in the Florida Keys is slated for possible development, including areas inaccessible by car.

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