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Heavy Equipment Desperately Needed in Indonesia

AT LEAST 80 people have been killed after days of torrential rain triggered landslides in the central Java region of Indonesia.

Thousands more have been forced to seek shelter after their homes were buried or washed away in mudslides, which some blame on deforestation.

Hundreds of soldiers, police and volunteers were trying to get heavy-lifting equipment to affected villages on the main island of Java, but blocked roads were hampering their efforts...

...A lack of heavy equipment was slowing rescue efforts, officials said.

80 killed as heavy rain in Java causes mudslides


NAHETS Training in the Middle East

Hussain Al-Zaiban (managing partner and president of Four Hands Construction Company) and Mike Martens (Director of Operations - NAHETS) announced that we had agreed on a working arrangement to bring NAHETS training to Saudi Arabia with Four Hands Company to take the lead as the training organization utilizing NAHETS curriculum and training methods. Four Hands would provide NAHETS standard of training to Saudi Arabia and to the entire Middle East.



Wanna Feel the Power of a Caterpillar 312C Excavator? - Im a Big Kid Now!

Are you an overgrown kid who still yearns to play in the sandbox? Now there's a perfectly respectable way to do just that.

For a few hundred dollars, a new Steamboat Springs enterprise called Dig This will put you at the controls of a powerful Caterpillar 312C Excavator or a big-bellied D5G bulldozer.

What happens next is up to you. Create your own version of Mount Werner. Move boulders around like golf balls with a skid-loader. Crush stuff. Scoop out a pond. Pretend this is Egypt and build a pyramid.

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