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Caterpillar donation powers CDU apprentices

World-renowned heavy earth-moving manufacturer Caterpillar has boosted the outlook of heavy vehicle apprentices studying at Charles Darwin University with a substantial donation of equipment.

Hastings Deering Australia, distributor of Caterpillar heavy equipment, have donated two, state-of-the-art Caterpillar C18 engines valued at $75,000 each for the use of CDU’s heavy vehicle mechanics. The handover took place on Tuesday, 11 December.


PRCC heavy-equipment program gets 4 pieces of new equipment

Donations of $100,000 from Huey Stockstill Inc. in Picayune, $50,000 from Puckett Machinery and $50,000 from the Caterpillar Foundation, along with four pieces of Caterpillar equipment got the training started.




CMLabs Utilizes Technology to Enhance Training

Canada-based CMLabs Simulations has been engaged in delivering superior simulation products designed for training needs, with attention paid to both the software and the hardware. The company has devoted significant resources to developing a highly evolved technology platform, called Vortex, which permits realistic, real-time, interactive 3D representation of vehicles in contact with terrain and other objects.

State-of-the-art heavy equipment simulators for Crane Operator Training Tools.

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