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Volvo CE offers Road Institute courses

October 8, 2012 toMarch 28, 2013

Volvo Construction Equipment is offering courses during the 2012-2013 Road Institute. The course curriculum offers two- to five-day sessions beginning in October and continuing through May 2013, with classes held at two training facilities in North America. These facilities are located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and Phoenix, Arizona.

Road Institute focuses on the hot-mix asphalt (HMA) and warm-mix asphalt (WMA) paving industry. The curriculum is designed for operators, crew and industry personnel, including state DOT administrators and asphalt production professionals.

Volvo CE offers courses in paver and compactor operation and maintenance, applications, automatic grade and slope control systems, screed operation and soil compaction application.

Courses are structured to provide classroom and hands-on practical training. Topics in each session range from daily and weekly maintenance to the operation and application of asphalt paving. As part of each course curriculum, a safety focus is included.

Class sizes are limited. Tuition is $750 per student per three- to five-day course or $500 per student per two-day seminar. For more information or to register, visit roadinstitute.com.

2012-2013 Road Institute course schedule is as follows:

Automatic Grade and Slope Systems: March 19-21 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Large Asphalt Compactor Mechanics (Step 1): January 29-31 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Large Asphalt Compactor Mechanics (Step 2): March 12-14 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

MT2000 Hydraulic and Electrical Systems (Step 1): October 8-12, January 7-11 and February 18-22 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

MT2000 Hydraulic and Electrical Systems (Step 2): April 9 -11 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

MW500 Hydraulic and Electrical Systems (Step 1): December 11-14 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Paver and Compactor Operation and Maintenance: October 30 through November 2 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; November 13-16, December 4-7, January 15-18, February 12-15, March 5-8, April 9-12 and April 23-26 in Phoenix, Arizona; May 14-17 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Paver and Compactor Operation and Maintenance, warm-mix asphalt (WMA): January 8-11, January 29 through February 1, February 26 through March 1 and March 26-29 in Phoenix, Arizona

Paver Hydraulic and Electrical Systems – PF6000–Series pavers (Step 1): January 21-25, February 4-8, February 25 through March 1 and March 18-22 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Paver Hydraulic and Electrical Systems – PF6000-Series pavers (Step 2): March 5-7 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Paver Hydraulic and Electrical Systems – Blaw-Knoxpavers (Step 1): April 2-5 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Paver Screed Operation and Adjustment: November 27-29, February 5-7, February 19-21 and April 2-4 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Paving and Compaction Application Seminar: December 11-12 and March 12 – 13, 2013, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Small Asphalt Compactor Mechanics (Steps 1 and 2): February 12-15 and April 16 – 19 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Soil Compaction Application Seminar: October 16-17 and May 7-8 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Soil Compactor Mechanics (Step 1): January 15-17 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Soil Compactor Mechanics (Step 2): March 26-28 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Green Industry Expo (GIE)

October 24, 2012 toOctober 26, 2012

Event: 2012 Conference — Louisville, KY

Start Date: 10/24/2012

End Date: 10/26/2012

Phone: (800) 558-8767

Web: www.gie-expo.com

National Demolition Association’s New England Regional Demolition Training Session

October 26, 2012 toOctober 27, 2012

National Demolition Association is bringing demolition industry health and safety training directly to New England construction professionals Oct. 26-27 with its Regional Demolition Training Session scheduled at the Sheraton Needham Hotel, located in the Boston suburb of Needham, Mass.

Open to anyone involved in the demolition process, including general contractors, civil engineers and recycling specialists, the session will provide participants with certifications for both the OSHA Demolition-specific 10-hour construction health and safety training and the Lift Safety Training course.

Other program offerings include Industrial Hygiene 101 for the demolition industry and PCBs in caulk.

This is the first time the National Demolition Association has brought its Regional Demolition Training Session to the Boston area. It has provided safety training programs to construction and demolition professionals since instituting the first Demolition Safety Summit in 1994. The Association is recognized as the worldwide authority on demolition industry safe work practices, according to Association executives.

For a fee schedule and to register for the National Demolition Association’s New England Regional Demolition Training Session, call 800-541-2412, send an email to info@demolitionassociation.com, or visit the website www.demolitionassociation.com.

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