Tools for Construction Operators Halifax NS

Operators in Halifax used a variety of machines and attachments to complete the seven different tests of skill shown above. ME2203 mini excavator on a ramp: Use leveling feature to straighten cab, then touch several targets with boom.

Greater Halifax Partnership
(902) 490-6000
2101-1969 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS
 
Rona
(902) 876-3223
350 Horseshoe Lake Drive
Halifax, NS
 
Craftmade Kitchens
(902) 404-3995
110 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS
 
Infinity Windows
(902) 403-6768
C-124 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS
 
Demers Lumber Inc
(902) 468-0003
76 Williams Av
Halifax, NS
 
Pierceys
(902) 454-6411
2854 Robie Street
Halifax, NS
 
LumberMart Clearance Centers Ltd
(902) 477-6500
751 Herring Cove Road
Halifax, NS
 
Alweather Windows & Doors Limited
(902) 468-2605
27 Troop Av
Halifax, NS
 
Kent
(902) 450-2000
225 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS
 
LumberMart Clearance Centers Ltd
(902) 477-6500
751 Herring Cove Road
Halifax, NS
 

Tools for Construction Operators

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Source: CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE
Publication date: May 1, 2007



Operators used a variety of machines and attachments to complete the seven different tests of skill shown above.

  • ME2203 mini excavator on a ramp: Use leveling feature to straighten cab, then touch several targets with boom.
  • 3803ZT mini excavator with bucket: Maneuver bucket, with a bowling ball and chain attached, to knock over bowling pins surrounding machine.
  • 7503ZT mini excavator with bucket: Use bucket to knock soccer balls through a tire, “miniature golf” style.
  • MTL25 mini track loader with V-blade: Guide oversized soccer balls through an obstacle course, to score two “goals.”
  • MTL20 mini track loader with grabbing tool: Pick up a metal post set in concrete, a tree stump, and a large rock and place objects on specific targets, then reverse back into starting position.
  • 2109 skidsteer with 4-in-1 bucket: Pick up bowling pins with PVC tube attached to bucket, and place pins on a target. Pick up and drop more pins through a basketball hoop.
  • 2086 skidsteer with pallet forks: Obstacle course-style challenge, including (a) parallel parking; (b) lifting a block palette and placing palette on raised platform; (c) removing palette from opposite side of platform and replacing palette in original spot; (d) slalom course; (e) spinning cab and backing through a narrow opening; (f) pushing a soccer ball into a net; and (g) returning to starting point.

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