Learning the skid-steer basics

Participants in a recent three-day class in how to operate skid-steer loaders being offered by Thompson Rivers University

Participants in a recent three-day class in how to operate skid-steer loaders being offered by Thompson Rivers University take a break before lunch. Pictured are (back

Participants in a recent three-day class in how to operate skid-steer loaders being offered by Thompson Rivers University take a break before lunch. Pictured are (back

Participants in a recent three-day class in how to operate skid-steer loaders being offered by Thompson Rivers University take a break before lunch. Pictured are (back, l-r) instructor Cal Traub, Damion Jones, Julie Lacourse, (front, l-r) Lorna Cosmano, RJ Danchuk, and Kevin Paul-Gravel. The three machines used during the course were provided by Traub’s Cal’s Corner Rentals, Kelly Graffunder of Fleetwest Enterprises, and Doug Borrow of Borrow Enterprises. The course made use of Borrow Enterprises’ gravel pit next to Highway 5 in Blackpool.