Canadian Mining Journal

Immersive Technologies

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    VIRTUAL REALITY: Worksite VR training at Oyu Tolgoi mine

    January 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies developed a series of WorksiteVR Quest virtual reality scenarios designed to facilitate a blended learning model in conjunction with eLearning and practical activities. Mine site inductions are necessary however often dry, boring, and forgettable. Mining operations are now

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies boosts operator skills at Hounde mine

    July 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURKINA FASO – The greenfield Hounde gold operation of Endeavour Mining in has recently gone into development and with quick timelines to get equipment to site and operators trained. Endeavour Mining has selected operator training solutions from Immersive Technologies. Operators

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies ups reliability, lowers fuel use at Mexican mines

    April 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – At an accelerating rate, Mexican mines are taking advantage of advanced simulation technology along with skilled people and proven process from Immersive Technologies to optimize their equipment operator workforce. Mine sites are measuring significant improvements in reliability and

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies embeds simulators, staff at Canada Fluorspar

    January 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Immersive Technologies has mobilized a managed training solution which includes advanced equipment simulators and embedded staff at Canada Fluorspar near the town of St. Lawrence. Immersive Technologies’ embedded training staff have already aided the recruitment and assessment of

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies to launch new simulator at MINExpo

    September 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Immersive Technologies’ advanced equipment simulators are at the heart of the mining industry’s leading operator training and workforce development solutions. These solutions have a track record beyond compare in the delivery of quantified safety, efficiency and unscheduled

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    SIMULATION: Vale chooses Immersive Technologies to train truckless system operators in Brazil

    July 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – The S11D project in Canaã dos Carajás is in the world spotlight as truckless mining production is slated to begin in 2016. S11D will be one of the biggest mines in the world and this new production method

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies introduces virtual reality

    February 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Virtual reality will be one of the most rapidly adopted technologies of 2016. Immersive Technologies has already seen results from applying this technology to improve knowledge retention of vital safety and risk assessment procedures. Their product WorksiteVR™ is being used

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    PRODUCTIVITY: Use data analytics and targeted training says Immersive Technologies

    April 1, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERTH, Australia – It’s one of the biggest challenges facing mine sites today: “How can we increase productivity without compromising safety or increasing cost?” Immersive Technologies, a leader in mining training solutions,…

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    TRAINING: SPOT from Immersive Technologies improves plant productivity

    March 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERTH, Australia – Immersive Technologies has released a new training solution for process plant operator training. SPOT™ – simulated process operations training – maximizes plant uptime and throughput, improves safety…

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies sends shovel simulators to copper mine in Arizona

    January 27, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERTH, Australia – Immersive Technologies, the global leader in operator workforce development solutions for mining announced today that a major copper mining company in Arizona has chosen to have their shovel operators trained by…

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    TRAINING: Demand for ROI propels Immersive Technologies

    September 30, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERTH, Australia –The procurement process for capital investments at mines is under more scrutiny than ever before, with return on investment (ROI) being thoroughly examined. Mining companies are challenging suppliers to ensure…

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies, Cat extend partnership

    May 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Caterpillar Global Mining and Immersive Technologies have extended their decade long partnership by renewing their exclusive relationship for a further five years.  Through this formal agreement, Cat will continue to exclusively recommend…