Canadian Mining Journal

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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: Bosch Rexroth offers technical hydraulic training courses through 2018

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WELLAND, Ont. –  Bosch Rexroth is accepting registration for all courses in its popular training program designed for industrial hydraulic and mobile hydraulic users, designers and engineers. Rexroth’s Hydraulic Technical Training is targeted toward individuals who maintain hydraulic systems, design

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    INSTRUMENTATION: Endress+Hauser opens support centre in Edmonton

    June 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EDMONTON – Endress+Hauser opened its new 1,850 sq. metre regional customer support centre in this city on June 2, 2017. The facility, located in the Ellerslie industrial business area south of the city, houses a regional office and warehouse, flow

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    TRAINING: Boart Longyear program teaches standards and best practices

    May 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear recently launched its new global training program for drilling supervisors, drillers, driller assistants, mechanics, welders, manufacturing employees, and other front-line employees. The program includes classroom and on-the-job training, health and safety guidance documents,

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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: Online courses now available through Wenco Learning

    May 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, British Columbia – Wenco International Mining Systems has released its latest solution to help mines work smarter- Wenco Learning. Wenco Learning marks a new way forward for educating people in mining IT systems. This online training portal teaches our

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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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    Northern College grads are set to go

    January 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Northern College, located in Wahgoshig, Ont, in partnership with Wahgoshig First Nation, and Primero Mining Corp., recently held a celebration in Wahgoshig First Nation for the first of two groups of indigenous students to graduate from the Haileybury School of

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies launches dedicated Learning Systems business unit

    November 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies, the global leader in mining equipment simulators, has announced a dedicated Learning Systems business unit to service resource companies globally.  This new business unit provides customized learning technologies and solutions to drive improved safety, profitability and