Canadian Mining Journal

Immersive Technologies

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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 Staff

    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 Staff

    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 Staff

    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 Staff

    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 Staff

    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…

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    TRAINING: Liebherr, Immersive Technologies renew alliance

    March 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    After nearly 10 years of delivering the most accurate Liebherr advanced equipment simulators for mining excavators and haul trucks, Liebherr has chosen to continue its exclusive partnership with Immersive Technologies in order to develop…

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    TIRES: Immersive Technologies mining customers report 10.4% boost to tire life

    November 26, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Tires represent a significant expense in a mining operation and are a powerful area for cost containment. Maximizing tire life increases machine availability and proactively addresses issues like global tire shortages. Immersive…

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    TRAINING: Immersive Tech takes shovel training to new heights

    August 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The level of realism of shovel operator training simulators has reached a new level directly resulting in increased operator training effectiveness, safety and productivity. Immersive Technologies has released VirtualGround 3.0 as part of the…

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    TRAINING: Coal stockpile operations made safer by Immersive Technologies

    May 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    AUSTRALIA – In recent years the demand for dozer operators working on coal stockpiles has grown dramatically, increasing the need for specialized training in what is considered one of the most hazardous environments for dozer operators….

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    TRAINING: New advanced simulators for equipment operators

    January 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies has announced the availability of two new equipment simulator models aimed at increasing trainer productivity. The PRO3-B and UG360-B each have an enhanced trainer station, a significant upgrade…