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Downer EDI Mining

Advanced Equipment Simulators drive business improvement for Downer EDI Mining

5 December 2008

Downer EDI Mining has exclusively chosen Immersive Technologies’ Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulators to support their “Back to Basics” training program at sites located in Western Australia, New South Wales and Queensland. The AE Simulators produced by Immersive Technologies are globally recognized as the leading simulators for the mining and earthmoving industries, used extensively to increase safety, efficiency and profitability.

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Peter Salfinger accepts Premier's Award for Excellence
Immersive Technologies wins top prizes at State Awards
6 November 2008

Immersive Technologies has won 2 major prizes at the Western Australian Industry and Export Awards, including the “Premier’s Award for Excellence”, the evening’s highest honor. Held on Friday 31st October at the Hyatt Regency, Immersive Technologies’ leading mining simulation technology was also the winner of the Education and Training Export Award, which recognizes “outstanding innovation and export achievement in the field of education and training services, expertise and curriculum.”

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Immersive Technologies’ TabliT™ Trainer Console provides wireless training control
15 October 2008

Immersive Technologies puts simulator training into the palm of your hand with the launch of the TabliT Trainer Console, a portable, hand-held computer interface for the Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulator. The TabliT Trainer Console increases training flexibility by allowing trainers to remotely launch operator events and emergency situations with wireless technology and receive real-time feedback whilst the trainee operates the Advanced Equipment Simulator.

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Immersive Technologies to Showcase Products at MINExpo
17 September 2008

Immersive Technologies, the world’s leading provider of heavy equipment simulator training products to the mining and earthmoving industries, will be exhibiting at MINExpo International 2008 in Las Vegas September 22-24. MINExpo International 2008 is the mining industry’s premier exhibition for mining equipment, technology and services, with over 1,200 exhibitors and 36,000 attendees expected from around the world.

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Malaga production facility
Immersive Technologies expands production capability
3 September 2008

Perth based mining equipment simulator provider Immersive Technologies has relocated its production facility to a significantly larger building in Perth, Australia, to cater for its present and future growth. Immersive Technologies designs and manufactures an extensive range of operator training simulators for the mining industry, and is widely recognised as the world’s leading mining equipment simulator provider.

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Advanced simulators tackle tire life and labor skills in Canada
6 August 2008

Immersive Technologies continues to increase its global presence by providing Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulators for operator training solutions to some of the world’s mining leaders including the world’s second largest producer of hard coking coal, Elk Valley Coal. The (AE) Simulators produced by Immersive Technologies are globally recognized as the leading training simulators for the mining and earthmoving industries, used extensively to increase safety and productivity on site.

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R994 Excavator Training Simulator
Launch Strengthens Immersive Technologies and Liebherr Alliance
15 July 2008

Immersive Technologies has further expanded its extensive product range and strengthened its relationship with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Liebherr, through the release of the R996 Excavator simulator. The release of this simulation product addresses specific needs of mine sites using larger excavators, particularly in Indonesia and the east coast of Australia.

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Light Vehicle Simulator launched to improve site safety
25 June 2008

Immersive Technologies’ breakthrough technology continues to lead the way in training simulation technology with the launch of the mining industry’s first four wheel drive (4WD) Light Vehicle Conversion Kit® to address the industry’s training and safety needs. Used in conjunction with the company’s Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulator, the Light Vehicle Conversion Kit is a realistic training tool which replicates the driving characteristics and handling of “Off-highway” road conditions found within mine site environments.

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TrainerAdvantage delivers real results around the globe
18 June 2008

Leading training simulator provider Immersive Technologies has achieved a further milestone with the successful certification of its 400th participant in ‘TrainerAdvantage’, the globally recognised certification program for simulator training personnel in the mining industry.

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WA1200-3 Wheel Loader Training Simulator
Immersive Technologies unveils the world’s first Komatsu wheel loader simulator
11 June 2008

Immersive Technologies has further expanded its exclusive relationship with Komatsu with the release of the WA1200-3 wheel loader. Immersive Technologies has extended its simulation product range to include the world’s largest mechanical wheel loader, the Komatsu WA1200-3.

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Strategic acquisition results in a premium mining and civil training service
28 March 2008

Immersive Technologies is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Perth based Mining Training Services (MTS) to help address the Australian mining and civil industries shortage of operators. MTS is a registered training organisation with a history of providing high quality training to the mining and civil industries on mobile plant. MTS will now be known as Immersive Operator Training.

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Liebherr Expands Alliance with Immersive Technologies
21 February 2008

Liebherr has chosen to expand its exclusive licensing and technical information alliance with Immersive Technologies to include the company’s range of hydraulic mining excavators and shovels. This follows the alliance signed in 2005 for the Immersive T282B simulator representing one of the world’s largest haul trucks.

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