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Immersive Technologies expands production capability

3 September, 2008 - Perth Australia

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.

The new facility provides a 100% increase in production space providing Immersive Technologies with the ability to continue fulfilling increasing demand from an international client base of leading mining companies including: BHP Billiton Spence, Chile; CP Mining, Cape Preston (Sino Iron) Mine, WA; PT Bukit Makmur Madiri Utama (BUMA), Indonesia; Southern Copper, Peru; SNIM, Mauritania.

With 380 simulator modules at 155 locations in 23 countries Immersive Technologies’ world leading simulation technology is seen as the industry standard for its proven ability to increase operator’ safety, reduce unscheduled maintenance and improve productivity., The technology is supported by exclusive alliances with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) including Bucyrus, Caterpillar, Hitachi, Komatsu and Liebherr. These exclusive alliances provide the detailed proprietary information necessary to accurately replicate the real equipment and provide the highest levels of training transfer and retention.

Immersive Technologies CEO, Peter Salfinger commented; “This relocation provides us with the ability to meet our customers’ demands together with an improved capability to transition new products from concept to market.”

“Our success is due to a commitment to deliver the best value simulator products designed to make mining equipment operators safer and their employers more profitable”, Salfinger said.

The new facility continues Immersive Technologies’ expansion with offices also located in Perth (Head Office), Brisbane, Salt Lake City, Santiago and Johannesburg.

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About Immersive Technologies

Immersive Technologies is the world's largest, proven and tested supplier of surface and underground Advanced Equipment Simulators to the global mining industry. The company has achieved this unique position by focusing on its mission to make every mining and earthmoving equipment operator in the world safer and their employer more profitable through its simulation technologies. Immersive Technologies' Advanced Equipment Simulators are helping hundreds of mining companies around the world to increase their equipment operators' safety and site profitability through effective simulation training.

Immersive Technologies provides its customers with the most effective Advanced Equipment Simulators available. This is made possible through the formal exclusive licensing and technical information alliances Immersive has established with the leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), including: Caterpillar, Hitachi, Komatsu and Liebherr. These unique alliances provide Immersive Technologies with exclusive access to the OEM's proprietary and confidential machine technical information that is required to correctly simulate the OEM's machines and is not available through other public or dealer channels.

With advanced simulator modules deployed in 39 countries, Immersive Technologies is dedicated to provide outstanding service. To deliver on this commitment the company has customer sales and support offices located close to its customers in Perth and Brisbane Australia, Salt Lake City USA, Calgary, Ottawa & Vancouver Canada, Monterrey Mexico, Lima Peru, Santiago Chile, Bochum Germany, Johannesburg South Africa, Jakarta Indonesia, Kolkata India and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Immersive has the global mining experience, innovative technology, product range, OEM relationships, proven support commitment and industry vision to partner with you to ensure your simulator training solution delivers the significant results you expect.

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