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Immersive Technologies to Showcase Products at MINExpo

17 September, 2008 - Perth Australia

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.

Immersive Technologies’ breakthrough technology has revolutionized the way the mining industry manages the skills shortage, development and upskilling of its heavy equipment operators. Staff now learn in highly realistic simulators allowing the transition to the real machine to be completed faster and with more confidence.

Immersive Technologies’ training simulators can replicate over 55 machine models. Each day at MINExpo will see different simulators in operation including: Komatsu WA1200-3 Wheel Loader, Caterpillar 785C, 789C, 793C, 793D, 797 Off Highway Trucks, Liebherr T282B Off-Highway Truck, Hitachi EX5500-5 Hydraulic Front Shovel and a Drag Line.

“MINExpo provides Immersive Technologies the opportunity to showcase its products and demonstrate how mines can benefit from increased safety and productivity while reducing unscheduled maintenance. The result is a lower cost per tonne”, said Peter Salfinger, Chief Executive of Immersive Technologies.

“All products on display have benefited from Immersive Technologies’ unique exclusive alliances with the Original Equipment Manufacturers”, Salfinger said.

Visit Immersive Technologies at MINExpo International 2008 on Booth 8471 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Centre between 22 – 24 September 2008.

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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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