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Cat 793 Training Simulator

Immersive Technologies extends its long-standing relationship with Caterpillar® for Simulation

2 December, 2009

Immersive Technologies and Caterpillar Inc. have signed the renewal of a global Technical Information and Licensing Agreement for the development of advanced equipment training simulators. The scope of this agreement sees Caterpillar continue to exclusively provide Immersive Technologies with confi dential machine technical information and data that is necessary to simulate Caterpillar machinery. This proprietary information is not available or accessible to any other advanced simulator vendor.

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Asia-Pacific User Group Forum 2009
Immersive Technologies’ User Group drives value through operator optimisation
3 November 2009

Immersive Technologies has continued the recent success of it Operator Optimisation User Group Forum in North America with a recent event in Perth, Western Australia for the Africa and Asia- Pacific region.

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Immersive Technologies bucks the economic trend with record production levels
22 July 2009

In a climate that has left many businesses carefully weighing their options, Australian company Immersive Technologies is staying the course, creating strong financial growth and confirming its status as the worldwide leader of earthmoving simulation technology. With a focus on Operator Optimization and supporting solutions Immersive Technologies has attained a new 12 month record, producing 100 of its advanced simulator modules, or Conversion Kits®, during the 2008/09 Financial Year.

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P&H and Immersive Technologies renew exclusive alliance
14 July 2009

Immersive Technologies and P&H Mining Equipment Inc. d/b/a P&H MinePro Services have renewed their exclusive alliance for advanced training simulators development. The formal Licensing and Technical Information Agreement was renewed to ensure their respective customers would continue to have access to training simulators that provide a realistic training experience. We are committed to helping our customers maximize the value and capabilities of P&H equipment.

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US User Group Forum 2009
Global best practice driven forward by AE Simulator Users and Immersive Technologies
30 June 2009

Immersive Technologies has held its largest and most successful simulator User Group Forum to date. Themed Operator Optimization, the three-day event provided Immersive Technologies’ customers the opportunity to discuss best practices in simulator implementation and utilization, explore new product and service offerings, while networking within the world’s largest mining simulator user base.

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Hitachi EX5500 Shovel/Excavator Training Simulator
Vale makes major investment in simulation training
30 April 2009

Brazilian mining heavyweight Vale has underlined its commitment to recruiting and training local people at its major new Moatize coal project in Mozambique with a significant investment in advanced equipment simulator technology. Immersive Technologies is supplying Vale with three Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulators, which are expected to be commissioned on site at the end of May 2009. The training simulators will support the Caterpillar 793D haul truck, Caterpillar 992G wheel loader, and Hitachi EX5500 shovel/excavator. Immersive Technologies is also supplying a Custom Mine Site, which accurately replicates the Moatize mine to enhance the realism and value of the training.

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Immersive Technologies Head Office (2009)
Immersive Technologies continues positive expansion
5 March 2009

Immersive Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of operator training simulators used in the mining and earthmoving industries, has opened its new international headquarters in Perth, Western Australia. The new head office, located at 40 Hasler Road, Osborne Park, is more than 50% larger than the company’s previous headquarters. It provides the company with an improved operating infrastructure and ability to continue its rapid expansion to support its growing global customer base.

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North American expansion for simulator leader
23 February 2009

Immersive Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of operator training simulators used in the mining and earthmoving industries, has underlined its commitment to growth and customer support in the Americas with a move to new regional headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. The move to bigger premises follows a period of strong sales for the company in the region with the new facilities allowing for expansion of customer support and improved staff development opportunities.

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PT Pamapersada extends efficiencies and equipment life with Immersive Technologies
6 February 2009

PT Pamapersada Nusantara (PAMA) continues to expand and strengthen their operator training programs throughout Indonesia with repeat purchases of Immersive Technologies’ Advanced Equipment Simulators. The recent simulator purchase for Cileungsi Training Centre near Jakarta, expands PAMA’s training simulator fleet to four Advanced Equipment Simulators and seven Conversion Kit® equipment modules. Previous simulator purchases are deployed at PAMA’s Kalimantan site.

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Doug Hood Mining chooses Immersive Technologies to deliver advanced training solution
27 January 2009

Privately-owned mining contractor Doug Hood Mining Limited has chosen Immersive Technologies to supply a range of Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulators as part of a business improvement strategy that will see the simulators used to improve training, safety, drive reductions in unscheduled maintenance and extend tire life. The decision to purchase the two base simulators, three simulator modules (Caterpillar 777D Truck, Hitachi Excavator and Light Vehicle) and two comprehensive training packages followed a thorough examination of the technology which has been proven to reduce training times and cost, while improving operator safety and productivity.

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