Barminco Limited has boosted training capacity and reinforced its approach to safety with the purchase of a UG360 Advanced Equipment Simulator from the mining industry’s leading simulator supplier, Immersive Technologies. The acquisition includes a transportable UG360 simulator, three modular Conversion Kits® (equipment modules) and a virtual Custom Mine Site training environment.
Immersive Technologies has proudly demonstrated it's new, next generation, PRO3 advanced equipment simulator at Caterpillar's premiere customer and dealer event, their 2010 Mining Forum held at their Tinaja Hills Demonstration and Learning Center in Tucson, Arizona, USA. The two week event delivered a range of learning sessions together with new product demonstrations to invited customers from around the world. It provided Immersive Technologies an ideal stage to demonstrate the value of its new PRO3 Advanced Equipment Simulator solution to both Caterpillar's customers and its dealers.
Leading mining equipment simulator provider, Immersive Technologies, announces the release of its next generation Advanced Equipment Simulators - the PRO3 for surface mining and the UG360 for underground mining. Incorporating a series of new technologies to increase training effectiveness, the PRO3 and UG360 significantly raise the standard for mining equipment training simulators.
Immersive Technologies continues to support its Latin American customers with a very successful inaugural User Group Forum. The two-day forum held in Santiago, Chile brought together major mining companies and leading Original Equipment Manufacturers to discuss a range of topics under the events theme ‘Best practices through simulation – Achieving the safety and production benchmark’.
Indonesia’s largest mining contractor PT Pamapersada Nusantara (Pama) continues to receive strong results from its simulation based training program with additional products and services purchased from the industry’s leading supplier of Advanced Equipment Simulators, Immersive Technologies. Pama, a subsidiary of PT United Tractors, produced over 68 million tonnes of coal in 2009 and has a workforce in excess of 20,000. This most recent simulator purchase included a transportable base simulator, Komatsu truck equipment module and a five year support package.
MCC Contracts Pty Limited (MCC), one of the largest and fastest growing surface mining contractors in Africa, has strengthened its operator training program capabilities with the acquisition of Advanced Equipment Simulators from market leader Immersive Technologies. The investment included three base simulators and four Conversion Kits® to support a range of equipment. Immersive Technologies’exclusive alliances with the world’s leading OEMs ensure that its simulators are accurate and authentic. Each simulator is supported with a comprehensive Customer Support Program (CSP) ensuring maximum utilisation.
The mining industry’s leading training simulator provider, Immersive Technologies, continues its industry-leading position, reaching a further significant milestone with the successful certification of its 700th participant in its unique simulator program ‘TrainerAdvantage’. TrainerAdvantage was launched by Immersive Technologies in March 2006 to support the growing demand for its Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulator. The three-level certification program includes comprehensive classroom and hands on sessions working with the AE Simulator under the instruction of an Immersive Technologies’ certified instructor.
Canadian based education institute, Keyano College, has expanded the capacity of its mining operator training program with the acquisition of additional simulators from Immersive Technologies. Responding to direct industry requests for additional mining graduates and the forecasted requirement for over 1,000 new equipment operators, Keyano College took the proactive step to significantly increase its capacity to deliver comprehensive and effective equipment training programs utilising the world’s leading earthmoving training simulators.
Immersive Technologies have been awarded first prize in the international category of ‘Machines & Products Display’ at the 2010 International Mining Exhibition held in Kolkata, India. Following a further major Advanced Equipment Simulator sale into India in late 2009 to one of the world’s leading producers of zinc & lead, Immersive Technologies demonstrated its industry leading simulator technology to the heads of the Indian mining industry during the four day trade show.