Reprinted from Minero Chilena Magazine, originally published May 2011:
"Kinross acquires latest generation PRO3 simulator"
(Translated from Spanish)
The Kinross mining company made a step forward in incorporating advanced technology: it acquired the PRO3 latest generation simulator developed by Immersive Technologies especially for surface mining.
This is the first equipment of this series to be sold in Latin America, setting the standard in the region.
The simulator allows testing and training on machinery with realism never before seen by the mining industry, thanks to the incorporation of cutting edge technologies.
The PRO3 is the result of many years of intense research and engineering work that culminated in equipment that optimises the operator's driving, with all the benefits that implies: lowering unscheduled maintenance; increasing machinery availability; improving hauling times and increasing production with a safer operation.Read the full article here.
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.