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News Releases 2012

Codelco Technical Standards Exhibition - PRO3 demonstration

Codelco Recognizes Immersive Technologies for Outstanding Contribution to Training

17 December, 2012

Immersive Technologies was awarded for their “Outstanding Contribution to Training” at the Codelco 3rd Technical Standards Exhibition in Calama, Chile. Business partners of Codelco were invited to attend the five day event which highlighted current technologies being used at Codelco mine sites and being integrated into their safety guidelines and standard operating procedures.

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Immersive Technologies' booth at MINExpo
Immersive Technologies Receives Overwhelmingly Positive Response to Operator Training Solution Launch
20 November, 2012

Immersive Technologies’ recent launch of the mining industry’s first complete and scalable operator training solution has received extraordinary support and enthusiasm from the mining industry along with generating immediate sales orders.

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Xstrata Coal receive Immersive Technologies' Global Sustainability Award
Xstrata Receives Immersive Technologies’ Global Sustainability Award
8 November, 2012

Xstrata Coal New South Wales was awarded the inaugural 2012 Global Industry Sustainability Award for Mine Operator Training at a recent User Group Forum hosted by Immersive Technologies in Melbourne, Australia.

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Immersive Technologies' Complete & Scalable Solution
World's First Complete Operator Training Solution to Launch at MINExpo
18 September, 2012

Immersive Technologies will launch the industry's most advanced, complete and scalable solution for mining equipment operator development, this month at the world's major mining exhibition, MINExpo International, in Las Vegas.

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Immersive Technologies and ICOM partnership
Immersive Technologies and ICOM Productions Enter Exclusive Strategic Alliance
11 September, 2012

Driven by a shared strategy in support of the mining industry and to extend their leadership, Immersive Technologies and ICOM Productions today announced that they have entered into an exclusive Strategic Alliance. By combining Immersive Technologies’ Advanced Equipment Simulators and Professional Services, along with ICOM Productions’ tailored eLearning and Instructor Led Training development services, Immersive Technologies can now offer a complete Blended Learning Solution. These Blended Learning Solutions will deliver unparalleled training effectiveness and efficiencies, allowing for the dissemination of best practice training packages, with the organizational capabilities to ensure every solution is perfectly tailored to the customer’s specific workforce development challenges.

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Cat 797F Truck Simulation
Xstrata Coal and Immersive Technologies Collaborate for the Environment, Health and Safety
22 August, 2012

Xstrata Coal's best-practice dust management employed at open cut coal mines in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales has now been extended to equipment operator training thanks to state-of-the-art training simulators from Immersive Technologies.

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Cat 797F-AC Truck Simulation
Immersive Technologies Extends Cat Training Simulator Product Line
16 July, 2012

Immersive Technologies has advanced its strategy to support the mining industry in reducing operational risk and skills shortages. This has been achieved via the release of the Cat 795F AC Mining Truck Conversion Kit® for the industry-leading, Immersive Technologies' open-cut simulators, including the PRO3. Karen Joseph, Product Manager said: “This project has been driven as part of Immersive Technologies' collaboration with Caterpillar, which focused on releasing training simulators alongside or shortly after Caterpillar's release date of the model simulated. We are excited that the first 795F AC Conversion Kit will be shipped to a Cat dealer to aid in the rollout and delivery of operator training for the Cat 795F AC.”

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Skills simulator graduate Kirra Campbell
Skill Simulator Has First Mine Graduates
15 June, 2012

ResCo Service's new indigenous trainee simulator program saw its first 10 students graduate in May 2012. The graduates now have the opportunity to continue into ResCo's Certificate II in a surface extraction operation traineeship or seek direct employment in the mining industry.

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Sandvik DD420 Jumbo Drill Simulation
Immersive Technologies Extends its Support for Underground Mining Safety & Operational Improvement
30 April, 2012

Immersive Technologies continues to further strengthen its offering for underground mining with the development of simulators (Conversion Kit®) for the Sandvik DD420 Jumbo Drill and Atlas Copco MT6020 articulated underground truck. The Jumbo Drill particularly represents a leap forward in innovation, design and application due to highly realistic drilling physics coupled with an ingenious 'drilling assistant' feature to maximize operator training effectiveness.

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Business Improvement Award presented to Syncrude
Syncrude Awarded Immersive Technologies' Global Business Improvement Award for 2011
28 March, 2012

Syncrude's Mildred Lake and Aurora mining sites received the Immersive Technologies' 2011 Business Improvement Award for outstanding results with its simulator-based operator training program. Syncrude used its simulator-based operator training program to reduce production loss, improve equipment availability and advance operator safety initiatives. The Canadian oil sands company now has the ability to measure effectiveness of its training curriculum and program. Syncrude was chosen as the 2011 recipient of this award from more than 200 Immersive Technologies' mining customer locations in 30 countries.

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Load and haul, Pilbara operations
Rio Tinto (Iron Ore operations) increases their fleet of Advanced Equipment Simulators from Immersive Technologies
25 February, 2012

Rio Tinto has purchased three additional Immersive Technologies PRO3 Advanced Equipment Simulators for their Marandoo, Hope Downs 4 and Greater Brockman Iron Ore operations. These simulators join the three existing Immersive simulators in their fleet.

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Cat 793F Haul Truck Simulator
MCC Learning Centre drives down operational risk using training solutions from Immersive Technologies
19 January, 2012

African based MCC Contracts have released details of its improved operator training programs which integrate advanced simulator training technology from leading global supplier Immersive Technologies as a key method of safely training, assessing and measuring performance.

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