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Russia’s Largest Mining Company to Drive
Safety and Productivity with Immersive Technologies’
Underground Simulator Training

20 March 2013

Immersive Technologies’ Global Mining Footprint
Increases Reach to 33 Countries with Norilsk Nickel

Immersive Technologies’ Global Mining Footprint
Increases Reach to 33 Countries with Norilsk Nickel

Leading Russian underground mining company, Norilsk Nickel, has chosen Immersive Technologies to provide a simulator training solution for their underground equipment operators. Consisting of a UG360-B base Advanced Equipment Simulator, Caterpillar® underground loader machine module and supporting services to integrate the training solution.

Norilsk Nickel is the largest mining company in Russia and the world’s leading producer of Nickel and Palladium as well as one of the largest producers of Platinum and Copper.

“We are honored to have been chosen by Norilsk and look forward to assisting them achieve their operator workforce development objectives. Our simulators are built to operate in the harshest environments, which is crucial for many of our global customers with operations in remote and extreme conditions, like Norilsk Nickel,” said Peter Salfinger, CEO of Immersive Technologies.

Immersive Technologies has the largest deployed base of high fidelity mining simulators in the world with a diverse product range that includes both hard and soft rock mining in underground and surface environments.

“This investment by Norilsk Nickel highlights their commitment to safety and productivity. We are enthusiastic about building our participation in the Russian mining industry in support of developing the safest and most productive equipment operators possible,” Salfinger said.

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