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Byrnecut partners with Immersive Technologies to develop a world class blended learning training center

27 September 2019

Byrnecut, in partnership with Immersive Technologies, have set a new standard in workforce training solutions with the success of its Perth based technical training center. Byrnecut are now set to achieve measurable in-field cost reductions, productivity gains and safety improvements via changes in equipment operator behavior due to 350 staff coming through the center in the past 9 months of operation.

Byrnecut IM360-B Training Simulators

Byrnecut Training and Induction Center featuring Underground Mining Simulators IM360-B

Equipment Simulators, a tailored suite of learning systems and curricula have been deployed to align with Byrnecut’s “people first” approach to recruitment, skills development and performance improvement.

“The establishment of this Training and Induction Center very much fits with the Byrnecut philosophy of investing in the industry leading training systems, processes and infrastructure to assist in the personal and professional development of our employees. This in turn ensures that we are providing the safest and most productive work places for employees and our clients.”

Pat Boniwell, Byrnecut Australia Managing Director.

Supporting the technology integration is a global best practice training process which blends eLearning, classroom and simulator training to optimize the learning process for both new hire and experienced equipment operators. This process is managed effortlessly through the collaboration of Byrnecut and Immersive Technologies on-site training experts.

Simulator for Sandvik Underground Loader
Simulator for Sandvik Underground Loader - Training Session
Simulator for Epiroc (Atlas Copco) Underground Truck
Simulator for Epiroc (Atlas Copco) Underground Truck - Training Session

“Our world-class Training and Induction Center provides the opportunity for experienced and new hire operators to develop best mining practices in a safe, realistic and tech driven environment. Together with Immersive Technologies’ equipment simulators and specialist personnel our approach is carefully considered to provide valuable feedback and targeted training to address the impacts of performance variability on our business.”

Dave Kilkenny, Byrnecut Project Manager.

Immersive has delivered two IM360-B simulators and machine modules for a CAT Truck and LHD, Sandvik Truck and LHD and Epiroc (Atlas Copco) Truck.

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About Immersive Technologies

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 increase Customer profitability by optimizing the safety and productivity of their operators. 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.

With advanced simulator modules deployed in 45 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, Fort McMurray, Vancouver Canada, Monterrey Mexico, Lima Peru, Santiago Chile, Belo Horizonte Brazil, Bochum Germany, Johannesburg South Africa, Jakarta Indonesia, Kolkata India and Moscow Russia.

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.

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