Immersive Technologies Supporting Autonomous Haulage System Training at Suncor
8 December 2017
Suncor is the first company to implement Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) technology in Canadian open-pit mining. While the AHS system has taken operators out of trucks, personnel will continue to work within the autonomous area. These personnel need to be trained effectively to interact with the autonomous trucks in a safe yet efficient manner and Simulators from Immersive Technologies are a key part of the training for this unique environment.
Growth of Managed Services is Quantifiably Reducing Risk and Cost for Miners
26 October, 2017
Is your operator training program inefficient and failing to prove return on investment? Too often training is done “for the sake of it” or only to fulfill a compliance requirement. In reality the biggest return on investment from training equipment operators is achieved by targeting actual performance variance identified through data including fleet management system data.
Immersive Technologies and Tecwise Sistemas de Automaçao enters into partnership for the Brazilian Market
18 September, 2017
Immersive Technologies has chosen to increase their long-term commitment to the Brazilian market by partnering with TecWise Sistemas de Automaçao, a subsidiary of Comms International, for the creation of a locally based Simulator and VR sales, service and support organization.
Endeavour Mining’s West African Mine, Houndé Gold, Seeing Significant Operator Improvements with Simulator Training from Immersive Technologies
10 July, 2017
The greenfield Houndé Gold Operation (HGO) by Endeavour Mining in Burkina Faso has recently gone into development and with quick timelines to get equipment to site and operators trained. Endeavour Mining has selected operator training solutions from Immersive Technologies.
VALE Ferrosos Make Big Efficiency Improvements to Win the Immersive Technologies Annual Business Improvement Award
2 June, 2017
The annual recognition for mining companies using simulation for operator training and business improvement from Immersive Technologies was awarded to Brazil’s VALE Ferrosos. The award recognizes the achievements of mine sites focused on improving operational safety, efficiency and productivity through strategic and focused simulator based training initiatives.