After nearly 15 years of using training solutions from Immersive Technologies, Indonesian based PT Pamapersada Nusantara (PAMA) has furthered their investment with the addition of seven new haul truck simulator modules to extend the capability of their eight existing Advanced Equipment Simulators. The investment is an upgrade to their current simulator portfolio and aligns with their integrated simulation training standard operating procedures.
Command for Underground automates the tramming and dumping component of an underground loader’s load-haul-dump cycle. The operator has the ability to control the machine from an office or remote location away from the hazards of the underground mine. One or more machines can be controlled at once, enhancing operator safety and optimizing production between multiple machines.
Trainees are given 10 hours of classroom training, followed by 20 hours in the LHD R1600G IM360 simulator. After completion, they conduct a further 20 hours of training within the Immersive Technologies’ Command for Underground simulator where they advance to practical training and evaluation.
At an accelerating rate, Mexican mines are taking advantage of advanced simulation technology along with skilled people and proven process, from Immersive Technologies, to optimize their equipment operator workforce.
Phosagro chose for its operators to be trained on an IM360 Advanced Equipment Simulator. Apatit is the world’s largest producer of high-grade phosphate ore and Russia’s only producer of nepheline concentrate.
Developed using expertise and data gained through working with 270 mining operations globally, Immersive Technologies will launch three brand new Simulators targeted at delivering even greater business improvement to their customers.
In partnership with mine management teams across Australia, North America, Latin America, Africa, Europe and Asia Immersive has delivered dozens of Continuous Improvement (CI) projects that have helped miners control costs, lift productivity and maintain safety standards.
The annual recognition for mining companies using simulation for operator training and business improvement from Immersive Technologies was awarded to Australia’s Rio Tinto Marandoo. The award recognizes the achievements of mine sites focused on improving operational safety, efficiency and productivity through strategic and focused simulator based training initiatives.