First Greek mine adds Immersive simulation training

Eldorado Gold’s Hellas Gold arm has deployed Immersive Technologies’ simulation-based training at its Olympias gold-silver-lead-zinc mine in northern Greece, the first operation in the county to do so. Olympias, located in the Halkidiki Peninsula, has been undertaking a modernisation project; the addition of the trainers was part of its strategy to improve production rates and efficiency over the last calendar…

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Tharisa teams for training with Immersive

Immersive Technologies said it was selected as a workforce development partner by PGM and chrome concentrate producer Tharisa Minerals as it adds a new core component to its operator training program at its mine in South Africa. The operator has added a PRO4-B to its simulator fleet, which will use new equipment conversion kits from Immersive that include the Caterpillar…

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MINExpo product launch: Immersive Technologies PRO5

Immersive Technologies selected last week’s MINExpo event in Las Vegas, Nev., to unveil what it calls a world-first for mining simulator technology in its class: its PRO5. The PRO5, according to the company, has built upon the success of its predecessors the PRO4, PRO3 and AES2B, which have to date trained more than 150,000 equipment operators in 45 countries over…

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