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Academy’s ‘vibrant learnership’ advances training in critical aspects  

By: Simone Liedtke     13th May 2022 To underpin evolving digital strategies in a business, training must evolve to cover critical aspects from enhanced safety to productivity in mining, says engineering company Murray & Roberts Cementation education, development and training executive Tony Pretorius. Murray & Roberts Training... 

Venetia training centre imparts underground mining skills

11th April 2022 One the challenges facing De Beers as it implements its US$2,2 billion Venetia Underground Project (VUP) in South Africa’s Limpopo Province is the training of its employees – and new recruits – to allow them to acquire the necessary skills to successfully transition from open pit mining to... 

Training provider opening centre in Ghana 

By: Halima Frost     8th April 2022 Specialist mining training provider Prisma Training Solutions is finalising its applications to open a formal training centre in Accra, Ghana together with a local partner. Prisma offers customised and sustainable education, training and organisational development solutions to the African mining... 

Educational institute boosts simulator training

25th March 2022 Australian educational institution Holmesglen Institute – a “leading and diversified” technical and further education institution – will acquire two “highly-advanced”, fifth generation CYBERMINE simulators, to train underground equipment operators.  

Workforce training solutions for underground mining in Greece

11th March 2022 Hellas Gold S.A. is the first mining company to deploy simulation-based training from Immersive Technologies in Greece, marking the 47th country where Immersive Technologies’ workforce training systems are deployed. Immersive Technologies is known for providing rapid return on investment with a... 

15 years of workforce optimization solutions for Liebherr fleet owners

11th November 2021 Immersive Technologies have a strong history of supporting mining customers in the development of safe and productive equipment operators. Over the past 15 years they have brought the most effective and efficient Liebherr simulator training solutions to mines across the world.  In 2006 Immersive... 

Waste material used in roads construction

By: Anna Moross     29th October 2021 The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been involved in several new research initiatives geared towards providing alternative waste material products for use by the road pavement industry in South Africa.  

Immersive Technologies launches “world first” mining simulator technology at MINExpo 2021

1st October 2021 The PRO5 has been unveiled for the first time publicly at MINExpo, along with the announcement of its new innovations. Equipped with a professional grade visual system, the PRO5 is the first mining simulator to combine stereoscopic 3D, a one-piece curved display, photo-realistic graphics and... 

ABB secures integrated automation, power system order for Gold Fields' Salares Norte mine

By: Schalk Burger     27th September 2021 Industrial technologies multinational ABB will provide six electrical rooms and an integrated digital system solution based on the ABB Ability 800xA distributed control system (DCS) to  gold miner Gold Fields’ Salares Norte operation, in a remote region of northern Chile. The digital solution... 

Rio's Canadian arm invests in rail training

By: Esmarie Iannucci     9th September 2021 Mining major Rio Tinto’s Canadian iron-ore are, the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) has announced that it will invest C$750 000 over three years to support research and training at the CEGEP de Sept-Îles’ RAIL Centre of Expertise. IOC has been working in close collaboration with the CEGEP de... 

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