Liebherr Mining has teamed up with ThoroughTec Simulation to provide operators with advanced training stimulators to safely enhance their skills with heavy mining equipment.
Caterpillar Mining has chosen ThoroughTec Simulation as its approved supplier of mining equipment simulators via a global agreement.
As a registered training organisation, Kal Tire helps trainee tyre technicians rise up through the industry ranks with an online virtual training room and on-the-job learning within its Australian operations.
The Australian Government is conducting a qualification trial to deliver faster training to the mining sector.
COVID-19 has introduced a number of hardships on bulk material handlers, including limiting their options for critical training to improve conveyor safety and productivity.
Curtin University and the University of Queensland (UQ) have introduced an online mining course that will open up pathways to postgraduate study.
STEM skills development is attracting attention from mining companies across Australia. Vanessa Zhou looks into what South32, Gold Industry Group and Evolution Mining are doing in this space.
WesTrac has opened an autonomous technology training centre near Collie in Western Australia – the second facility of its kind in the world.
More than 20 Sandvik employees have signed up for a digital training course being piloted by vocational training bodies across the country.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) is set to launch a series of digital conferences this year, including the uranium, lithium and Minesafe conferences.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has awarded scholarships to three women in the minerals industry to help them secure company board positions.
Northern Minerals expects to achieve nameplate capacity rates at the Browns Range heavy rare earth pilot plant in Western Australia in the coming months.
WesTrac is set to build a Western Australian technology training facility in Collie that will focus on providing courses in autonomous operations.
The original equipment manufacturer has launched a training program in Australia that is improving the expertise of its technicians and the efficiency of its aftersales service.
Honeywell combines the brimming potential of augmented reality and virtual reality into an outcome-driven safety solution for the mining industry.
The 2019–2024 Mining Workforce report released by the Australian resources and energy group, AMMA, predicts that the mining industry in Australia will require approximately 21,000 new employees by 2024 to keep up with the demand for future mining projects.
Mining companies are capitalising on the ability to conduct training simulation and planned maintenance through virtual reality software.
CQUniversity’s Asset and Maintenance Management qualifications offer practical and flexible pathways for careers in big industry.
A drive to overcome the barriers of entry to virtual reality technology has driven the formation of a strategic, intercontinental partnership that has created the HazID platform. Vanessa Zhou writes.
Underground mining contractor Byrnecut Australia has partnered with Immersive Technologies to develop a world-class technical training centre in Perth.