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BHP has launched a training program at its Olympic Dam site in South Australia, creating job opportunities for people without experience in mining.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is using virtual reality (VR) to teach operators about the hazards and risks before stepping foot underground to the Broadmeadow mine in Queensland.
Underground mining offers enticing benefits but also grave safety risks. Immersive Technologies’ training simulators ensure companies have both covered.
Bestech Australia will run a full-day strain gauging workshop in the University of Western Sydney.
AusIMM board director René Sterk discusses the impact of the JORC Code, clears up some of its misconceptions and details the importance of education in this space.
Sandvik has introduced an operator training simulator to provide a compact and flexible solution to safely train teams on the DD422i, DD422iE and DT922i drill rigs.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has welcomed a large intake of local apprentices to sites across the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
Diversity and technology rank highly in inspiring the next-generation of mining talent, according to a 2018 survey from AusIMM. CEO Stephen Durkin discusses the findings.
White Dog International director Wesley Dobbin explains how he caters his training programs to the individual differences between mine sites.
The mining technology company views the LX6 simulator as a natural progression on the LX3 platform it released in 2016.
Mining equipment supplier Hastings Deering has this year consolidated its position as one of Queensland’s leading trainers of apprentices.
A record 48 new apprentices started work for Hastings Deering’s mining and construction divisions this week.
Immersive Technologies is a leader in the field of highly realistic mining simulators.
Fortescue Metals Group is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) program.
Bestech managing director Sam Bhasin outlines the importance of measurement and training devices to enhance safety and productivity on site.
For a number of years mineral processing specialists FLSmidth has run a series of training workshop at its facilities in Perth and Brisbane. A grinding mill workshop in Kalgoorlie is the first in a series of one-day ore-specific regional workshops around the country.
Boart Longyear has launched its new global training program for drillers, which incorporates the company’s standards and worldwide best practice.
Attracting women to STEM careers is one issue, retaining them is another. And that does not seem to get the same level of attention.
New technology is making remote mining and in-depth training a reality.