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12% production improvement from simulator training

A recent simulator based training initiative by an underground coal mine in the eastern region of the US aimed at continuous miner operators led to nearly US$1 million in production improvements in just 90 days. The training programme targeted 16 continuous miner operators from eight different room and pillar mines

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12% production improvement from simulator training

Using an IM360 Advanced Equipment Simulator from Immersive Technologies, an experienced operator trainer first observed the operators in the field and then operated the continuous miner to observe the...

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