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By A.J. Roan
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VR offers a virtual blast for new miners

Underground training goes virtual for safe blasting practice Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – June 10, 2020

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:37pm

STS3D virtual reality VR for underground mine blasting training Anglo American

Vicon Motion Systems

Designed by STS3D, Anglo American's virtual mining stope allows trainees to safely practice the accurate placement and timing of explosives for underground blasting.

Global mining company Anglo American is harnessing the virtual reality and motion capture expertise of STS3D and Vicon Motion Systems to create a state-of-the-art virtual environment to safely train mining initiates on the accurate use of explosives for underground development.

Anglo first set out to solve a truly difficult question: how can one appropriately and safely train recruits to blow t...



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