NORCAT and ThoroughTec Launch Global Mining Training and Development Partnership
ThoroughTec Simulation, the world’s largest global supplier of surface and underground mining equipment simulators, and NORCAT have announced a formal partnership, working together to deliver world-class training programs designed to ensure workers in the global mining industry are both productive and safe in the workplace.
The agreement between ThoroughTec and NORCAT, the world’s leading mine training and development organization, will provide mining companies around the world with advanced, end-to-end mine skills training – opportunities ranging from high-fidelity, full-mission, equipment simulation to hands-on, in-the-field training in an operating mine environment.
“Our partnership with ThoroughTec enables us to provide our mining clients with unprecedented access to leading edge training using the latest ThoroughTec simulation technologies coupled with NORCAT’s proven curriculum and training programming methodologies.” cites Jason Bubba, NORCAT’s Director of Training and Development. “Mining companies with surface or underground operations will now gain ready access to turn-key mining skills development services including simulation, eLearning, instructor led, and in-the-field training.”
“Mining companies with surface or underground operations will now gain ready access to turn-key mining skills development services including simulation, eLearning, instructor led, and in-the-field training”
“This partnership is the culmination of a long and successful professional relationship between ThoroughTec and NORCAT and presents a truly unique opportunity for our clients and partners in the market,” says Justin Collins, CEO at ThoroughTec Simulation, who adds, “NORCAT is a world-class organisation with a wealth of experience implementing successful training programmes, to which we add over 25 years experience designing hi-fidelity, heavy equipment simulators and more recently, technologies like the new CYBERMINE Workforce Excellence (WX) platform, which will for the first time allow mine decision makers to scientifically analyse and continuously improve heavy equipment operator performance.”
With this partnership, ThoroughTec and NORCAT will provide mining clients with one of the world’s most competitive, educationally sound, and technologically advanced training services available.