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Komatsu Acquires Immersive Technologies

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A Perth-based mine truck simulator, Immersive Technologies, is being acquired Komatsu.

Announcement of acquisition was made last week. Immersive develops, manufactures and sells mining equipment simulators for training machine operators for surface and underground mines. The company also offers educational programs designed to enhance the safety and productivity of customersâ?? site operations by using simulators, and provides training solutions designed to promote operational optimization by proposing recommendations.

Komatsu says by integrating Immersive's solutions into its line-up, Komatsu will further contribute to improving mining customers' safety and productivity and to optimizing their operations.

Acquisition price was not revealed. Close is scheduled for next month. Komatsu said the impact on its consolidated business results is estimated to be minimal.

Written with material from Komatsu press release. Image courtesy of Komatsu.
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