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Innovative field activity helps trainees visualize haul truck blind spots
December 9, 2016One of the challenges in training new hires to be haul truck operators is that they may not truly grasp just how large the blind spots of a modern ultra-hauler are. To solve this problem, VISTA Training developed a unique on-the-job activity that shocks them into understanding and respecting the blind areas around their haul truck.
Plan for better training outcomes in your mine
November 20, 2016In most mines, inadequate training tends to be invisible, until it is revealed in operational challenges. It then gets fixed in a reactive manner, in the field. Why not modify your training methods instead to produce better outcomes from the start?
TruckLogic™ wins both customer and peer recognition
January 10, 2014The Gold Level Blended Learning Award VISTA recently received from the Canadian Society of Training & Development is the second one for which our TruckLogic haul truck operator training curriculum has been recognized. In 2011, it also received a President's Award for Operational Excellence from Suncor Energy.
8 common threats to haul truck tires (and how to avoid them)
October 25, 2013Haul truck tires are one of the largest expenses for most mines. This means that improving their lifespan can not only save your mine millions of dollars. Here are 8 common threats to haul truck tires, and what you can do to minimize them.
Are your haul truck operators guilty of distracted driving?
August 9, 2013Are your haul truck operators guilty of distracted driving? Several recent stories in the media illustrate the dangers of this growing problem.
New VISTA Tire Care training program helps mines extend the life of their haul truck tires
July 15, 2011
How much can you save?
March 1, 2010Improving the effectiveness of your haul truck operator training can help you to significantly increase your mine's productivity and reduce unplanned maintenance expenses. VISTA Training has developed three calculators to help you to determine how much you can save at your mine.
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