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Industrial Training International Sep 11, 2017 8:04:00 AM 2 min read

ITI Crane Training VR Simulators Arrive in Australia

Company to Sponsor Country’s Largest Crane Industry Event

Woodland, Washington, September 8, 2017 – Industrial Training International (ITI), makers of the industry’s premier crane training VR simulation platform, today announced its pending launch in Australia. ITI VR will be available in Australia on October 16, 2017 with demonstrations available in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.

ITI VR features hundreds of training and testing scenarios for crane operators of all skill levels. Activities include pre-lift inspections, basic and advanced lifts, hand signals and voice commands, catastrophic equipment failure, extreme environmental conditions, and industry-sanctioned obstacle courses and assessments. Cranes include real-world models developed in partnership with Broderson, Liebherr, Link-Belt, Tadano, Terex and others.  The company’s popular simulation-as-a-service model allows community subscribers to access new crane types, scenarios, and features on a continual basis.

In support of the national roll-out, ITI VR will serve as the Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 CICA Conference, produced by the Crane Industry Council of Australia. The event takes place in Adelaide, October 19th – 21st.cica-logo.png

ITI’s President & CEO, Zack Parnell, will participate as a featured speaker at the CICA Conference addressing virtual reality and the future of industrial and construction work. β€œOur organization is thrilled to now serve industrial and construction employers in Australia concerning the preparedness and competency of their people,” said Parnell. β€œWe are looking forward to forming strong relationships with CICA members at the Conference in October and learning more about the challenges employers face throughout Australia.”

The ITI VR community of subscribers, including organizations such as Bechtel, Mammoet, and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), benefit each other by collaborating with best practices and ideas to improve the simulations on a continually basis, improving the library of content for the entire community. ITI welcomes innovative people and organizations to join its mission of improving the skills and results of hard skill workers.

About ITI

Industrial Training International is a global leader in training and technical services for users of load handling equipment, and the maker of the ITI Mobile Crane VR Simulator, the most widely-used VR training and assessment platform in the industry. In business since 1986, ITI provides hands-on instruction in over 75 countries and online at

About CICA

CICA is an industry association recognized by government, regulatory authorities and the community as the official industry voice on all national matters affecting the Australian crane industry. CICA’s membership includes crane owners/hirers, national marketers, manufacturers and suppliers in all sectors including mobile cranes, tower cranes and vehicle loading cranes.


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