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Demand increase for geological data management systems

By: Mia Breytenbach Australia-based mining software solutions and services provider MICROMINE has registered a 20% to 30% demand increase for its flexible and secure Geobank and Geobank Mobile mining data-management solutions software, MICROMINE Africa customer services manager Craig Peek tells Mining Weekly. He... 

Potential increase in African exploration projects

By: David D‘ Oliveira Mining software solutions and services company MICROMINE Africa aims to generate business for its geological data management solution, Geobank, and its exploration and mine design solution, Micromine, amid a significant increase in potential exploration leads in Africa over the past three months,... 

Data-management systems supplied to Tanzania gold mines

By: Mia Breytenbach Despite a current lull in mining and exploration projects in Tanzania, Australia-based mining software solutions and services provider Micromine has this year supplied two of its mining data-management solutions to the gold mining industry in Tanzania and aims to increase its software supply to... 

New mine exploration and design solution software launched

By: Mia Breytenbach Australia-based mining software solutions and services provider Micromine launched the latest version of its exploration and mine design solution software, Micromine 2014, last month, in Johannesburg. This exploration and mine design solution is the fifteenth version of the application. The... 

New SA base for tech firm’s mining innovation surge into Africa

By: Martin Creamer An exploration and mining software solutions provider, with a spread of offices across the world, on Wednesday officially opened a new office in South Africa, which will be used as a base for the launch of a new suite of products into the continent. Micromine CEO Kevin Fitzpatrick, on a stopover... 

Botswana Metals gives mining software vote of confidence

Mineral exploration company Botswana Metals is confident that it will successfully unearth substantial deposits of base and precious metals with the assistance of software and solutions provider, Micromine Africa. 

Software solution for underground mining activity gains popularity

By: Gia Costella Mining software solutions developer, Micromine’s software application that allows mining companies to track and manage the underground movement of personnel, vehicles and ore, has been positively received by the mining industry Micromine Africa business solutions manager Kyle van der Berg tells... 

Mining software provider to exhibit new efficient mining process

By: Reggie Sikhakhane Australia-based mining and exploration software provider Micromine says the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2012 is the perfect platform to showcase the company’s Micromine 2011 software package, which it believes will simplify mining and exploration processes for mining houses.  

Product developments and expansion plans for software developer

By: Nomvelo Buthelezi “Safety on mines has become an ever-growing concern, as the African mining industry continues to strengthen”, says Micromine Africa business solutions manager Kyle van der Berg. 

Africa has significant growth potential

By: Dimakatso Motau Mining and exploration software solutions provider Micromine is dedicated to expanding its service offerings in Africa. 

Improved production control management system increases logistics productivity

By: Idéle Esterhuizen Mining and exploration software provider MICROMINE has added a new shift-planning module to its Pitram production management and control system, which enables the user to implement a production plan within a real-time environment.  

Combination of solutions resourceful for coal operations

By: Tracy Hancock Mining and exploration software solutions provider Micromine has ensured seamless integration between its geological data management solution Geobank and its 3-D modelling and mine design solution Micromine. From capturing data, to modelling and scheduling, this integration has proved vital to... 

New scheduling software to be showcased

By: Natasha Odendaal Mining and exploration software solutions provider Micromine Africa has released Scheduling, an integrated addition to its exploration and geological software solutions package, Micromine 2010. The new module provides short-term planning of resources to enable optimum mineral extraction  

Software solutions key to growth in Africa

Mining and exploration software provider Micromine attributes its successes and continued growth in Africa to major mining and exploration companies, the company reports. 

Mining software used and sought in West Africa

By: Schalk Burger West Africa is a rapidly-growing and emerging market for mining software providers as international mining companies begin to explore the region’s mineral wealth and operate in the region, says mining software company Micromine Africa Regional Manager Neil Quin. 

Real-time pit optimisation reels in results

With a plethora of new open pit mining projects coming on stream in West Africa, the area is becoming a hotspot for vendors offering systems that help mining companies optimise production and meet demand. Provider of mining and exploration software products and services, Micromine Africa’s... 

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With a complex orebody that presents some unusual challenges for platinum-miner Boynton Platinum’s Pilanesberg platinum mine GM Cobus Bronn says that the company shortlisted three software packages before choosing software solution developer Micromine’s Pitram mine production control system. 

New version of mine control system better suited to opencast operations

By: Darren Parker The Western Australian provider of mining and exploration software products and services, Micromine, recently launched the latest version of its Pitram mine control system. The third-generation product was revealed to be a complete rewrite, backed by brand new design, goals and objectives. 

Real-time data transfer possible from remote locations

Mining solutions provider Micromine Africa has announced the launch of its locally-developed Smartware system that forms part of the company�s new range of products. 

IT system allows access to vital information

By: Bert Swart A web-based information management system by Micromine Africa - an end-to-end mine solutions provider, recently introduced the dynamic optimal mineral extraction software (Dome) at Namdeb Diamond corporation and Tati Nickel Mining corporation, which provides a flexible and efficient environment... 

Getting to the future first

By: Dennis Ndaba Australian-based Micromine, one of the world’s leading mining software companies, has introduced DOME, an information-management system that facilitates access to information throughout the whole organisation. 

R3,3m solution for Namibian diamond operation

End-to-end mine solutions provider Micromine Africa has been awarded a R3,3-million contract from the Namdeb Diamond Corporation. The contract involves the installation of an automated mine-control solution at the Namibia-based mine, which is made up of Micromine’s PITRAM and DOME product... 

Mining-IT nexus is emerging

By: Helene Le Roux An increased number of exploration and mining companies are discovering the benefits of using advanced software to assist them in planning and managing their operations. 

Company releases enhanced exploration software

By: abdul cook An international mining and exploration software company has recently released the latest version of its exploration software, Micromine V10. 

Minerals trust raises education contribution

By: Deborah Spicer The Minerals Education Trust has increased its contributions to a variety of tertiary-education institutions this year. 


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