PERTH – Micromine, a leading provider of software solutions and services to the mining and exploration industry, was named the winner of the Information and Communication Export Award at the 2010 WA Industry and Export Awards ceremony, held Friday 22 October at the Hyatt Regency. The category recognises outstanding export achievements in the field of information and communication products, technology or services.

The Western Australian Industry and Export Awards are the state’s most prestigious business awards. They acknowledge the innovation, hard work and success of businesses, large and small, in reaching markets.

Micromine’s victory in an export category has ensured its position as a finalist in the Australian Export Awards (AEA). The AEAs showcase the ‘best of the best’ Australian enterprises in exporting. All winners will be announced Wednesday 1 December 2010 at a National Awards Presentation in Sydney.

Micromine’s Operations Manager, Mike Layng, said when accepting the award “We are thrilled that Micromine has again been recognised for the high quality of our solutions and the large part the company plays in the global mining and exploration industry”.

Layng continued “Micromine’s success is a combined effort where a team of dedicated professionals work closely with industry, government and clients. Our seamless approach and uniform set of goals has helped ensure that we are all working towards the same objective of improving mining methods through technology”.

Micromine received the Information and Communication Export Award in 2008, along with the C.Y. O’Connor Award for Excellence in Engineering and the Premier’s Award for Excellence. In 2009, Micromine again received the C.Y. O’Connor Award for Excellence in Engineering.

Micromine’s history of success at the WA Industry and Export Awards confirms the company’s position as a leading provider of quality mining and exploration solutions to the global market.

About Micromine

With clients on every continent and 70% of sales derived from overseas markets, Micromine is the leading provider of innovative software solutions to the mining and exploration industry.

Servicing almost 12,000 clients in more than 90 countries, Micromine has offices located in the world’s major mining and exploration countries.

Their suite of exploration and mining software is both advanced and robust, encompassing the entire mining process from greenfields exploration, resource modeling and mine design to mine production control and high-level management reporting.

For more information, please contact:

Kate Donaldson
Marketing Executive
+61 8 9423 9000