Perth, Australia - MICROMINE is pleased to announce the general release of Micromine 2011, the latest version of its flagship exploration and mine modelling solution.

Micromine 2011 follows less than 18 months since the major release of Micromine 2010 in March last year at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention in Toronto. With more than 12,000 users worldwide, Micromine enables geologists and engineers to locate prospective regions, search for mineral indicators, model and visualise ore distribution patterns and design mining operations.

Consistent with all Micromine releases, the new features in Micromine 2011 focus on intuitive usability with enhanced workflow methodologies and logical processes. Productivity gains continue to predominate with faster processing speeds, flexible import and export functions and compatibility with third-party applications.

Highlights of Micromine 2011 include:

  • Enhanced GIS compatibility – supports many GIS formats in 2D or 3D
  • GPS compatibility – import, display and export to GPS Exchange and GPS TrackMaker
  • Raster (grid) data compatibility – supports many raster formats
  • Google Earth compatibility – import, display and export to Google Earth KML format
  • Binary Fields – significant enhancements to file size and performance
  • Drillhole optimisations – new level-of-detail improves speed of interactive displays

Commenting on the new release, MICROMINE Founder and Managing Director, Graeme Tuder, said ‘I am extremely proud of Micromine 2011 and am confident that our clients will realise the benefits the solution has to offer. Like all MICROMINE’s software solutions, this release has been developed according to the needs of our clients.”

MICROMINE is committed to listening to its clients and developing solutions that are fit for purpose, intuitive, easy to use, logical and flexible. Tuder continues “with more than 30% of annual revenue reinvested in research and development, MICROMINE ensures its clients benefit from the latest technological advances with frequent, timely releases and updates.”

Micromine 2011 is on general release tomorrow and is being showcased to clients with a nationwide launch road show commencing in Perth at the Perth Convention Centre (9/8/2011) followed by Brisbane (11/8/2011), Sydney (12/8/2011) and Melbourne (15/8/2011).


With over 12,000 clients in more than 90 countries, MICROMINE is a leading provider of intuitive software solutions for the entire mining process.

MICROMINE understands the software and consultancy needs of exploration and mining operations around the world. Located in 18 of the world’s major mineral producing capitals, our team is close to your operation. This means MICROMINE can provide local support and services in your language and time zone.

MICROMINE’s intuitive solutions are delivered by a team of specialists who understand the software and how it can be integrated into an operation for maximum results.

For more information, please contact:

Kate Donaldson
Marketing Executive
+61 (0)8 9423 9000