PERTH, AUSTRALIA – MICROMINE is set to showcase its world-class exploration and mining software solutions and services at the Austmine International Exhibition and Convention, which is being held 20 - 23 May 2013 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Western Australia.

The latest version of MICROMINE’s geological data management solution, Geobank 2013, will be previewed at the event. Previews of Micromine 2013, the company’s namesake exploration and mine design application, will also be delivered. Both solutions will be launched Thursday 23 May to coincide with this prestigious bi-annual event.

Hosted by Austmine, a peak national body which promotes Australian mining technology and services internationally, the Convention will showcase the offerings of leading Australian suppliers. The event will address production optimisation, maximising cost efficiencies, safety and environmental responsibility.

MICROMINE Founder and Managing Director, Graeme Tuder, explains “MICROMINE has offices throughout the world’s mining capitals and assists companies worldwide to drive productivity and cost efficiencies. The Austmine conference provides the perfect opportunity for MICROMINE to demonstrate its successes as a leading producer and exporter of Australian-made software solutions and services to the international mining community”.

Geobank 2013

Geobank is a flexible, reliable and secure data management solution specific to the resource industry. The application provides a solution for the entire mining process by offering a framework for data capture, manipulation, synchronisation, validation, geological information, drillhole management, Quality Assurance and reporting.

Tuder adds “Geobank 2013 includes a variety of new and enhanced features and benefits designed to improve data security, data accuracy and reliability, and reporting capabilities, facilitating increased data confidence”.

“A new Advanced Reporting module has been designed to ensure all clients’ reporting requirements are achieved through the ability to configure, store and run complex reports. Major features include charting, data-binding, master-detail reports, sub-reports and a fully featured graphical end-user chart designer”.

“The solution also includes a new Data Framework module which allows users to build their data model quickly and easily through the provision of tools that support common data processes and data requirements. As a flexible solution that can be customised to clients’ needs, the framework can be developed according to a specific data model”.

Micromine 2013

Micromine is a leading solution for geological exploration, 3D mine modeling, resource estimation, pit optimization and resource scheduling”.

“Micromine provides explorers with an in-depth understanding of a project so prospective regions can be targeted more accurately, increasing the chance of the project’s success. Miners are provided with easy-to-use modeling, estimation and design tools to simplify day-to-day design and production tasks”.

Consistent with all Micromine releases, The new features in Micromine 2013 focus on intuitive usability with enhanced workflow methodologies and logical processes. Productivity gains continue to be an area of focus through faster processing speeds, flexible import and export functions and compatibility with third-party applications.

This release includes two new modules; Stratigraphic Modelling and Implicit Modelling, along with many enhancements and further improvements to all other modules. Major highlights of Micromine 2013 include:

  • Productivity efficiencies with many significant speed and performance improvements, along with new advanced automation tools
  • Improved Vizex display with several new display types, new line sets, improved window and workspace management, performance enhancements and improved labeling
  • On-going improvements to workflow with flexible file sharing and compatibility benefits
  • Enhanced mine planning tools incorporating a new waste dump modeller and improved blasthole design

Interactive and informative demonstrations encompassing all of MICROMINE’s software solutions and services will be held at the MICROMINE Booth throughout Austmine 2013. By visiting the MICROMINE booth, event delegates can find out how MICROMINE’s exploration and mining software solutions and services are used by mining companies worldwide to drive productivity and cost efficiencies.


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 23 of the world’s major mineral producing capitals, our team is close to clients’ operations. This means MICROMINE can provide local support and services in the client’s 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 further information:

Kate Donaldson
Marketing Executive | Global Communications
MICROMINE Global Marketing Promotions
P: +61 (0)8 9423 9000 | F: +61 (0)8 9423 9001