MICROMINE Supports Alaska’s Growing Mining Industry

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All eyes will be on the presidential election results when the Alaska Miners' Association begins its annual convention on 6 November 2012 in Anchorage. The election outcome will significantly impact this critical industry one way or the other.

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“A thriving minerals industry is essential for Alaska’s economic growth,” said Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan.

MICROMINE, the leading global provider of intuitive software solutions to the exploration and mining industry, in a show of support to the Alaskan mining industry, will join with more than a thousand others to participate in the annual Alaska Miners’ Association Convention and Trade Show, 6-9 November 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska.

Mining is critical to Alaska’s economy and to the world. Total gross mineral production in 2011 was US$3.8 billion with US$1.3 billion of that exported. The mining industry supports the employment of thousands of Alaskans with an average annual wage of US$100,000. Mining companies pay hundreds of millions of dollars to the state and local governments further positively sustaining those economies. Mining helps keep Alaska’s unemployment rate below the national average at 7.5%. Not only is mining an economic necessity, Alaska’s abundant natural resources are critical for energy independence and for supplying zinc, lead, gold, silver, coal and construction materials.

MICROMINE’s expertise in the mineral exploration and mining industry contributes to the increased productivity, lower costs and operational control that help mining companies across the globe maximize their profitability.

MICROMINE’s Vancouver team will be meeting with convention visitors during the trade show at booth 123L. Ms. Carrie Urdiga, Business Solutions Executive, Mr. Jonathan Thompson, Pitram Business Development Manager, and Mr. Alan LeBlanc, Senior Technical Support Analyst, will be on hand to showcase MICROMINE’s latest product offerings such as Geobank Mobile and Coal Measure, along with Micromine, Geobank and Pitram.

MICROMINE is headquartered in Perth, Australia, and has more than 12,000 clients in over 90 countries. Founded in 1986, the software developer has grown from a three-person operation to more than 280 staff around the world in 21 offices. MICROMINE develops a full range of mining and exploration software solutions which span the entire mining process from geological exploration to mine production management. The company is proud to have received many industry awards recognizing the strength of its products and outstanding export achievements as it contributes to responsible and sustainable mining globally.

For more information, please contact us at either North American office:

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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 20 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.

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