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January 7th, 2016
Hexagon Mining – Powerful Software Now More Affordable

TUCSON, ARIZONA, JANUARY 7, 2016 – Hexagon Mining is today introducing a campaign to appeal to the aggregates and industrial minerals sector of the mining industry. Flexible and affordable licenses are central to the campaign, which broadens the appeal of Hexagon Mining solutions to thousands more mines.
Industrial minerals typically represent smaller operations mining for non-metallic deposits such as granite, sand, and cement. In contrast to the economic downturn affecting much of the mining industry, construction is rebounding in many parts of the globe, buoying the industrial minerals sector.
New exploration licenses and standalone solutions will make it easier for smaller operations to access MineSight, the powerful mine planning suite for which Hexagon Mining is known worldwide.
• HxM Explorer delivers CAD and Surface Modeling tools for building implicit surfaces and solids directly from drillhole data.
• HxM Modeler is designed for the office-based explorer tasked with building a comprehensive block model and analyzing data gathered in the field campaign.
• Standalone Blast: By integrating departments that previously had little to no improvement mechanisms, HxM Blast allows you to monitor and adjust a blast from design through to implementation.
• Standalone Atlas: MineSight Atlas is a complete package for manual scheduling and stockpile management. It provides a resource-based, true calendar approach to scheduling, and manages all material movement and reclaim.
• Standalone Schedule Optimizer: MineSight Schedule Optimizer (MSSO) will determine the optimum solution that obeys constraints, while maximizing your objective. MSSO finds the optimum schedule in one or many periods that achieve the objective while satisfying comprehensive product quality and quantity requirements, as well as physical and technical constraints. The standalone version will allow you to import geometry from a third-party system, define the constraints, run the optimization, and report the results.
New licenses and standalone solutions mean smaller mines can now integrate the most powerful solutions on the market into their workflow, even if they don’t own a full version of MineSight. Standalone versions allow you to import data from a non-MineSight system, calculate results, and then export that data to another system.
About Hexagon Mining
Hexagon Mining is the only company to solve surface and underground challenges by integrating design, planning, and operations technologies for safer, more productive mines. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, with more than 30 offices across five continents, the company is a dynamic network of talented mining professionals delivering technology, service, and support.
Hexagon Mining unites industry leaders MineSight, Leica Geosystems Mining, Devex Mining, and SAFEmine. Together they seamlessly link mine planning, mine operations, and mine safety products for a comprehensive flow of data across all operations.
Hexagon Mining is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B;, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Learn more at