Active Control Technology appoints Ian D. Oliver as Vice President, Operations



    Oliver's expertise in telecom network deployment to be leveraged in
    ActiveMine rollout

    TSX-V: ACT

    TORONTO, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT)
announced today that Ian D. Oliver has been appointed as Vice President of
Operations.
    Mr. Oliver brings to Active Control more than 25 years of experience in
implementing systems for the telecommunications, cable and broadband
industries.
    "Ian's expertise in deploying telecom networks will help to ensure smooth
and trouble-free installations of ActiveMine for our mining customers," said
Steve Barrett, President and CEO, ACT. "We are excited that he has joined the
Active Control team."
    Prior to joining the company, Mr. Oliver was a partner at IBI Group
(www.ibigroup.com), a leading Canadian professional services firm with offices
worldwide, where he led the firm's practice serving major telecommunications
providers across North America.
    Mr. Oliver has had senior management responsibility for projects in
North America, the UK and Asia, with project scopes as large as major
metropolitan areas and budgets in the $100 million range. He excels in
building multi-disciplinary teams to successfully deploy new telecommunication
and networking technologies.

    About Active Control Technology

    ACT designs and markets wireless network control and communication
systems for buildings and extreme environments. Located in Burlington,
Ontario, Canada, the company trades publicly on the TSX Venture Exchange under
the symbol ACT. For more information, visit the company's website at
www.activecontrol.com.

    
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For further information:

For further information: Steve Barrett, President & C.E.O., Active
Control Technology Inc., Tel.: (905) 670-5500 ext. 202, Fax: (905) 592-9691,
Email: sbarrett@activecontrol.com, Website: www.activecontrol.com; Don
Hogarth, Hogarth Communications Inc., Tel.: (416) 565-8920, Email:
don@hogarthpr.com

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