Leading Mining and Civil Construction Contracting Group Macmahon Chooses Gemcom InSite



    Gemcom InSite Chosen as Part of a Continuous Improvement Strategy at
    Macmahon

    PERTH, Australia and VANCOUVER, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - Gemcom Software
International Inc. (TSX:GCM), the largest global supplier of specialised
mining productivity solutions, and Macmahon Holdings Limited (ASX:MAH), an
Australian contracting group operating in the civil construction and mining
sectors, announced today that Macmahon will implement Gemcom InSite(TM) as its
business support application for its mining and civil construction projects.
    At Macmahon, Gemcom's InSite system will upgrade the current technology
being used in the centralised decision-making and analysis process, managing
operational data at open pit mining, underground mining and civil construction
projects. By the time the implementation is complete, it is expected that
InSite will connect to Macmahon projects in Australia, New Zealand and
Malaysia.
    "Macmahon has a strategic objective to enable business growth through the
upgrade of its information technology infrastructure," said Jason Cowie, chief
information officer at Macmahon. "With its market position and willingness to
work within our vendor partnering model, we selected Gemcom to provide us with
a solution that will enable us to improve how we utilise site data to achieve
our objectives. As a rapidly growing company, we know we can depend on Gemcom,
its technology and services to support us."
    "Macmahon continues to look at ways to improve efficiency and to add
value for both its customers and shareholders," said Rick Moignard, Gemcom's
president and CEO. "The fact that they have chosen Gemcom, our services team
and our InSite technology to play a central role in helping them meet their
strategic objective, highlights our ability to help companies leverage
information technology to meet their business goals."
    The InSite implementation will provide a sustainable, scalable and
adaptable solution that can be connected to dozens of diverse mining and
construction operations.
    Used by mining operations all over the world, Gemcom InSite is an
industry-leading mine production management solution, delivering planning and
production information through a highly-flexible web portal that draws upon a
single source of integrated data. The system provides role-based access to key
performance indicators, reports, operations metrics, cost measures, safety and
environmental indicators.

    About Macmahon

    Macmahon Holdings Limited is an Australian contracting group, operating
in the civil construction and mining sectors. Employing more than 3,000 people
the company operates in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. Together
with its subsidiaries ARD / CRE and MVM Rail, Macmahon offers a range of
expert contracting services to both public and private sector customers.
Macmahon is based in Perth and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange
(ASX: MAH). For more information, visit www.macmahon.com.au.

    About Gemcom

    When mining companies seek to increase mine productivity, they turn to
Gemcom for technology and services. The Company is home to world-renowned
mining solutions like GEMS, Surpac, Minex, Whittle, and InSite and to industry
thought-leaders who are pushing the boundaries of what's possible in mining.
Established in 1985, Gemcom has a global reach delivering comprehensive
solutions in all major mining centres in more than 90 countries. Every major
mining company, including BHP Billiton, Codelco, De Beers, Newmont and Vale,
is a Gemcom client. Through a combination of organic growth and strategic
acquisitions, the Company has become the largest global supplier of
specialised mining productivity solutions. Gemcom is listed on the TSX under
the ticker "GCM." For more information, visit www.gemcomsoftware.com.

    This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning the
future performance of Gemcom's business, its operations, and its financial
performance and condition. These forward-looking statements are based on
management's current expectations and judgment. The Company cautions readers
that all forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and actual
results may differ materially from the assumptions, estimates, or expectations
reflected or contained in the forward-looking information, and that actual
future performance will be affected by a number of factors, including but not
limited to economic conditions, technological change, and changes in
competitive factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control. Risks and
uncertainties that could affect Gemcom's business are discussed more
extensively in the MD&A section of the Company's most recent annual report and
annual information form, which are available on the Company's website or on
SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Future events and results may vary significantly from
what management currently foresees. These forward-looking statements are made
as of the date of this release and management assumes no obligation to update
or revise these statements to reflect new events or circumstances.

    
      Gemcom, the Gemcom logo and combinations thereof, are trademarks of
       Gemcom Software International Inc. GEMS, Surpac, Minex, Whittle,
     MineSched, PCBC and Gemcom InSite are either registered trademarks or
               trademarks of Gemcom Software International Inc.
    




For further information:

For further information: Macmahon Investor Communications, Theresa
Mlikota, General Manager Corporate Finance and Investor Relations, +61 (0)407
470 859, investors@macmahon.com.au; Macmahon Corporate Communications, Gareth
Widger, Group Public Affairs Manager, +61 (0)419 918 272,
media@macmahon.com.au; Gemcom Investor Communications, Garth Albright, Chief
Financial Officer, (604) 684-6550, galbright@gemcomsoftware.com; Nick Hurst,
Vice President, The Equicom Group, (403) 538 4845, nhurst@equicomgroup.com;
Gemcom Corporate Communications, Mark Bese, Marketing Communications Manager,
(604) 684-6550 ext. 4481, mbese@gemcomsoftware.com; Gemcom Australia
Communications, Jenny Packer, Marketing Coordinator, +61 (8) 9420 1313,
jpacker@gemcomsoftware.com

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