Active Control Technology completes US federal regulatory filing process for ActiveMine with application for approval of Wi-Fi phones

    TSX-V: ACT

    TORONTO, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT)
announced today it has applied for US federal certification of Wi-Fi phones
used in ActiveMine(TM), a two-way voice communications, data and locating
system for mines with a 100% wireless Wi-Fi network.
    The submission marks the final regulatory filing for ActiveMine with the
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). ACT, which previously filed
applications for other components used in the system, has separately received
approval for ActiveMine from West Virginia's Office of Miners' Health, Safety
and Training.
    All of ACT's MSHA filings relate to certification of the components as
"intrinsically safe" for use in areas of underground coal mines where methane
gas may be present.
    "With the MSHA filing process now complete, our efforts are focused on
facilitating approvals as quickly as possible and, above all, generating
purchase orders for ActiveMine," said Steve Barrett, President and CEO, ACT.
    MSHA, the federal agency responsible for the health and safety of US
miners, continues to fast-track its review of applications for certification
of mine safety and communications systems. 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

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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:, Website:; Don
Hogarth, Hogarth Communications Inc., for ACT, Tel.: (416) 565-8920, Email:

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