New customer buys two ActiveMine(TM) systems totalling $1.4 million

    Customer chooses ActiveMine to maximize productivity for underground
    coal mines

    TSX-V: ACT

    TORONTO, June 16 /CNW/ - Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) today
announced that a leading US underground coal mining company has issued two
purchase orders for ActiveMine(TM), the premier wireless voice communications
and tracking system for mines.
    ActiveMine wireless Wi-Fi network equipment will be installed in all
operating areas of two mines and will feature an initial order totalling 94
ActiveMine nodes. The new systems will include Mine Safety and Health
Administration (MSHA) approved network equipment, handsets, and tracking
    "Our new customer selected ActiveMine because of the productivity gains
it makes possible," said Steve Barrett, President and CEO, Active Control. "We
look forward to contributing to their success through ActiveMine's excellent
voice quality, high speed broadband capability and accurate tracking."
    The purchase orders follow legislation in the US, which mandated that all
underground coal mines file revised Emergency Response Plans (ERP) with MSHA
by June 15, 2009.
    The Company anticipates additional new customers and multiple purchase
orders as MSHA completes ERP reviews and plan approvals over the coming
    Active Control partner Fairmont Supply Company provided the initial
customer contact that led to the purchase order.

    About Active Control Technology

    Active Control Technology is a mining services company specializing in
advanced wireless productivity and safety systems. The company's MSHA-approved
ActiveMine system provides two-way wireless voice communication, real-time
tracking of personnel and assets, and high bandwidth data applications such as
streaming video and operational data from mining machinery, over a robust
wireless Wi-Fi network. Located in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Active Control
trades publicly on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ACT. For more
information, visit

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For further information:

For further information: Steve Barrett, President & CEO, Active Control
Technology, Tel.: (905) 635-3130, Email:; Media
inquiries for ACT: Don Hogarth, Tel.: (416) 565-8920, Email:

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