New customer leases $350,000 ActiveMine(TM) system for underground coal mine

    New ActiveMine leasing program makes compliance and productivity gains
    affordable for all mines

    TSX-V: ACT

    TORONTO, June 18 /CNW/ - Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) today
announced that a new Western-US underground coal mining customer has issued a
purchase order for ActiveMine(TM), the premier wireless voice communications,
tracking system and data network for mines.
    ActiveMine wireless Wi-Fi network equipment will be installed in all
operating areas of the mine and will feature an initial order of 24 ActiveMine
nodes. The new system will include Mine Safety and Health Administration
(MSHA) approved network equipment, handsets, and tracking capability.
    "Our new customer was delighted to get both MSHA compliance plus
productivity gains in an affordable leasing program," said Steve Barrett,
President and CEO, Active Control. "ACT's new leasing program helps coal
producers to get more out of their mine with monthly payments that help
conserve their capital in these economic times. We look forward to
contributing to their success through providing ActiveMine's excellent voice
quality, high-bandwidth data capability and accurate tracking in an affordable
financial package."
    The ActiveMine leasing program is provided by a third party Toronto-based
industrial leasing company. The program has been specially designed for the
mining sector and offers flexible terms that can be tailored for each
    The purchase order follows 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 months.

    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

                       Get more out of your mine.(TM)

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changes in demand for and prices for the products of the Company or the
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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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