Datamine acquires Centric Mining Systems

Datamine acquires Centric Mining Systems Credit: Datamine

Datamine has acquired Sudbury-based Centric Mining Systems. Centric’s Mine Information Management Platform provides vital insight into the mining value-chain.

Centric provides applications that integrate existing systems and processes into a single decision support network. This highly integrated environment ensures full visibility of KPI’s (key performance indicators) and operational metrics, for better decision making. Centric will continue to be led by founder and CEO Chris Novak, who established the business in 1998.

Since then, Centric has grown from a one-person start-up to a global company with customers in over 15 countries and established a market presence on six continents. This growth is expected to be further accelerated by making its solutions available through the Datamine distribution network of 28 offices in 20 countries.

“Centric and Datamine share a common vision to provide the mining industry with best-in-class technology that pushes them to the forefront of digital innovation” Chris Novak, CEO of Centric Mining Systems, said in a release. “We look forward to joining forces and with access to Datamines’ resources, we will have the opportunity to expand our geographic footprint while continuing to provide our customers with industry leading, full-service mine information management solutions.”

“This acquisition is another exciting addition to the Datamine group. We welcome the Centric team and customer base, and look forward to supporting the continued growth of Centric around the world,” added Dylan Webb,CEO at Datamine.

Datamine a leading provider of technology to plan and manage mining operations. With operations in twenty countries, Datamine provides solutions spanning exploration, resource modelling, mine planning, operations, logistics and marketing to over 6,000 companies worldwide. Datamine is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vela Software, an operating group of TSX-listed Constellation Software.

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