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Minnow part of Hexagon mine plan

Swedish IT major Hexagon’s purchase of a tiny Australian technology firm underlines the continuing appetite of big international software companies for bespoke mining ‘solutions’ from mini-Silicon Valleys of the mining world in cities such as Perth, Brisbane, Vancouver, Stockholm and Denver.

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Hexagon’s mining business, itself built on the acquisition of companies such as Leica Geosystems, Mintec, Tritronics, SAFEmine, and Devex, this week said it had acquired Perth-based MiPlan, a