20-10-2000 The Minsoft software database module is expected to be completed by the year end. This will be followed by the 3D graphics editing and design module which is already well under way, and the geostatistics and pit optimisation modules.

11-9-2013 Testing of the database, plotting and 3D graphics modules on a Chilean porphry gold-copper project has been completed, and the pit optimisation module has been written, and is now under testing.