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Hard Dollar Includes InfoMine’s Mining Cost Library in Project Cost Management

Scottsdale, Ariz. – October 7, 2011 — Hard Dollar Corporation, the leading provider of Project Cost Management solutions, announced today the launch of InfoMine’s Equipment Cost Calculator integration within HD for Mining products. Hard Dollar users with an active CostMine Equipment Cost Calculator subscription will enjoy immediate access to valuable mining industry data, with no additional costs from Hard Dollar.

InfoMine, a respected provider of Mining Cost Service and the Mine & Mill Equipment Cost databases, was selected for being the industry-recognized leader for comprehensive data source for mine cost estimating.  Current subscribers to CostMine’s equipment database will be able to access the library with a username and password. One-click integration populates the work back into the Hard Dollar environment.                               

“CostMine’s data provides terrific synergy with HD project cost management,” said Ron Babich, Hard Dollar Sr. Vice President. “Direct access to accurate mining information will have a profound impact on HD users and the mining industry. We expect the data to add tremendous value to the HD Mining solution, simplifying the user experience, improving the time it takes to assemble costs, and significantly impacting our customer’s bottom line profits.”

 The one-click integration creates an environment to centralize mining cost data. The combination enhances HD features designed to be a repository of estimated and actual data representing costs, production, and man-hours. “Providing critical data through commonly used technology platforms like Hard Dollar makes it simple for customers to access InfoMine data, adding another method to expedite the process of building accurate mining cost estimates,“ said Jennifer Leinart, President of InfoMine USA.

InfoMine integration benefits include:  

  • Direct integration with equipment resources from the CostMine and the Mine & Mill Equipment Cost Database into HD as resources and resource assemblies
  • Faster and customizable currency creation for the unit cost items and resource cost components.
  • The option to select which of the capital and hourly operating cost components from the CostMine and the Mine & Mill Equipment Cost Database
  • Provide the ability to map CostMine and the Mine & Mill Equipment Cost Database cost components to HD equipment cost categories.

About Hard Dollar

Founded in 1989, Hard Dollar Corporation is the world’s leading provider of Project Cost Management (PCM) systems for owners and contractors. The Hard Dollar PCM solution centralizes project cost and productivity – connecting scope, time, and progress. With PCM, customers have reduced project costs by 15% and increased productivity up to 300% while constructing over $1 trillion in capital projects. Hard Dollar solutions are sold and implemented by partners around the globe. For more information visit HardDollar.com or call 800.637.7496.

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