GEMCOM SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL, of Vancouver, has signed a $167,000 software contract for the Sossego copper project in Brazil. Sossego is owned by Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD). Gemcom will supply its own software, Whittle-based and third-party technologies, and technical support services.
Sossego is CVRD’s first copper producer, and the company has plans to launch other projects beginning in 2007. CVRD was a state-owned company when it was incorporated in 1942 but was privatized in 1997 The company has become the world’s largest producer and exporter of iron ore and pellets. It maintains core businesses in mining, cargo transportation and power generation. Get a closer look at the company at www.cvrd.com.br
Gemcom is a global provider of scalable planning and production software for the mining industry. It provides technical mining applications, professional services, training and support. Learn more about Gemcom products at www.gemcomsoftware.com