Matrix Design Group, LLC (Matrix) and Communications Australia announced
that they are partnering to provide Matrix's advanced safety &
productivity technology to mining companies in Australia and other
mining markets. Matrix's advanced technology includes the IntelliZone™
proximity detection system, the only underground proximity system to
feature true X,Y positioning and SharpZone™ technology.
"Matrix is excited for Communications Australia to distribute its
proximity technology," said Matrix President, Aric Pryor. "As a leading
supplier abroad, Communications Australia understands the importance of
proximity system technology and its applications in mining. Currently,
there are over 100 systems in use in the U.S., and we are pleased to
provide this state-of-the-art technology to mines in Australia as well."
"We recognize the safety and economic benefits of bringing Matrix's
proximity technology to Australia's mines," stated Tony Lucassen,
Communications Australia's General Manager. "The benefits of the
technology, combined with Communications Australia's in-depth market
knowledge and experience, will enable our mining team to deliver
cost-effective, tailored and technically advanced solutions to
For more information about IntelliZone, or other Matrix safety systems,
please visit ww.matrixteam.com.
About Matrix Design Group, LLC
Matrix is a designer, developer and marketer of safety and productivity
technology for use in the underground mining industry. Its innovative
and industry leading products include communications and tracking
systems, mine atmospheric monitoring systems, belt control, and
proximity detection systems. Matrix is a subsidiary of Alliance Resource
Partners, L.P. ("ARLP"), a diversified producer and marketer of coal
primarily to major United States utilities and industrial users. For
more information, see www.matrixdginc.com.
About Communications Australia
Communications Australia is a communications & safety systems supplier
to the minerals and energy industry globally and to enterprise customers
in niche industries including the medical and power fields in Australia.
Offerings include wireless infrastructure services, safety systems,
telephony services and integrated communications services.
Communications Australia was formed in 1994 and has Australian offices
in Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. For more information, see www.commsaust.com.au.
About Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
ARLP is a diversified producer and marketer of coal to major United
States utilities and industrial users. ARLP, the nation's first publicly
traded master limited partnership involved in the production and
marketing of coal, is currently the third largest coal producer in the
eastern United States with mining operations in the Illinois Basin,
Northern Appalachian and Central Appalachian coal producing regions.
ARLP operates eleven mining complexes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky,
Maryland and West Virginia. ARLP is also constructing a new mine in
southern Indiana and is purchasing and funding development of reserves,
constructing surface facilities and making equity investments in a new
mining complex in southern Illinois. In addition, ARLP operates a coal
loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mount Vernon, Indiana.
News, unit prices and additional information about ARLP, including
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, are available at http://www.arlp.com.
For more information, contact the investor relations department of ARLP
at (918) 295-7674 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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