With a focus on data management, the system can be used to quantify, model, plan and schedule the extraction of mineral deposits. The most significant feature of GEMS 6.4 is its powerful new patent-pending block model conversion engine, which is a world first and the only one of its kind in existence. The engine brings a new level of data sharing flexibility to the industry by providing direct conversion between different block model formats, delivering better collaboration and improved data integrity while saving users a great deal of time. www.gemcomsoftware.com