1985 Bulkmeas sold to Wimpey Mining among others, a surveying, bulk measurement system for opencast coal mines.
Rockmate was developed using BBCBasic for PC's. It was most likely the first mining related software that had 3-D Views
It was the first 3D rockface blast profiling system
1988 Rockmate was installed on a Cornish Granite Quarry
1989 Rockmate was sold for use in Canada
1997 Mike McLoughlin trading as Rockmate Technical Services
1998 Rockmate was rewritten in 'C'
2000 First copy of Rockmate sold in Ireland
2003 ContourMate developed and sold
2004 First copy of Rockmate sold in China
2007 Rockmate became limited - Rockmate Technical Services Limited started trading
2007 First copy of dXmCubed sold
Rockmate started to be installed around Europe
2011 Rockmate shortened its name from Rockmate Technical Services Limited to Rockmate Limited
2011 first copy of dXmQuattro sold
2012 First copy of loadLogger sold in Scotland
2015 Rockmate uses photogrammetry to model rock faces
2020 Mike was employed as a Blasting Engineer expert witness with Behre Dolbear Group Inc and The LALIVE team on in the "GABRIEL RESOURCES LTD. AND GABRIEL RESOURCES (JERSEY) LTD. VS ROMANIA" arbitrtion case. Rockmate was used in the case while looking at fragmentation and the environmental impact of blasting.
2021 Rockmate version 7 released