Intergraph Announces Clough Limited is Implementing SmartPlant Foundation

Forms Nucleus of the SmartPlant Enterprise for Business Advantage

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 3, 2005 – Intergraph Corporation has announced that Clough Limited, one of Australia’s largest engineering firms, is implementing the SmartPlant® Foundation integration and workflow management hub from the Process, Power & Marine division. Clough is initially implementing SmartPlant Foundation in a phased program for project engineering information and document management, data handover to clients and engineering information visualization. SmartPlant Foundation integrates Clough’s existing software investment, which includes virtually all Intergraph design engineering tools and the MARIAN procurement and supply chain management system. First installations are at Clough offices in Australia and Indonesia. The engineering IT project will ultimately create the SmartPlant Enterprise environment to help reduce risk and increase project delivery effectiveness for Clough’s international business.

Simon High, CEO, Clough Services, said, “As our e-engineering hub, SmartPlant Foundation will help ensure that Clough further improves control of engineering information and documentation. Clough and its clients will be using the same system, configured for our own respective businesses, thereby greatly improving data handover. Clough’s ultimate goal is to integrate our Intergraph engineering and procurement solutions to shorten schedules and optimize resources to better manage project delivery.”

Forms Nucleus of the SmartPlant Enterprise

SmartPlant Foundation ( is the integration, information access and workflow control hub of the SmartPlant Enterprise. The nucleus of a common architecture that extends across all Intergraph engineering design, operation support and information management solutions, SmartPlant Foundation enables creation of the plant information asset for strategic business advantage. It encompasses a plant’s initial design, construction and ongoing operating modifications, defining and driving electronic work processes, tracking changes and managing engineering revisions. The SmartPlant Enterprise ( is Intergraph’s comprehensive suite of intelligent, data-centric engineering software integrated through SmartPlant Foundation.

About Clough Limited

The Clough Group (ASX: CLO, is one of Australia’s largest multidisciplinary engineering, construction and services contractors. The diversified company is active in the oil and gas, minerals, infrastructure, manufacturing and property industries across Australia, Asia, South Pacific, Middle East and offshore Europe. The firm’s turnkey services range from front-end engineering design and construction to long-term operations and maintenance. Clough routinely delivers complex and demanding projects successfully in the most remote and isolated regions. Founded in 1919, Clough is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia and employs 3,500 people worldwide.


Intergraph Process, Power & Marine: Delivering the SmartPlant Enterprise

Process, Power & Marine (, a division of Intergraph Corporation, helps worldwide clients bring together the people, work processes and advanced software technology to create the SmartPlant Enterprise. The intelligent software and integration of the SmartPlant Enterprise promote profitability, improve operational excellence and manage assets. Innovative SmartPlant technology supports concurrent engineering design, construction and operation for the process manufacturing, power generation, marine oil and gas and commercial shipbuilding markets.

© 2005 Intergraph Corporation. Intergraph and SmartPlant are registered trademarks of Intergraph Corporation. Software and services prices, availability, functions, features and specifications subject to change without notice and are subject to United States export control laws and regulations. This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events subject to certain risks and uncertainties of Intergraph Corporation which are discussed in the company’s Form 10K filed with the SEC. Copies available upon request to Shareholder Relations, Intergraph Corporation, Huntsville, Ala. 35894 USA.


Tom Greer


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