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Thursday, May 29th, 2008

ESRI Business GIS Summit Shows How to Optimize Business with GIS in Today’s Tough Marketplace

PR — More than 300 professionals from banking, health care, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, media, real estate, retail, utilities, and related industries attended the 2008 ESRI Business GIS Summit in Chicago, Illinois, April 27–30, 2008. Attendees included skilled geographic information system (GIS) users as well as those interested in learning more about the technology. It is the

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

IRIDE Energia Builds Next-Generation Multi-Utility GIS Using Bentley Software

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that IRIDE Energia, part of IRIDE Group, a leading Italian multi-utility comprising companies that manage water, electricity, public lighting, gas, and district heating networks, has built a next-generation geographic information system (GIS) called New SIT around Bentley’s V8 XM Edition versions of Bentley Map, Bentley Geospatial Server, and Bentley

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Bentley’s Products Help Hellas Online Speed Delivery of Fiber Network in Athens

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that Attica Telecom, a telecom provider recently acquired by hellas online, a leading fixed telephony and broadband operator in Greece, has selected and deployed Bentley’s communications software solution to design and build a 450-kilometer fiber network in Athens and other major cities in Greece, including Thessaloniki. The new

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Bentley Acquires Common Point to Mainstream Construction Simulation

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has acquired the global business of Common Point, Incorporated, the pioneer and market leader in software products for construction simulation (ConstructSim) and operations simulation (OpSim). ConstructSim has become widely established in plant projects, has been successfully deployed on building projects, and, along with OpSim, can also

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

RMSI Ranked the ‘Best Workplace’ Across All Industries in India

PR — For the second year in a row, RMSI has achieved the number one position in the Top 25 Great Places to Work ® 2008 study in India. This year the study was conducted by conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, US, in partnership with The Economic Times- Indian’s largest financial daily.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Merrick & Company Awarded Multi-agency Digital Mapping Service Contract in Fargo, North Dakota

PR – Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was again awarded a contract to update geospatial data in a 450 square mile project area that includes the City of Fargo, ND, the City of West Fargo, ND, City of Dilworth, MN, and the City of Moorhead,

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Bentley Announces Release of May 2008 Annual Report

PR – At this first BE Conference focused on BEst Practices for Sustaining Infrastructure and dedicated to specific solutions communities, Bentley Systems today released its May 2008 Annual Report.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

European Conf Addresses Increasing Demand for EO Data

PR – For more than 40 years, Earth observing satellites have delivered valuable data about our planet and have enabled a better understanding and improved management of the Earth and its environment.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Pixxures, Inc., Awarded Bruce County Ontario, Canada Parcel Rectification Project

PR – Pixxures, Inc., has been awarded a parcel rectification project by the County of Bruce in Ontario, Canada. The project area consists of approximately 1,544 square miles of Bruce County, including over 528 linear miles of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay shoreline. Pixxures will rectify approximately 50,000 assessment parcel polygons in the County parcel

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

New IFPRI Paper on Impacts of Social Forestry Program in Indonesia

PR – This paper investigates the impacts of a social forestry program in Hutan Kamasyarakatan (HKm), Indonesia. The HKm program provides groups of farmers with secure-tenure permits to continue farming on state Protection Forest land, in exchange for protecting remaining natural forestland, planting multistrata agroforests, and using recommended soil and water conservation (SWC) measures on