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Friday, July 4th, 2008

AES Expands Its Wind Platform in China

PR – The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) today announced a substantial increase in its China-based wind power operations through two new agreements with Guohua Energy Investment Co. Ltd., one of China’s largest wind power developers.

Friday, July 4th, 2008

EDF Energies Nouvelles Commissions a New Wind Farm in the UK

PR – EDF Energies Nouvelles (Paris:EEN) announces the commissioning of the Walkway wind farm, which has an installed capacity of 14 MW. This new wind farm located in County Durham (North-East England) comprises seven wind turbines, each with a unit capacity of 2 MW. They were supplied by German manufacturer REpower. Including the Walkway wind farm, EDF

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Bentley Expands Building Energy Analysis Software Portfolio Through New Agreement

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced an agreement with Environmental Design Solutions Limited (EDSL) of Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. The agreement grants Bentley exclusive worldwide rights to distribute EDSL’s Tas software for fast, in-depth energy analysis and simulation of demanding and challenging large-scale building environments. Behind Tas software’s speed and comprehensive capabilities is a

Friday, July 4th, 2008

California CIO Announces Members of Geospatial Information Systems Task Force

PR – California Chief Information Officer Teri Takai today announced the members of the Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Task Force. Governor Schwarzenegger recently called for the creation of a task force to develop a statewide strategy to enhance the technology for environmental protection, natural resource management, traffic flow, emergency preparedness and response, land use planning

Friday, July 4th, 2008

GEO Issues Call for Participation in GEOSS Pilot

PR – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announced that a Call for Participation (CFP) in Phase 2 of the GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP) has been issued by the GEO (Group on Earth Observations).

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Océ Results Second Quarter 2008

PR – Océ counters adverse economic conditions by expanding savings program. Results second quarter 2008

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Leica PowerGrade: Uniquely Flexible Grading System

PR – Leica PowerGrade, Leica Geosystems’ next-generation Grading Solution, revolutionizes the construction process. The key to the Leica PowerGrade system lies in the unique powersnap concept whose central element is a docking station allowing easy and quick transfer of panels between machines – this allows to change from one configuration to another, just as the

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

3M Completes Acquisition of Quest Technologies Inc.

PR — 3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Quest Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, including noise, heat stress and vibration monitors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

URMC and Power Line Systems Team to Integrate PLS-CADD

PR — URMC announced today that it has entered into a teaming agreement with Power Line Systems Inc. (PLSi) to integrate URMC’s intelligence-based, risk management solution with PLSi’s powerful PLS-CADD platform. The teaming, a first for PLSi, will extend the utility industry application of PLS-CADD overhead line design software by integrating vegetation management intelligence provided

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Topcon Provides Assistance for Earthquake Disaster Relief and Reconstruction

PR — Topcon instruments will be used in disaster relief and reconstruction efforts in areas devastated by the Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan province.   Topcon representatives recently met with officials at the China Earthquake Administration in Beijing to make a donation of instruments and training as well as a monetary donation separately given by Topcon Beijing,