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Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Humboldt County Planning Department Gives Public Fast Access to Land-Use and Zoning Information

PR — The Humboldt County, California, Community Development Services Department has released an extensive online geographic information system (GIS) portal that gives anyone with an Internet connection access to maps and land-use information. The department is responsible for building permit review and inspection, planning and development review and approval, and maintaining the county’s general plan. Created

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Tele Atlas Expands Commitment to Federal and State Government Agencies

PR — Tele Atlas, a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions, and the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the nation’s largest water, earth and biological science and civilian mapping agency, today announced an agreement whereby the USGS will leverage Tele Atlas digital map data to help develop

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Intergraph Extends Industry-Leading Utilities Solutions to Small Providers and Electric Co-ops

PR — Intergraph Corp. is bringing the benefits of its proven utility outage management, workforce management and geospatial information system (GIS) technology to rural and small utilities and electric cooperatives (co-ops) through packaged solutions that are cost-effective for the smaller utility market.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Cadcorp SIS Fire Brigade Users from Across the UK Meet in Stevenage.

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer, Cadcorp, recently hosted a meeting dedicated to supporting its users in fire and rescue services.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Reminder – User Needs Assessment of New GeoBase Land Cover Layer

PR – GeoBase and the Canadian Land Cover Community of Practice have embarked on the National Land Cover Data project, whose main objective is to integrate Land Cover mapping from provincial and federal organizations and to produce a harmonized data base that is consistent with international standards, in order to meet the broadest range of

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Infoterra Group Expands Into Spain

PR – Astrium today announced that it has entered into a joint-venture with the Cartographic Institute of Catalonia (ICC), the Catalan official mapping agency, and Hisdesat, a space services provider, to create Infoterra Servicios de Geoinformación SA (Infoterra SGSA).

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies Opens Middle East’s First Dedicated Service and Training Centre

PR – GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies, part of GE Enterprise Solutions, opened its first dedicated calibration, repair and training service centre in Abu Dhabi today at the CERT Technology Park. Nabil Habayeb, President and CEO of GE, Middle East and Africa opened the service and training facility in the presence of Tim Povall, Global

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Fugro EarthData to Provide New Base Mapping in Georgia

PR — Work is underway by Fugro EarthData, Inc., to acquire color airborne imagery at a 6-inch pixel resolution over Effingham and Chatham Counties in Southeast Georgia. Organized by regional stakeholders to secure updated, high-accuracy orthoimagery and ancillary mapping products, the project is being performed under two separate contracts – one awarded directly by Effingham

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Appoints Retail Strategic Industry Manager

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc., today announces the appointment of Jonathan Clark to EMEA Strategic Industry Manager for the retail industry, based at Pitney Bowes MapInfo in Windsor.  

Monday, February 18th, 2008

New Forest and Timber Monitoring System in the Republic of Liberia

PR — SGS Société Générale de Surveillance S.A. (SGS) announced today the signature of a 5-year contract with the Forest Development Authority (FDA) of Liberia for the management of a nationwide system to monitor and verify forest logging and timber chain-of-custody across the territory of Liberia. Concurrently, Helveta Ltd. announced an exclusive supply agreement with