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Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

What Makes the Swedish Cadastral System so Special and Successful?

FIG Paper – This paper has been prepared for presentation at the FIG Working Week in Stockholm, Sweden 14-19 June 2008.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

UK Sustainable Development Selects Autodesk’s Collaborative Project Management Software

PR – A joint venture between three of Britain’s biggest developers, which accounts for one third of all homes developed in Britain, has selected Autodesk Buzzsaw to act as an information sharing platform. The Ironstone Developer Group (IDG) consortium of Barratt Homes, George Wimpey and Persimmon is developing England’s largest sustainable urban extension, Lawley Village,

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

GE Water Solutions Selected for Pakistan’s National Clean Water Initiative

PR – A visionary government program to provide clean drinking water throughout Pakistan will use GE ultrafiltration systems at over a thousand distribution sites. This initiative is expected to improve the lives of over one million people by providing them access to treated water that meets World Health Organization (WHO) standards.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Evergreen Solar Announces Offering of $300 Million of Senior Convertible Notes

PR – Evergreen Solar, Inc. announced today that it has filed a universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) pursuant to which it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior convertible notes due 2013 (the “notes”).

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

ESRI to Showcase a Complete Platform for Integrating Remotely Sensed Data at ISPRS 2008 Beijing

PR – ESRI will demonstrate how national mapping agencies; local government; and organizations responsible for natural and agricultural resources, conservation, planning, transportation, and other disciplines are making great improvements in their mapping operations with the ArcGIS platform at the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) conference being held July 3–11, 2008, in Beijing,

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

A Successful Event for STAR-APIC

PR – The STAR-APIC Event held on 12th June proved to be an interesting and rewarding day. Over 50 delegates attended the Event at Ordnance Survey’s office in Southampton and 70% rated the day as either ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Merrick & Company Awarded Contract

PR – Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a contract to provide the Regional Independent Corporation (Corporación Autónoma Regional (CAR)) with LiDAR, digital color orthophotography, a DEM, and a DTM for a 600-meter corridor along 200-kilometers of the Bogotá River.  In addition, Atlas Engineering

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Topcon Awards OSU Graduate Students for Geodetic Work

PR – Ohio State University (OSU) doctoral students Shahram Moafipoor and Karla Edwards were the recipients of the third annual Topcon Positioning Systems Graduate Student Award. Each student received $2,000 and a certificate.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Slipstream Sports, LLC Signs Garmin as Title Sponsor as GPS Leader Gears up for Tour de France

PR – Garmin International Inc., announced today its title sponsorship of Slipstream Sports, an elite cycling team that will be showcasing its dedication to clean competition in one of the biggest events in professional sports: the Tour de France. In tackling the daunting stages of the Tour — and redefining the face of cycling —

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

The Hong Kong Lands Department Chooses ESRI GIS for Its Upgraded Land Information

PR – The Government of Hong Kong Lands Department (LandsD) recently awarded ESRI a US$4.9 million contract to replace its Computerized Land Information System (CLIS). CLIS contains up-to-date digital map data and land boundary records accessed by 450 users in LandsD. ESRI will replace the existing CLIS with an enterprise geographic information system (GIS), allowing users