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Friday, February 1st, 2008

Topcon’s RL-100 series: New generation of slope lasers

PR – Topcon Positioning Systems’ (TPS) new generation of slope lasers – the RL-100 series – sets a new industry standard for simplicity and accuracy. It features a new encoding system that provides the highest grade repeatability (5 arc seconds) of any laser. Available in single slope (RL-100S1) and dual slope (RL-100S2) models both instruments

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

OGC(R) Approves Observations & Measurements Encoding Standard

PR – The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) have approved version 1.0 of the OpenGIS® Observations & Measurements (O&M) Encoding Standard. The O&M standard defines an abstract model and an XML schema encoding for observations and measurements. This framework is required for use by other OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) standards as

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

NLI Engineering Oil & Gas Joins Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription Program

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that Norway-based NLI Engineering Oil & Gas as, a leading supplier of engineering and fabrication services to the oil, gas, and land-based industries, has joined Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription (ELS) program. Bentley’s ELS program grants organizations unlimited access to the entire ELS software portfolio for a fixed annual

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Telvent Miner & Miner Releases ArcFM Solution 9.2.1

PR – Telvent Miner & Miner is proud to announce the availability of the ArcFM™ Solution version 9.2.1. The ArcFM Solution assists electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities in editing, modeling, maintaining, and managing facility information. ArcFM Solution 9.2.1 is certified with ESRI’s ArcGIS® 9.2.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Worcester’s South High School To Help Focus The Nation On Global Warming Solutions for America

PR — On Thursday, January 31, Worcester schools and colleges will join more than 1,675 colleges, universities, and schools around the country for a climate change “teach-in” event called Focus The Nation. Throughout the day, teachers and local guest speakers at South High School and the Worcester Adult Learning Center as well as faculty at

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

ECOFIN Invests $105M in Solel Solar Systems

PR – Ecofin Limited, a London based investment manager specialising in the utilities and infrastructure sectors with approximately $5,400 million of assets under management, is pleased to announce a major new investment in Solel Solar Systems Limited (“Solel”). Ecofin, on behalf of its funds and certain co-investors, has invested $105 million in shares of Solel

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Viejas Receives Award for Water System

PR – The Viejas Tribal Government has been recognized as having one of the best water systems among small utilities in the region. The California Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association has awarded Viejas the Small Utilities Award for the accomplishments the reservation’s small utilities water system has had on its community. The

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Sancon Helps China To Develop a “Green” Economy

PR – After two decades of strong economic growth, China has emerged as an economic and political world power. China currently consumes over 40% of the world’s cement, one third of its steel, one quarter of its copper and 40% of the world’s coal, but this growth has not been without consequences. According to the

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Remco Solid State Lighting Inc. Demonstrates LED-Based Direct Replacement For Conventional Street L

PR – After four years of extensive Research & Development, Remco Solid State Lighting Inc., a Toronto, Canada-based SSL Solutions Company, has broken through the barrier to replace conventional street lighting with its recently patented SSL technology and LED-based street light. Its disruptive SSL technology utilizes the dynamic resistance of LEDs providing a LED light

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

China National Petroleum Company Selects ESS Software to Enhance Enterprise Sustainability

PR – ESS the leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) and Crisis Management software for Governance, Risk and Compliance, today announced that China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has selected ESS enterprise software as its comprehensive, integrated information management platform for business sustainability and compliance across the company’s global operations. CNPC will implement ESS