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Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

ESRI Seeks Job Candidates, Hosts Career Fair February 2

PR – ESRI, the world’s leading developer of geographic information system (GIS) mapping software, will host a career fair from 9:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 2, at its Redlands headquarters. Positions are available in many business and support areas including Software Development, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Customer Service, Human Resources, Graphics, Marketing, and

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

New Leica Cyclone II TOPO Software for Fast Mapping from Laser Scans

PR – Leica Geosystems, the market leader in laser scanning products, announces next-generation software for quickly creating accurate topographic maps from laser scan data. The new software, Leica Cyclone II TOPO, is intended for standard CAD techs and does not require specialized skills in 3D or laser scanning. Leica Geosystems’ High-Definition Surveying™ (HDS™) laser scanners

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

ANTRIX Corporation Limited (India) and Euromap GmbH Expand Cooperation

PR – Euromap GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of GAF AG, and ANTRIX Corporation Limited of India announced today their new agreement to expand Euromap’s participation in the Indian Remote Sensing satellite program with the reception and distribution of high-resolution stereo imagery from the Cartosat-1 (IRS-P5) satellite.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Baffin Island Ice Caps Shrink by 50 Percent

RED ORBIT – A new University of Colorado at Boulder study has shown that ice caps on the northern plateau of Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic have shrunk by more than 50 percent in the last half century as a result of warming, and are expected to disappear by the middle of the century.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Adair Turner appointed to head climate committee

Business leader Adair Turner has been named as the first Chair of the new Committee on Climate Change, Environment Secretary Hilary Benn announced today. Lord Turner, former Director-General of the CBI and a director of Standard Chartered Bank, will head the high-profile new body, being established under the Climate Change Bill. The Committee will provide

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Gazprom Buys Chunk of EU Gas Hub

PR – Gazprom has bought a stake in one of Europe’s largest gas distribution centres – the Central European Gas Hub. The centre is the proposed terminus for the EU-backed Nabucco gas pipeline. Gazprom’s Deputy Chairman, Aleksandr Medvedev, signed the agreement with Austrian energy group OMV in Vienna on Friday. Read more

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Océ N.V.: Results Financial Year 2007

PR – Océ confirms that the results for the 2007 financial year are equal to the provisional results that were published on January 14, 2008. This means total revenues of € 3,098.2 million, operating income of € 121.2 million, net income of € 78.9 million and net income per ordinary share of € 0.88. These

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Germany: Consultation phase on sustainable development

The German government presented its Strategy for Sustainable Development in 2002. In 2008, it will report on the progress achieved and update the strategy. In her opening address at the annual congress of the German Council for Sustainable Development on 27 November 2007, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on citizens to actively participate by 31

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Hexagon Expands Machine Automation for Mining

PR – Hexagon, the mother company of Leica Geosystems, has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Jigsaw Technologies in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Jigsaw develops and supplies software for fleet management, the largest area of the measurement technologies market segment machine control for mining. The company’s products are used mainly for coal

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Masternaut’s Real-time Mapping of Temperature Controlled Loads

PR — Masternaut has launched an innovative solution for the live monitoring of temperature controlled distribution over the web.  Called MasterCold, the system connects vehicle refrigerated units directly to Masternaut’s industry-standard Mobile Collection Unit (MCU) which incorporates GPS satellite tracking and continuous data communication.