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Monday, October 8th, 2007

Eurovia wins contract for development work at Berlin-Brandenburg International airport

Eurovia, consortium leader, has been announced as winner of the contract to build a runway and hangars for the new Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport. The contract, worth €215 million, calls for building and developing one of the two take-off and landing runways, the taxiways and airplane parking area. The works, which will take from September 2007

Monday, October 8th, 2007

CH2M HILL Releases 2007 Sustainability Report

CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, has released its 2007 Sustainability Report. The report describes the company’s activities in the areas of environment, people and community, and economic development. Notable accomplishments include the firm’s response to Hurricane Katrina, the largest cleanup and conversion of a nuclear site to developable land in

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Hexagon to Acquire Leading GNSS Provider NovAtel Inc.

Hexagon AB and NovAtel Inc have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hexagon has agreed to acquire all the outstanding shares of NovAtel for USD 50 per share. NovAtel is a leading provider of precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) components and subsystems. NovAtel develops quality OEM products including receivers, enclosures, antennas and firmware that are

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

New Executive Director of EuroGeographics

Dave Lovell has been appointed as the new Executive Director of EuroGeographics. Dave is currently the Programme Manager at EuroGeographics, a post he has held for the last year, and will take up his new appointment immediately after the General Assembly in Dubrovnik. We congratulate Dave on his appointment and wish him every success for

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

SWECO to Plan 4 km Tunnel in Norway

SWECO’s consultants in Norway will prepare a construction plan for the E6 motorway through Gudbrandsdalen, including a four kilometre tunnel. This is the first new tunnel project to be undertaken after the collapse of Norway’s Hanekleiv Tunnel last December. The assignment will be carried out on behalf of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and is

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

ESRI Geoinformatik and Intermap Technologies Partner to Serve Germany’s Geospatial Community

ESRI Geoinformatik, GmbH and Intermap Technologies Corp. are teaming up to enable Geographic Information Systems (GIS) users to gain access to mapping data, applications, and solutions based on Intermap’s highly-accurate 3D elevation data and ESRI’s GIS and Mapping software. The two companies have agreed to develop and introduce a series of unique products that leverage

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Mira Geoscience and Visual Technology Services Announce Agreement

Mira Geoscience, a leading provider of solutions for the Mining Industry, will provide its clients use of 3D PDF documents to reduce uncertainty and risk when communicating complex earth models. Mira intends to provide a new pathway for viewing models using PDF3D, giving its application users enhanced and innovative workflow methods to collaborate among technical

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Information Builders Enters Worldwide OEM Agreement With ESRI

Information Builders, the leader in production business intelligence (BI) systems, today announced that it has reached a worldwide OEM agreement with ESRI. Information Builders will now bundle ESRI ArcGIS Server along with its WebFOCUS business intelligence and iWay Software integration solutions. ArcGIS Server 9.2 extends the robust reporting capabilities of its BI solution through the

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Trimble Acquires Ingenieurbüro Breining GmbH in Germany

Trimble announced today that it has acquired Ingenieurbüro Breining GmbH of Kirchheim, Germany, a provider of customized field data collection and office software solutions for the cadastral survey market in Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed. The addition of Breining software resources, expertise and products enable Trimble to further address local application requirements and provide customized

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

GSA and Bentley Collaborate on New GSA BIM Guide

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that Bentley collaborated with GSA on the development of “The Building Information Modeling (BIM) Guide Series 02 – Spatial Validation Program.” The guide helps designers developing Final Concept designs for GSA’s Public Buildings Services (PBS) meet GSA’s spatial program BIM minimum requirements. The