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Friday, July 4th, 2008

Leica PowerGrade: Uniquely Flexible Grading System

PR – Leica PowerGrade, Leica Geosystems’ next-generation Grading Solution, revolutionizes the construction process. The key to the Leica PowerGrade system lies in the unique powersnap concept whose central element is a docking station allowing easy and quick transfer of panels between machines – this allows to change from one configuration to another, just as the

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

3M Completes Acquisition of Quest Technologies Inc.

PR — 3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Quest Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, including noise, heat stress and vibration monitors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

URMC and Power Line Systems Team to Integrate PLS-CADD

PR — URMC announced today that it has entered into a teaming agreement with Power Line Systems Inc. (PLSi) to integrate URMC’s intelligence-based, risk management solution with PLSi’s powerful PLS-CADD platform. The teaming, a first for PLSi, will extend the utility industry application of PLS-CADD overhead line design software by integrating vegetation management intelligence provided

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Topcon Provides Assistance for Earthquake Disaster Relief and Reconstruction

PR — Topcon instruments will be used in disaster relief and reconstruction efforts in areas devastated by the Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan province.   Topcon representatives recently met with officials at the China Earthquake Administration in Beijing to make a donation of instruments and training as well as a monetary donation separately given by Topcon Beijing,

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

ERDAS Announces Free Webinar—Image to Map: Turn up Your Stereo (Feature Collection)

PR — ERDAS announces Image to Map: Turn up Your Stereo (Feature Collection), a free webinar on Thursday, July 10 at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. (EDT).

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

RMSI Opens State-of-the-Art Development Center at Dehradun

PR — Adding to existing facilities at Noida and Hyderabad, RMSI has opened a new 7,500 sq. ft. development center at Dehradun in the state of Uttranchal in India. The office is equipped with high-end IT Infrastructure built on premium workstations, servers and storage products from leading solution providers. The new facility is designed to

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

ERDAS Web Supports Distribution for Norwegian Hydrographic Service

PR — ERDAS announces that ERDAS Web has been selected by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service (NHS) to distribute bathymetric data over the web. NHS is responsible for surveying the Norwegian coast, including polar waters, and preparing and updating nautical charts and descriptions of these waters.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Entire University Campus Designed and Constructed with BIM

Construction has begun on one of the first university campuses entirely designed and constructed using building information modeling (BIM) technology.  The University of Trinidad and Tobago project involves the master planning and construction of a central university campus on a 150-acre green field site within a former World War II US Air Force base. Architectural

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

London BIMStorm Competition Won by “BIM Vikings”

PR – “Build London Live” on June 24-26 – the 8th station of the BIMStorm series was completed. 12 teams competed from around the world, including teams from the UK, US, Korea, Finland, Chile, Japan and Norway.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

George P. Bevan Named President of Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Group

PR – The Shaw Group Inc. announced today that George P. Bevan has been named president of the company’s Environmental & Infrastructure (E&I) Group and Ronald W. Oakley has been named managing director for Shaw in Europe. Both will report to J.M. Bernhard Jr., Shaw’s chairman, president and chief executive officer.