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Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

EcoSystem Corporation Appoints Glen Courtright President and CEO

PR – EcoSystem Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Courtright as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Dolan to Lead Overwatch Geospatial Systems, Brown to Retire

PR – Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. announced the appointment of James Dolan to senior vice president and general manager of its Overwatch Geospatial Systems, effective February 1, 2009, following the retirement of current senior vice president and general manager Kirk Brown. An operating unit of Textron Systems, Overwatch Geospatial has been providing geospatial intelligence

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Bentley Publishes Digital and Print Versions of ‘The Year in Infrastructure 2008’

PR – Bentley today announced that “The Year in Infrastructure 2008” is available in digital and print versions. To view “The Year in Infrastructure 2008” in a digital format. Read More

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Cadcorp/Irish East Border

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has been awarded a contract to develop and provide a web-based GIS for use by the local authorities that constitute the East Border Region in Ireland. The East Border Region is a cross-border body comprising the local authority areas of Down, Newry and

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

The City of Unalaska, Alaska Selects GTG

PR – After a competitive bid process, the City of Unalaska, Alaska, selected Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. (GTG) to develop a GIS Needs Assessment and Strategic Implementation Plan. The plan will evaluate current GIS operations in the City and make recommendations that will ensure an enterprise-wide GIS for the future.

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Trimble Acquires KOREC Software Assets

PR – Trimble announced today it has acquired the FastMap and GeoSite software assets from KOREC, a privately-held Trimble distributor serving the United Kingdom and Ireland. The acquisition, which includes software development, professional services and business development teams, will allow Trimble to expand its Mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions to provide optimized software

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Brazilian Utilities AES Sul and Eletropaulo Sign Enterprise License Agreement with ESRI

PR – Two major Brazilian electric distribution companies, AES Sul and AES Eletropaulo, signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA) with ESRI’s Brazilian distributor Imagem Geosistemas E Comércio Ltda. The ELA will provide deployments of current ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software for the desktop and server as well as support, training, and maintenance. Both utilities are

Friday, December 19th, 2008

ESA Global Land Cover Map Available Online

PR – ESA’s global land cover map, which is ten times sharper than any previous global satellite map, is now available to the public online from the GlobCover website. It is the highest resolution land cover map that has been completely validated ever released.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Cadcorp GIS Software for UK Fire Use

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that with the recent signing of contracts with three more of the UK’s fire and rescue services, 37 of the 54 services in England and Wales have now selected Cadcorp SIS – Spatial Information System either on a corporate basis or

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Some Pollutants Declining in Willamette and Columbia Rivers

PR — The Willamette, a large river associated with 70 percent of the population of Oregon, is getting cleaner in regard to some persistent toxic pollutants that are a legacy of past management practices. A 257-mile portion of the Columbia River between Umatilla, Oregon, and Skamokawa, Washington, is also showing a similar trend.