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Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Trimble Acquires Geo-3D Inc. to Provide Transportation Infrastructure Inventory Solutions

PR — Trimble announced today it has acquired privately-held Geo-3D Inc. of Montreal, Canada in an all-cash transaction. Geo-3D is a leader in roadside infrastructure asset inventory solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition of Geo-3D extends Trimble’s portfolio of field solutions to include mobile mapping specific to the transportation and utilities market. Geo-3D’s

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Global Seeps Covers NELP VII Offshore Exploration Blocks

PR – Infoterra Ltd, a leader in the provision of geospatial products and services, is attending the Directorate General of Hydrocarbon’s (DGH) NELP VII road shows in London, Houston and Calgary. Infoterra has mapped approximately 60 million square kilometres of global offshore basins, constructed by interpreting radar satellite data and screening offshore basins to a

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

HOK-Designed HSBC Mexico Headquarters Becomes First LEED Gold Building in Latin America

PR – The HSBC Bank Headquarters Tower, located on the prominent Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City, has become the first project in Latin America to achieve LEED Gold status. Established by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. The

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

John Deere Forestry and Investlesprom Sign $100 Million Agreement

PR – John Deere Forestry and Investlesprom have signed a significant framework agreement concerning the delivery of forest machines to Arkangel, Segezha and Vologda in Russia. The new agreement was published at a forest machine fair in Vologda. “Thanks to the latest order, the combined value of the orders that John Deere Forestry has received

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Siemens Austria Receives First Export Order for ULF Ultra-Low-Floor Trams

PR – ULF, the Ultra Low Floor tram built by Siemens, will soon be able to show off its advantages outside Austria. The west Romanian city of Oradea has just placed an initial order with the Mobility Division of Siemens’ Industry Sector for ten of these trams, which have the world’s lowest entry height of

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Enersource Selects SmartGrid Solution from Intergraph and Siemens

PR — Enersource Hydro Mississauga, one of the largest distributors of electricity in Ontario, Canada, has signed with Intergraph to integrate and automate the various assets and functions of its power grid. The new SmartGrid implementation will result in greater efficiency and safety, as well as more reliable power to Enersource customers. “Traditionally, we have

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Océ Terminates Listings Germany & Switzerland Voluntarily

PR – Océ N.V. (“Océ”), a leading international company in printing and document management organized under the laws of the Netherlands, today announced its intention to voluntarily terminate the listings of its ordinary shares for quotation on the Stock Exchanges in Germany (Frankfurt and Düsseldorf) and Switzerland (SWX Swiss Exchange) and filed a request for

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Tadpole FY Pretax Loss Narrows as Operating Revenue Rises

Tadpole Technology PLC said its full-year pretax loss narrowed to 0.34 mln stg from 6.84 mln a year ago, as operating revenue from the software product developer’s application streaming activities rose sharply. Operating revenue from its activities known as Endeavors Technologies (‘continuing operations’) increased by 56 pct to 3.3 mln stg from 2.1 mln. Read

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Rolta Acquires TUSC for $45 Million

PR – Engineering and geospatial services firm Rolta India Ltd on Wednesday announced the acquisition of TUSC for $45 million. The acquisition is expected to contribute to Rolta’s earnings in the current fiscal year ending June 2008, it said in a statement. Chicago-based TUSC is a consulting company for business software applications. Read more

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

National Research Council Calibrates Research for The National Map

PR — A report recently issued by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies sharpens the research focus of The National Map. The report, A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science at the United States Geological Survey, advocates the integration of highly diverse data from state and local agencies into a consistent, national