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Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Earthsoft and Telvent Announce Collaboration and Licensing Agreement

PR – Telvent USA, Inc. is pleased to announce a collaboration and licensing agreement with EarthSoft, Inc. for the new EQuIS web GIS product leveraging ESRI’s ArcGIS Server technology. Under this agreement, Telvent will develop the EQuIS for ArcGIS Server module as part of the EQuIS Enterprise solution. The effort is based on requirements from several major

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects

The second Holcim Awards competition to promote sustainable construction worldwide is now open. Entries in the competition can be submitted until February 29, 2008 at The prize money for the five regional competitions and the global awards totals USD two million. The Awards are an initiative of the Swiss-based Holcim Foundation to encourage and

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Accelerating innovation in concrete: Lafarge inaugurates a unique new research facility

Lafarge is today inaugurating a new technological building dedicated to innovation in concrete at its research center in L’Isle d’Abeau, near Lyons, the world’s largest building materials research facility. The creation of this unique facility demonstrates Lafarge’s drive to accelerate the implementation of its strategy for innovation in concrete, a major strategic focus of its

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Trimble Acquires UtilityCenter Assets from UAI

PR – Trimble announced today it has acquired the UtilityCenter assets from privately-held UAI, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama in an all-cash transaction. UAI is a leading provider of Geographic Information System (GIS)-based workflow automation and outage management solutions for electric and gas utilities. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Intermap Technologies Reports Strong Third Quarter

Intermap Technologies Corp. today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007. For the third quarter, Intermap reported a 52% increase in total revenue to $14.3 million, as compared to total revenue of $9.4 million for the third quarter of 2006. Intermap’s contract services revenue component grew 92% to $11.9 million and

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Autodesk and U.S. Green Building Council Collaborate to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Design

PR— At the 2007 Greenbuild Expo, Autodesk, Inc. and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) presented an update on their ongoing collaboration to expand the use of technology to facilitate adoption of sustainable design and green building.  Autodesk also showcased a technology concept for a new sustainability analysis dashboard, that could be used in combination

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

AED-SICAD GIS Portal on the Move in German Authorities

In October 2007, the District of Rotenburg, Federal State of Lower Saxony as well as the City of Straubing in Bavaria decided to introduce ArcGIS® based AED-SICAD applications for their specific communal and Web solutions.

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Infotech readies itself for offset opportunities

  PR – Hyderabad-based Infotech Enterprises, a provider of engineering design services, is readying itself to tap the opportunities both in the civilian and defense sector, the company’s chairman and managing director B V R Mohan Reddy said here on Wednesday. The company, which recently formed a 50:50 joint venture with Bangalore-based aerospace supplier HAL,

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

New ICE President reveals how to avoid the ‘million pound’ project cost mistake

PR – The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) new President David Orr takes office today and wants to see clients play a bigger role in the planning of construction projects.   Better informed clients will avoid what he calls the ‘million pound mistake’ occurring, when budgets increase due to wrong estimates or a failure to

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Leica Geosystems extends its sales capability in Ireland

PR – Leica Geosystems, manufacturer of measuring and positioning equipment, today announced that it has added specialist construction and engineering service and equipment provider Coastway to its authorised distribution network for the construction and civil engineering markets in Ireland. Based in County Kildare, Ireland, Coastway have been a supplier of surveying, engineering and construction related