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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.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Best Europe University For Engineering Education in Sustainability

PR – NTNU has just been named as offering the best engineering education in Europe for sustainable development. NTNU’s systematic focus on sustainability and the environment has put the university ahead of such well-known institutions as KTH and Chalmers in Sweden, and technical universities in Delft, Munich and Dresden.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

OGC Requests Comments on Web Coverage Standard Extensions

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) membership approved a 30 day public comment period for a revision to the OpenGIS® Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard. The revision includes two extensions to WCS: the WCS 1.1 Transaction Extension and the Web Coverage Processing Service Processing (WCPS) Extension.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

New Fundamentals of GIS and ArcGIS Desktop Training Series Introduce Users to Latest Technology

PR — Geographic information system (GIS) users can learn the basics of ESRI’s most recent software via a new instructor-led course curriculum. ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop Foundational Training series teaches the fundamentals of GIS and ArcGIS Desktop software as well as workflows for using GIS to solve problems and answer geographic questions.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

ERDAS Brings Geospatial Business Solutions to ISPRS 2008

PR —  ERDAS Inc. announces its participation with Leica Geosystems as the exclusive platinum sponsor of ISPRS 2008, held at the Beijing International Convention Center in Beijing, China, July 3-11, 2008.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

WK Dickson Appoints New Director of Land Planning & Landscape Architecture

PR – WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of John R. Thomas, ASLA, AICP as the firm’s new Director of Land Planning & Landscape Architecture.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Summertime With Topocad 10.3

PR – Topocad 10.3 is released today and have a lot of new functionalities as well as a bunch of fixes. But there are really many new functions, new selections, new CAD tools and new Design functionalities.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Call for Proposals: GSDI Small Grants Program

PR – The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association is pleased to announce its Small Grants Program for the year 2008.

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Autodesk Enhances Sustainable Design Capabilities With Acquisitions of Ecotect

PR – As part of its on-going commitment to support the practice of sustainable design and green building in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, Autodesk, Inc.  today announced two acquisitions to improve building performance analysis in the building information modeling (BIM) process. A