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Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Clearance from German competition authority received for Hexagon Tender Offer

PR – NovAtel Inc. announced today that the German competition authority Bunkdeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office or “FCO”) gave its clearance under the German Act Against Restraints of Competition for the cash tender offer by Hexagon Canada Acquisition, Inc., a wholly owned direct subsidiary of Hexagon AB (STO:HEXA B) for all of the issued and outstanding shares

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

AED-SICAD Staff Awarded FME Accreditation from Safe Software

PR – As part of the launch of the new Safe Software’s FME® Certification Program, AED-SICAD software experts have been granted FME Certified Professional designations based on their proven FME expertise. The Safe Software FME Certification Program is a technical skill credentials program that helps identify high quality, knowledgeable FME consultants and trainers. Requirements to

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

First DA42 Multi-Purpose Platform in Serial Production Delivered to Customer

PR – Ing. Wolfgang Grumeth, Managing Director of Diamond Airborne Sensing GmbH, personally delivered the first DA42 Multi-Purpose Platform (MPP) in serial production to Dr. Johannes Riegl, CEO of RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH on November 13th, 2007. The company RIEGL plans to use this aircraft as a customer demonstrator for aerial surveying via laser

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Ambitious Central Park Prague Project Takes Off with ArchiCAD

PR – Central Park Prague Development has teamed up with A69 Architects to create the most ambitious residential complex in Prague’s history. Opening is scheduled for April, 2008. Located on a 16-hectare green area, the project design features residences and terraced townhouses, representing the highest standard of modern living. The project is located in Prague’s

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Better Collaboration, the Right Tools and Technology are Key to Better Sustainability

PR – Sustainability is now a major priority for professionals working in civil engineering.  This was the key message from the floor on the first day of Civils 2007, delivered via a survey, commissioned by Autodesk, designed to identify the mood of the industry.  91 per cent of those questioned said the issue was now

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

ScanEx Research and Development Center completed evaluation of oil spills

PR – ScanEx Center received and processed Radarsat-1 satellite imagery of the wreck site in the Kerch Strait where on November 11 stormy wind (up to 32 m/sec) and sea disturbance (6-7 points, 5 meter high waves) caused four vessels (dry-cargo ships Volnogorsk, Nakhichevan, Kovel, Khach Izmail (Georgia)) to sink; six vessels (dry-cargo ships Vera

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Hexagon Expands Its European Distribution

PR – Hexagon acquires all outstanding shares in four companies; R&A Rost Vertriebs GmbH, R&A Rost Produktions GmbH, both in Austria, Geopro Kft. in Hungary, and Junglas GmbH in Germany. The two Rost companies, headquartered in Vienna, are leading distributors and service providers for surveying and construction equipment in Austria. Geopro is a leading distributor for

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Carlson Software Forms Civil Engineering Division

PR – In recognition of the expanded needs of the civil marketplace, Carlson Software has formally formed a Civil Engineering Division incorporating its civil software development team and a specialized sales force headquartered in strategic locations throughout the U.S. and abroad. Carlson, an independent company founded in 1983, has been providing comprehensive civil engineering solutions

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Hydroid Awarded Contract from Underwater Archaeology and Exploration Corporation

PR – Hydroid, LLC, a leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced today that the company was awarded a contract from the Underwater Archaeology and Exploration Corporation (UAEC) for a REMUS 100 AUV. The lightweight, compact, two-man portable REMUS 100 will feature an Edge Tech 2200S Side Scan Sonar System to enhance the UAEC’s

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Infoterra and geomer provide Flood Information Online

The FloodServer, a novel platform designed to provide extensive flood risk information for the whole of Europe quickly, reliably and easily accessible for everybody is now available online at The geo-information service providers Infoterra GmbH and geomer GmbH present detailed maps and information about past and potential future flood events at the rivers Rhine,