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Thursday, January 17th, 2008

INFRARAIL ’08 Innovations Enhance Visitor Appeal

PR – INFRARAIL 2008, which takes place in Hall 9 of the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, from 11 to 13 March, is set to be this year’s definitive UK rail infrastructure event. As well as providing the industry’s suppliers with an unequalled forum in which to present their latest technologies, products and capabilities, the 2008

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

EPA Reports on Clean Water Infrastructure Needs

PR — A new report from the EPA estimates $202.5 billion is the nationwide capital investment needed to control wastewater pollution for up to a 20-year period. Delivered to Congress this week, the 2004 Clean Watersheds Needs Survey summarizes the results of the agency’s 14th national survey on the needs of publicly owned wastewater treatment

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Halcrow Speeds Highway Surveying with StreetMapper Mobile Laser Mapping

PR – Halcrow has turned to new laser mapping technology to create a 3D computer model as part of a £120 million regeneration project in Coventry.  Developed by Nottingham-based 3D Laser Mapping, the StreetMapper mobile laser system was used, in conjunction with Halcrow Geomatics, to survey a Coventry roundabout and its surrounding area. By mapping

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Nottinghamshire Revolutionises Inventory Data Collection with Yotta DCL

PR — Exciting innovative  digital surveying for collecting inventory data has proved to be a success  with Nottinghamshire County Council. Using Yotta DCL’s groundbreaking Nano  technology with a high-resolution 360-degree photographic survey,  Nottinghamshire is able to map its highway inventory pixel-by-pixel giving a  clear true picture of its assets. The additional benefits of Yotta DCL’s

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Pitney Bowes Joins World Environment Center

PR — Pitney Bowes Inc., the world’s leading provider of mailstream solutions, today announced that it is joining the World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that is a leader in advancing sustainable development business practices.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

GeODC Completes Mapping Project for Havebury Housing Partnership

PR — Data capture and  conversion specialist GeODC has completed a project to create up-to-date and  accurate maps of social housing in West Suffolk. The project, to capture digital  mapping of community areas, was undertaken on behalf of the Havebury Housing  Partnership who own and manage nearly 6,000 properties in the St Edmundsbury  area. GeODC

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Humidity Transmitter HMT330 from Vaisala Features Integrated Data Logging

PR – Vaisala HUMICAP® Humidity and Temperature Transmitter Series HMT330 now offers several new features including a data logging option, Chinese as a new user interface language, the new generation Vaisala HUMICAP® 180 R sensor and a USB connection cable for computers. In addition, the HMT330 has a new display with a white background light

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

DeKalb County enters the modeling arena with InfoWorks CS, WS and InfoNet

PR – DeKalb County in Georgia has embarked on a major modeling initiative, purchasing Wallingford Software’s water supply and distribution network modeling solution InfoWorks WS, urban drainage network modeling solution InfoWorks CS and asset management solution InfoNet. Senior Engineer, Nadine Maghsoudlou says: “We have separated the County into 35 sub-basins and as we collect data

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Canada’s Environment Minister Responds to NRTEE Report

Canada’s Environment Minister John Baird today commented on the report provided by the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) titled “Getting to 2050: Canada’s Transition to a Low-emission Future”. “Our Government recognizes that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today and we have demonstrated leadership by taking

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

GeoBase Orthoimage 2005-2010 has arrived!

PR – The GeoBase Steering Committee and Natural Resources Canada are pleased to announce the launch of a new generation of satellite orthoimagery on the GeoBase website. The new SPOT 4 and 5 derived orthoimagery improves upon the resolution of the GeoBase Landsat 7 satellite orthoimagery. 5000 images will be acquired between 2005 and 2010.