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Thursday, July 24th, 2008

New ArcGIS Extension from ITT Visual Information Solutions and ESRI Supports NITF

PR – ITT Visual Information Solutions today released NITF for ArcGIS, a National Imagery Transmission Format (NITF) extension for ESRI’s ArcGIS platform

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Mapping 2008: Last Chance to Secure Early Bird Booking Incentive

PR – With only two weeks until the early bird booking incentive closes has already received significant interest from the geospatial community attracting record registrations.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

New ESRI Book Building a GIS: System Architecture Design Strategies for Managers Released

PR — Launching a geographic information system (GIS) involves more than investing in GIS software and a bank of computers. Organizations must first design the system infrastructure, a process succinctly spelled out in Building a GIS: System Architecture Design Strategies for Managers, new from ESRI Press.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Exploring Strategic Priorities for Regional Agricultural R&D Investments in East and Central Africa

PR – Agriculture plays a dominant role in most of East and Central Africa, and many countries face similar agroecological, climatic, and development challenges. As a result, significant scale economies can be realized by approaching research and development (R&D) regionally.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Siemens Mobility to Continue Manufacturing in Germany

PR – Within the context of its “Mobility in Motion” program, the Siemens Mobility Division intends to reorganize its manufacturing activities in Europe. The aim is to make its business operations competitive over the long term. As announced, approximately 1,800 jobs are to be cut in engineering and manufacturing worldwide. Siemens means to give up

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Built Environment Conference Success Demonstrates Value of Engineering Simulation

PR – ANSYS, Inc.  today announced that the first European Built Environment CAE Conference (EBECC), hosted by ANSYS in London in June, was a resounding success. Attendees from some of the most influential civil engineering and built environment organizations — including the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), Ingeciber, Mott MacDonald, Hilson Moran, ARUP

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

AV’s Architectural Wind System for Boston’s Airport – LEED – Certified Air Terminal

PR – AeroVironment Inc. has announced that its Architectural Wind system has been installed at Boston’s Logan International Airport Office Center as part of a project commissioned by the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport). The installation comprises 20 five-bladed wind turbines and ties in with a comprehensive energy management plan that Massport has established for all

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

State of Idaho Launches Online Mapping Tool to Attract Business

PR — The State of Idaho has just sped up and simplified the process of attracting jobs and companies with the launch of GemStateProspector.com. The innovative website is a free online program designed to make site selection easier for businesses looking to relocate or expand in Idaho. The site allows companies to search a database

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Linking Sustainability with Climate

PR – The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research will set up an Institute for Climate Research and Sustainability Studies in Potsdam. The aim of this new leading-edge Institution with the name IASS (Institute for Advanced Studies Climate, Earth System and Sustainability Sciences) will be the linking of climate research with the investigation of

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Bonn Biodiversity Mayors Conference Resonates Worldwide

PR – Just a few weeks after the Mayors Conference – Local Action for Biodiversity in Bonn, Germany the impact has already reached Ghana, Africa. The Mayors Conference was held in parallel to the UN Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Besides the success of officially bringing the important role of