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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Abengoa Solar Receives Site Approval for Solana Electrical Plant in the Arizona Desert

PR — Abengoa Solar on Friday, Dec. 5 received a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility from the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), one of several key permits necessary to begin construction on its Solana Generating Station solar power plant in Gila Bend, 80 miles southwest of Phoenix.

Monday, December 8th, 2008

ITT Appoints Two to Key Executive Positions

PR — ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced two key executive appointments.  David Melcher, previously head of strategy, business development and international sales for ITT’s defense business, was named president of ITT Defense Electronics & Services.  Melcher, 54, who was also elected a corporate vice president, succeeds Hank Driesse, who had served as acting president

Monday, December 8th, 2008

IUCN Focuses Climate Change Debate on Women

PR — Women’s lives are more at risk than men’s because of climate change, according to IUCN. Climate change will affect all countries, but poor women in developing countries will be disproportionately affected. Despite this, most of the UNFCCC debate on climate so far has been gender-blind.

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

1Spatial Enhances Functionality of Radius Check with Ver. 2.1

PR – 1Spatial is pleased to announce the release of version 2.1 of its Radius Check suite of products. Version 2.1 features enhanced functionality, such as easy to view dashboards and new accessibility features, as well as additional operational capacity that enables users to effectively manage large datasets.

Friday, December 5th, 2008

ERDAS Announces 3D City Construction Workflows: From Collection to Presentation

PR – In the past, construction in urban areas has been difficult to capture with traditional geospatial tools and workflows. These important, densely populated areas are constantly changing. City planners, environmental groups, utility companies and other associated businesses require the most up-to-date geospatial information, and seamlessly integrated tools to perform detailed analysis and visualization.

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Property heat Loss Maps Go Online at Bluesky

PR – Heat loss maps of Britain’s towns and cities can be viewed on the Internet at www.blueskymapshop.com. Visitors can search on an area using a name or postcode to view the thermal maps that are colour coded to show the amount of heat lost into the sky at night.  This imagery can be viewed

Friday, December 5th, 2008

OYO Geospace Reports Fiscal Year 2008 Results

PR – OYO Geospace announced net income of $14.2 million, or $2.31 per diluted share, on revenues of $134.5 million for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2008. This compares with a net income of $19.6 million, or $3.23 per diluted share, on revenues of $138.1 million for the prior fiscal year.

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Carbon Project Announces New Gaia Support Package in Response to OGC SDI Surge

PR — The Carbon Project is pleased to announce an expanded level of service now available to developers and users alike. The Gaia Support Package enables customers to engage Carbon Project engineering staff to address specific extensions, changes and enhancements to its Gaia and CarbonTools products.  This new support package is in response to a

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Special Session at AAG Explores the Future of Water in the American West

PR — Water may turn out to be the oil of the 21st century. Both are crucial to the world economy and coming under enormous strain; however, only water is absolutely vital to life. The future of water in the western part of the United States will be the focus of the presidential plenary session

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Passage of Two Key Transportation Measures in California is Expected

PR – Iteris, Inc. (AMEX:ITI), a leader in the traffic management market that focuses on the application and development of advanced technologies, today announced the passage of two key measures in California, Measure R in Los Angeles County and Proposition 1A statewide, are expected to add significant funds dedicated to traffic and transportation improvements.