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Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Interior Secretary Kempthorne Receives Making a Difference Award

PR – U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) secretary Dirk Kempthorne received a Making a Difference Award at the 2008 ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) in San Diego, California. Kempthorne was honored for his leadership in developing geospatial initiatives in the federal government. His contributions include breaking down barriers to data sharing within the

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Forum GMES 2008

PR – On 16 and 17 September, in the context of France’s presidency of the EU, Lille will play host to ‘Forum GMES 2008’ at the Grand Palais. The GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme has been set up to provide services relating to the environment, climate change, resource management, security and global

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Canada and Manitoba Sign Historic $718 Million Building Canada Infrastructure Agreement

PR – Manitobans and their communities will receive a significant boost for their priority public infrastructure initiatives thanks to a Framework Agreement, worth $718 million, signed today between the Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba under Building Canada. The signing of this agreement marks the completion of all Framework Agreements of the Building

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Fetch Launches U.S. Wildfires Intelligence Portal

PR – As California’s wildfires continue their devastating rampage throughout the state, LA-based Web integration company Fetch Technologies today introduces Wildfire, the most comprehensive real-time news and information portal for active wildfires across California and the rest of the United States ever assembled.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Intermap Technologies Awarded $2.1 Million Contract

PR – Intermap Technologies Corp. today announced that its Intermap Federal Services, Inc. subsidiary received a USD $2.1 million contract to provide 3D digital elevation data and orthorectified radar imagery for an international project. The project utilizes data previously collected with the Company’s proprietary Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) technology. Under the agreement, the Company

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Siemens and E.ON Sign Large Wind Power Deal

PR – Siemens Energy and E.ON today signed one of the largest wind power deals ever. The two major German companies agreed that Siemens will supply 500 wind turbines with a total capacity of 1,150 megawatts (MW) to E.ON for new projects in the United States and in Europe. The wind turbines will be delivered

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Substantially All of the Assets of 3D Geo GmbH

PR – Autodesk has announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of 3D Geo GmbH, the privately held maker of intelligent 3D urban modelling software. Autodesk announced its intent to acquire substantially all of the Potsdam, Germany-based company’s assets on August 11, 2008. Terms of the transaction were not

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

IFC-BIM Exchange Support Forum Available

PR – This is the forum where IFC software users can communicate directly with the software developers at each vendor. It is a forum where users could get answers to questions that their local vendor reps could not provide and with good use it will become a knowledge-base where answers could be found to many

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Papers Online:International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling (SDH)

PR – Presentations from the 2008 International Conference on Spatial Data Handling in Montpelier, France are now available online and can be downloaded.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Green Star Alternative Energy Developing Serbia Wind Power Project

PR – Green Star Alternative Energy, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GSAE) announces the development of a new wind energy project in the Republic of Serbia. The 20 Megawatt (MW) Belo Blato wind farm will be the initial phase of a 300 MW development plan. It will be the country’s first alternative energy project to generate renewable, emission-free