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Saturday, June 28th, 2008

ESRI (UK)’s LocatorHub Finds a Home in Nottingham

PR – ESRI (UK), the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) solutions, has won a contract to supply its LocatorHub software to Nottingham City Council. 

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Leica PowerDigger Sets New Standards for Excavator Guidance

PR – With the new Leica PowerDigger Excavator Guidance System, Leica Geosystems presents latest in a line of site proven guidance systems. Increased operator and machine productivity leading to reduced labour and material costs and the solving of specific problems – such as digging underwater with full guidance – is the promise of Leica PowerDigger.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Global Mainframe and MapFusion Announce Merger

PR – Steve Turcotte, CEO and Chairman of Calgary-based SaaS solutions provider Global Mainframe, is proud to announce today the completion of a merger with MapFusion. With this acquisition, the company will begin to deploy critical geospatial mapping resources and immediately maximize its recently showcased Energy Resource Manager™ targeting the Oil and Gas industry.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Evolution Solar Enters Bidding Process for Transit Authority’s Projects

PR – Evolution Solar Corp.has entered into the bidding process to deliver the first 34 kilowatts of solar energy for a North American municipal transit authority. Over ten such energy projects are scheduled from the transit authority.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Geospatial Holdings Completes Project for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

PR – Geospatial Holdings, Inc.  today announced the completion of a project mapping underground fiber optic conduit for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority in the City of Milpitas, California utilizing the Company’s proprietary Smart Probe Technologies.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Understanding Climate Change—One Tree at a Time

MICROSOFT RESEARCH – On June 13, Purves, a scientist in the Computational Ecology and Environmental Sciences group, part of the Computational Science group at Microsoft Research Cambridge, had the rare honor of having two papers published in the renowned journal Science. Read more

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Edward Saade Appointed President and Managing Director of Fugro-EarthData, Inc.

PR – Edward Saade has been appointed President and Managing Director of Fugro-EarthData, Inc. Taking over for Anne Hale Miglarese, who led the company’s transition from private ownership to its current standing as a member of the international Fugro organization, Mr. Saade will assume responsibility for Fugro EarthData’s traditional mapping, GeoSAR radar mapping, and GIS

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Comapping and MeadWestvaco (MWV) Create Strategic Alliance

PR – Comapping, maker of the innovative Web-based mind mapping tool Comapping.com, has entered into a strategic product development and marketing alliance with U.S. group MWV Consumer & Office Products.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

On the Frontlines of Climate Change

PR – In response to the outcry over the continuing absence of vulnerable groups from international debates on climate change, UNESCO’s Coasts and Small Islands platform and Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems programme launched an Internet-based discussion forum on 12 June.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

European Environment Agency Photographic Exhibition

PR – Changing Climate, Changing People, a European Environment Agency (EEA) photographic exhibition presenting images of climate change in Greenland, will be on display in Ireland until 11 July 2007.   The exhibition is currently being housed in the Office of Public Works, 51 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 and all are welcome to attend.