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Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Auditor General Releases Report of Independent Panel on Environment and Sustainable Development Work

PR — Auditor General Sheila Fraser has agreed with all of the recommendations made to her by an independent group of experts who reviewed her Office’s environment and sustainable development practice. The Green Ribbon Panel’s report and the Auditor General’s response were released today. “I thank the members of the Green Ribbon Panel for their

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

U.S. Chamber Calls for Nominations for Inaugural “Siemens Sustainable Community Prizes”

PR — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) today announced a new recognition program that rewards communities for their proficiency in economic planning, ability to attract new business, and capability to successfully take on 21st century challenges like environmental stewardship. The "Siemens Sustainable Community Prizes" will recognize governments, chambers of commerce,

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Hansa Luftbild Orders Second Digital Mapping Camera from Intergraph

PR — Intergraph Germany has supplied an additional Intergraph Z/I Imaging® DMC® Digital Mapping Camera (DMC) to Hansa Luftbild Sensorik und Photogrammetrie GmbH. Germany’s largest and oldest aerial survey company has already been successfully using a DMC since late 2005 and has managed to establish with it a fully digital photogrammetric workflow.

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Trimble Acquires Geo-3D Inc. to Provide Transportation Infrastructure Inventory Solutions

PR — Trimble announced today it has acquired privately-held Geo-3D Inc. of Montreal, Canada in an all-cash transaction. Geo-3D is a leader in roadside infrastructure asset inventory solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition of Geo-3D extends Trimble’s portfolio of field solutions to include mobile mapping specific to the transportation and utilities market. Geo-3D’s

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

GI_Forum 2008: Final Call for Papers

The Geoinformatics Forum Salzburg (GI_Forum) is scheduled for July 1-4, 2008, at Salzburg University, Austria. Audience GI_Forum focuses on an international audience that shares an interest in Applied Geoinformatics. This Call for Papers aims at researchers who design, develop and apply advanced methods and techniques of Geoinformatics to a broad range of application domains.

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Global Seeps Covers NELP VII Offshore Exploration Blocks

PR – Infoterra Ltd, a leader in the provision of geospatial products and services, is attending the Directorate General of Hydrocarbon’s (DGH) NELP VII road shows in London, Houston and Calgary. Infoterra has mapped approximately 60 million square kilometres of global offshore basins, constructed by interpreting radar satellite data and screening offshore basins to a

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

HOK-Designed HSBC Mexico Headquarters Becomes First LEED Gold Building in Latin America

PR – The HSBC Bank Headquarters Tower, located on the prominent Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City, has become the first project in Latin America to achieve LEED Gold status. Established by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. The

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

US and Canada Sign Agreement to Work Together on Weather and Climate Research

PR — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Environment Canada yesterday signed a cross-border agreement to enhance weather and climate monitoring and research. “With this agreement, NOAA and Environment Canada can broaden our collaboration to enhance health, safety and economic prosperity for our countries and the world,” said retired Navy Vice Adm. Conrad

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

John Deere Forestry and Investlesprom Sign $100 Million Agreement

PR – John Deere Forestry and Investlesprom have signed a significant framework agreement concerning the delivery of forest machines to Arkangel, Segezha and Vologda in Russia. The new agreement was published at a forest machine fair in Vologda. “Thanks to the latest order, the combined value of the orders that John Deere Forestry has received

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Siemens Austria Receives First Export Order for ULF Ultra-Low-Floor Trams

PR – ULF, the Ultra Low Floor tram built by Siemens, will soon be able to show off its advantages outside Austria. The west Romanian city of Oradea has just placed an initial order with the Mobility Division of Siemens’ Industry Sector for ten of these trams, which have the world’s lowest entry height of