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Friday, July 11th, 2008

Map Africa 2008: The Prestigious African Conference on Geospatial Technology

PR – GIS Development, organiser of Map Africa 2008, the third Annual African Conference and Exhibition on Geographical Information Technology and Applications, is pleased to announce the distinguished line of Conference Speakers. Map Africa 2008, which is being co-organised by the Department of Land Affairs, South Africa is scheduled for August 25 – 26, 2008

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Government of Canada Funds Natural Resources Projects

PR – The Government of Canada today announced $674,911 in funding for a variety of projects in B.C. that rely on location-based, or geospatial, information. The announcement was made by the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources (NRCan), during a luncheon address at the Powell River Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Local Authorities Benefit From Océ’s Digital Technology

PR – Liverpool City Council has enhanced its print function capability with an award-winning Océ VarioPrint 6250. The installation will allow the council to print double-sided A3 documents three times quicker and up to 40% cheaper than its existing systems.  The council is also one of the largest local authorities in the UK to print

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Topcon Dealers Form Australia’s Largest Positioning Specialist

PR — Five independent Australian dealers of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) have joined forces to form a new company – Position Partners – creating the country’s largest and most experienced network in the precision positioning business. The formation of Position Partners has also resulted in one of the largest Topcon distributors in the world, with

Friday, July 11th, 2008

ESRI Press Publishes a Practical, Comprehensive Guide to Designing a Geodatabase for Transportation

PR — Constructing a geodatabase to manage a highway, railway, mass transit, or navigable waterway system can be highly technical and painstaking. J. Allison Butler’s book Designing Geodatabases for Transportation, new from ESRI Press, provides the practical, step-by-step direction that will make the process easier.

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

ESRI Sponsoring GeoWeb 2008, Geospatial Information Conference

PR — ESRI and ESRI Canada Limited will discuss and demonstrate how new technological advances make it easier to access geospatial information over the Internet during the GeoWeb 2008 conference being held in Vancouver, B.C., July 21–25, 2008. ESRI is a platinum sponsor of the conference.

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

ESRI’s 2008 Community Sourcebook Products Deliver Accurate U.S. Demographic Data

PR — Analysts and researchers are using ESRI’s reliable data products to create a solid foundation for viable, definitive research projects. Experts and students across all industry sectors can now have access to the most accurate demographic data with the 2008 Sourcebook products. ESRI has published the softcover editions of Community Sourcebook of ZIP Code

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Speakers Announced for Map Africa 2008

PR — GIS Development, organiser of Map Africa 2008, the third Annual African Conference and Exhibition on Geographical Information Technology and Applications, is pleased to announce the distinguished line of Conference Speakers. Map Africa 2008, which is being co-organised by the Department of Land Affairs, South Africa is scheduled for August 25 – 26, 2008

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

GGP and Limehouse Partner in Local Government IT Innovation

PR — UK local authorities are set to benefit from a new online innovation that will allow documents with maps to be easily created and shared by different people working on the same project. The multi-channel publishing development is the result of a partnership between Geographical Information Systems (GIS) company GGP Systems and Limehouse Software,

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

CarbonTools PRO University License Supports Geospatial Education

PR — The Carbon Project is pleased to announce the CarbonTools PRO University Site License.  This License allows the CarbonTools PRO geospatial interoperability toolkit to be used in computer labs, classrooms and offices across campuses and research institutions, making it easy for instructors and students to learn new skills they can take into the geospatial