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Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Latest Figures Show Ordnance Survey Has It Covered

Ordnance Survey announces a significant update to its flagship aerial photography product, OS MasterMap Imagery Layer, ensuring that it remains a market-leading proposition for aerial imagery in Great Britain. More than 120,000 km² of new and updated aerial photography, the equivalent to half of Britain, has been made available to customers over the last 12

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

5th Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe

On the second day of the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE), delegates discussed implementing sustainable forest management, using wood as a source of bioenergy and the links between forests and water resource protection. Participants heard statements from MCFPE signatory countries and observer countries and organizations. Signatory States then adopted

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Environment Agency carbon calculator for construction activities

UK Environment Agency carbon calculator could help you to make decisions on the the sustainability of your construction activities.  The Environment Agency has a broad interest in construction and the associated environmental impacts. We are also a significant construction client. Our construction spend (~£200 million for 2007-08) accounts for approximately 3% of the construction civil engineering sector.

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects

The second Holcim Awards competition to promote sustainable construction worldwide is now open. Entries in the competition can be submitted until February 29, 2008 at www.holcimawards.org. The prize money for the five regional competitions and the global awards totals USD two million. The Awards are an initiative of the Swiss-based Holcim Foundation to encourage and

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Accelerating innovation in concrete: Lafarge inaugurates a unique new research facility

Lafarge is today inaugurating a new technological building dedicated to innovation in concrete at its research center in L’Isle d’Abeau, near Lyons, the world’s largest building materials research facility. The creation of this unique facility demonstrates Lafarge’s drive to accelerate the implementation of its strategy for innovation in concrete, a major strategic focus of its

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Trimble Acquires UtilityCenter Assets from UAI

PR – Trimble announced today it has acquired the UtilityCenter assets from privately-held UAI, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama in an all-cash transaction. UAI is a leading provider of Geographic Information System (GIS)-based workflow automation and outage management solutions for electric and gas utilities. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Building a Sustainable America – One Community at a Time

PR — Even deep into the political debate season, there is one issue that generates much agreement: the need to go green while keeping the economy growing. That’s the target of the $3 million in grants that The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded today to cities and universities under its Collaborative Science and Technology

Friday, November 9th, 2007

GI_Forum 2008: First 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. Themes

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Intermap Technologies Reports Strong Third Quarter

Intermap Technologies Corp. today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007. For the third quarter, Intermap reported a 52% increase in total revenue to $14.3 million, as compared to total revenue of $9.4 million for the third quarter of 2006. Intermap’s contract services revenue component grew 92% to $11.9 million and

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Topcon Releases the GTS – 750

Topcon Europe Positioning is pleased to announce the release of a new series of Mid-range workhorse surveying total stations, the GTS-750 Series. The GTS-750 will replace the existing GTS-720 Series.   Now Topcon‘s mid range conventional total station series include all the modern advanced interface features of the new GPT-9000 and GPT-7500 series instruments.