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Monday, January 28th, 2008

SunEdison Expands its Global Construction and Utility Expertise

PR – SunEdison, North America’s largest solar energy services provider, today announced that it has appointed two new senior executives to support its global solar energy services operations. Jubran Whalan, 36, has joined SunEdison as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Based in Beltsville, Whalan will oversee business development with utilities and sales of renewable

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Minnesota’s Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Building Habitat for Humanity Home in Hibbing; Project

PR – What started Saturday morning as a well managed Tree Farm will soon become dozens of 4’ x 8’ sheets of oriented strand board (OSB), as part of a unique effort by the Minnesota Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Implementation Committee to build a Habitat for Humanity home. Later this year, Hibbing’s Kelly Ritz and

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Trimble Introduces Affordable and Easy to Use Lightbar Guidance System for Agriculture

PR – Trimble  introduced a new lightbar system designed for first-time Global Positioning System (GPS) guidance users as well as veteran operators who may want to transition to assisted steering for their agriculture operations—the AgGPS® EZ-Guide® 250 lightbar guidance system. The EZ-Guide 250 system allows vehicle operators to steer tractors, sprayers, fertilizer applicators, harvesters and

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Trimble Agriculture Manager System Improves Productivity of Field Operations

PR – Trimble  today introduced its Web-based Agriculture Manager(TM) asset management system which combines Global Positioning Systems (GPS), machine sensors and automated wireless communications that allows farmers to more efficiently manage and operate large machinery fleets. The new Trimble Agriculture Manager system is designed to help farming operations, agriculture retailers and others automatically track their

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Trimble Introduces a Real-Time Weather Data Option from WeatherBug

PR – Trimble introduced today its TrimView(TM) Mobile Resource Manager (MRM) system version 2.3. The new version of the system includes a real-time weather data option from WeatherBug(R), operator of the largest weather network in the world, which is combined with automatic vehicle location and status information for the ready-mix concrete market. The announcement was

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Teaching with New Geoscience Tools: Visualizations, Models, and Online Data

PR – Geoscience today is a space-age science making extensive use of remote sensing data, remotely collected data, high performance computing, and state of the art data visualizations. These new research tools can often be accessed on-line making them particularly suitable for use in undergraduate teaching. This workshop will bring together geoscientists and educators to

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

GE, RES Partner on New Wind Farm, Adding Clean Energy to Texas Oil Drilling Area

PR – GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE  is investing in a $350 million, 166-megawatt wind generation project to supply Austin with renewable, clean power from an area traditionally better known for oil, ranching and farming. The project’s developer, Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., is beginning construction of the Hackberry wind farm in

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Mayrise System Pinpoints Faulty Street Lights with Telensa Remote Monitoring

PR – Mayrise Systems has integrated its street lighting management and mapping systems to a wireless monitoring system that automatically pinpoints faulty street lights.  Using remote control and monitoring technology developed by Telensa, data on faulty lamps is transmitted by radio telemetry and matched to street light inventory details held within the MAYRISE Street Lighting Management System.

Friday, January 25th, 2008

OGC® Data Quality Working Group Closing Survey on Spatial Data Quality Measures January 25th

PR – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Spatial Data Quality Working Group is pleased to announce that there has been a great response to the survey on spatial data quality measures. The survey will close by the 25th of January. This working group, under the leadership of Seb Lessware (Chair) from 1Spatial and Patrick Cunningham

Friday, January 25th, 2008

PCI Geomatics Announces Senior Executive Appointment

PR – PCI Geomatics announced today that it is enhancing its management structure to support its evolving US and international business presence and growth. John T. Werle has been named President and CEO of PCI Geomatics Corporation USA, and will focus on building business in the US marketplace. Mr. Werle will also lead PCI Geomatics’