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Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Bentley Acquires LEAP Software, Inc., Expanding Portfolio of Software for Analysis and Design of Con

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has acquired LEAP Software, Inc., a leading provider of analysis and design products for concrete bridges. The LEAP bridge solutions are the industry standard across North America, used by 37 U.S. state departments of transportation, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, a large number of city and

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

GGP Systems Gives a Unique Vision to Urban Regeneration in Salford

PR — GGP Systems is playing a key role supporting one of Britain’s most successful and innovative urban regeneration partnerships. Using GGP’s geographical information system (GIS) Urban Vision, a joint venture company between Capita Symonds, Salford City Council and Morrison Highway Maintenance, is transforming the delivery of essential information within Highway Services and Transportation. Urban Vision

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

SPOT Image Partners with AmericaView

PR — Students at colleges and universities across the United States will have web access to high-resolution satellite imagery for use in educational and research projects thanks to a new partnership between SPOT Image Corp. and the AmericaViewSM, Inc. Consortium. SPOT has agreed to make SPOT satellite imagery available via the web to AmericaView academic

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