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Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Worldwide Challenges Facing the Construction Industry

BETWEEN THE POLES BLOG: Worldwide Challenges Facing the Construction Industry There are some very serious challenges facing the construction industry that are motivating new approaches to how we design, build, operate, and maintain buildings and infrastructure.  While these new technologies are designed to address challenges in the construction industry, I think that they are going

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Cadcorp SIS-based Application Helps Dutch Municipalities

Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that its business partner in the Netherlands, Vicrea Solutions BV, has recently won contracts from several Dutch municipalities to supply and implement Vicrea’s Geo Vastgoed Registraties (GVR) application, which has been developed using Cadcorp SIS – Spatial Information System. Read More

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Autodesk Reports Record Revenues of $526 Million

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) reported record quarterly revenues of $526 million, an increase of 17 percent over the second quarter of the prior fiscal year. Second quarter net income was $92 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, on a GAAP basis and $108 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, on a non-GAAP basis. Net income

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

European Transport Policy for 2010 : Time to Decide

EUROPEAN UNION – Transport is a key factor in modern economies. But there is a permanent contradiction between society, which demands ever more mobility, and public opinion, which is becoming increasingly intolerant of chronic delays and the poor quality of some transport services. As demand for transport keeps increasing, the Community’s answer cannot be just

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Sui Southern Gas Company Selects ArcFM

Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) has become the first company in Pakistan to implement Telvent Miner & Miner’s ArcFM Solution for their Karachi, Sindh, and Balochistan region operations. The company has chosen ArcFM, ArcFM Server, ArcFM Viewer, Inspector, and Designer products to add new functionalities in their existing GIS system and to help manage

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Coca-Cola Releases Corporate Responsibility Review

We may be best known for the shape of our bottle, but we are also passionate about shaping the world — one community at a time. Each of us leaves a mark on the planet and on one another. At The Coca-Cola Company, we are committed to making a positive mark on communities and minimizing

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

SolidWorks Education Edition 2007-2008 Helps Students

SolidWorks Corporation today gave students and teachers the key resources they need to enhance engineering education with the release of SolidWorks® Education Edition 2007-2008. The latest version of SolidWorks 3D CAD software for students includes links to a new 3D CAD curriculum portal. Read More 

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Shell Sustainability Report 2006

As the Report explains, this challenge has three parts: to provide the massive amount of extra energy needed to fuel development and reduce poverty; to keep supplies secure from disruption; and to do this in socially and environmentally responsible ways. Helping meet this challenge, while continuing to provide competitive financial returns, is at the heart

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

Hexagon Acquires Laser Technologies Company in Israel

Hexagon has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of CogniTens Ltd., a 3D non contact measurement technologies company. CogniTens is built on the concept of providing manufacturers with full surface and features measurements using advanced 3D optical technology. Read More

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Optimal Geomatics Invitation to the 2007 Third Quarter Financial Results

MARKETWIRE – Optimal Geomatics Inc., a geomatics solutions provider to engineering and geospatial professionals, will be holding a teleconference on September 5, 2007 at 8:00am Pacific Time, 11:00am Eastern Time and 4:00pm Greenwich Time to discuss the financial results for the 2007 third quarter, hosted by Colum Caldwell, President and Chief Executive Officer. Read More