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Timmons Group Selected by the City of Virginia Beach to Provide GIS Annual Services

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Timmons Group was selected by the City of Virginia Beach to provide annual engineering services to support the City’s Public Utilities GIS Program. The Public Utilities GIS Program provides complete utility infrastructure inventory and mapping services for…

Powerline Bushfire Risk Can Be Cut, Says Vegetation Mapping Expert

February 6, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy

The risk of powerlines sparking major bushfires can be significantly reduced with cutting-edge mapping technology, according to a visiting international…

GeoM Laser Surveys Angolan Overhead Power Lines

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

South African based GeoM has completed an aerial survey project of overhead power lines in Angola. Using a helicopter mounted high-speed laser scanner,…

Esri Helps Alabama Power Company Stretch Its Lidar Data Investment across the Utility

February 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Financial

Energy provider Alabama Power Company used Esri technology to move its valuable lidar data out of boxes and into the hands of more staff members, a move that is saving time and money for design, construction, maintenance, survey, and rights-of-way protection.…

Merrick & Company Awarded Multi-Year Contract with Georgia Transmission Corporation

January 24, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Merrick & Company’s Surveying team is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) to provide surveying, GIS and aerial mapping services. Merrick will provide GTC (www.gatrans.com) with…

GSI Scout Offers Tools for Utility Storm Damage Assessments

January 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

GeoSpatial Innovations, Inc. (GSI) announced today that it released a cloud-based storm damage assessment software for electric cooperatives, GSI Scout, supporting digital data collection and analysis for major storm events that cuts the time and costs of…

Optech Targets Utility Market for both Aerial and Terrestrial Laser Scanning

January 22, 2014 - in Energy, Modeling

Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and camera 3D survey systems, is pleased to announce its participation as an exhibitor at the DistribuTECH 2014 Conference and Exhibition being held this year in San Antonio,…

GRAPHISOFT Releases EcoDesigner STAR

January 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

GRAPHISOFT has announced the launch of EcoDesigner STAR, the first software that places standard-compliant energy analysis in the heart of the architect’s familiar BIM work environment.  EcoDesigner STAR enables architects to design the most energy-efficient…

Atlas Copco Filtration Solution Helps Turn Nottingham’s Waste Into Energy

January 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

FCC Environment, one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies, is using the latest energy-efficient compressor and filtration solutions from Atlas Copco to help turn waste into energy at its Nottingham waste processing site. The energy…

Platts Publishes its First North American Crude Oil System Map

January 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider, has expanded its portfolio of maps with the release of its first-edition North American Crude Oil System Map. This detailed, printed wall map presents in striking color the primary…