/ Category / News

London 2012 Velodrome: The Role of Simulation in the Design Process

December 9, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Projects

The London 2012 velodrome achieved the environmental standards rating ‘BREEAM Excellent’ at the design stage. The article ‘London 2012 Velodrome – integrating advanced simulation into the design process’ by Harries, Brunelli and Rizos, published…

Global GIS Market in Transportation Industry Report, 2016

December 5, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global GIS Market in Transportation Industry 2012-2016" report to their offering. The Global GIS…

Cleveland Revitalizes by Streamlining Demolition

December 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

The City of Cleveland was contending with numerous vacant and distressed homes following the housing crisis. While the agency was focused on revitalizing…

Trimble Introduces New Version of its Cloud-based Software and Mobile Applications for Smart Water and Wastewater Management

December 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the latest version of its smart water and wastewater management software—Trimble® Connect™ version 1.5. The latest release of the cloud-based software includes a suite of applications that help water and wastewater…

Queensland Simplifies 14 Urban Planning Policies Into One

December 5, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

The Newman Government has unveiled landmark reforms to revolutionise the way local councils, the development and construction industry and the State work together to make the best planning decisions for all Queenslanders. Deputy Premier and Minister for State…

Robots Delivering Your Mail

December 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

'Drones' is the word of the week. While the focus until now has been on their less savory applications, Amazon's vision of mail delivered by drone has brought attention to different uses. Once an industry tool, or the plaything of electronics enthusiasts,…

Septic Systems Contaminate Groundwater in Carson Valley, Nevada

December 5, 2013 - in Projects, Water

A recent study in Nevada's Carson Valley by the U.S. Geological Survey confirms that septic tanks are contaminating groundwater in the region with concentrations of nitrates, posing human health risks from contaminated drinking water. Conducted on a larger…

Bluesky Helps UK Government Research into Viability of Solar Energy to UK PLc

December 5, 2013 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is supporting a million pound research project into the potential costs and benefits of solar energy in the UK. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), PV2025 aims to answer a number of questions…

Esri Introduces ArcGIS for Electric and Gas

December 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Products

Esri today announced the release of ArcGIS for Electric and ArcGIS for Gas—ready-to-use maps and apps designed for utilities. Both are freely available to Esri customers. Developers and utility experts at Esri spent years studying industry needs and trends…

South Wales Police and Gwent Police Purchase Symphony Bluelight From Aligned Assets

December 4, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects

Gazetteer specialists Aligned Assets are pleased to announce both South Wales Police and Gwent Police as the latest customers of their AddressBase Premium compatible Symphony Bluelight corporate gazetteer management system. South Wales Police is an established…