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City of Regina Wins GIS Award for Innovative Culture Map

September 18, 2012 - in Corporate

Limited budgets challenge the City of Regina to be innovative and resourceful when looking for ways to provide information to the public. Joining Esri Canada's Community Maps Program in 2011 has allowed the City to cost-effectively share geographic maps and…

ARC Study Puts Intergraph as Top Overall Engineering Design Solution

September 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

ARC Advisory Group, the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure, ranks Intergraph® as the No. 1 overall engineering design…

3D Laser Mapping Launch New Dimension Hand Held Laser Scanner

September 18, 2012 - in Projects

3D Laser Mapping has launched a revolutionary hand held laser scanner designed to make 3D capture more accessible. Developed by Mantis Vision, the MVC-F5…

Bluesky 3D Models Support Pioneering Use of Building Information Modelling (BIM)

September 18, 2012 - in Facility Management, Projects

3D models created from high resolution aerial photography are supporting the pioneering use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) on regeneration and construction projects across London. Created by Bluesky and supplied to David Miller Architects the 3D models…

EcoCity World Summit Travels to France in 2013

September 17, 2012 - in Announcement, Projects

Sustainable cities are a global issue with more than 50% of the world population lives in cities. Cities crystallize the challenges of sustainable development in the context of an ecological, financial and societal crisis: water, food, energy, greenhouse gas…

Corpus Christi Steps into 3D GeoDesign and Emerges a Winner

September 13, 2012 - in Featured, Modeling, Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

When the Corpus Christi Downtown Management District (DMD) decided to use 3D visualization to help promote and plan its revitalization program, it probably did not know that it would turn into a case study for one of the most significant movements in city…

National Report Card Says Canada's Municipal Infrastructure is "At Risk"

September 12, 2012 - in Maintenance, Projects

Canada's municipal infrastructure is at risk, with more than half of municipal roads requiring significant repairs and one in four wastewater plants needing major upgrades. This was the key finding of the first-ever Canadian Infrastructure Report Card, a major…

National Report Card Says Canada’s Municipal Infrastructure is “At Risk”

September 12, 2012 - in Maintenance, Projects

Canada's municipal infrastructure is at risk, with more than half of municipal roads requiring significant repairs and one in four wastewater plants needing major upgrades. This was the key finding of the first-ever Canadian Infrastructure Report Card, a major…

The USDA Reaches Investment Goal of $250M for Smart Grid Improvements

September 12, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has reached its $250 million goal to finance smart grid technologies, a key component of President Obama's effort to help modernize our nation's electric system. Vilsack also announced nine rural…

EPA Unveils Calif. Mapping Tool for Developing Renewable Energy Sources

September 11, 2012 - in Corporate, Energy, Renewables, Renewal/Retrofit

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, announced an online mapping tool that enables users to find contaminated and degraded properties in California ideal for renewable…