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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…

Town of Culpeper, VA Launches New Online GIS System By SiteVision, Inc.

January 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Town of Culpeper, VA has formally launched its new GIS System. SiteVision, Inc. is providing the new GIS system as software as a service (SAAS) under…

City of West Hollywood GIS Strategic Plan Innovative City – Innovative GIS

January 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Smart Cities

West Hollywood is known as one of the most progressive cities in California.  Home to the renowned Sunset Strip, West Hollywood is a completely developed,…

Volvo Car Group’s Magnus Rönnäng to Keynote at SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference

January 20, 2014 - in Announcement, Projects

Magnus Rönnäng, Technical Expert, Virtual Manufacturing at Volvo Car Group, will deliver a Keynote Address entitled “Living in the Point Cloud” at SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference. The 11th edition of the event will take place…

Buried Services Mapping Technology Ensures Sino Iron Project is Always on Solid Ground

January 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

CITIC Pacific Mining has taken a high-tech approach to managing underground infrastructure at the largest magnetite project under construction in Australia, with the development of an industry-first, interactive buried services reporting and mapping system.…

WHO Road Safety Statistics: Sweden Almost Ten Times Safer than Egypt

January 20, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Roads, Transit, Transportation

The World Health Organization has an online map site with global data for road traffic death rates. The risk of dying from a road traffic accident is almost ten times higher for people in Egypt compared to Sweden. The site also factors in other causes of mortality.…

Thousands of Natural Gas Leaks Found In D.C.’s Aging Pipes

January 20, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Smart Cities

High levels of natural gas are escaping from the aging pipes beneath the streets of the nation's capital, creating potentially harmful concentrations in some locations, a new study has found. Natural gas leaks pose explosion risks, health concerns and contribute…

New Research Center Focuses on Extending Pavement Life

January 19, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

With nearly 4 million miles of public roads crossing the United States and millions of dollars spent to maintain them, it’s imperative that researchers look for better ways to preserve these roadways. That work is being advanced at the Michigan State University…

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…

GE Unveils Ecomagination Center In Masdar City To Develop Innovative Solutions For Sustainable Development

January 16, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

GE (NYSE: GE) unveiled its ecomagination Center in Masdar City to develop innovative solutions for driving sustainable growth. Masdar City, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE is one of the world’s most sustainable cities and is on a mission to discover a “greenprint”…