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EcoWatch Wins €10k Prize in Smart Grid Innovation Hub Start-up Search

March 14, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

EcoWatch has been named ‘Ireland’s Most Promising Start-up’ for a smart-grid solution or service as part of the EirGrid and NDRC all-island Smart Grid Innovation Hub competition. Limerick-based EcoWatch scooped the top prize of up to €10,000 in funding…

Cyon Research Opens 2014 Global Survey of Engineering Software Users

March 14, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

Cyon Research Corporation today announced the opening of its 2014 Global Survey of Users of Engineering Software. The survey is open to employees of firms…

Canada’s Success Depends on Municipal Infrastructure Investment

March 14, 2014 - in Financial, Smart Cities

Canada's federal government recently announced $14 billion in new funding to help municipalities repair and replace aging infrastructure, such as roads,…

Water for People Partners with Toms to Bring Safe Drinking Water to More Communities

March 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Water

Today, Water For People and TOMS announced a strategic partnership to provide safe drinking water in developing countries. With an estimated 1.8 billion people living without access to safe drinking water, this partnership will help to support sustainable…

Land Use Impacts Aquatic Life in Illinois River Basin

March 13, 2014 - in Projects, Water

The biology of small streams in the Illinois River Basin has been disturbed by a mix of factors, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. Results from the study done on 18 sites on small streams in the Illinois River Basin in northwestern Arkansas…

Topcon Unveils New Features for MAGNET Enterprise

March 13, 2014 - in Corporate

Topcon Positioning Group announces two new updates for MAGNET Enterprise – the cloud-based solution for managing field and office data in a web browser environment.  New to the system is the introduction of MAGNET Enterprise Mobile, an application for mobile…

ABPmer to Map UK Shipping Density and Routes

March 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation to expand upon their recently published MMO1042 Shipping Activity Project. This latest commission will see the company provide mapping of UK shipping activity and…

Exelis GPS Threat Detection Capability Helped to Safeguard Super Bowl XLVII

March 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Products, Security, Sensors

Signal Sentry 1000, an Exelis (NYSE: XLS) product that detects and locates GPS interference sources in 3-D by using longitude, latitude and altitude, was deployed during Super Bowl XLVIII at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. In terms of power, satellite-to-Earth…

Hexagon to Acquire SAFEmine, A Leading Safety Solutions Company Serving the Mining Industry

March 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, has signed an agreement to acquire SAFEmine, a leader in the field of safety solutions for mining operations. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, SAFEmine provides…

Bacteria No Match for Deep Floridan Aquifer

March 12, 2014 - in Projects, Water

A first of its kind study has the potential to impact future regulatory decisions on disinfection practices for water prior to its recharge or following its storage in the Floridan Aquifer. The U.S Geological Survey report found that coliform bacteria die…