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Woolpert Partners With Altavian For Commercial UAS Data Collection

April 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Woolpert, a national geospatial, design and infrastructure management firm headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, recently announced it has partnered with Altavian to operate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for aerial surveying and mapping data collection. Altavian,…

Metropolitan Police Helps Improve Road Safety in London with GGP's GIS

April 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Metropolitan Police Service is using the latest desktop mapping software to collate essential data about road traffic collisions in London. The advanced…

PITT OHIO Adopts Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics

April 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Esri announces that PITT OHIO, a transportation solutions provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has licensed Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation…

FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program Needs an Updated Approach to Analyzing Flood Risk

March 21, 2013 - in Projects, Water

In administering the National Flood Insurance Program, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) needs a more modern approach to analyzing and managing flood risk behind levees -- one that would give public officials and individual property owners a clearer…

America's Infrastructure Grade Up to a D+

March 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced its endorsement of the 2013 Report Card for American’s Infrastructure that was released today by the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE). A slight uptick occurred in the 2013 Report Card’s…

PennWell Acquires Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference, Joins Forces with Geospatial Industry Association GITA

March 18, 2013 - in Announcement, Oil & Gas, Projects

PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from Willbros Engineers and entered into an agreement with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association…

New York City Adds "Code Corps" to Harness Volunteers for Disaster Response

March 18, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Code Corps is the nation’s first municipal program that engages vetted volunteer technologists to realize lifesaving City government initiatives with an emphasis on emergency and disaster recovery needs. Code Corps partners include nonprofit and private…

Get Recognized as a Leader in Transforming the World’s Infrastructure

March 14, 2013 - in Announcement, Corporate

infrastructure-excellence.com is hosting the 2nd annual competition showcasing Excellence in Infrastructure. The winners will be given over $10,000 in prizes by our generous competition sponsors. The competition is open to everyone planning, designing, building…

Bentley's InpectTech Adds Mobile Infrastructure Asset Documentation

February 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Inspectors have a new level of mobility with InspectTech Collector Mobile on the iPad. This app enables quick and effective collection of infrastructure asset information and completion of inspections in the field. A streamlined interface delivers valid…

3D Adds New Dimension to Townsville's Development Future

February 21, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

In a first for regional Queensland, Townsville City Council is using cutting-edge Geographic Information System (GIS) technology from intelligent mapping specialists Esri Australia to create a digital 3D map of the state’s unofficial northern capital. Townsville…