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China's Mountain Moving Project Gets Underway

December 9, 2012 - in Construction, Projects

In what is being billed as the largest "mountain-moving project" in Chinese history, one of China's biggest construction firms will spend £2.2bn to flatten 700 mountains levelling the area Lanzhou, allowing developers to build a new metropolis on the outskirts…

China’s Mountain Moving Project Gets Underway

December 9, 2012 - in Construction, Projects

In what is being billed as the largest "mountain-moving project" in Chinese history, one of China's biggest construction firms will spend £2.2bn to…

Hexagon Acquires 3D City Modelling Pioneer GTA Geoinformatik GmbH

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business of GTA…

FARO Focus3D honored with the Construction Computing Award 2012

December 5, 2012 - in Construction, Corporate

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO): the global leader in portable systems for documentation, measurement and imaging solutions, has announced that the FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D was able to prevail in the “Hardware Product of the Year” category of…

The OGC Forms 3D Portrayal Standards Working Group

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of the 3D Portrayal Standards Working group (3D Portrayal SWG). This group is chartered to progress the Candidate OGC Web 3D Service Interface Standard and the OGC Web View Service Discussion Paper…

Four Cities Added to C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

December 4, 2012 - in Projects

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the expansion of membership to include four additional cities from around the world – Oslo, Vancouver, Venice, and Washington, DC – bringing the total number of current C40 members to 63. "Cities…

GeoSpatial Experts Introduces GeoJot+ Subscription to Mobilize Field Teams

December 4, 2012 - in Corporate

GeoSpatial Experts today officially released its new GeoJot+ field data collection system.  The new subscription-based solution is built on GeoSpatial Experts’ popular GPS-Photo Link and GeoJot products.  With the mobile data collection app and office…

Cadcorp Launches GIS Application for Automating Site Audits

December 4, 2012 - in Corporate, Facility Management

British developer of geographic information systems (GIS) software, Cadcorp, has announced the immediate availability of ‘Site Auditor’ - an application designed for organisations that own or manage geographically dispersed assets that have to be periodically…

IMMCO Wins Bentley Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Communications Networks

December 3, 2012 - in Corporate

IMMCO today announced winning Bentley’s prestigious Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Communications Networks for their development of an Automated Quality Control Toolkit.  The toolkit works directly with Bentley Expert Designer Communications V8i product…

Autodesk Harnesses Consumer Buzz to Increase Cool Quotient

December 3, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured

Autodesk University 2012 took place in Las Vegas last week, with more than 8,000 Autodesk customers gathering from more than 80 countries. The event also included a live Internet broadcast to customers that were unable to attend. This year’s theme of “Learn.…