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ICLEI Releases Green Business Challenge App for Cities

July 17, 2012 - in Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA has released the Green Business Challenge App, a powerful and customizable web application that now allows any city, town, or county to launch a friendly competition among its business community to save money,…

GGP Software Addresses New Town Planning

July 17, 2012 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

Gazetteer Management Software from GGP Systems is helping a Leicestershire Council communicate plans for a proposed new town. In a second round of consultation…

Gehry Technologies Creates an Online BIM Collaboration from a Project Perspective

July 17, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Gehry Technologies (GT), a spin-off of Gehry Partners since 2002, has created a web-based 3D file management and project collaboration platform purpose-built…

Determining the Economic Feasibility of Offshore Wind Farms

July 16, 2012 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Palisade’s risk analysis software, @RISK, has been selected by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, ECN (www.ecn.nl/), to determine whether offshore wind farms are financially viable from an operation and maintenance perspective. A key issue for…

USDA Announces Smart Grid Funding For Rural Electric Co-ops

July 16, 2012 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that rural electric cooperatives and utilities in 15 states will receive loan guarantees to make improvements to generation and transmission facilities and implement smart grid technologies. "Maintaining…

Robots and Lasers Document Philadelphia's Underground Infrastructure

Center City in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a confluence of transportation, shopping, business, and government agency activity, with several multilevel spaces (including underground) within a few blocks. The City of Philadelphia is committed to encouraging…

Robots and Lasers Document Philadelphia’s Underground Infrastructure

Center City in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a confluence of transportation, shopping, business, and government agency activity, with several multilevel spaces (including underground) within a few blocks. The City of Philadelphia is committed to encouraging…

Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design Aims to Aid Economic Viability of Rural Areas

July 12, 2012 - in Corporate, Planning

Beginning July 1, 2012, the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) will be a partnership among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Project for Public Spaces, along with the Orton Family Foundation and the…

SITEOPS 6 Features 3D Visualization and Advanced Budgeting

July 11, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Today, BLUERIDGE Analytics released  SITEOPS 6, the latest advancement in site optimization and conceptual design software. With this latest release, users can create comprehensive cost reports by assigning costs to items such as sanitary sewage, landscaping…

Leica's iCON Office Aids Construction Data Preparation

July 11, 2012 - in Construction, Corporate

Leica Geosystems has added Leica iCON office to its recently launched new Leica iCON portfolio for data preparation, editing and reporting between the office and the Leica iCON hardware and software solutions for construction applications. 

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