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Bechtel Extends Innovative Infrastructure Partnership in Gabon

June 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Bechtel, a leading global engineering, project management and construction company has extended its partnership with the Central African nation of Gabon, which it has been working with since 2010 to create and implement a $25 billion national infrastructure…

National Competition Selects Three Winners to Advance Water Entrepreneurship, Resiliency and Sustainability

February 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2016—Invisible bubbles to help the oil and gas industry recycle water. Growing a valuable mineral from wastewater to help feed the…

German Town of Albstadt Tackles Virtual and Augmented Reality

December 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling

Technologiewerkstatt chose Virtalis VR technology when it won a competition jointly supported by the EU and the region of Baden-Württemberg for a facility…

Near Westside Initiative Receives Prestigious Award from USGBC

October 24, 2014 - in Projects

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2014—The Near Westside Initiative, a not-for-profit organization housed in Syracuse University's Office of Community Engagement and Economic Development, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Mayor Richard M. Daley Legacy Award…

Mayors Join Forces to Promote Mississippi River Health and Economy

September 18, 2014 - in Projects, Water

Twenty-five Mayors gathered in New Orleans to unveil the Mississippi River Sustainable Development Fund and a partnership between the Mississippi River World Trade Center Alliance and 18 Community Foundations serving communities along the River. Hosted by…

UK to Fund Internet of Things Research

March 10, 2014 - in Sensors

At the digital technology trade fair CeBIT 2014 in Hannover, David Cameron announced that UK chief science adviser Sir Mark Walport will lead a review into internet of things technologies. He also said £45m will be available for internet of things research…

New Haven Mapping Project Focuses on Pedestrian Wayfinding

February 16, 2014 - in Planning

Matthew Nemerson, the city’s new economic development administrator, literally wants to put New Haven on the map. With $600,000 on hand from a federal grant, the city plans to put up maps at key intersections to help pedestrian visitors get around downtown,…

California’s Gateway Cities Launch Sophisticated GIS Planning Web Tool

January 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The 28 municipalities in the Gateway Cities Council of Governments in southeastern Los Angeles County have teamed up to launch a groundbreaking new website, GatewayCOGSiteProspector.org, to attract businesses and jobs. Using Geographic Information System (GIS)…

MetroGIS Recommends that Seven Counties Make their Geospatial Data Free and Open

December 13, 2013 - in Maintenance

MetroGIS, a metro-area government-administered collaborative tasked with ensuring that geographical information systems (GIS) are used and shared effectively in the area, has formally made a recommendation to the Seven Metro County governments to make their…

Wireless Infrastructure Investment Will Generate $1.2 Trillion in Economic Activity and Create 1.2 Million Jobs

September 20, 2013 - in Construction, Financial, Projects

PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association today released a new study showing that projected private investment in wireless infrastructure over the next five years will generate as much as $1.2 trillion in economic growth and create 1.2 million new jobs.…