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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…

American Electric Power Chooses Bentley Substation to Increase Design Efficiencies, Improve Collaboration

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced…

Bluesky to Map Energy Wastage from Homes Across Britain’s Cities

January 14, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has been awarded contracts to map heat loss across towns and cities covering around 10 per cent of the population. Using…

Single Point of Distribution Eliminates Journeys and Carbon Emissions

January 14, 2014 - in Maintenance

Land and Property Services (LPS), part of the Department of Finance and Personnel for Northern Ireland, has developed a strategic GIS platform for storing, managing and delivering location information to a broad user base. Called Spatial NI, this eagerly-awaited…

Frost & Sullivan Expects Sensor Technologies to Become an Integral Part of Buildings

Growing interest in energy conservation and reducing carbon dioxide emissions has encouraged research in energy-efficient buildings and stepped up the use of sensors in building applications. In fact, the construction of green buildings has become easier with…

Aveva Reduces Design Time by 80% for Burgasnefteproekt

January 9, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

AVEVA today announced that Burgasnefteproekt, an engineering company in the field of petrochemicals, has achieved significant cost savings using AVEVA Laser Modeller. Burgasnefteproekt recently acquired the AVEVA software and used it to capture the as-built…

Three-Quarters of Contractors Using BIM Globally Report Positive ROI on Their BIM Investments

January 9, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Financial, Modeling

Contractors in nine of the world's top construction markets using BIM report that building information modeling (BIM) helps them to improve productivity, efficiency, quality and safety on their projects, as well as their own competitiveness, according to a…

High-temp Sensors to Increase Power Plant Efficiency

January 8, 2014 - in Energy, Sensors

The National Energy Technology Laboratory sensors team is working on sensor technologies to enable embedded gas sensing at high temperatures. The team’s goal is to develop novel materials with large optical responses and high-temperature stability for integration…

GE and ike(GPS) Improve Utility Worker Efficiency with Mobile MapSight Device

December 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance, Products

Improving field utility worker efficiency and building on its advanced utility asset measurement offering, GE's Digital Energy business has announced it is branding ikeGPS' innovative field measurement product as MapSight. This revolutionary solution integrates…

Siemens to Automate the Two Busiest Commuter Lines in the USA

November 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Siemens Rail Automation, in a consortium with Bombardier Transportation, is to upgrade the train control systems on the two largest commuter lines in the USA under the terms of a corresponding contract awarded by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).…