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Jacobs Completes Sale of Its Jacobs France Business to NOX SARL

July 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

PASADENA, Calif.—Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it has entered a share purchase agreement (SPA) to transfer operations within its Jacobs France subsidiary to NOX SARL in France. The transaction value was not disclosed, and was settled…

Fugro Progresses on 1,500-Kilometer Ground Penetrating Radar Survey for SNCF

June 30, 2016 - in Projects, Rail, Surveying/Mapping

Fugro has reached the halfway mark in data collection as part of a 4-year contract to survey trackbed for French rail operator, SNCF. Under the framework,…

FOCUS 35 Total Station Monitors Dam For Movement

May 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

Tarn, France, May 23, 2016—At the Razisse dam on the Dadou River in southwest France, a Spectra Precision FOCUS 35 robotic total station has just completed…

New French Law Set to Radically Change Ground Transportation in France

July 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

Berlin, Germany, July 15, 2015—Last week the French government rushed through approval of the Macron Law, a bill designed to modernise France’s economy, speed up growth and deregulate many industries, a move that is considered more “business friendly”.…

StreetMapper Maps French Railways for Safer Tracks

August 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Rail, Transportation

FIT ESIC is helping France’s national railway company SNCF improve safety and inform track upgrade works with a mobile laser scanning system from 3D Laser Mapping. Owned and operated by FIT ESIC, the rail mounted StreetMapper was used to survey several hundreds…

Ecocities Emerging to Support Humanity’s Transition to the Ecozoic Era

September 4, 2013 - in Announcement, Renewal/Retrofit

In just a few weeks the global ecocity movement will converge for the 10th time since ecocity pioneer Richard Register launched the series in 1990, in Berkeley, California. This time we will gather in the Loire River Valley in the beautiful City of Nantes,…

France’s Montpellier District Turns to IBM to Help Build City of the Future

July 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

IBM and the Montpellier District of France signed an agreement to create an urban living laboratory to design new urban services for residents and support the economic development goals of local leaders. The urban laboratory will initially focus on improving…

In the Air, Underground, Everywhere: Portable 3D Measuring Technology in Action

June 27, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Modeling

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO): One of the stars at the FARO 3D Documentation User Meeting was indisputably the prototype of the flying FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D. Many of the participants pulled out their cameras or mobile phones when the multicopter…

Tidal Energy Modelling Tool Helps Identify Most Efficient Sites

April 24, 2013 - in Energy

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) and HR Wallingford are launching a tidal energy modelling tool for use by tidal energy developers to identify the most efficient sites for tidal energy converters, tidal arrays or tidal barrage schemes around the UK…

FARO Plans 3D Documentation User Conference

March 11, 2013 - in Announcement

3D documentation generated with the help of three-dimensional laser scanning is increasingly being used in many sectors. Application possibilities and technology trends will therefore take centre stage at FARO’s third 3D Documentation User Meeting. In 2013…