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Siemens New ICx High-Speed Train Begins Trials

September 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Rail

As of today, the ICx – the new high-speed train from Siemens built for German rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) – is underway in Germany’s public rail network. Siemens began the train’s first high-speed trials today. Beginning with a maximum speed…

NOEtop Wall Formwork Allows a Bridge to be Concreted in One Pour

August 28, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Corporate

Aug. 28, 2015—Süssen Bypass is intended to relieve through traffic from the town centre. An overpass was built as part of this project. Andreas Stark…

Aeroliner3000 Impresses in the ‘Tomorrow’s Train Design Today’ Competition

June 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

The Aeroliner3000 train concept, jointly developed by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Andreas Vogler…

Twelve Siemens Streetcars for Ulm

May 26, 2015 - in Corporate, Rail

May 26, 2015—Siemens will deliver twelve Avenio M low-floor light rail vehicles to Ulm, Germany. SWU Verkehr GmbH (subsidiary of Ulm municipal authority) and Siemens sealed the deal on May 22 at a contract signing. The order is valued at some 32 million…

Global Summit of Transport Ministers Kicks Off in Germany

May 26, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Annual Summit of transport ministers from around the world is opening in the German city of Leipzig today with its traditional Children’s University. This year’s topic is supply chains and logistics, or “how do those presents get to me? Dorothee…

INTERGEO 2014 – The Geo Industry is Ready for a Networked World

October 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Event Coverage

BERLIN, Oct. 9, 2014—INTERGEO 2014 in Berlin has clearly demonstrated that the industry really has secured its place in the digital, networked world. Geoinformation has evolved from a specialist niche and is becoming part of mainstream IT. The trade show…

German Infrastructure Projects Face Fierce Protests

July 29, 2014 - in Uncategorized

Wherever ambitious construction ventures loom on the horizon in Germany -- from the cities to the countryside, from the coastlines in the north to the Black Forest in the south -- opponents are taking to the streets. More often than not, the demonstrators…

Getting Out of a Jam – Geoinformation for the Mobility of the Future

June 30, 2014 - in Announcement, Projects, Transportation

There are many places on Germany’s approximately 650,000 kilometres of road that are on the verge of a traffic meltdown – and it really is no wonder considering the over 52 million vehicles that clock up a total daily mileage of more than 2.5 billion kilometres.…

INTERGEO Conference Integrates Geoinformation with Modern Infrastructure

June 12, 2014 - in Announcement, Projects

This year’s conference at the 20th INTERGEO will be taking a close look at crucial social and political topics set within the framework of increasing global digitization. A whole series of events and forums will offer in-depth discussions on shaping and…

Many Brandenburg Cities Already Available in 3D

March 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The production of 3D building models for the Brandenburg Surveying and Geoinformation Authority is completed. Digital 3D city models are more and more being used for urban planning, solar potential assessment, noise and emission prognoses, mobile communications…