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PHMSA Doubles Awards to Universities for Pipeline Safety Research

October 1, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Pipelines

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration today awarded nearly $2 million to 11 universities to research new ideas and technologies that will improve the safety of the nation’s energy…

C40 Launches City Climate Change Hazard Taxonomy for Public Comment

March 16, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning

Today, at the UNISDR World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, C40 officially launched for public comment the City Climate Hazard Taxonomy, a structured…

Intermap Technologies Customizes InsitePro for Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Operators

November 19, 2014 - in Energy, Pipelines, Products, Surveying/Mapping

DENVER, Nov. 18, 2014— Intermap Technologies, a leading provider of location-based solutions, today announced the availability of InsitePro for Pipelines…

America’s PrepareAthon!, A National Day of Action Today

April 30, 2014 - in Emergency, Projects

Today marks the first National Day of Action as part of America’s PrepareAthon!, a community-based campaign to build a more secure and resilient nation by getting people to think about the disasters that could happen in their communities and to take action…

Coastal Habitats Shield People and Property from Sea-level Rise and Storm Surges

July 16, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Extreme weather, sea-level rise and degraded coastal ecosystems are placing people and property at greater risk of damage from coastal hazards. The likelihood and magnitude of losses may be reduced by intact reefs and coastal vegetation, especially when those…

UN-Habitat Names 10 Partner Cities to Help Urban Planning

April 18, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

The UN human settlement agency has announced 10 partner cities for its City Resilience Profiling Program (CRPP) that will develop a comprehensive urban planning of cities across the globe. The UN Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) said late Wednesday that…