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GITA Transitions to New Business Model

June 14, 2012 - in Corporate

At its recent meeting in May, the GITA Board of Directors approved a plan that will allow the association to continue to provide services to the geospatial industry as a volunteer organization.  GITA staff will continue as full time employees until the end…

Mayor Forms Chicago Infrastructure Trust

June 12, 2012 - in Facility Management

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has picked five people to serve on the inaugural board of the Chicago Infrastructure Trust. The City Council approved formation…

Geographic Tool Improves School Infrastructure Planning

May 28, 2012 - in Planning

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has developed an electronic tool for improving infrastructure planning for education. Education MEC Donald…

Competition Calls for Smart Navigation Ideas

May 24, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors

New approaches that leverage combined usage are a smart way to get the most out of existing infrastructures in the field of satellite navigation. "We're looking for truly smart solutions that view existing satellite navigation infrastructures and technologies…

Infrastructure Updates a Costly Burden for Cities

May 18, 2012 - in Water

Water lines buried decades ago beneath Urbana’s streets are breaking apart more frequently, forcing city officials to develop a plan to replace miles of infrastructure. Urbana is not the only city facing aging water infrastructure. According to a report…

Bentley Systems Honors Tom Lazear With Inaugural Bentley Institute Lifetime Achievement Award

May 16, 2012 - in Corporate

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today presented Tom Lazear, chairman of California-based Archway Systems, the longest-serving Bentley Channel Partner,…

Esri Canada to Bring Together Public-Private Collaboration to Build a Geospatial Data Exchange Infrastructure for Canada

May 16, 2012 - in Corporate

Esri Canada today announced that the company has been selected by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) to lead the GeoFoundation Exchange project. The project, which is partly funded under NRCan's GeoConnections program, focuses on developing a prototype for an…

Esri Canada to Bring Together Public-Private Collaboration to Build a Geospatial Data Exchange Infrastructure for Canada

May 16, 2012 - in Corporate

Esri Canada today announced that the company has been selected by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) to lead the GeoFoundation Exchange project. The project, which is partly funded under NRCan's GeoConnections program, focuses on developing a prototype for an…

America’s Crumbling Infrastructure Will Challenge Emergency Managers For Decades

May 8, 2012 - in Emergency

They call it “critical” infrastructure for a reason. Roads and bridges, energy, water, even the food supply: The loss of any one of these can bring a region to its knees. It’s not just the collapse of a critical resource that can wreak havoc. Rather,…