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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 — a customized version of InsitePro, Intermap’s natural catastrophe risk management software. InsitePro…

New Report: Action Needed Now to Fix Climate Change Preparedness Deficit

October 21, 2014 - in Environment, Financial, Maintenance

MERRIFIELD, Va., Oct. 21, 2014—Climate impacts are hitting home faster than governments are adapting, but it’s not too late to protect our communities…

Mid-Atlantic Experiences the Most Nuisance Flooding Since the 1960s

August 18, 2014 - in Projects, Stormwater

Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding”--which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road…

Water Scientists Reveal 10 ‘Golden Rules’ of Strategic Flood Management

May 23, 2014 - in Modeling, Planning, Water

With many families across the UK still dealing with the consequences of last winter’s flooding, the International Journal of River Basin Management has just published 10 ‘golden rules’ for strategic flood management (SFM). Written by an international…

With the Internet of Things, Smart Buildings Pose Big Risk

In an Internet of Things world, smart buildings with Web-enabled technologies for managing heat, lighting, ventilation, elevators and other systems pose a more immediate security risk for enterprises than consumer technologies. The increasing focus on making…

Aligned Assets Release Risk Information Module For Local Government

May 9, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Gazetteer specialists Aligned Assets are pleased to announce the release of a Risk Information Module as part of their local government gazetteer management system, Symphony iManage. Being provided as part of their continual drive to provide the highest quality…

7 Million Premature Deaths Linked to Air Pollution Annually

March 25, 2014 - in Environment, Projects

In new estimates released today, WHO reports that in 2012 around 7 million people died - one in eight of total global deaths – as a result of air pollution exposure. This finding more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air pollution is now…

Saskatchewan Utilities Work to Reduce Damage to Buried Lines

March 10, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects

SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel say they are expanding efforts in 2014 to reduce the number of incidents where damage occurs to buried power, natural gas and telecom lines. The three Crown utilities say they have seen, on average, a rising trend of infrastructure…

Sochi from the Sky: Airbus Defence and Space 3D Video and Satellite Imagery

January 28, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate

Airbus Defense and Space satellite imagery of Sochi, Russia, displays the Russian town, its sports complexes and natural setting. The Pléiades satellite image shows buildings housing indoor sports complexes in the Adler district of Sochi, while the video…

WHO Road Safety Statistics: Sweden Almost Ten Times Safer than Egypt

January 20, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Roads, Transit, Transportation

The World Health Organization has an online map site with global data for road traffic death rates. The risk of dying from a road traffic accident is almost ten times higher for people in Egypt compared to Sweden. The site also factors in other causes of mortality.…