McMahon Unveils New Infrastructure Asset Management Tool

McMahon Associates, a US-based engineering firm headquartered in the Philadelphia area, has introduced a powerful new technology tool to help municipalities and businesses better manage activities ranging from pothole repair to traffic-light maintenance, permitting and snow removal. The tool can save taxpayers money and help businesses and municipalities run more efficiently. Traisr is a web-based infrastructure asset-management application that relies on a Geographic Information System (GIS) to help users track, manage, maintain and report on vital assets quickly and easily, whether on the road or off. It is already being used by municipalities along the east coast. Traisr is being... (read more)
2014-07-15 09:25:43

Sultanate of Brunei to Transform Public Infrastructure

JSY Systems, a partner of Autodesk based in Brunei, has signed an agreement with the Public Works Department (PWD) of the Ministry of Development of the Sultanate of Brunei for the project management, design, supply, delivery, installation, integration, development, testing, training, commissioning and maintenance of an Integrated Document Production System (IDPS) for the Public Works Department (PWD). Expected to be completed by September 2007, the IDPS solution will standardise all public building design, construction and management processes, enabling Brunei to increase delivery speed, decrease costs, increase productivity and enhance the overall quality of public building construction across the country. A... (read more)
2006-12-08 12:00:00

IP-S2 for Infrastructure Assessment

The Center for Highway Asset Management Programs (CHAMPS) at Virginia Tech is conducting research for the Virginia Department of Transportation using Topcon's IP-S2 mobile mapping system to determine the location and condition of roadside assets. Topcon's IP-S2 is a vehicle-mounted, mobile 3D precision mapping and survey system that combines dual-frequency GNSS signal tracking and positioning and inertial measurement to integrate laser scanning and digital imaging.Dr. Jesus M. de la Garza, CHAMPS' director, and the Vecellio Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, is being assisted by graduate students Dimitrios Sideris and Grant Howerton in the execution of the research.CHAMPS' researchers are... (read more)
2010-04-12 10:00:36

Bentley Year of Infrastructure 2018 visual

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2018-08-01 12:53:30

Confirm for Amey's Highways Infrastructure Support

Pitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI) has announced that has chosen PBBI's highways asset management system Confirm to support the 25 year, GBP2.7bn Birmingham Highways PFI. PBBI's initial three year contract is worth GBP1.1m, with an option to extend two further years. The PFI partnership between Amey and Birmingham City Council is the UK's largest in the local government highways sector, and is responsible for 2,500km of the city's road network, 100,000 street lights and over 850 highway bridges, structures and tunnels.Confirm will make it easier for members of the public to report any faults or issues with the municipal environment... (read more)
2010-09-20 12:00:00

Lifecycle of Infrastructure Software for Student Use

The School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), located in New Delhi, India, has joined the Be Careers Network Academic SELECT subscription programme. SPA will use the program to help it establish a center of excellence at the institution that will enhance the software skills of its graduate, post-graduate, and doctoral students and help them succeed in the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), and operations professions. SPA's new Academic SELECT subscription provides students with lab and classroom access to more than sixty software products used by professional design and engineering organisations for sustaining infrastructure; unlimited no-fee home-use software licensing for faculty and... (read more)
2010-07-05 09:32:15

New Solutions for the Infrastructure Market

Autodesk, Inc. (CA, USA) launched the Autodesk Civil 3D 2007, Autodesk Map 3D 2007, and Autodesk Raster Design 2007 software products. These new solutions enable the integration of CAD and GIS data allowing customers to create, manage and share valuable spatial information for better decision-making and improved operational efficiency. Autodesk's spatial information management solutions include Autodesk Civil 3D 2007, Autodesk Map 3D 2007, Autodesk Raster Design 2007, Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise and Autodesk Utility Design. Autodesk Civil 3D and Autodesk Map 3D are built on the AutoCAD 2007 platform which enables customers to create, manage and share data with improved efficiency... (read more)
2006-03-27 12:00:00

Call for Papers on Spatial Data Infrastructure

The GSDI World Conference (GSDI 13), 14th GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference, Canadian Geomatics Conference (CGC) 2012 and the 7th 3D GeoInfo Conference will be jointly held as the Global Geospatial Conference 2012 to take place at the Qu├ębec City Convention Center from 14th to 17th May 2012. This conference offers numerous opportunities for oral presentations and refereed and non-refereed publication outlets. The organisers are calling for presentations. Deadline for Submission of Abstracts is 15 November 2011.   The presentations will be covering the range of practice, development and research experiences that advance the practice and theory of spatially enabling government,... (read more)
2011-10-18 10:02:38

Serbia Builds Nationwide GPS Infrastructure Network

Trimble (CA, USA) has supplied Global Positioning System (GPS) reference stations and VRSTM (Virtual Reference Station) software to establish one of the first Eastern Europe nationwide VRS infrastructure networks. Located in Serbia, the multi-purpose network provides a geospatial infrastructure for surveying, engineering and Geographic Information System (GIS) professionals. The network supplies fast and accurate GPS positioning for a variety of applications including surveying, urban planning, construction, environmental monitoring, resource and territory management, disaster prevention and relief, precision agriculture, scientific research, transportation management, and telecommunications and electricity distribution mapping. The Serbian VRS network or AGROS (Active Geodetic Reference Network of Serbia)... (read more)
2006-08-18 12:00:00

Singapore Builds National GPS Infrastructure Network

Trimble (CA, USA) has supplied GPS reference stations and VRS (Virtual Reference Station) software to establish a national GPS infrastructure network in Singapore. Covering the entire island-nation, the network provides a geospatial infrastructure for surveying, engineering and GIS professionals. The VRS network enables geospatial professionals to take advantage of highly accurate RTK GPS positioning without the need of separate base stations or software, significantly increasing efficiency and productivity. The Singapore VRS network, known as SiReNT (Singapore Satellite Positioning Reference Network), is operated by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), the national organisation for cadastre in Singapore. Built with five reference stations,... (read more)
2006-09-08 12:00:00
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