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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

Columbus GIS System for Infrastructure Support

Columbus Geographic Systems (GIS) Ltd. (NV, USA) plans to launch a new GIS tool designed to assist in the maintenance of infrastructure and utilities spanning wide geographical spaces. This advanced system is designed to provide real-time information to government, non-government and commercial organizations responsible for maintaining critical infrastructure that span wide geographical spaces. These infrastructures include roads, electricity and telephone lines, cellular antennas, and parks and public recreation areas. This GIS tool provides relevant information about the specific infrastructure and displays changes, problems, and events, as they occur. The intuitive system can be used by a non-professional user with minimum... (read more)
2007-12-10 10:19:14

Plans for Britain's National Spatial Address Infrastructure

Plans for a new national, high-quality spatial address infrastructure building are announced by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM), Ordnance Survey and the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) for local government. The aim is to provide a single national database that will be maintained through a partnership approach and a collaborative framework of address and property identifiers. This will be developed and operated by Ordnance Survey in partnership with local and central government. It will build on the work already undertaken by the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG), Royal Mail and Ordnance Survey. A joint prospectus issued... (read more)
2005-05-26 12:00:00

Intergraph SG&I Becomes Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure

Intergraph’s Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) division has rebranded globally as Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. The new name more closely aligns the business and its industry-leading solutions with parent company Hexagon. Since acquiring Intergraph in 2010, Hexagon has made many strategic and beneficial investments in safety and infrastructure solutions, varying from research and development to acquisitions and partnerships. Steven Cost, president of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, explained that those investments have helped to meet the needs of governments and service providers around the world – improving operations, enhancing enterprise-wide information and reducing the total-cost of ownership for mission-critical and business-critical... (read more)
2015-10-12 09:40:33

Improving Accuracy of Mobile Underground Infrastructure Locator

InfraRadar, a mobile ground-penetrating radar infrastructure locator developed and manufactured by GT Frontline, recently switched to the Spectra Precision SP80 GNSS receiver. Company president Dick van der Roest said this was done because a good position is essential for a good survey and the SP80 performs significantly better than alternative systems. The InfraRadar, integrated with the SP80, is used to map underground infrastructures, including pipes, conduits and cables, as well as archaeological or geological features, and unexploded ordinance. According to Van der Roest, a significant number of GT Frontline customers require centimetre-level accuracy at X, Y and Z, which the... (read more)
2014-11-21 11:59:44

OGC Launches Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Project

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has announced a new OGC Interoperability Program project called the Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Standards and Communication Pilot ('Arctic SDI Pilot'). The Arctic SDI Pilot is sponsored by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada. The goal is to demonstrate to Arctic stakeholders the diversity, richness and value of a spatial data infrastructure (SDI) based on web services and standardised exchange formats in helping address critical issues impacting the Arctic. Stakeholders include national and pan-Arctic science and monitoring organisations as well as decision-makers engaged in Arctic research, socio-economic policy and environmental management. The organisations participating... (read more)
2016-01-11 04:27:33

Road Infrastructure IT Solution Supports Efficient Teamwork

Poland’s Malopolska Province uses a road infrastructure management IT solution provided by TatukGIS's customer SHH. The solution includes dedicated GIS tools that enable analysis, sharing and reporting of information concerning roads and incidents. For this implementation, the Malopolska Province Road Management Authority in Krakow was awarded the Gold Award in the 'Innovation' category for the transport industry. The TatukGIS Developer Kernel was used to develop two of the system's modules: The desktop application portion of the solution which is, essentially, a thick client to the Geoinformation Data Warehouse running on Oracle database, and the Design Files Repository that enables team members access to road project... (read more)
2016-03-02 09:39:59

Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners Ranking

Bentley Systems has announced during the BeInspired conference the release of its inaugural Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners ranking. This global compendium of the top public- and private-sector owners of infrastructure is based on the value of their cumulative infrastructure investments (measured by reported net tangible fixed assets). Data sources for the Bentley Infrastructure 500 included published financial statements and third-party research. The rankings, which Bentley will update annually, make it possible to readily compare investment levels across types of infrastructure, regions of the world, and public and private organisations. Bentley Systems has compiled the Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners... (read more)
2010-10-20 11:53:36

National GPS Infrastructure Network for Southern Poland

Trimble (CA, USA) has supplied its VRS (Virtual Reference Station) software to establish a national GPS infrastructure network in the south of Poland. The VRS network, known as Malopolski System Pozycjonowania Precyzyjnego, is operated by the BGUM, the survey office of the local government. Built with Trimble GPSNet and RTKNet software, the network covers the southern part of Poland, called Malopolska. In addition to improving the accuracy of results, the network is expected to enable fast measurements within 2-5 seconds. The use of the network will be free of charge for surveyors in the next three years. The network is... (read more)
2006-12-22 10:37:07
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