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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

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

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

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

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

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
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