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Friday, February 25th, 2011

NATMO Completes Detailed Map of Varanasi

The National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO), Kolkata, has made a map of Varanasi using spatial technology under its Golden Map Service project. The urban growth of Ramnagar and Mughalsarai has also been included in it,...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Land Administrators Asked to be Innovative

Professionals providing Surveying, Valuation and Land Administration services in Ghana were on Thursday charged to be innovative to attain standards that would instil professionalism for the effective growth and development of the nation. Professor Kofi Awoonor, Chairman...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Russia To Launch New Generation Glonass Satellite

A Soyuz booster rocket with the first new generation GLONASS satellite will soar aloft from the Plesetsk cosmodrome on Thursday, Russian news agency, Itar-Tass, reported. "The launch of the medium-class Soyuz 2.1b booster rocket with the Fregat...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Indian Space Agency Postpones Remote Sensing Satellite’s Launch

Not wanting to risk a failure of its lucrative Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and to be doubly sure about the on-flight performance of the various subsystems, India's space agency has postponed the launch of the rocket...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

India Commits $10 billion to Expand Forests with Green India Plan

The Indian government has approved a bold plan to expand and improve the quality of its forests as a part of the nation's National Action Plan on Climate Change. The reforestation plan, dubbed the National Mission for...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Insurer Attacks Lack of Flood Mapping

Insurance Australia Group has likened the lack of adequate flood mapping to a national infrastructure problem, with many home owners unable to secure flood cover because of the state of existing data. The country's biggest general insurer...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Greens Call for Halt to Sydney’s Western Sprawl

Sydney's urban sprawl should be halted by the end of the next term of parliament and all new homes built within existing suburbs from that time, the NSW Greens say. Ending urban sprawl and encouraging more affordable...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Automation of Surveying Creates Disruption and Opportunities

Surveying is going through a technological renaissance. The increased adoption of machine guidance systems has renewed the importance of the surveying trade. This technology calls for a highly-trained workforce, and surveyors are the most qualified for this...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Japanese Space Development Can Benefit the World

Interview with Keiji Tachikawa - President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). 2011 began for JAXA with the successful launch of KOUNOTORI 2, a cargo transport vehicle that delivered supplies to the International Space Station. In the spring, astronaut...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Australian Federal Agency Favoured Rail: Keneally

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally says Infrastructure Australia's "preference" for rail projects was behind its decision not to support certain road projects in the state. The federal government agency had rejected NSW's appeals for funding to ease some of...

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