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Terra Drone group company KazUAV supports World Bank’s school infrastructure risk assessment initiative in Kyrgyzstan
KazUAV is leveraging 3D mapping drones to help the...
Aerometrex Soars Higher with New 3D Models
Aerial mapper Aerometrex has released two new services for...
thinkWhere Announces 2020 Training Calendar
Stirling, Scotland – thinkWhere, a specialist in open source...
India to Put Humanoid Robot in Space by End-2020: ISRO
A humanoid robot will be ISRO’s first ‘astronaut’ in...
South Korea’s Chollian-2B Environmental Satellite To Launch In February 2020
South Korean environmental monitoring and oceanographic satellite Chollian-2B is...
Australian Bushfires: Mapping Population Dynamics
Massive wildfires have burned over 15 million acres of...
CDA, Survey of Pakistan to digitise capital’s land records
ISLAMABAD: To digitise land record system of the federal capital,...
UK Creates Virtual Satellite Data Centre In Fight Against Climate Change
UK Ministers announced on 30 December 2019 backing for...
South Korea’s KAI To Build Three Remote Sensing Satellites By 2025
South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on 31 December...
AMAP selects HERE as global provider of map and traffic data
Beijing – AMAP, China’s leading mapping, navigation and location-based services provider has selected...

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Hanson – Appointment of Esri Australia for Global Technology Roll-out

Hanson, one of Australia’s largest heavy building materials suppliers, has appointed data mapping and location intelligence specialists Esri Australia to develop and implement a Geographic Information System (GIS) internationally. For the past decade, Esri Australia has partnered...

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

‘No One Country’ Can Save the Reef

Julia Gillard's key climate-change adviser, Will Steffen, has warned that nothing short of securing an effective global agreement to tackle climate change can save the reef, while one of the world's leading reef scientists, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, has...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Mapping Economic Power of ‘Middleweight Cities’

Urbanization is the most significant driver of global economic growth. Today, the world is urbanizing rapidly with more than 50 percent of the world now living in towns and cities. But unearthing tangible business opportunities in those...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

India Needs New Cities and Experts Who Can Build Them

Indian universities churn out 450 urban planners a year for a country of more than a billion people. Experts say that is a measly turnout, given an estimated 500 million people are expected to migrate to cities...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

GSAT-8 Takes to the Skies

India's GSAT-8 satellite has been lofted into space aboard an Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the European launch facility in French Guiana in equatorial South America. It is the 20th satellite designed and built indigenously...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Iran President Names Infrastructure Minister

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has introduced Ali Nikzad to the Parliament (Majlis) as the candidate to run the newly-established Ministry of Infrastructure. On May 9, the Iranian government announced plans to merge the Ministries of Roads and...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Drought Shrinks China’s Largest Lake to Historic Low

Stricken by a severe drought, Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, recently began to shrink severely. According to the latest reports from satellite remote sensing, the current water area of Poyang Lake is 1,326 square...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Galileo: Europe Prepares for October Launch

The European Space Agency, Arianespace and the European Commission announced today that the launch of the first two satellites of Europe's global navigation satellite system is planned to take place on 20 October. This will be the...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Making Waves – Mapping the Changes from Sea-level Rises

The quad bike she uses to survey NSW beaches has sophisticated GPS technology that can communicate with more than 10 satellites to pinpoint her position to within two centimetres - less than the depth of a footprint...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Orbit Raising Operation of GSAT-8 Conducted Successfully

The first critical orbit-raising manoeuvre of GSAT-8 was successfully conducted on Sunday with the firing of the 440 Newton Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM) on board the satellite for 95 minutes by commanding the spacecraft from ISRO’s Master...