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Friday, July 8th, 2011

China Reviewing Google, Microsoft Map Apps

China said it’s reviewing Google Inc. (GOOG) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s license applications to offer online mapping services in the world’s largest Internet market. The companies’ Chinese ventures, which submitted their applications by the July 1 deadline,...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

ATCO to Acquire Western Australia Gas Networks

ATCO today announced that it has signed a conditional agreement to acquire Western Australia Gas Networks (WAGN) from WestNet Infrastructure Group. WAGN is the natural gas distribution utility company that serves the City of Perth and surrounding...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

UNSW Prof. Rizos Next President of Int’l Assoc of Geodesy

Professor Chris Rizos, head of the University of NSW School of Surveying & Spatial Information Systems (SSIS) in Sydney, Australia, was today named the new President of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG). The IAG advances the use...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Indonesia and South Korea Partner on Scientific Research

Indonesia`s Maritime and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) and South Korea`s Maritime Institute (KMI) are to step up their scientific cooperation for the benefit of both countries. "The KKP and KMI will actively explore scientific cooperation opportunities in maritime...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Satellite Images May Help Predict The Next Cholera Outbreak

As cholera continues to ravage parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America -- reportedly reaching Puerto Rico and Hong Kong this week -- public health researchers are looking to the skies in hopes of anticipating...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

GPS Satellite Achieves 20 Years On-orbit

GPS Block IIA-11 (SVN-24), built by Boeing (formerly Rockwell Corporation), was launched on July 4, 1991 and set healthy to navigation and timing users on Aug. 31, 1991. SVN-24 will reach 20 years on-orbit on July 4....

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Maha Govt to Rope in Private Land Surveyors

The Maharashtra cabinet today decided to give licenses to private land surveyors to carry out land survey in the state for boundary demarcation to help expedite pending cases. According to the decision, government-approved surveyors will be appointed...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

SPOTMAPS Australia – Ongoing Updates and High Location Accuracy

Astrium GEO-Information Services is pleased to announce that SPOTMAPS Australia is being updated at the moment. More than 5 million square km² are already available in its second version, made with data majority acquired within the last...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Cartography Factory Works Out Azerbaijani Cities’ Schematic Plan

Baku, Fineko/abc.az Cartography factory of State Committee on Land and Cartography is working out the scheme of cities. Director of Cartography factory Mugabil Bayramov has reported that at present the factory is developing schematic plan of the capital. "...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Gov’t Embarks on Micro Mapping Project in Philippines

The Aquino government continues to use technology and research in addressing and mitigating disasters in the country, said a Department of Science and Technology official. In a regular Communications News Exchange Forum last week at the Philippine Information...