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Government wants to launch a satellite to help South African students study remotely
As the country’s universities prepare for the move towards...
Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
As Nepal unveiled a new map of its territories...
Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai
Ordnance Survey has entered a contract to work with...
Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing...
ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
The government will allow private firms and startups to...
Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
Myanmar is to build and launch a small Earth...
New base map for Maltese islands launched
The Planning Authority has launched a new base map...
Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
Paris, 12 May 2020 – Airbus has won the...
Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
Plans for Britain to join the space race with...
India Witnesses Significant Drop in Pollution Levels Due to Lockdown, Reveals Satellite Data
The lockdown measures imposed by the government of India...

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

IBM Continues to Advance Smart Grid Developments in Korea

In conjunction with the semi-annual Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition (GIUNC) meeting, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced its collaboration with Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO), on the building of the Total Operations Center at the Jeju Smart...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Construction Boom Hits Tohoku

The expected construction boom in areas devastated by the March 11 disaster has arrived, but much grumbling is being heard despite the money pouring in from both the public and private sectors. Whispers of a "reconstruction bubble" are...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

India Govt Eases Data Policy for Remote Sensing

The government, late on Monday night, announced a forward looking and new data sharing policy for India's Remote Sensing satellites. The new policy effectively breaks the monopoly that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had on the remote sensing...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

GRAPHISOFT Strategic Partnership with JZFZ in China

GRAPHISOFT Asia Sales Director Robert Greenfield and General Manager of JZFZ Zhang Yuhua signed an agreement that lays out the terms for a strategic partnership. The parties will cooperate in an effort to promote the application of...

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Two Philippine Hydro Plants Get Approval for Clean Development Mechanism

Ambuklao and Binga hydroelectric power plants of SN Aboitiz Power Corporation, have been registered under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), or carbon trading, by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Both the plants are in...

Monday, July 4th, 2011

ALSTOM : Grid Wins a Major Contract to Rebuild Iraq Energy

The contract, that includes the supply of GIS substations and power transformers2, has been signed within the framework of the Ministry of Electricity's "Mega Deal3" project to add more than 10,000 MW of power generation capacity in...

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Infrastructure Australia Unveils Priority List

Australia's national infrastructure body on Monday unveiled an 86 billion Australian dollar project priority list ranging from railroads to ports and urged lawmakers to overhaul the financing and planning of major public works programs. Creaking infrastructure has long...

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Crisis Mapping Helps with Disaster Relief

The power of the mobile phone and other social media became clear in the aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan.  Just hours after disaster struck, Japanese volunteers used social media information  to create a crisis...

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Technical Advisory Mission to Bangladesh

The mission team was comprised of eight experts from the UN-affiliated Centre for Space Science Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific, India, from the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China, the Asia Pacific Space Cooperation (APSCO),...

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Arup Proposes ‘cluster’ City for Water Starved Area of China

Less reliance on fossil fuels, biodiversity and neighbourhood planning are the buzzwords in the latest report released by design, engineering and planning sages, Arup. And they are hoping to put the proposals in the report to test by...