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GSSI Ground Penetrating Radar Equipment Used in Mount Everest Measurement Expedition
GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar...
European commercial drone developer FIXAR enters the Indian market with Paras Aerospace
EU-based commercial drone design and software developer FIXAR, has...
United Arab Emirates to launch bold asteroid mission in 2028
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has set its sights...
WAFA: “Work of Palestinian land surveyors in Masafer Yatta interrupted by Israeli settlers”s”
HEBRON – Extremist Israeli settlers attacked a number of...
Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
Ola has acquired GeoSpoc, a six-year-old Pune-based geospatial company....
New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
The United Arab Emirates is setting a course for...
Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
BREXIT BRITAIN’S SPACE STRATEGY has been slammed, with this...
Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann...
China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
New Delhi: India will soon have policies on space communication...

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

GIS Skills Drought Places 2014 Graduates in Box Seat

The head of the Asia Pacific’s largest GIS group has warned of a major skills drought in one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors. As thousands of secondary students prepare to transition to tertiary studies this week, Brett Bundock...

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

UN Asia-Pacific Chief Calls For Sustainable, Inclusive And Job-generating Growth

The key to closing development gaps and achieving development goals is economic growth, said Dr Shamshad Akhtar. She said with little more than 500 days left to the end of the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium...

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Tony Abbott’s Infrastructe Plans at Odds with Australian History

Last week Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Sydney would get a second airport at Badgerys Creek. It's estimated that the new airport will cost somewhere around $2.5 billion, the majority of which is to come from...

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

A Nation is Built by Surveyors

Choosing a profession or career is one of the most important decisions in life. Few choose to become quantity surveyors, land surveyors, property managers, valuers and estate agents or building surveyors, simply because of the lack of...

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Space and Spatial Partnership to Strengthen Australia’s Knowledge Based Economy

Senator Kate Lundy announced the new Space and Spatial Innovation Partnership under the Australian Government’s Industry Innovation Partnerships Program.  These industry-led partnerships aim to create more Australian exports and jobs and diversify the economy by linking Australia’s...

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Spatial Mismatch and the Well-Being of Rural Migrants in China

In China, many low-skilled workers are currently experiencing the same “spatial mismatch” as those ethnic minorities in the U.S.  The rapid urbanization in many regions of China has changed the urban-rural landscapes and incurred a massive influx...

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Philippines Infrastructure Surge to Create 400,000 Jobs

Government spending for roads, bridges and other public works in 2013 is seen to result in more than 400,000 jobs, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). In the first quarter of the year,...

Monday, May 28th, 2012

NSW Accused of Failing on Infrastructure

The opposition has called on NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell to bring forward spending on major infrastructure projects such as the M4 East, after giving his government an "F" in an economic report card. Releasing its economic assessment...

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Africa and Asia to Lead Urban Population Growth in Next 40 Years

Africa and Asia together will account for 86 per cent of all growth in the world’s urban population over the next four decades, the United Nations said today, adding that this unprecedented increase will pose new challenges...

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Supporting Surveyors of the Future

Final-year university students have been through the mill over the past year, with rising youth unemployment and the few employers still hiring spoilt for choice. The property sector is one of the worst hit. With hundreds of...

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