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ISRO technology to help West Bengal govt settle insurance claims of farmers!
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UK to map underground utilities under geospatial data strategy
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Space Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic’s Effects on Earth
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Viasat’s Real-Time Earth Ground Station Now Open in Australia
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DSOA inks deal with Dubai Municipality arm to create geospatial data
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China launches final Beidou satellite to complete GPS-like navigation system
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UK’s new Geospatial Data Strategy to support innovation
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Thursday, September 10th, 2015

India to Implement Japanese Technology on $140B Railroad Modernisation

India is seeking Japanese technology to upgrade its railways as part of a $140bn five-year action plan. Last week, the railways has announced its intention to collaborate with the Indian Space Research Organisation to improve track efficiency through...

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Thailand Invites Bids for Transport Infrastructure

Thailand Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt has called on Australian business to seek contracts in the country's $US67 billion ($65.7bn) plan to boost its transport infrastructure. Mr Sittipunt said Australian companies could participate in the upgrade of the...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Rail Infrastructure Investment in Asia Good for Surveyors

As more Asians move toward cities, there is a growing need to plan, build, manage and operate more efficient transportation systems. Railways are high on the priority list for new projects. The infrastructure investment for these projects...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Qatar Rail Firm Woos Private Investors

Qatar Railways Company (QRail) is co-ordinating with the Qatar Development Bank and global consultancy firms to identify investment opportunities for the private sector in the country’s railway project. “We expect the results of the study to be ready...

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Indonesia Booming – Infrastructure Needed

Indonesia is expanding rapidly as the economy flourishes. Recently the country's credit rating was upgraded to investment grade as the economy rolls forward on about 6.5% growth per year. But the existing infrastructure is in need of...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Viet Nam Infrastructure Priority, says Party committee

The 4th meeting of the Party Central Committee opened in the capital city yesterday with Party building and infrastructure works high on the agenda. Addressing the conference, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said the building of...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Bombardier Wins Breakthrough Contract by Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation

Bombardier Transportation announced today it has won a groundbreaking contract for propulsion and control equipment in India from Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC). MRVC is a joint venture between the Ministry of Railways and the Government of...

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Indian Railways to Beat Fog with GPS Tech

A GPS-based technology which will alert train drivers about an approaching signal during foggy weather conditions will be installed in all passenger and freight trains in Delhi division from the end of this month.  The 'fog safe...

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

UAE says – Infrastructure the Key to Success

Be it airports, Metro, rail or road, the UAE is assembling a world-class transport system to rival any country in the world. A country that once had no airline of its own, or a railway system, or an...

Friday, November 18th, 2011

DMRC Chief Moots High-speed Rail Project for State

Padma Vibhushan Dr E Sreedharan, better known as India's Metro Man, said here on Thursday that the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had submitted a feasibility study report on a high-speed railway line between Kasargode and Thiruvananthapuram....

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