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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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Monday, September 19th, 2011

Rail Link with Riyadh Could Further Underpin Salalah Port’s Vision

Rail connectivity between Dhofar and the Riyadh region of Saudi Arabia could potentially position the Port of Salalah as a new maritime gateway for trade with the booming commercial heartland of the Gulf, according to its CEO. Peter...

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

GPS-based Information System in Howrah, Mumbai Rajdhanis

A GPS-based passenger information system will be installed in the Mumbai and Howrah Rajdhanis from this month, enabling passengers to find out the exact location, speed and arrival time of trains on real-time basis. GPS receivers are...

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Tender Floated for Oman Rail Network Design

Ambitious plans for the implementation of a national rail network, which were stalled for the last six months following the cabinet reshuffle earlier this year, are now back on track with the Tender Board floating a tender...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

James Bond: The New Face of Indian Railways?

Daniel Craig, who will star in “Bond 23,” the next James Bond sequel, is likely to be signed as the official ambassador of Indian Railways, Dinesh Trivedi, India’s railways minister, said in an interview. He hopes that having...

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

High-Speed Rail + High-Speed WiMax in Taiwan

This week the Bureau of High-Speed Rail in Taiwan (HSR) decided to innovate railway transportation through providing 4G wireless internet. This is a clear sign that being connected, even while moving at high-speed, knows no bounds and...

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Taiwan – High-speed Rail Preparing to Offer 4G WiMAX

The Bureau of High Speed Rail (HSR) said Wednesday it will upgrade its telecommunications service by next June to offer its passengers uninterrupted Internet access on mobile devices. In a NT$500 million (US$17 million) joint project with the...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Indonesia To Raise Working Capital Expenditure To Improve Infrastructure

The Indonesian government plans to raise its working capital expenditure by 19.3% to IDR168.1 trillion ($19.2 billion) next year to improve infrastructure and connectivity in the archipelago. The government plans to construct 150 kilometers of new rail...

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Govt to Step Up Investment on Infrastructure

The government will increase investments on physical infrastructure in the 12th Five-Year Plan, starting next year, with special emphasis on connecting remote and rural parts of India through rail and road, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Geospatial Technologies: Infrastructure Growth and Priority

Several Asian countries are rapidly growing and demands are pressing for new infrastructure as well as to replace old infrastructure. From a geospatial perspective this growth takes many forms including bridges, rail, ports, mining and marine applications....

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Russia Invites China for High-speed Rail Co-op

As Russia expands its railway construction, China could enjoy greater cooperation potential with Moscow in the sector, especially on high-speed rail projects, says the president of the state-run Russian Railways company. Vladimir Yakunin told Xinhua that based on...

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