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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, April 4th, 2011

Korean Railroad to Invest In Indonesia Mass Transport Projects

The Korean Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) is showing interest in working on Indonesia transport infrastructure projects, especially for fast train. One of such project being consider is the mass transportation project linking the Jakarta city center with...

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Viet Nam – $540m ADB Loan for Rapid Transit System

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government yesterday signed a US$540 million loan agreement for the construction of an urban mass rapid transit (MRT) line to reduce traffic congestion in HCM City. "The project promotes a modal...

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Mamata’s Nod to IIT-K Software for Keeping Track of Trains

The IIT-K has welcomed the move of railway minister of getting SIMRAN (Satellite Imaging for Rail Navigation) technology implemented for Real Time Train Information System applications in the Indian Railways. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur has developed...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Australian Federal Agency Favoured Rail: Keneally

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally says Infrastructure Australia's "preference" for rail projects was behind its decision not to support certain road projects in the state. The federal government agency had rejected NSW's appeals for funding to ease some of...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Indian Airport Express Opens

A hassle-free and swift ride to the Indira Gandhi International Airport became a reality on Wednesday when the Delhi Metro’s showcase Airport Express Corridor finally rolled out for the public after several missed deadlines. Two high-speed brand new...

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

India’s Longest Rail Bridge in Kerala

The scenic Kerala backwaters can now boast of an engineering marvel — the longest rail bridge in the country at 4.62km. The bridge is part of a 8.6-km railway link connecting Idapalli to Vallarpadam in Kochi, where...

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

GLONASS Monitors South Caucasian Railway

M2M Telematica group of companies introduced navigation solutions in one of South Caucasian Railway’ structural units, M2M PAO reports. South Caucasian Railway is a subsidiary of Russian Railway company. Under the M2M’s pilot projects, 50 items involved in...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Spirent – Improving Railway Navigation

The use of GNSS in navigation, timing and related systems for transportation is ever increasing. The railways are no exception. There are various programmes underway looking at the application of GNSS to the railway for safety-critical functions....

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Siemens to Support the Development of Mass Transit in China

The Siemens Mobility Division has received three orders from China for the supply of propulsion systems. A total of 93 new trains are to be equipped with propulsion technology and deployed on the Shanghai Metro Line 11,...

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Mumbai Metro to Implement GIS

Mumbai's Metro rail system, which is scheduled to take off by next year, will have a Geographic Information System (GIS) for mapping the entire rail tracks and nearby areas to enhance safety, maintenance and traffic regulation. Mumbai...

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