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Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
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China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
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PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
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Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

India’s Railways Ministry will Sign an MoU with ISRO for Geospatial Technology

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said for using geospatial technology and satellite technology for various operations of Railways, a Memorandum of Understanding will soon be signed between the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) (the IT arm...

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Sri Lanka Uses GIS to Track Railways

The Centre for Research and Development which is under the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development has been working on developing a Geographic Information System (GIS) for tracking trains and mobile elements, the Media Director of the...

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

India Gears Up Infrastructure Spending, Okays Rs.115K Crore Projects

A meeting held by India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday has finalized infrastructure targets for 2013-14 worth Rs.115,000 crore. Read More

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Can an Infrastructure Splurge Reboot Japan’s Economy?

Shinzo Abe, who two days later launched his successful campaign to become prime minister partly on a promise of renovating Japan’s rusting infrastructure. As promised, on January 10th Mr Abe approved a massive public-spending bonanza, expected to...

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Is India’s Infrastructure Sector Headed for an ‘Investment Cliff”?

India is betting the house on private investment in infrastructure. Between 2012 and 2017, the government hopes that the private sector, through public-private partnerships or PPPs, will invest around $350-400 billion in infrastructure sectors such as roads,...

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Thai Stocks Get Boost from Infrastructure Push

The Thai government is planning to spend more than 2.2 trillion baht ($71.1 billion) over the next seven years to build railways and roads and another 350 billion baht ($11.3 billion) on infrastructure to prevent a repeat of the devastating...

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...

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 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 30th, 2011

Mongolia Government Plans to Build New Railway

The Government took the first step toward a massive new railway project at Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting. Ministers approved the expenditure of USD 55 million to study the feasibility of building new lines totaling about 1,500 km. Under...

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