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News related to geospatial technology and the civil and structural engineering industries. Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geotagging, geofencing, remote sensing.

3D Repo releases version 2.0 of cross-platform BIM and geospatial collaboration software

3D Repo has turned to the latest gaming technology to enhance its cloud-based BIM collaboration software with multi-platform access to 3D BIM models and data.

Geospatial-themed event kicks off Digital Construction Week

The annual Digital Construction Week kicked off on Monday Oct. 16 with a packed British Information Modelling event held at the Geovation hub in central London.  The fourth in a series of bi-annual events organized by 3D Repo, speakers from Bryden Wood, Skanska, Flux, Ordnance Survey and Podaris took up a geospatial theme with delegates debating issues such as data access, integration and collaboration. 

USGS releases a new geospatial framework for water-related information

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released the first NHDPlus High Resolution (NHDPlus HR) datasets in Beta version.

Burns & McDonnell awarded commissioning services contract for new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Campus in...

Burns & McDonnell has been awarded a $9.5 million indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for commissioning services to be provided during the programming, design and construction of a new NGA replacement campus in North St. Louis.

AEC TECH NEWS: myWorld 3.1 brings flexible mobility options to enterprise geospatial applications

Ubisense Group plc released myWorld 3.1 with new flexible data download and sync options plus a completely redesigned phone interface for rapid field data entry. myWorld integrates data from any source complex GISs, real-time asset data, GPS location, corporate systems and external cloud-based sources into a live, geospatial, common operating picture.

AEC TECH NEWS: Trimble introduces geospatial software enhancements

Trimble announced a series of new software enhancements that enable photogrammetry, GIS, geospatial and remote sensing professionals to streamline workflows, achieve faster results and gain increased value from highly accurate geospatial data.

AEC TECH NEWS: Trimble expands geospatial portfolio

Trimble announced an expanded portfolio of geospatial solutions for surveyors, engineers and mapping professionals, including new total stations, a new GNSS receiver and new field and office software features.

ASPRS survey finds hiring in the geospatial industry continues despite high U.S. unemployment rates

BETHESDA, MD. — Despite an 8.6-percent unemployment rate in the United States, at least 57 percent of the Sustaining Member organizations of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) are currently hiring for jobs within the geospatial industry. ASPRS recently conducted a survey of 129 ASPRS Sustaining Member career websites, and determined that in the month of November, at least 73 ASPRS Sustaining Member companies/agencies had job postings on their websites that consisted of positions ranging from entry-level jobs to high-level executive positions.  

TRB seeks consultants for DOT geospatial use study

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) is seeking expressions of interest from consultants interested in producing a state-of-the-practice synthesis that documents advanced geospatial data tools, technologies, and information for highway projects, including procedures and proposed standards of practice that can be used to attain the level of accuracy when using these advanced geospatial technologies. Expressions of interest by consultants are due by Aug. 12, 2011.

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