Balfour Beatty VINCI adopts new drone software on HS2 from Esri UK

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BBV adopts drone software from Esri UK to reduce costs and enhance safety on its 90km stretch of HS2 6 July 2022 – Esri UK today announced that Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) has rolled out its Site Scan for ArcGIS drone flight management and image processing software, to support its drone deployment strategy on its Midlands section of HS2. Site … Read More

Europa Technologies announces EstateHub land coverage data

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Europa Technologies is proud to announce a new land coverage data product for England and Wales called EstateHub. The product is built upon the authoritative HM Land Registry National Polygon Service (NPS). It includes polygons defining all registered freehold and leasehold land parcels, including title number, property UPRNs and domestic/foreign corporate ownership. It incorporates significant enhancements in the form of … Read More

GeoCom 22 Registration Opens with Early Bird Discounts

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The Association for Geographic Information has announced that registration for its flagship event GeoCom has opened with early bird savings of up to 50 percent. As the UK membership organisation for companies and individuals working in the geospatial sector, the Association for Geographic Information has themed this years’ conference around the topic ‘Sustainability in a changing world’. The Association is currently … Read More

AGI Standards Webinar – Registrations Open

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Hear from the leading UK geospatial data standards leads on what standards are, what they do, how they work and why we should all be spending a little bit more time getting to know why they matter. Geospatial data standards are much more than just technical documents to implement, although they do perform that important function, they also represent our … Read More

Bluesky LiDAR Data Helps Farmers Apply for Carbon Credits


Leicestershire, UK, 22 June 2022 – A new UK government funded project is using LiDAR data captured by aerial survey and mapping company, Bluesky International to identify areas of hedgerow and subsequently the amount of carbon captured by hedgerows, enabling landowners to claim correct levels of carbon credits. Carbon Keepers is a UK fintech start-up that has received a SPRINT … Read More

How space technology is bringing green wins for transport

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Space technology is developing fast, and, with every advance, it is becoming more accessible to industry. Today, satellite communications (satcoms) and space-based data are underpinning new ways of operating that both boost sustainability and profitability. Some projects are still in the planning stages, offering great promise for the future, but others are already delivering practical results. What was too expensive … Read More

Bluesky LiDAR and Aerial Photography Bring Build Projects to Life for Dublin Design Studio


Leicestershire, UK, 16 June 2022 – A Dublin based architectural consultancy is using data from aerial survey and mapping company Bluesky International to ensure the planning process is conducted as efficiently and smoothly as possible for its clients, even when the build locations are in areas of environmental importance such as UNESCO sites. Dublin Design Studio is an award-winning architecture … Read More

Scottish Government GIS Marine Data contract awarded to OceanWise

Hampshire based OceanWise Limited who provide marine and coastal mapping worldwide, are very pleased to announce that they have just been awarded the framework agreement for the provision of GIS Marine Data to the Scottish Government until 2026. Janet Lockey, Key Account Manager for OceanWise comments: “We are really pleased to be supplying our range of Marine Mapping Data products … Read More

Esri UK launches careers resources to inspire more students to study geography and GIS

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New website tackles outdated stereotypes about careers in geography 10 June 2022 – Esri UK today announced a new Careers with GIS website, designed to inspire more students to study geography and GIS at GCSE, A-level and degree level, by highlighting the rewarding and exciting careers that these subjects unlock. Containing stories from real professionals working with GIS, from drone pilots and engineers … Read More