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Northrop Grumman Completes GPS OCX Integrated Baseline Review

May 28, 2008 - By

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Reston, Virginia) has completed the integrated baseline review for the U.S. Air Force Next-Generation Global Positioning System (GPS) Ground Control Segment (OCX), achieving two major milestone reviews within a matter of weeks, the company announced Tuesday. read more

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DigitalGlobe Expands Imagery Solutions for Oil and Gas

May 27, 2008 - By

DigitalGlobe has unveiled ImageConnect: Oil and Gas, an online imagery service with on-demand access via GIS and Web mapping services to areas of global oil and gas exploration. read more

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GE Oil & Gas PII Pipeline Solutions Releases PipeView SheetGen 5.0

May 19, 2008 - By

GE's PII Pipeline Solutions business has launched a new version of PipeView SheetGen, a software tool for generating pipeline alignment sheets directly from maintained data sources. SheetGen automatically generates alignment sheets directly from relational databases and geographic information systems. read more

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Survey Perspectives – Late May 2008

May 19, 2008 - By

It's going to be a few years and then some before we can take advantage of L5. And when the time comes it may require an investment in new hardware, even if the receiver you have today claims to be compatible. Nevertheless, it will be a boon to the high-precision user. read more

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Merrill Lynch Selects HPDI as Oil and Gas Data Provider

May 19, 2008 - By

HPDI LLC, a supplier of historical oil and gas data and decision support tools for the energy industry, has been selected by Merrill Lynch to provide its institutional investors with information and research services. As part of a new service called Merrill Open Minds, Merrill Lynch will offer information from industry-specific research companies to assist trading clients in making investment decisions. read more

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Lockheed Gets the Nod for GPS III

May 16, 2008 - By

The U.S. Air Force finally made it official and confirmed the rumor mill: Lockheed Martin has beat out rival satellite contractor Boeing for the contract to build the first eight GPS III satellites. read more

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Survey Perspectives – Early May 2008

May 6, 2008 - By

A functioning Galileo system may still be some years away - current projections that plan on having a full satellite constellation in orbit within five years may prove wishful thinking. Nevertheless, Galileo can mean nothing but good things for survey and construction, and the sooner it gets here, the better. read more

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