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Kazakh Mines(KAZ Minerals) signs Deals with Hexagon Mining

Hexagon Mining increases its presence in Kazakhstan after signing deals with two prominent mine sites, Bozshakol and Aktogay. Both greenfield sites are owned and operated by KAZ Minerals, a high-growth copper company focused on large-scale, low-cost open pit mining. See Bozshakol’s use of Hexagon Mining technology here. KAZ Minerals is dedicated to modernizing both mine...
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European SPOT Activations Breaks Record for Globalstar

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, and a provider of satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, announced that 2015 was another record year for SPOT activations in Europe. In addition, 41 customers were rescued last year in Europe, Middle East and Africa thanks to SPOT’s SOS functionality. This figure excludes rescues...
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San Diego Police Department Selects Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure

The City of San Diego Police Department has selected an integrated suite of public safety software from Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure for emergency call handling, officer dispatch and incident management. Replacing an outdated and unsupported dispatch system, the Hexagon solution will expand the San Diego Police Department’s incident response capabilities through map-based views for calls,...
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OGC seeks public comment on Discussion Paper

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the OGC Emergency and Disaster Management Information Framework Discussion Paper.

This paper proposes the establishment of information management ecosystems for Emergency and Disaster Management (EDM) planning and for decision support during unpredictable and rapidly evolving EDM situations. In contrast to monolithic information systems, information...
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