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3D laser mapping delivers UK’s first long range laser scanner

10515_aNottingham, UK, 04 April 2011 – 3D Laser Mapping has delivered the first long-range laser scanner in the UK. Purchased by Mining Surveys (UK) the VZ-1000 allows for high speed, non-contact surveying at distances of up to 1,400 metres making it ideal for use in inhospitable and difficult to access areas. The narrow laser beam and fast scanning mechanism enables superior performance and accuracies of measurement, even under adverse weather conditions.

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Fuel management simplified with on-line networking

An exceptionally easy to use software package, Fuel Management On-Line (FMO), is available from Fueltek.  Aimed at helping commercial and public service fleet vehicle managers to control and reduce fuel costs, FMO integrates all the fuel management hardware elements, gathers fuelling information effectively and is easily customised to produce detailed fuel use information.  Managers can install the software on their own networks or have the option of remote hosting by Fueltek.

Scalability is a key feature of FMO.  The system is equally applicable to small fleet, single depot operations as it is to major operators with hundreds of vehicles and scores of locations.  There is no limit to the number of devices on the network.  These may include fuel management terminals, tank monitoring systems or other devices such as gates, barriers or even key cabinets.

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Green build could create ’30,000 jobs’ – IGBC

PhilHogan1The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) was established in Dublin on Tuesday morning, with the goal of radically transforming the built environment in Ireland.

It is hoped the plans will change the surroundings into one that is environmentally sustainable with the potential to create 30,000 jobs

Addressing those at the meeting, Minister Hogan said: "Sustainable development means meeting the needs of today without compromising the quality of life of future generations."

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