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  • Workshop Route Optimization powered by BlueKaizen!

    June 18, more than 10 participants had registered for the workshop Route Optimization that took place at GMT, in cooperation with its partner BlueKaizen. During the afternoon, after a thorough presentation, an open discussion took place and customer exchanged their experiences. In short, a successful workshop. ...


    By GMT Europe b.v.

  • Optimizing PV plants route to success as US forecasts record breaking year

    With PV installations in the United States forecast to set new records in 2012, attention is turning towards the optimization of plant performance as the industry prepares to meet at the 3rd Utility Scale PV Plant Optimization Summit USA (17-18 October, San Jose). Recent figures on the US PV market indicate that installations almost reached 750MW in the second quarter alone – representing ...

  • San Antonio, TX selects GBB’s FleetRoute™ collection route optimization solution

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) has announced that the City of San Antonio (City), TX, has selected FleetRoute™ as its hosted collection route optimization solution. As the City is in the process of converting manual collection routes to automated collection routes, it is also being proactive by seeking to maximize collection efficiencies, reduce operating costs, and design balanced ...

  • Kartotrak.one, The Easy Route to Site Remediation

    Kartotrak.one is a light version of Kartotrak. The software gathers Kartotrak exploratory data analysis and rapid mapping functionalities. Kartotrak, in its full version, enables more advanced geostatistical data modeling ...


    By Geovariances

  • New tool to make waste collection routes more efficient

    Significant savings on mileage and vehicle costs can be achieved by using computer optimisation to plan waste collection routes, new research suggests. When applied to a case study of cooking oil recycling in Portugal, it was found that the technique could lead to a reduction of 13% in annual distance travelled and a fleet hiring cost reduction of 11%. The increased interest in recycling has led ...

  • Probability of rapid increase in trans-Arctic shipping routes is confirmed

    New research on climate-driven reductions in Arctic sea ice has predicted that, by 2040 to 2059, new shipping routes will become passable across the Arctic, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. An increase in traffic has implications for the ecosystems of this fragile area. Reductions in Arctic sea ice and model predictions that this trend will continue have sparked discussions regarding ...

  • GBB and FleetRoute™ Assist City of Baltimore with Collection Re-Routing, Generating Significant Savings of Up to $6 Million per Year

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it had completed the re-routing of the residential trash collection system for the City of Baltimore, MD using FleetRoute™ route optimization software and it is successfully being used by the City since July 2009. The route optimization project, which will result in significant labor, fuel, equipment and maintenance savings, was ...

  • New offer BlueKaizen FS (Field Services) for field technician mission planning

    BlueKaizen is proud to announce the first official release of BlueKaizen FS (Field Services), a new optimization component dedicated to the optimization of field service technician mission planning.Embedding a powerful optimization engine together with a highly customizable business model, BlueKaizen FS makes it possible to easily set a large amount of specific planning-related constraints, an ...


    By ORTEC

  • NASA Software Promotes Airline Fuel Efficiency

    Software developed at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., is enabling major fuel savings for airlines and an increase in environmental efficiency.   The Ames Direct-To software is a product of NASA aeronautics research in air traffic management. The software has been adopted by The Boeing Company for commercial use. Boeing intends to offer airlines the opportunity to ...

  • ORTEC acquires BlueKaizen to strengthen position in France

    ORTEC, the leader in advanced planning and optimization solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of BlueKaizen. BlueKaizen, part of the French MASA Group, focuses on optimization software for waste management and the field services industry.By adding BlueKaizen, ORTEC will expand its market penetration and become the largest player in the French market for sophisticated ...


  • City of Bend, Ore. Selects CH2M HILL Team for Design of Southeast Interceptor Sewage Pipeline Project

    DENVER, October 26, 2007 - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, has been selected as the lead consultant by the City of Bend, Ore. for its Southeast Interceptor project. After completing a wastewater collection system master plan, the City identified the Southeast Interceptor as the highest priority for its capital improvement implementation plan. The ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Mobile altitude simulation system

    At this year’s Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, HORIBA presented MEDAS (short for: Mobile Efficient Dynamic Altitude Simulator), a completely innovative altitude simulator for optimizing performance and emission optimization in engine development intended for portable use. In this way, the Japanese company expands its range in the field of real driving emissions (RDE). MEDAS can ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • It is easy being “green”

    With all due respect to Kermit the Frog and his “It’s not easy being green” song, being green just got a whole lot easier with “smart truck” technologies that deliver tangible environmental benefits to the waste management industry. ABI Research cites such benefits as over 12 percent increases in service profitability, 13 percent improvements in vehicle utilization, ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Trimble Introduces cBin to Remotely Monitor and Collect Recycling Containers

    Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its cBin™ solution for managing remote recycling containers. The cBin solution consists of a remote sensor in a container that sends fill level and asset status information via wireless communications to a Web portal that can be accessed to manage container inventory and pickups. cBin sensors automatically measure container fill levels hourly and send ...


    By Trimble

  • FedEx adds more than 4,000 new, fuel efficient vehicles

    FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world's largest express transportation company, continues its holistic fleet approach to fuel efficiency with significant expansion of its lower polluting, energy efficient vehicles. Within the next two months, FedEx Express will place 24 new all-electric vehicles into service, expanding to three new cities and more than doubling its ...

  • Trimble and SmartBin Partner to Develop Productivity Solutions for the Environmental Services and Recycling Markets

     Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and privately-held SmartBin Corporation of Dublin, Ireland announced today that they have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of solutions that can leverage positioning technology, wireless communications, asset monitoring and fleet management capabilities to enhance productivity for professionals operating in the environmental services and recycling ...


    By Trimble

  • The major challenges for Pollutec Horizons

    Pollutec Horizons, the show for environmental solutions promoting sustainable development, has focused on identifying trends capable of delivering highly innovative technologies in response to the major environmental, economic and social challenges posed by pollution treatment, the optimization of resources, energy and climate change, risk management and ethical buying. It is the expression and ...

  • Offen Group uses DNV GL’s e-learning course to improve energy efficiency

    The three shipping companies of the Offen Group, CPO Container, CPO Tanker and CPO Bulker, have decided to implement DNV GL’s e-learning course “Energy Efficiency on Board” across their entire fleet. The E-learning tool, developed by DNV GL’s Maritime Academy, enables users to identify potential savings in a simple way and to implement them in ship operation. "As a ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • EarthRisk Technologies Announces First Fully Operational `Genetic Algorithm` for Long-Range Commercial Weather Forecasts

    EarthRisk Technologies, a pioneer in the research, analysis and visualization of extreme temperature and weather pattern risks, released today TempRisk 4.0, an important update of the company's flagship platform used for detecting both hot and cold weather patterns up to 40 days before they occur. The core improvement for TempRisk 4.0 is the introduction of the new comprehensive empirical ...


    By Riskpulse

  • Arizona Tourist Destination selects InfoSWMM for advanced wastewater network modeling and management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Bullhead City, Arizona, has selected the powerful smart drainage modeling solution InfoSWMM to implement system improvements based on the City’s Wastewater Master Plan. The purchase equips ...


    By Innovyze

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