Geographical Information Systems

  • Mallon Technology to Attend GIS Ireland 2017

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 13th Jul 2017

    GIS Ireland, the largest annual GI event and gathering of industry professionals on the island of Ireland, is returning once again to the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin to celebrate its 22nd year. The conference, hosted by IRLOGI, provides an opportunity for delegates to learn from industry leading experts and to network with their peers within the GI sector. Delegates in attendance from across Ireland and the United Kingdom will be abl

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  • Delivering Professional GIS Expertise to the Office of Public Works

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 15th Jun 2017

    Mallon Technology is delighted to announce the recent completion of a project in collaboration with the Office of Public Works (OPW). The OPW is the lead state agency for Flood Risk Management in the Republic of Ireland, helping to minimise the impact of flooding through sustainable planning. A brief outline of the work undertaken for the project can be found below.The Problem A core component of the state's requirement under the EU

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  • Mallon Technology Present at IRLOGI Workshop

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 14th Jun 2017

    Last week Mallon Technology were delighted to have taken part in an IRLOGI organised QGIS Workshop, hosted at the Dogpatch Labs, Custom House Quay, Dublin. The workshop was put on to provide IRLOGI members and guests with an insight into QGIS through a number of different presentations that demonstrated how QGIS has been used successfully in a number of interesting case studies. QGIS is a user friendly, free and Open Source Geographic

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  • Ireland's Recent Gorse Fires as Seen from Space

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 11th May 2017

    The last few weeks has seen a large increase in the number of gorse fires incidents across the Island of Ireland, putting thousands of acres of forest at risk of destruction. The fires continue to rage in many areas across the country with counties Galway, Sligo, Roscommon, Cork, Donegal, Wicklow and Tyrone particularly badly affected. The fires have so far affected a wide range of countryside, wildlife habitats and peoples properties.

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  • Introducing PAS 256: The New Specification for Managing Location Information of Buried Assets

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 13th Apr 2017

    Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 256 is here! Recently launched by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) in collaboration with the British Standards Institution (BSI) and Infrastructure UK, PAS 256 is the newly developed national common code of practice for buried apparatus that is implementable across the UK. The UK's vast utility network and local authority infrastructure includes 1.5 million km of assets which are buried ben

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  • Mallon Technology Awarded Local Government Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 5th Apr 2017

    Mallon Technology is proud to announce that it is has been contracted to provide GIS Services as part of a new local government project. The project, commissioned by Fingal County Council require Mallon Technology to complete various GIS data capture, data entry and digisation tasks. The project involves the provision of CAD services to Fingal County Council, assisting in the digitisation of property interests from old maps, the recon

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  • Improving Local Government Productivity with a Web GIS

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 24th Mar 2017

    Mallon Technology is delighted to announce the recent completion of a project in collaboration with Mid Ulster District Council (MUDC). The project involved the demonstration and use of Azimap, a web GIS with which Mallon Technology are exclusive resellers, to show how productivity and the completion of certain processes within the council's GIS department could be dramatically improved.The Problem One of the services MUDC provides, i

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  • Ireland as seen from Sentinel-2

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 18th Jan 2017

    Following a year in which the European Space Agency's (ESA) Copernicus programme has captured more of the Earth than ever before, we are pleased to announce that we have put together the first complete map of the island of Ireland using images captured by ESA's Sentinel-2a satellite. The Copernicus programme is at the cornerstone of the European Union's efforts to monitor the Earth and its diverse ecosystems. Copernicus consists o

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  • Sentinel Data Helping Downstream Space Industry Deliver €3.1 billion in benefits

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 14th Dec 2016

    A report recently released by the European Commission has revealed that only one year after the Copernicus programme began operation, it is already delivering economic, social, environmental and strategic benefits across a range of sectors. The Copernicus programme is a cornerstone of the European Union's efforts to monitor the Earth and its diverse ecosystems. Copernicus consists of a series of Earth Observation (EO) Satellites, which c

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