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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mallon Technology's Leading Role in Easter Rising Commemorations

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 25th Apr 2016

    This week marks 100 years since the Easter Rising in Dublin and across Ireland began, in an effort by Irish republicans to end British rule in Ireland and establish an independent Irish Republic. Events to mark the Rising have been taking place throughout the year and has seen Mallon Technology play an important role in one of the largest commemoration projects. The Irish Military Archives is the official deposit for records of the Defen

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  • Mallon Technology play key role in Irish Military Archives release

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 21st Dec 2015

    Last week saw the third release of Pension files by the Irish Military Archives for almost 900 men and women who took part in the Irish revolution from 1916 through to the end of the Civil War in 1923. To date, Mallon Technology has scanned and digitised around 660,000 individual pages on behalf of the Irish Military Archives. The latest batch of files to be released deal with pension applications by those involved in the conflicts or by

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